Testing

Can anyone recommend a lab for inexpensive microbial testing?  Thanks!

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  • Thank you!  I’ll check it out.
  • edited May 20
    Another approach we now use as opposed to sending each batch out for testing is we use MIKROCOUNT DUO. We validate results with tests done by an external registered microbiol lab for every third batch, and all is good.
    Dr. Mike Thair
    Cofounder & Chief Formulator
    Indochine Natural
  • I’ve used something similar and did not obtain any microbial results.  The difficult part I don’t know if I should interpret that as adequate preservation or inadequate testing!  
  • @natural76 if you don't validate the microbial results somehow, you will never know.
    Dr. Mike Thair
    Cofounder & Chief Formulator
    Indochine Natural
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