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Analysis of Food under the Food Act

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Procedure for submitting samples

The samples should be delivered to the Government Analyst’s Department through the Public Health Inspector (PHI) of the area.

Application Fee Not Relevant
Sample Receiving Time Weekdays 8.30 am - 3.45 pm
Service Charge
  • PHI - Free of Charge
  • Consumer affairs authority - Rs 1800/= per sample
  • SriLanka Customs - Charges will be depend on the type of sample
  • Food Control Administration Unit - Charges will be depend on the type of sample
Time taken to provide the service Within 03 months
Documents in proof of confirmation Not Relevant

Contact Person

Name           : Ms.Deepika Senavirathna
Designation   : Senior Assistant Government Analyst
Telephone No : +94 11 2176835 / Ex.4105,4324
Fax No          : +94 11 2786394
E-mail           :

When you submit the following food sample, please consider the followings,

For salt : - submit un open packet for analysis
For bread:- submit air tightly packed bread within 24 hours from collected time before Friday 12.00 noon
For Milk powder: - submit un open packet or analysis
For Row milk :- submit the sample from Monday to Thursday and get prior permission to bring the sample for analysis .If you add any preservatives please mention on the covering letter.

Organization Information

Department of Government Analyst's

Government Analyst's Department,
No. 31, Isuru Mawatha, Pelawatta,Battaramulla.

Telephones:+94 11 2176800 / +94 11 2786395
Fax Nos:+94 11 2786394

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Last Updated On: 2015-03-13 15:01:03
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