Analytical Chemistry

In BRF, Chemistry Department is well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation providing high-quality data. The chemistry team is well trained for chemical (agrochemicals/pharmaceutical molecule) characterization through modern analytical instruments. All type of molecules will be studied as per the relevant national / international guidelines such as OECD, BIS, OPPTS, EPA, EU, ASTM, EEC, FDA, IP, USP, ICH, SANCO and WHO.

The various analytical equipment includes are as follows

  • HPLC (coupled with UV-Vis. / PDA Detectors)
  • GC (coupled with FID / ECD / TCD / NPD)
  • GC/MS
  • FT-IR
  • UV-Visible
  • DSC
  • TGA
  • Viscometer
  • Titrates (moisture / calomel / others)

Capabilities of Chemistry department

  • 5-batch Analysis
  • Method development / validation
  • Analytical Test Report (ATR) – Characterization of Test Substance
  • Spectral analysis (UV, IR & MASS)
  • Storage stability studies (accelerated, short & long term) – Heat, Metal & Light
  • Shelf-life studies
  • Residue & Persistence studies (Soil, Water & Plant)
  • Container content compatibility
  • Physical and chemical properties (Technical / Formulations)
  • Environmental fate studies
Physical State / Appearance Partition coefficient
pH Surface Tension
Melting Point / Melting range Viscosity
Boiling Point / Boiling Point range Flash point
Specific Gravity / Density / Bulk density Flammability
Solubility in water / solvents Explosive properties
Vapour pressure Oxidizing properties
Dissociation Constant Corrosive properties
Wettability Dry sieving
Emulsion stability Wet sieving
Suspension stability Dust content
Persistence Foam Spontaneous dispersibility
Pourability
Residue & Persistence studies (Soil, Water & Plant)
Container content compatibility
Environmental fate studies
Hydrolysis and Photolysis
Soil adsorption and desorption
Leaching
Carbon and nitrogen transformation
Biodegradability
Activated sludge / microbial activity