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This application is a service of the Singapore Government.

Health Sciences Authority

ASEAN Reference Laboratory on Mycotoxins

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The Food Safety Laboratory serves as the ASEAN Reference Laboratory on Mycotoxins. It provides annual proficiency test (PT) on various food matrices for the ASEAN national laboratories. Ad-hoc trainings are also provided upon request for the different ASEAN laboratories on mycotoxins analysis. To date, a total of 24 laboratories from ten ASEAN countries have been invited to participate in the yearly PT.

Proficiency Testing Programmes

  • 2010 - Ochratoxin A in Cereal
  • 2011 - Aflatoxins B & G in Peanuts
  • 2012 - Aflatoxins B & G in Nutmeg Powder
  • 2013 - Aflatoxins B & G, Ochratoxin A in Chilli Powder
  • 2014 - Aflatoxins B & G in Peanuts
  • 2015 - Aflatoxin B & G in Nutmeg Powder
  • 2016 - Aflatoxin B & G in Rice 
  • 2017 - Aflatoxin B in Corn                                    

Latest edition is here Mycotoxins e-newsletter  (NEW !!)

Current and potential participants from ASEAN national laboratories are invited to suggest analytes and matrices of interest for future PTs by contacting the Food Safety Laborarory, email:

ASEAN Regulations

Useful links:

  1. LGC certified reference materials, reference materials and proficiency testing
  2. IRMM reference materials
  3. FAPAS quality control materials
  4. EPTIS proficiency testing database