The Management of Institute Bioproduct Development (IBD) Laboratory Services assures that all the laboratory staffs are committed to meet customer requirement and satisfaction by providing professional services, particularly on staff competency, testing reliability and good quality system. In line with the IBD vision to be the Leading Centre in Research and Business Development of Speciality Chemicals and Biochemicals, the laboratories shall adopt and comply with the requirements of National Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia, SAMM) under International Standard of MS ISO/IEC 17025. The management shall ensure all staffs understand and follow the quality policy and objectives. The director or his nominated representative will be responsible for the overall implementation of the quality system with the assistance of the Quality Manager.
In ensuring the competency of the laboratory, the management encourages the participation of internal laboratory cross-check and proficiency testing programme every year in the relevant testing parameters.

 

Objective

The objectives of IBD Laboratory Services are to provide good laboratory services with adherence to the quality assurance and control in this quality manual. Staff competency and technical reliability are of great importance to achieve customer requirement and satisfaction.

Services and Research Area

Natural products, pharmaceuticals, medicinal compounds, cosmetics, food products, biological samples, fertilizers and environmental samples.

 

Research and Educational Activities

Research collaborations with researchers from UTM, other higher educational institutions, research institutions, governments and privates agencies including NGO’s are welcome. Laboratory facilities for research, educational and training activities are available. Class and hands-on teaching courses on analytical testing techniques for herbal and natural products, heavy metals and microbiological samples are provided, as well as for method development and validation.

Our Laboratory Services

CHEMICAL TESTING

CHEMICAL TESTING

 

  • Macro and micronutrient
  1. Total Nitrogen, N
  2. Phosphorus, P
  3. Potassium, K
  4. Calcium, Ca
  5. Magnesium, Mg
  6. Boron, B
  7. Molybdenum, Mo
  8. Ferum, Fe
  9. Manganese, Mn
  10. Sodium, Na

 

 

  • Elemental analysis (ICP-MS)
    1. Cadmium, Cd
    2. Lead, Pb
    3. Arsenic, As
    4. Mercury, Hg
    5. Aluminium, Al
    6. Chromium, Cr
    7. Nickel, Ni
    8. Silver, Ag
    9. Beryllium, Be
    10. Cobalt, Co
    11. Vanadium, V
    12. Copper, Cu
    13. Selenium, Se
    14. Strontium, Sr
    15. Zink, Zn

 

 

  • Water Analysis
  1. PH
  2. Total Phosporus
  3. Chromium
  4. Copper
  5. Magnesium
  6. Sodium
  7. Kalium
  8. Ferum
  9. Calcium
  10. Turbidity*
  11. Total Suspended Solid*

 

  • Moisture (moisture analyzer)

 

  • Antioxidant (DPPH, TPC)
MICROBIOLOGY TESTING

MICROBIOLOGY TESTING

  • Beneficial microbe Analysis

* Accredited under SAMM for   ISO/IEC 17025

  1. Actinomycetes
  2. Yeast
  3. Lactobacillus
  4. Nitrogen Fixing
  5. Nitrifying

 

  • Pathogen microbe Analysis

* Accredited under SAMM for ISO/IEC 17025

  1. Salmonella spp
  2. Pseudomonas
  3. coli
  4. Yeast & Mold Count
  5. Total Viable Aerobic count
  6. Enterobacter
  7. Staphylococcus aureus

 

 

  • Anti-microbial Testing
    1. Gram positive
    2. Gram negative
    3. Yeast
    4. Total bacteria count
FOOD ANALYSIS

FOOD ANALYSIS

  • Proximate Analysis

   * Accredited under SAMM for     ISO/IEC 17025

  1. Protein
  2. Fat
  3. Ash
  4. Moisture
  5. Energy
  6. Carbohydrate
  7. Crude Fiber

 

  • Sensory Evaluation Test

 

  • Dissolution test
CHROMATOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

CHROMATOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

  • HPLC
  1. Eurycomanone
  2. Marker compound analysis
  3. Vitamin B and C

 

  • GC
  1. Essential oil
  2. Fatty acid analysis (new, Q4)
  3. Sample treatment (Q4)

 

 

 

 

 

  • LCMS/MS

* Accredited under SAMM for ISO/IEC 17025

             (Eurycomanone & Cordycepin)

  1. Compound Profiling
  2. Marker Compound quantification
  3. Eurycomanone
  4. Cordycepin

 

COSMECEUTICAL AND FRANGRANCE ANALYSIS

COSMECEUTICAL AND FRANGRANCE ANALYSIS

  • Particle size and PDI
  • Sensory evaluation – cosmetic and fragrance
    • Skin Feel
    • Spreadability
    • Tackiness/greasiness/stickiness
    • After-feel
    • Fragrance acceptance

 

  • Skin physiological analysis – In house
    • Skin elasticity
    • Skin collagen intensity
    • Skin hydration
    • Skin colour evaluation (melanin and erythema index value)
    • Skin surface pH evaluation
    • Skin surface sebum evaluation
    • Transepidermal water loss (TEWL)

 

  • Facial imaging- In house (new, Q3)
    • Wrinkle
    • Pore size
    • Skin roughness
    • Spot
    • UV acne
    • UV spot
    • UV moisture

 

Transdermal drug delivery – in vitro (new, Q3)

Our Analysis Were Certified by

BioNexus Partner Programme under Biotechcorp Sdn. Bhd.

Certified MS ISO/IEC 17025 under Department of Standard Malaysia

MS ISO/IEC 17025
TESTING
SAMM NO. 433

 

Contact Us

Siti Hajar Mat Sarip

(Head of IBD Laboratory Service

Tel: 07-5531648
hajar@ibd.utm.my

ASMAFARHANA BINTI IBRAHIM

Administration

Tel: 07-5531559
asmafarhana@ibd.utm.my