PHOTOSTIMULATED LUMINESCENCE LABORATORY
Photostimulated Luminescence Laboratory (PSL) is located at Block 42, Division of Agrotechnology & Biosciences, Malaysian Nuclear Agency. The photostimulated luminescence (PSL) technique provided research and services for screening of irradiated food is used to detect irradiated of any food items that contain mineral debris, especially silicates mineral and bioinorganic. The PSL technique is particularly suited to the investigation of wide range of food items containing mineral deposits, for instance herbs, spices, seasonings, fruits and vegetables, shellfish, meat products, cereals, bulbs and tubers. The technique is based on the European Standard EN13751:2009 (Detection of irradiated food using photostimulated luminescence). This laboratory has been fully operational since June 2014 and provides consultancy and services in detection of irradiated food.
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