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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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Apr 9th

Renewed certificates GENE-UP E.coli O157:H7 and Compact Dry ETC

MicroVal has renewed the certificates for bioMĂ©rieux 's GENE-UP E.coli O157:H7 and Nissui's Compact Dry ETC. Both certificates are now valid until April 2025. GENE-UP E.coli O...


Feb 8th

MicroVal Expert opinion about AOAC Validation Coronavirus Test Kits

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that it has issued five certificates of validation for proprietary test kits that detect SARS-CoV-2 on stainless steel surfaces. These test kits have ...


Dec 7th

Renewed and extended certificate for Assurance GDS E. coli 0157:H7 Tq

In October 2020, MicroVal has approved the renewal and extension of the certificate for Assurance GDS E. coli 0157:H7 Tq, manufactured by Merck MilliporeSigma. This genetic detect...


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