Analysis of heavy metals in food and water

Arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead are the main heavy metals that are closely monitored by food manufacturers and producers due to their toxicity. These heavy metals can end up in food for several reasons and heavy metals food testing is the only way to ensure that your products are within normal ranges and meet regulatory requirements.

Heavy metals are present widely in the environment as they increase from natural sources and human activities. Some of the heavy metals are cadmium, mercury, arsenic, tin and lead. These metals are dangerous for our health as they tend to accumulate in our food chain. Human, as a top consumer of the food chain, is subjected to a high risk of heavy metal poisoning. AVES offers comprehensive analytical testing services for following trace minerals and metals.


  • Sodium (Na)
  • Potassium (K)
  • Calcium (Ca)
  • Magnesium (Mg)
  • Phosphorous (P))

Heavy Metals:

  • Lead (Pb)
  • Arsenic (As)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Mercury (Hg)

Other Trace Metals:

  • Iron (Fe)
  • Copper (Cu)
  • Zinc (Zn)
  • Aluminum (Al)
  • Boron (B)
  • Manganese (Mn)
  • Chromium (Cr)
  • Cobalt (Co)
  • Nickel (Ni)
  • Molybdenum (Mo)

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