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CFBP Ramkrishna Bajaj Consumer Education And Testing Centre

The Ramakrishna Bajaj-CFBP Consumer Education & Testing Centre was the outcome of a generous donation from Ramakrishna Bajaj to the CFBP on the occasion of the Jamnalal Bajaj Centenary Celebrations. It was set-up in 1992-93, to create awareness among consumers, serve as a resource centre for consumers seeking information, guidance and testing, and provide quality testing of consumer products. The Vision was to develop the Centre as a reputed, trustworthy consumer welfare organization with a high degree of business ethics and proficiency, leading to total consumer satisfaction. The Mission was to make the Centre well-equipped, manned and accredited to achieve the desired proficiency within two years.

The Latest Equipment

Thanks to a Government Grant of Rs. 50 lakhs for upgradation of the testing facility, the latest sophisticated instruments have been inducted including GCMSMS. It has High Performance Liquid chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), UV Visible Spectrophotometer, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer with 18 Cathode Lamps, Photofluorometer, Bio-safety Cabinet, BOD Incubator and Millipore Filter.

Extensive Testing Capabilities

The Centre is fully geared to undertake analysis for quality assurance and adulteration in raw, processed and ready-to-eat foods as well as microbiological analysis for indicator organisms and pathogens plus organoleptic evaluation. Samples are analyzed and checked for their conformity to PFA, BIS, ICMSF, AGMARK, ICMR, EEC, FPO and WHO standards. It can do tests to determine the nutrient value, vitamin and mineral content of foods, shelf life studies of foods, potability tests for water and mineral water, challenge tests for water and air filters as well as safety tests for domestic appliances. Indeed, from foods to soaps, disinfectants antiseptics, cosmetics, household equipment and the environment, the Centre tests them all.


Research & Development

Its research & development activities include internal analysis of different food commodities, maintaining a database on loose and packed brands, guiding consumers in selecting better products, facilitating manufacturers to improve quality, literature surveys and new product quality development. The Centre does HACCP Analysis as well as develops Tests/Kits, one of which is the Home Level Adulteration Testing Kit.

Consumer Education

The Centre is engaged in several consumer education activities and disseminates information and creates awareness among various target groups through seminars, workshops and exhibitions. It conducts consumer and market surveys for food commodities, evaluation of purchasing/consumption patterns for various food products and services rendered to industries and organizations. It also offers consultancy services to consumers, entrepreneurs, industries, organizations, etc. for product formulation and development as well as ensuring quality standards for their products.


Distinguished Clients

The Centre is proud to have had some very distinguished organizations as its clients over the years. Its rates are on par with other testing labs and its facilities are useful to industries such as the food, pharma, oil refinery, metal and fertilizer industries as well as to manufacturing companies.


Our centre is equipped with sophisticated instruments like GCMSMS, LC, GC, AAS, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer to provide the analytical needs of various industries like Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemicals, Water and Its related products.

Types of Services

  • Food
  • Water
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetics

Chemical Testing

Microbiological Testing

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