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MicroVal is an international certification organisation for the validation and approval of alternative methods for the microbiological analysis of food and beverages. MicroVal facilitates validation and certification against ISO 16140-2:2016, ISO 16140-6:2019 and other validation standards.

A MicroVal Certificate shows that a proprietary method performs equally well as the (internationally standardised) reference method.

How to get your test kit certified?

Certification consists of steps that are laid down in the MicroVal rules. This ensures standardized processed and evaluation.

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Issued Certificates

MicroVal issued more than 50 certificates. Here you can find an overview of all MicroVal certificates.


MicroVal expert Labs

MicroVal studies are performed by MicroVal reviewed expert laboratories. A test kit manufacturer can select one of these eight labs.

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Jul 2nd

Renewed and extended certificate for GDS Salmonella Tq

MicroVal has approved the renewal and extension of the certificate for Assurance GDS Salmonella Tq, manufactured by Merck MilliporeSigma. This molecular based PCR test can be ap...


Jun 25th

Certificate issued for OBOP-Salmonella

In June 2020, MicroVal has approved the issuing of the certificate for One Broth One Plate for Salmonella (OBOP-S), manufactured by Neogen. Using traditional culture methodolo...


Apr 9th

New certificate for CompactDry BC

In March 2020, MicroVal has approved the issuing of a certificate for CompactDry BC, manufactured by Nissui Pharmaceutical. This dry medium for the enumeration of presumptive ...


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