Contaminant Control - Official Distributor of BST Detectable Products



Contaminant Control supply Food & Pharma producers throughout Ireland from our base in Dublin.

We represent both BST Detectable Products & Greenwood Magnetics here.

Our aim is to provide single-sourced protection from plastic & ferrous / paramagnetic (metal) contamination for you, your product & customers.

We want to help you reduce the risk of a costly product recall potentially involving financial penalties and long term damage to your company & brand image


BST Detectable Products


BST was established in 1985. They invented the original (and world's first) detectable pen in 1994 & now supply over 1.8m of these annually.
Through performance & reputation BST remain the preferred choice supplier of many leading companies worldwide.
BST offer a complete range of product to meet the BRC - HACCP - GMP due diligence obligations of the bakery - confectionery - meat - fish - fruit - veg & pre-prepared meal sectors.
BST's new XDETECT material is one of the most detectable , strong and colourful plastic compounds available.
BST products made from XDETECT benefit from the following properties:

  • Detectable & distinctive
  • X-ray visible
  • Robust & shatter resistant
  • Anti-bacterial protection
  • Food safe to FDA & EU standards

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Hi-Strength Rare Earth Magnets & On-Site Gauss Testing


Greenwood Magnetics is a 3rd generation family run business that was set up in 1948.
They supply to food, pharma, powder handling & plastics companies globally.
Greenwood can offer bespoke magnetic separation solutions at a reasonable cost.
Rare Earth magnets guard against ferrous / paramagnetic contaminants (down to sub-micron size) to reduce the risk of a costly product recall and / or damage to machinery.

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Contact Us


David Bradley
Contaminant Control
Kingswood, Dublin 24

Tel: 353-87-2591488 & 01-558-2988
Fax: 353-1-696-8999


Standard BST items ex-Dublin stock for a next day delivery.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for brochures, samples or on-site visits / consultations.

Contaminant Control - Official Distributor of BST Detectable Products