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Joint EURL/NRLs (SRM-FV) Pesticide Residue Workshop 2022

13th 14th October 2022


To all National Reference Laboratories

The EURLs –SRM/FV are pleased to invite the NRLs-SRM/FV to the EURL/NRLs Workshop 2022 (hybrid modality, both online and face-to-face).

For face-to-face attendance, travel costs, hotel costs and daily allowance for one participant per NRL (if your lab is NRL for FV and SRM you will be reimbursed ONLY for one participant) will be covered, following the European Union Rules. Please, inform us as soon as possible of the selected eligible participant (and not later than 12th July) by registering at the following link:


In order to facilitate your travel, the EURL-FV can assume directly the cost of the hotel booking and the flight tickets for those eligible participants. Please fill in the form with your data and your preferences and we will book everything for you through our travel agency, so no expenses will have to be reimbursed. A bus/taxi service will be offered to the eligible participants from the airport to the hotel and back.


Countries with one participant in the face-to-face workshop will have an extra participant available with online registration. Countries with NO face-to-face PARTICIPANT will be allowed to have two different online registrations. If f you prefer to participate online, please register at the following link:


If you decide to stay extra days in Almería, please be aware that the hotel and any other expenses that you may have during those extra days will not be reimbursed.

On-site Registration for Official Laboratories-SRM/FV

Additionally, 25 places for the face to face workshop will be offered for official laboratories (SRM/FV). Registration forms will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

The registration fee is 325 € in order to cover all meals during the workshop (dinners on the 12th and 13th, and coffee breaks and lunches on the 13th and 14th) and transport from the hotel to the University of Almería and back.

For on-site attendance you can register at the following link:


The Workshop Venue will be the University of Almería. The elegible participants will stay at Hotel Barceló Cabo de Gata. A shuttle bus service will be provided for all participants from the hotel to the university and back.

Online Registration for Official Laboratories-SRM/FV

For online attendance, we will offer 100 places for official laboratories.

Registration forms will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can register for online attendance at the following link:


The Workshop will be held in Almeria, Spain, from the 13th to the 14th October 2022, at the University of Almería. However, it will also be possible to attend online.

The program will cover the following topics:




If you want to see the presentations, please, click on the title

13rd October THURSDAY


9:00 – 9:20

Welcome to Almeria and Workshop presentation


9:20 – 9:50

News from the Commission

Stephanos Kirkagaslis (DG SANTE)


9:50 – 10:30

EUPT-SRM17 Results (including the news on SRM compounds)

Michelangelo Anastassiades (EURL-SRM)


10:30 – 11:00

EUPT-FV24 Results

Carmen Ferrer (EURL-FV)


11:00 – 11:35

Coffee Break


11:35 – 12:05

EUPT-SM14 Results / EUPT-SC05 Results

Carmen Ferrer (EURL-FV)


12:05 – 12:25

Implementing new LC-MS technologies for the analysis of pesticide residues: Dual-channel chromatography

Florencia Jesús (EURL-FV)


12:25 – 12:45

Experiences from the routine control of herbs and spices

Florian Hägele (EURL-SRM)


12:45 – 13:35

News on MRM methods 

News on MRM methods  - Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba (EURL-FV)

Use of L-ascorbic acid as a mean to prevent in-vial degradation of LC-amenable pesticides - Francisco José Díaz-Galiano (EURL-FV)

SFC-MS/MS vs LC-MS/MS Pesticide residue analysis in food samples - Victor Manuel Cutillas (EURL-FV)


13:35 – 15:00



15:00 –16:00

News on SRM compounds ---- (see 9.50 presentation)

Michelangelo Anastassiades (EURL-SRM)


16:00 –17:00

Solutions for the shortage of Helium in GC

Shimadzu solutions for helium shortage in GC/GC-MS - Nerea Lorenzo Parodi (Shimadzu) 

Exploiting Hydrogen with a Novel EI Source Determination of Pesticides by GC/MS/MS - Jose Rivero (Agilent)

Daniela Cavagnino (Thermo Fisher Scientific)








14th October FRIDAY


9:00 – 9:30

Selective analysis of dithiocarbamates by classes:  overview of the French working group project

Marine Lambert (NRL-SRM France)


9:30 – 11:00

SANTE/11312/2021 AQC Document revision

Collection of comments/inputs


11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break


11:30 – 11:50

IC method for anionic pesticides in FV,  Milk and Infant Formula and cereals

Jim Garvey (NRL-FV/SRM Ireland)


11:50– 12:20

Is HILIC the best approach for highly polar anionic  pesticides determination?

Overview of methods and columns comparison

Jonatan Dias (NRL-FV/SRM The Netherlands)


12:25– 12:40

NIBIO – Experiences with new instruments in the laboratory

Lina Aarsbog & Roman Florinski (NRL Norway)


12:45 – 13:00

Closing session









If there are any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us:

Carmen Ferrer: cferrer@ual.es (+34) 950 214 102 


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