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Polymers laboratory is one testing laboratories in the Testing Services Department (TES) The role of the laboratory is to carry out analysis on chemical and physical properties of  material products for the purpose of implementation of Kenya Standards by Quality Assurance, Import Inspection and for Standards Development. Analysis is also carried out on request for external customers. The laboratory analyses over 3000 samples annually.The laboratory also participates in research and development work that deals with polymeric products .It also provides expertise in local, regional and international technical committees.The laboratory also participates in proficiencytesting schemes; some of the PT schemes are in paper, leather and rubber products.


Organic chemistry laboratory carries out analysis of consumer products whose ingredients are predominantly organic compounds. These include cosmetic products, soaps and detergents, petroleum products, alcoholic beverages, tests for air quality monitoring like car exhaust and flue gas testing, determination of environmental pollutants like pesticides, food additives like polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), preservatives like benzoic acid, nutritional ingredients like ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and caffeine in food products.

The Molecular Biology Laboratory at KEBS is dedicated topursuing proteomics and nucleic acid analysis using the most resent techniques. The laboratory is well equipped with modern analytical machinery that effectively and efficiently performs molecular analysis of proteins, DNA and RNA in food, feeds and other organically derived products. Using the MagMAX technology we have developed a robust high throughput platform for nucleic acid extraction. Currently the laboratory is able to perform the following tests

The Microbiology laboratory has been in operation since 1985 and is domiciled under the Testing services department of Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).

Our laboratories offer a comprehensive range of microbiological measurement solutions covering:

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