Halal Forensic Laboratory
1995 Dr. Winai Dahlan started the first Halal science laboratory at Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University to protect Halal products consumers.
1997 Applied GC-FID technique that helped find pork mixture in Halal-certified sausage.
1998 Established ASEAN Halal Science Training Center assigned by Halal Specific Unit, ASEAN Association
2000 Co-operate with the Central Islamic Council of Thailand to examine products applying for Halal certification.
2004 Developed into a full-scale Halal Forensic Laboratory, 400 square meters, located at Chulapatana 6, Chulalongkorn University.
2010 Moved the Laboratory to a 800-square-meter 11th floor, Research Building, Chulalongkorn University.
2011 Successfully developed method to examine stress in animals. Received an award from World Halal Reserch, Malaysia.
Building: The Halal Forensic Laboratory, the modern Halal laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Nutrigenomics, received ISO/IEC 17025-2005. It is located on 11th floor, CU Research Building with a space of 800 square-meter.
Personnel: 20 qualified Muslim scientists
Equipment: LC/MS-Triple quadrupole, LC/MS-ESI, GC/MS/MS, ICP, FTIR-HTS-XT, real time-PCR, zonal-UC, HPLC-UV, GC-FID etc.
Service to examine Halal Products
1. Examine Gelatin (Colorometry : AOAC 990.26 and FTIR :In house method
2. Examine Fatty acid profile (GC/MS-MS ,GC-FID, Lepage G and Roy : CC 1984, 1986)
3. Examine Alcohol (GLC: AOAC973.23)
4. Examine DNA (Real-Time PCR : In house method)
5. Examine Polar compounds (Mini column: AOAC 982.)
6. Examine Porcine collagen (LC/MS-ESI)
7. Examine Proteins (LC-ESI/MS-Ms: In house method, 2D PAGE A et al 2000)
8. Examine Heavy metals (ICP-AES : AOAC 984.27)