ICAR Certified Milk Analysers

Full instrument validation and interlaboratory study

The “Full instrument validation” is granted to those milk analysers that, based on the data provided after the laboratory tests, positivelly pass the requirements established by ICAR.  The certification is valid for five years and , to date, the following milk meters have been grante with the “Full instrument validation”:

Code Name of the
Milk Analyser
Manufacturer Valid
up to
Picture Report Certificate
09 Fossomatic 7 FOSS May 2025    Report Here
08 Fossomatic 7 DC FOSS April 2025 Here  Here
07 MilkoScan 7 RM FOSS April 2025 Here Here


Grandfathered exception

Based on the data provided by previous independent evaluation studies, ICAR certifies that the results comply with the limits established in the ICAR protocol for evaluation of milk analysers and ISO 8196-3 IDF 128-3 for raw cow milk. The granted certification has a validity for five years.

Code Name of the milk Analysers Manufacturer Valid up to
06 Fossomatic FC FOSS February 2025
05 MilkoScan FT plus FOSS February 2025
04 MilkoScan 6000 FOSS February 2025
03 Combiscope FTIR 600 Hp Delta instrument December 2022
02 Somascope LFC 600 Hp Delta instrument December 2022
01 Lactoscope FTIR 600 Hp Delta instrument December 2022


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