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Test Results

By Dan Corrigan   ∙   October 08, 2020   ∙   0 Comments

Rosita Extra Virgin Cod Liver Oil has been tested for purity by leading European institutes and meets all the stringent European requirements. 

SAMPLE ID ppm
Wild & Raw EVCLO
MERCURY n.d
CADMIUM 0.01 ppm
LEAD 0.02 ppm
ARSENIC 0.39 ppm*

ppm - parts per million n.d - not detected (the concentration of the analyte is below the limit of quantification). *organic (non-toxic) form

SAMPLE ID ppm
Wild & Raw EVCLO
MERCURY <0.01 ppm
CADMIUM <0.001 ppm
LEAD <0.005 ppm
ARSENIC 1.4 ppm*

ppm - parts per million n.d - not detected (the concentration of the analyte is below the limit of quantification). *organic (non-toxic) form

SAMPLE ID ppm
Wild & Raw EVCLO
MERCURY n.d
CADMIUM n.d
LEAD n.d
ARSENIC 1.8 ppm*

ppm - parts per million n.d - not detected (the concentration of the analyte is below the limit of quantification). *organic (non-toxic) form

SAMPLE ID ppm
Wild & Raw EVCLO
MERCURY n.d
CADMIUM n.d
LEAD n.d
ARSENIC 1.4 ppm*

ppm - parts per million n.d - not detected (the concentration of the analyte is below the limit of quantification). *organic (non-toxic) form

Cod liver oil has been analyzed in triplicate and each time gives a total WHO-PCDD/F-PCB-TEQ lower than the strict European limits and well within them. The values for the oil are in line with QC parameters.  

A. POLYAROMATIC HYDROCARBONS

SAMPLE ID BENZO(A)PYRENE (mg/kg)
Wild & Raw EVCLO <0.001#
#the concentration of the analyte is below the limit of quantification

Above value calculated from analyses performed in duplicate. 

B. DIOXINS and PCBs

  • Sum of dioxins (WHO-PCDD/F-TEQ): 0.20 ng/kg#
  • Sum of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBS (WHO-PCDD/F-PCB-TEQ): 0.899 ng/kg#

#Maximum levels set by the European Commission for thesum of dioxins (WHO-PCDD/F-TEQ) for marine oils (fish body oil, fish liver oil and oils of other marine organisms intended for human consumption): 1.75 ng/kg fat #Maximum levels set by the European Commission for thesum of dioxins and dioxin like PCBs (WHO PCDD/F-PCB-TEQ) for marine oils (fish body oil, fish liver oil and oils of other marine organisms intended for human consumption): 6.0 ng/kg fat  Dioxins (sum of polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), expressed as World Health Organisation (WHO) toxic equivalent using the WHO-toxic equivalency factors (WHO-TEFs)) and sum of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs (sum of PCDDs, PCDFs and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), expressed as WHO toxic equivalent using the WHO-TEFs). WHO-TEFs for human risk assessment based on the conclusions of the World Health Organization (WHO) – International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) expert meeting which was held in Geneva in June 2005 (Martin van den Berg et al., The 2005 World Health Organization Re-evaluation of Human and Mammalian Toxic Equivalency Factors for Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds. Toxicological Sciences 93(2), 223–241 (2006))

C. BDS DR CALUX technique: another screening method for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs

SAMPLE ID Method Parameter Result Unit
Wild & Raw EVCLO DR CALUX PCDD/PCDF and dl-PCBs (total BEQ; semi) compliant (1.7) ng BEQ/kg product

The DR CALUX analysis is done according to p-bds-051. All DR CALUX analysis results comply with EU requirements as indicated in COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 278/2012 (amending Regulation (EC) No 152/2009 as regards the determination of the levels of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls; feedstuffs).  

D. Test Results (EVCLO Liquid)

WHO PCDD/F-TEQ WHO-PCDD/F PCB-TEQ PCB 28-52-101-138-153-180
EU REGULATION 1.75 pg/g 6.00 pg/g 200 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 28, 2022 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2022-0301-049)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): APR.28.2023/2025
0.190 pg/g 0.608 pg/g 90.6 ng/g
Production date: Dec. 01, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-1202-369)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): FEB.01.2023/2025
0.195 pg/g 2.35 pg/g 93.9 ng/g
Production date: Nov. 08, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-1109-068)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): JAN.08.2023/2025
0.182 pg/g 2.11 pg/g 97.5 ng/g
Production date: July 22, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0729-020)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): SEP.22.2022/2024
0.184 pg/g 0.85 pg/g 50.2 ng/g
Production date: Apr. 17, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0423-075)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): JUN.28.2022/2024
0.14 pg/g 0.76 pg/g 50 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 08, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0211-069)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): APR.08.2022/2024
0.86 pg/g 1.28 pg/g 58 ng/g
Production date: Jan. 11, 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0114-087)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): MAR.28.2022/2024
0.12 pg/g 1.58 pg/g 125 ng/g
Production date: Nov. 30, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-1201-116)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): JAN.30.2022/2024
0.31 ng/g 2.83 pg/g 154 ng/g
Production date: Sep. 28, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-1002-025)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): NOV.28.2021/2023
0.219 pg/g
1.53 pg/g
93.2 ng/g
Production date: Aug. 03, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-0811-055)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): OCT.03.2021/2023
0.435 pg/g
0.837 pg/g
74.2 ng/g
Production date: July 02, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-0710-270)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): SEP.02.2021/2023
0.342 pg/g
0.844 pg/g
90.8 ng/g
Production date: Apr. 30, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-0506-044)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): JUN.30.2021/2023
0.326 pg/g
0.721 pg/g
74.8 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 12, 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-0218-010)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): APR.12.2021/2023
0.343 pg/g
0.874 pg/g
157 ng/g
Production date: Dec. 06, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-1210-090)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Feb.06.2021/2023
0.283 pg/g 0.984 pg/g 104 ng/g
Production date: Oct. 05, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-1008-064)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Dec.09.2020/2022
0.327 pg/g 0.588 pg/g 48.1 ng/g
Production date: Aug. 08, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0809-028)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Oct.08.2020/2022
0.340 pg/g 0.718 pg/g 89.9 ng/g
Production date: July 01, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0709-096)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Sep.01.2020/2022
0.425 pg/g 1.026 pg/g 100 ng/g
Production date: Apr. 07, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0409-011)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Jun.04.2020/2022
0.316 pg/g 0.984 pg/g 108 ng/g
Production date: Mar. 04, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0308-076)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): May.04.2020/2022
0.337 pg/g 0.92 pg/g 106 ng/g
Production date: Jan. 17, 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0128-008)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Mar.17.2020/2022
0.33 pg/g 0.85 pg/g 98.3 ng/g
Production date: Oct. 30, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-1108-052)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Dec.30.2019/2021
0.35 pg/g 1.11 pg/g 121.0 ng/g
Production date: July 21, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0802-031)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Sep.21.2019/2021
0.34 pg/g 1.02 pg/g 90.1 ng/g
Production date: May 1, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0518-056)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): May.01.2019/2021
0.66 pg/g 1.29 pg/g 69.8 ng/g
Production date: Apr. 7, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0419-083 and BDS - Report #13479-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Apr.07.2019/2021
0.3 pg/g 0.6 pg/g 66.9 ng/g
Production date: Mar. 9, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0315-018 and BDS - Report #13357-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Mar.09.2019/2021
0.3 pg/g 0.6 pg/g 135 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 24, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0308-052)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Feb.24.2019/2021
0.339 pg/g 1.13 pg/g 141 ng/g
Production date: Jan. 19, 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0125-075)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Jan.19.2019/2021
0.338 pg/g 0.944 pg/g 89.0 ng/g
Production date: Dec. 6, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-1211-100)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Dec.06.2018/2020
0.338 pg/g 1.20 pg/g 104.0 ng/g
Production date: Sep. 1, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0905-025 and BDS - Report #12471-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Sep.01.2018/2020
0.300 pg/g 0.60 pg/g 132.0 ng/g
Production date: July 20, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0724-016 and BDS - Report #12284-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Jul.20.2018/2020
0.230 pg/g 0.23 pg/g 84.9 ng/g
Production date: Apr. 21, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0424-021 and BDS - Report #11859-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Apr.21.2018/2020
0.300 pg/g 1.30 pg/g 83.7 ng/g
Production date: Mar. 27, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0328-087 and BDS - Report #11724-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Mar.27.2018/2020
0.300 pg/g 1.20 pg/g 90.5 ng/g
Production date: Mar. 6, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0307-065 and BDS - Report #11628-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Mar.06.2018/2020
0.300 pg/g 1.00 pg/g 113 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 21, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0206-058 and BDS - Report #11581-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Feb.21.2018/2020
0.460 pg/g 3.50 pg/g 138 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 1, 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0124-100 and BDS - Report #11433-1)
Best Before (Fridge/Freezer): Feb.01.2018/2020
0.300 pg/g 2.60 pg/g 81.8 ng/g

E. Test Results (EVCLO Softgels)

WHO PCDD/F-TEQ WHO-PCDD/F PCB-TEQ PCB 28-52-101-138-153-180
EU REGULATION 1.75 pg/g 6.00 pg/g 200 ng/g
Production date: May 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0520-017)
Best Before: MAY 2024
0.21 pg/g 0.72 pg/g 57 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 2021 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2021-0225-086)
Best Before: FEB 2024
0.15 pg/g 1.70 p g/g 59 ng/g
Production date: Sep. 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-1006-128)
Best Before: SEPT 2023
0.19 pg/g 1.16 pg/g 64 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 2020 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2020-0218-010)
Best Before: FEB 2023
0.343 pg/g
0.59 pg/g
157 ng/g
Production date: Oct. 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-1008-064)
Best Before: DEC 2022
0.327 pg/g
0.837 pg/g
48.1 ng/g
Production date: June 2019 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2019-0308-076)
Best Before: JULY 2022
0.337 pg/g
0.92 pg/g
106 ng/g
Production date: Aug. 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0417-050 and BDS - Report #13453-1)
Best Before: AUG 2021
0.30 pg/g
0.60 pg/g
115.0 ng/g
Production date: Feb. 2018 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2018-0125-074)
Best Before: FEB 2021
0.342 pg/g
0.98 pg/g
90.8 ng/g
Production date: Oct. 2017 (Testing by EUROFINS Report #440-2017-0424-021 and BDS - Report #11859-1)
Best Before: MAY 2020
0.300 pg/g
1.30 pg/g
83.7 ng/g