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ARC Irene Analytical Services

Private Bag X2 Irene
South Africa
Phone : ++27 12 672 9244
Fax : ++27 12 665 1605

Technical Manager (or contact person)

Louwrens Dr Louwrens Smit



Accreditation Organisation

South African National Accreditation System
DTI Campus
South Africa

Coverage of Accreditation

Dairy, Food and Feed Products

Type of Milk

Cow milk, Goat milk, Ewe milk, and Buffalo milk

Fields of competence related to analyzing milk

Research and development in analytical methods and Other

Categories of analytical methods practised

Wet chemistry, Spectroscopic and routine methods, Chromatography, Microbiological methods, and Sensory Analysis

Milk and milk Products Tested

Liquid milk and whey (including raw milk, skim milk, homogenized,heat-treated, etc.), Butter, Cheese and Processed Cheese and Processed Cheese Preparations, Dairy Fat Spreads, Evaporated Milks and Sweetened Condensed Milks, Cream and Prepared Creams, Milk Powders, Cream Powder and Whey Powders, Fermented Milks, Ice creams, Milk based desserts, and Composite foods with dairy ingredients

Purpose of the Analytical Activity in the Laboratory

Milk recording / Dairy Herd Improvement / Dairy genetic, Milk payment to producers according to milk composition and quality, Food safety and nutrition (protection of consumers), Food trade regulation (protection of customers), and Research and development in dairy industry