National Food Testing Laboratory

To provide food testing services to the regulators, food businesses and the general public, National Food Testing Laboratory was established and it has following testing facilities:

  1. Food Microbiology Section with test parameters (Testing scope)
  2. Food Chemistry (Residues, Contaminants and Nutrition sections) with test parameters (Testing scope)
  3. Biotechnology (GMO/LMOs) section with test parameters (Testing scope)

Further, in an effort to be at internationally acceptable level of competence, to ensure compliance with the quality system and to gain customer confidence in the Test Reports issued, NFTL is accredited for ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories since 2012 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India and for the scope of accreditation click here…

  1. Submission of  Sample Forms  through LIMS click here 
  2. Food Sample Submission Form   click here
  3. Customer Feedback Form  click here
  4. Complaint Form click here

Bhutan Food and Drug  Authority, Ministry of Health, Post Box: 1071, 

Thimphu, Bhutan, Tel: +975-02-327031/325790 Fax: +975-02-3270h32/335540