Silliker Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2020

Site No.

2759

Date of Accreditation

16 Nov 1989

Address

Unit C2, Regents Park Estate, 391 Park Road
Regents Park, NSW 2143
Australia

merieuxnutrisciences.com

Contact

Mr George Georgas P: +61 0416003180

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1 

Meat; Meat surfaces Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment

AS 5013.10 

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT)

AOAC 996.08 

AOAC 2013.01

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14 

AOAC 998.08 

Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor Plate count Air sampler APHA (in-house methods M33, M34)
Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Surfaces Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN); Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube; Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15 (in-house methods M8.1, M8.2)

AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08 (in-house methods M52)
AS 5013.4 (in-house methods M9)



Enterococci Pour plate APHA (in-house method M61)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate AS 5013.2 (in-house method M43.1)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS); Qualitative selective enrichment

AOAC Cert 020901 (in-house method M80.1)

AS 5013.10 (in-house method M106)

AOAC 2013.01 (in-house method M80.6)
Clostridium perfringens Spread plate

AS 5013.16 (in-house method M7.1)


Campylobacter spp. Contact plates; Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.6 (in-house methods M48.1, M48.2)
Plate count Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 5013.5 (in-house method M2.1)

AS 1766.1.4:1991 (in-house method M2.2)

AOAC 990.12 (in-house method M2)




Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

AS 5013.12.1 (in-house method M3.1)

AS 5013.12.3 (in-house method M3.2)

Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate; Spread plate AS 5013.8 (in-house method M40.1)
AOAC 2003.01 (in-house method M40.4)
Yeasts and moulds; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 5013.29 (in-house method M4)


Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS); Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate AS 5013.24.1 (in-house method M36.2)
APHA (in-house method M36.3)
AOAC RI981202
AS 5013.24.2 (in-house method M68)
AOAC 2013.10 (in-house method M36.8)
Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter; Spread plate AS 5013.21 (in-house method M114)
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Cultural; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house methods M36.3, M36.8
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method M80.6
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.11, AS 4276.13 (in-house method M13)

in-house method M54 (Pharmaceutical Process Water)


Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Aerobes Pour plate

AS 4276.3.2 (in-house method M41)


Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 4276.6 (in-house method M16)


Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14 (in-house method M102)


Enterococcus spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.9 (in-house method M14)


Heterotrophic colony count Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 4276.3.1 (in-house method M11)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7 (in-house method M12)

AS 4276.6 (in-house method M16)


Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896 (in-house method M15)


Product contact surfaces Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 996.08; AOAC 2013.01 (in-house method M80.3)
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5 (in-house method M2.1)
Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment AS 5013.10 (in-house method M106)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14 (in-house method M52); AOAC 998.08 (in-house method M104)
Purified and processed waters Aerobes Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate AS 4276.3.1 (in-house method M49)
Surfaces Plate count Contact plates APHA (in-house method M17)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for allergenic proteins Biscuits; Cake mix; Cereal products; Chocolate; Crackers; Ice cream Peanut allergens Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method M118
Chocolate; Sausages Egg allergens Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method M133
Coconut; Corn starch; Flours; Orange and mango juice; Prepared meals; Rice cracker; Sausages; Soy (soya) milk; Spices Gluten allergens Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method M132
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages; Dairy products Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2 (in-house method M134)
Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Water activity Visual examination in-house method M76
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Surface plate

AS 5013.6 (in-house method M48.1, M48.2)

Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT) in-house method M79
Thermophilic aerobes; Thermophilic anaerobes Pour plate

in-house method M46

Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​ Most probable number (MPN); Pour plate; Selective enrichment; Spread plate BAM (in-house method M6.1)
FDA BAM (in-house method M6.2)
AS 5013.16 (in-house method M7.1)
AS 1766.2.8:1991 (in-house method M7.2)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS UP SPT); Qualitative selective enrichment; Selective enrichment AOAC Cert 020901 (in-house method M80.1)
AOAC 996.08 (in-house method M80.3)
AOAC 2013.01 (in-house method M80.8)
AS 5013.10 (in-house method M106)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP); Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate APHA (in-house method M36.3)
AOAC 2004.02 (in-house method M36.4)
AOAC 2004.06 (in-house method M36.5)
AOAC 999.06 (in-house method M36.6)
AOAC 2013.10 (in-house method M36.8)
AS 5013.24.2 (in-house method M68)

Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN); Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube; Pour plate; Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.8 (in-house method M40.1, M40.2, M40.3)
AOAC 2003.01 (in-house method M40.4)

Bacillus cereus Spread plate

AS 5013.2 (in-house method M43.1)

Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate

AS 5013.29 (in-house method M4)

in-house methods M18, M57

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Most probable number (MPN); Single tube; Spread plate; Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.12.1 (in-house method M3.1)
AS 5013.12.3 (in-house method M3.2, M3.3)
AOAC 2003.07, AOAC 2003.08, AOAC 2003.11 (in-house method M84)
Plate count Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate; Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.5 (in-house method M2.1)
AS 1766.1.4:1991 (in-house method M2.2)
AS 5013.14.2 (in-house method M2.3)
AOAC 990.12, AFNOR 3M 01/1-09/89 (in-house method M2.6)
Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Vibrio vulnificus Cultural; Most probable number (MPN); Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube AS 5013.18 (in-house method M51)
FDA BAM (in-house methods M53, M77)
Psychrotrophic microorganisms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.23 (in-house method M78)

Commercial sterility Pour plate; Selective enrichment

AS 1766.3.7 (in-house method M103)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN); Pour plate; Single tube; Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15 (in-house methods M8.1, M8.2)
AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08 (in-house methods M52, M104)
AS 5013.4 (in-house method M9)
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Pour plate APHA (in-house method M61)
Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter; Spread plate AS 5013.21 (in-house method M114)
Mesophilic aerobic spore formers; Mesophilic anaerobic spore formers; Rope spores; Thermophilic aerobic spores; Thermophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate in-house method M45 (APHA)
Antibiotics - Presence of Antibiotic assay - Delvotest in-house method M72
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate; Spread plate APHA (in-house method M47)
Honey Antibacterial activity Spectrophotometry

in-house method M112

Mixed foods Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/2-09/89C (in-house method M52)
Potable waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter; Most probable number (MPN)

AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7 (in-house method M12)

AS 4276.6 (in-house method M16)


Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896 (in-house method M15)


Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14 (in-house method M102)


Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method M80.8
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Cultural; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house methods M36.3, M36.8
Enterococcus spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.9 (in-house method M14)


Aerobes Pour plate

AS 4276.3.2 (in-house method M41)


Heterotrophic colony count Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 4276.3.1 (in-house method M11)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 4276.6 (in-house method M16)


Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.11, AS 4276.13 (in-house method M13)

in-house method M54 (Pharmaceutical Process Water)


ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products; Essential oils; Perfumes Bioburden Filtration ANSI/AMMI/ISO 11737-1; BS EN 1174.1 (in-house method M38)
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Biological products; Pharmaceuticals Bioburden Filtration

BS EN 1174.1, ANSI/AMMI/ISO 11737-1 (in-house method M38)

Biological analysis of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products; Essential oils; Perfumes Preservative efficacy Pour plate British Pharmacopeia (in-house method M28)
United State Pharmacopeia (in-house method M29)
Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes; Coliforms; Spores; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate; Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

British Pharmacopeia, CTMAA, FDA BAM, United States Pharmacopeia

(in-house methods M21, M22, M24, M56)

Indicator organisms; Spores Pour plate; Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic United State Pharmacopeia (in-house method M25, M39)
Biological analysis of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Antibiotics Bioassay Large plate diffusion assay in-house methods M87, M89, M90, M92, M93, M95, M96, M97, M98
Biological products; Pharmaceuticals Preservative efficacy Pour plate British Pharmacopeia (in-house method M28)
United State Pharmacopeia (in-house method M29)
Lactobacillus acidophilus; Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate; Spread plate in-house method M56
Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Lactobacillus acidophilus; Lactobacillus spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes; Bacterial spores; Coliforms; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate

British Pharmacopeia, CTMAA, FDA BAM, United States Pharmacopeia

(in-house methods M21, M22, M24, M56, M65.1)

Biological analysis of medical devices Medical devices Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes; Coliforms; Spores; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate in-house methods M21, M22, M24
Biological analysis of other healthcare or pharmaceutical products and accessories Bandages; Surgical dressings and related products Identification of bacterial contaminants Membrane filter; Plating in-house methods M20.1, M20.2, M20.3
Spore strips Indicator organisms; Spores Pour plate United States Pharmacopeia (in-house methods M25, M39) 

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