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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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Sep 26th

First MicroVal certificate for commercial sterility detection method

MicroVal has recently issued the certificate for Neogen's Soleris Commercial Sterility Testing Vials (NF-105) for the determination of commercial sterility in UHT treated milk and...


Jul 15th

New Certificate for iQ-Check™ STEC VirX

In June 2022, MicroVal has approved the issuing of the certificate for Bio-Rad's iQ-Check™ STEC VirX kit for real-time PCR detection of virulence genes in Shiga toxin-producing ...


May 24th

Twelfth certificate for Nissui’s Compact Dry

MicroVal has approved the issuing of the certificate for Compact Dry LM by Nissui. This is a chromogenic medium for the detection and enumeration of Listeria Monocytogenes. Campde...


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