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HYGIENICUM GmbH, Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene

About Hygienicum

HYGIENICUM GmbH in Graz has existed as a competence center for food safety and hygiene since 1998. The services provided by the highly technical laboratories range from research and development to chemical, molecular and microbiological testing, pest control and industrial hygiene.

The combination of experience at the operational level and know-how in the fields and networking with external partners creates our broad expertise. For us, our customers are partners whom we accompany. The benefit results from the individual development of solutions. We think in terms of solutions.

The cooperation with strategic partner organizations is characterized by the awareness to ensure the best customer care through synergies. Openness, performance transparency and the joy of creating together are the principles of these partnerships.

HYGIENICUM GmbH is accredited according to the EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard: accreditation certificate
scope of accreditation

GMP- Certificate

The Graz site has access to the overall service portfolio of the GBA Group. Here you will find an overview of all approvals, accreditation certificates and certifications.



Our services include HACCP concepts, hygiene audits, quality management, food safety, global supply chain control and food labeling audits.



The diverse range of services in the field of hygiene extends from testing for airborne germs, mold, dry rot and water testing for legionella, for example, to industrial hygiene.

Pharma - GMP Testung

Pharma - GMP Testing

GMP-certified microbiological laboratory testing of sterile, non-sterile and biological (endotoxins) manufacturing activities, as well as the import of medicinal products in the same scope of authorization.


Pest control

We combat and inspect for household and commercial pests. Pest monitoring, pest control and biological control are part of our portfolio.

Forschung und Entwicklung

Research and development

Food technology - cross-over solutions for more safety. Furthermore, we offer challenge tests within the framework of Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs.



We offer various seminars for all companies in the food industry. Our goal is to increase and consolidate the effectiveness of food safety measures in your company through training and competence enhancement.


Harmlessness check

Another service is the training of tattoo artists and piercers, as well as related health-related professions (masseurs, etc.). We also implement controls according to the current, legal requirements.

Corona Testlaboratorium (PCR)

Corona Test Laboratory (PCR)

We offer the Covid test by PCR method from nasopharyngeal swabs in Austria.

Logo Hygienicum

Your partner in Graz:

HYGIENICUM GmbH, Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene
Robert-Viertl-Straße 7
A-8055 Graz-Straßgang

Tel. +43 316 69 41 08 - 0

Commercial Register: Graz FN385462g
UID no. ATU 67452133
EORI number: ATEOS1000089395

Opening hours (except public holidays in Austria):
Mon. - Thu: 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m., Fri: 08:00 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

You have the possibility to deliver your samples around the clock. Our entrance door can be opened with a numerical code. In the entrance area you can deposit the samples in a refrigerator as well as in a freezer.

Hygienicum Graz

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For more information about us or our services feel free to write us!

Hygienicum Mission Statement
Dr. Michael Stelzl, Institute Director

"Our services are paths to the future. With joy, scientific spirit and respect for entrepreneurial activity, we ensure progress."

Our partners

Austria Garantie
Dr. Schilhan Gebäudeservice
GLi - Gemeinnützige Lebensmittelinitiative für Österreich
Staudinger & Partner

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