Analytical Laboratory

Analytical Laboratory


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Sri Lanka Tea Board Analytical Labs, granted accreditation status by Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB), national body accredited by International  Laboratory Accreditation Committee (ILAC) in March , 2014.





The Analytical Laboratory of Sri Lanka Tea Board was established in 1986 in order to check and certify the quality of Ceylon tea.  

Our Laboratory carried out tests in accordance with accepted International methods. We are committed to advising, monitoring, inspecting and guiding to achieve and maintain high standards of quality in final product of Ceylon tea. All activities of Analytical Laboratory complies with the ISO 17025:2005 Standard and the requirements of Sri Lanka Accreditation Board.

The Analytical Laboratory operates ISO/IEC 17025-accredited, state-of-the-art labs with world class laboratory facilities at its permanent location, in the New Laboratory building of Sri Lanka Tea Board situated at 574/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka, where separate floors are assigned for each unit specific to their function and/or operations, Microbiological Analysis Unit, Chemical Analysis Unit and Pesticide Residue Analysis Unit .

Analytical Laboratory

Testing & reporting on minimum quality of tea sample according to the:

•    ISO minimum quality criteria especially for ISO 3720
•    Definition and basic requirement of black tea and ISO 11287
•    Definition and basic requirement of green tea.




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