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Brisbane Chemistry Laboratory – ALS Life Sciences Environmental, ALS Geochemistry, ALS Tribology

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825

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818

Date of Accreditation

10 Apr 1970

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32 Shand Street
Stafford, QLD 4053
Australia

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Contact

Ms Kerri Taylor P: +61 (07) 32437222

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Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Brisbane Chemistry Laboratory – ALS Life Sciences Environmental, ALS Geochemistry, ALS Tribology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Sediments; Soils Acids - Exchangeable Titration In-house ED002
Emerson class number Dispersion AS 1289 3.8.1, in-house EA058

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for chlorinated dioxins and dibenzofurans Air monitoring cartridges; Fly ash; Ground waters; Polyurethane foam (PUF) plugs; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins); Polychlorinated dibenzofurans GC-MS-MS In-house EP300
Analysis for cyanide Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Leachates; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Cyanide - Amenable to chlorination Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK030SF

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Cyanide - Free Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK025SF 
Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD) Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK028SF
Cyanide - Total Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK026SF 
Soils; Trade wastes Cyanate Discrete analyser (DA); Titration In-house EK020
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation In-house EG035
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS USEPA 3005 
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES In-house EG005 and EG020
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS In-house EG093 and EG094
Sediments; Soils Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES In-house EG005 and EG020
Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation In-house EG035
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS USEPA 200.2 and USEPA3051 
Vegetation Antimony; Arsenic; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Selenium; Tin; Zinc ICP-MS USEPA 200.2 
Antimony; Arsenic; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Selenium; Tin; Zinc ICP-AES In-house EG005 and EG020
Analysis for herbicides Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils Trifluralin GC-MS In-house EP094
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Waste waters Diallate; Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB) GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075
Atrazine; Simazine GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Analysis for hydrocarbons Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters Bromoacetic acid; Bromodichloroacetic acid; Dibromoacetic acid; Dibromochloroacetic acid; Dichloroacetic acid; Monochloroacetic acid; Tribromoacetic acid; Trichloroacetic acid GC-MS In-house EP120
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Oxygenated hydrocarbons; Sulfonated hydrocarbons GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075

2-Methylcholanthrene; 2-Methylnaphthalene; 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene; Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Coronene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Perylene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene; n-2-Fluorenylacetamide GC-MS In-house EP075 
Aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Halogenated hydrocarbons; Trihalomethanes GC-MS In-house EP074 and EP075
Benzo(a)pyrene; Total carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Calculation NEPM Schedule B1

1,3,5-Trinitrobenzene; 1-Chloronaphthalene; 1-Naphthylamine; 2,4-Dinitrotoluene (2,4-DNT); 2,6-Dinitrotoluene (2,6-DNT); 2-Chloronaphthalene; 2-Nitroaniline; 2-Picoline (2-methylpyridine); 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine; 3-Nitroaniline; 4-Aminobiphenyl; 4-Nitroaniline; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine; Acetophenone; Aniline; Isophorone (isoforone, isoacetophorone); N,N-Dibutylnitrous amide (n-nitroso-di-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodibutylamine); N-Nitroso-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodimethylamine; N-Nitrosomethylethylamine; N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine; Nitrobenzene (mononitrotoluene, MNT, methylnitrobenzene); Pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene); Phenacetin; p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene (4-dimethylaminoazobenzene, DAB, dimethylaminoazobenzene) GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, vinylidene chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromomethane; 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 2,2-Dichloropropane; 4-Bromophenylphenyl ether; 4-Chlorophenylphenyl ether (p-chlorodiphenyl ether); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCPD); Hexachloroethane; Hexachloropropene; Iodomethane (methyl iodine); Pentachloroethane (ethanepentachloride); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride; bis-(2-Chloroethoxy) methane; bis-(2-Chloroethyl) ether; bis-(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene GC-MS In-house EP074 and EP075
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS In-house EP075
Volatile halogenated monocyclic hydrocarbons GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP080
1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene; 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 2-Hexanone (MBK); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); 4-Methyl-2-pentanone (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Dibenzofuran; Ethylbenzene; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Isosafrole; Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Octachlorostyrene; Pentachlorobenzene; Safrole; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; Vinyl acetate; m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP080
Analysis for industrial chemicals Aqueous samples (including foams); Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Surface waters 10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA); Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS-MS In-house EP231; EP231foam; 
Other PFAS in accordance with EN/02
Aqueous samples (including foams); Landfill leachates; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Surface waters; Waste waters Total organic fluorine (TOF) Ion chromatography (IC) In-house EP040
Biosolids Total organic fluorine (TOF) Ion chromatography (IC) In-house EP040
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Dibutyltin; Monobutyltin; Tributyltin (TBT) GC-MS In-house EP090

Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils Piperonyl butoxide GC-MS In-house EP094
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 4-Chloroaniline; 4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide (4-nitroquinoline-n-oxide); Acetone; Acrylonitrile; Benzidine; Carbazole; Carbon disulfide; Chlorobenzilate; Diphenylhydrazine; Ethylmethanesulfonate; Methapyrilene; Methyl methane sulfonate; Trichloronaphthalene GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075

Analysis for nutrients Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Marine waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Steam-raising waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK262PA
Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK067 and EK267
Fresh waters; Saline waters; Soils; Surface waters; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK067 and EK267
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK057G and EK257A
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Ortho Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK071 and EK271
Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK055 and EK255
Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK058 and EK258
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK061 and EK261 
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Phosphate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED009 
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Phosphate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED013 
Saline waters; Soils; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK059 and EK259
Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK058 and EK258
Phosphorus - Ortho Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK071 and EK271 
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK061 and EK261
Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK055 and EK255 
Saline waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK058G
Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK059G
Analysis for organochlorine pesticides Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Waste waters Aldrin; Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Endrin ketone; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Isodrin; Methoxychlor; Organochlorine pesticides; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane); α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorobenzene (γ-benzene hexachloride, γ-BHC, γ-HCB, lindane); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Analysis for organophosphate pesticides Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils 2-Methoxycarbonyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate (mevinphos); Fenchlorphos (ronnel); Fipronil GC-MS In-house EP094
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Waste waters Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS In-house EP068B, EP075
Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Ethion; Fenthion; Pirimiphos ethyl; Prothiofos GC-MS In-house EP068B, EP075

Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) Classical In-house EP015
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40 GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS In-house ORG/14, QWI-ORG/16, QWI-ORG/17, QWI-ORG/21, EP071 and EP080
Analysis for phenols Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4 6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 3-Methylphenol (3-cresol, m-cresol); 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Hexachlorophene; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS In-house EP075
Analysis for phthalates Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Butylbenzylphthalate; Dibutylphthalate (di-n-butyl phthalate, DBP); Diethylphthalate; Dimethylbenzene-1,2-dicarboxylate (dimethylphthalate); bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (diisooctyl phthalate, dioctyl phthalate, di-n-octyl phthalate) GC-MS In-house EP075
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Solids - Soluble Gravimetric AS3580.10.1 and in-house EA139
Ash Gravimetric AS3580.10.1 and in-house EA120

Combustible matter Gravimetric AS3580.10.1 and in-house EA125
Solids - Insoluble Gravimetric AS3580.10.1 and in-house EA141
Solids - Total Gravimetric AS3580.10.1 and in-house EA142
Elutriates; Marine waters Sample preparation Elutriate procedures In-house EN68
Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Silica ICP-AES In-house ED040

Fresh waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house method EP002
Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP005  
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Formaldehyde (methanal) UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP010
Conductivity Electrometric APHA 2510 B and in-house EA010
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Sulfur - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA); ICP-AES; Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED043
Colour - Apparent Visual comparison APHA 2120 B and in-house EA040
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5220 B and in-house EP026SP

Phaeophytin; Pheopigments - Lorenzen Calculation In-house method EP008
Methyl blue active substances (MBAS); Surfactants - Anionic UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5540 B, 5540 C
in-house EP050

pH Electrometric APHA 4500 H+ B and in-house EA005
Acidity Titration APHA 2310 B and in-house ED038 
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP026SP

Tannins UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP011
Alkalinity - Hydroxide Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED025
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Calculation In-house EA016 
Turbidity Nephelometry APHA 2130 B and in-house EA045
Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EA040U-41U
Solids - Total Gravimetric APHA 2540 B and in-house EA030
Oil and grease Gravimetric APHA 5520 B and in-house EP020
Solids - Settleable Gravimetric APHA 2540 F and in-house EA034
Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EK010
Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA) APHA 3500 Fe-
Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EG050G
Alkalinity - Bicarbonate Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED035
Sulfur ICP-AES APHA 3120, and in-house ED040

Ammonia; Chloramines - In-situ; Chlorine - In-situ, free; Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ; pH - In-situ Direct reading instrument; Manual; Titration In-house EN/67.B
Chlorophyll a; Chlorophyll a - Lorenzen; Chlorophyll b; Chlorophyll c UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP008
Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EG051
Alkalinity - Carbonate Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED030
Fluoride Electrometric APHA 4500 F- C and in-house EK040
Solids - Suspended Gravimetric APHA 2540 D and in-house EA025 
Hardness - Total Calculation APHA 2340 B and in-house EA065
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric APHA 2540 E and in-house EA035
Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation In-house EA165
Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric In-house EP025
Sulfate Discrete analyser (DA) In-house ED041G 
Surfactants - Non-ionic as cobalt thiocyanate active substances (CTAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5540 B, 5540 D
in-house EP041

Lime dissolving carbonic acid Titration In-house EA145
Sulfide UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 4500 S2- D and in-house EK085
Sulfite Titration In-house EK086
Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 3500 Cr B 
Acids - Volatile Classical APHA 5560 C
in-house EP045

Salinity Calculation APHA 2510 B and in-house EA020EC
Thiocyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 4500 CN- M and in-house EK027
Colour - True Visual comparison APHA 2120 B and in-house EA041
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Suspended volatile Classical APHA 2540 E and in-house EA036
Solids - Dissolved Gravimetric APHA 2540 C and in-house EA015
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD); Carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD) Electrometric APHA 5210 B
In-house EP030

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP006 
Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP005  
Carbon - Total Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP007 
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house EA043/EA044

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Iodide Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED009 
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Chloride Discrete analyser (DA) In-house ED045G
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Silica Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EG052G
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters Bromate; Chlorate; Chlorite; Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED013 
Bromide; Chloride; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house QWI-EN/ED009 and QWI-EN/ED013 
Leachates Sulfate - Calcium phosphate extractable Calculation In-house ED040N
Marine waters; Sediments; Soils Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components 1:5 Water leaching procedure; Elutriate procedures; Leachate procedures In-house EN034
Sediments; Soils Acid producing potential of acid sulfate Calculation In-house EA009
Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EG0048G
Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Dumas In-house EP003
Sulfur - Total Dumas In-house ED042
Net acid generation (NAG) Titration In-house EA011
Sulfide - Acid volatile ICP-AES; ICP-MS In-house EA038SEM
Sulfur - Chromium reducible Distillation; Titration In-house EA026
Sulfur - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA); ICP-AES; Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED043
Sulfur - Acid volatile Titration In-house EA038
Sample preparation - Volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) AS4439.2 (1997) and AS4439.3 (1997) and in-house EN60

Acid neutralising capacity (ANC) Titration In-house EA013
Sulfide Calculation In-house EK085
pH Electrometric APHA 4500 H+ B and in-house EA002
Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) AS4439.3 (1997) and in-house EN60

Organic matter Titration AS 1289.4.1.1 and in-house EP004
Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components; Sample preparation - Volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) Classical USEPA 1311 and in-house EN33

Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC) Calculation In-house EP003
Moisture Gravimetric In-house EA055
Suspension peroxide oxidation combined acidty and sulfur (SPOCAS) Titration In-house EA029
Sulfate; Sulfur ICP-AES APHA 3120, APHA 4500 SO42- E and in-house ED040

Soils Particle size Hydrometer; Sieve analysis AS1289 3.6.1, AS1289.3.6.3 and in-house EA150

Particle density Gravimetric

AS1289.3.5.1 and in-house EA152

Soils - Acid sulfate Chromium - Speciation Distillation; Titration In-house EA033
Trade wastes Sugar Classical In-house EA049 
Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 2,3',4,4',5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 123); 2,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 167); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 118); 2,3,3',4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 157); 2,3,3',4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 189); 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 156); 2,3,3',4,4'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 105); 2,3,4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 114); 3,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 169); 3,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 126); 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 77); 3,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 81) GC-MS-MS In-house EP301
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Total GC-MS In-house EP066
Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils Bifenthrin; Bioresmethrin; Cyfluthrin ([(R)-cyano-[4-fluoro-3-(phenoxy)phenyl]methyl] (1R,3R)-3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropane-1-carboxylate); Cypermethrin; Deltamethrin; Esfenvalerate; Fenvalerate; Permethrin; Phenothrin; Tralomethrin; λ-Cyhalothrin GC-MS In-house EP094
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Waste waters Cypermethrin GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Analysis of extractable elements Sediments; Soils Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Nickel; Zinc ICP-AES; ICP-MS In-house EA038SEM
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Dysprosium; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Lutetium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Neodymium; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Praseodymium; Rubidium; Samarium; Scandium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tellurium; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium Flow injection mercury system (FIMS) - Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS); ICP-AES; ICP-MS In-house QWI-EN/71, EG005-SDH, EG035-SDH; EG020-SDH

Sample collection Bore waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage Not applicable Automated; Composite; Grab; Manual by hand In-house EN/67.B

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for chlorinated dioxins and dibenzofurans Waters for potable and domestic purposes Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins); Polychlorinated dibenzofurans GC-MS-MS In-house EP300
Analysis for elements Seafood and seafood products Antimony; Arsenic; Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Selenium; Tin; Zinc ICP-MS USEPA 200.2
Antimony; Arsenic; Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Selenium; Tin; Zinc ICP-AES In-house EG005 and EG020
Mercury Flow injection mercury system (FIMS) - Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) In-house EG035
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS USEPA 3005 
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS In-house EG093 and EG094
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES In-house EG005 and EG020
Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation In-house EG035
Analysis for herbicides Potable waters Diallate; Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB) GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075
Trifluralin GC-MS In-house EP094
Atrazine; Simazine GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Analysis for phenols Waters for potable and domestic purposes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4 6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 3-Methylphenol (3-cresol, m-cresol); 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Hexachlorophene; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS In-house EP075
Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Waters for potable and domestic purposes 2,3',4,4',5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 123); 2,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 167); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 118); 2,3,3',4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 157); 2,3,3',4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 189); 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 156); 2,3,3',4,4'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 105); 2,3,4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 114); 3,3',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 169); 3,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 126); 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 77); 3,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 81) GC-MS-MS In-house EP301
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Total GC-MS In-house EP066
Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Potable waters Bifenthrin; Bioresmethrin; Cyfluthrin ([(R)-cyano-[4-fluoro-3-(phenoxy)phenyl]methyl] (1R,3R)-3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropane-1-carboxylate); Cypermethrin; Deltamethrin; Esfenvalerate; Fenvalerate; Permethrin; Phenothrin; Tralomethrin; λ-Cyhalothrin GC-MS In-house EP094
Cypermethrin GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes Cyanide - Free Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK025SF 
Cyanate Discrete analyser (DA); Titration In-house EK020
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40 GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS In-house ORG/14, ORG/16, ORG/17, ORG/21, EP071 and EP080
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, vinylidene chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromomethane; 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 2,2-Dichloropropane; 4-Bromophenylphenyl ether; 4-Chlorophenylphenyl ether (p-chlorodiphenyl ether); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCPD); Hexachloroethane; Hexachloropropene; Iodomethane (methyl iodine); Pentachloroethane (ethanepentachloride); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride; bis-(2-Chloroethoxy) methane; bis-(2-Chloroethyl) ether; bis-(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene GC-MS In-house EP074 and EP075
Bromoacetic acid; Bromodichloroacetic acid; Dibromoacetic acid; Dibromochloroacetic acid; Dichloroacetic acid; Monochloroacetic acid; Tribromoacetic acid; Trichloroacetic acid GC-MS In-house EP120
Dibutyltin; Monobutyltin; Tributyltin (TBT) GC-MS In-house EP090

Aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Halogenated hydrocarbons; Trihalomethanes GC-MS In-house EP074 and EP075
4-Chloroaniline; 4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide (4-nitroquinoline-n-oxide); Acetone; Acrylonitrile; Benzidine; Carbazole; Carbon disulfide; Chlorobenzilate; Diphenylhydrazine; Ethylmethanesulfonate; Methapyrilene; Methyl methane sulfonate; Trichloronaphthalene GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075

10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA); Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS-MS In-house EP231
Other PFAS in accordance with EN/02
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS In-house EP075
Volatile halogenated monocyclic hydrocarbons GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP080
1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene; 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 2-Hexanone (MBK); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); 4-Methyl-2-pentanone (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Dibenzofuran; Ethylbenzene; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Isosafrole; Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Octachlorostyrene; Pentachlorobenzene; Safrole; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; Vinyl acetate; m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP080
Benzo(a)pyrene; Total carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Calculation NEPM Schedule B1

Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD) Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK028SF
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) Classical In-house EP015
Oxygenated hydrocarbons; Sulfonated hydrocarbons GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075

Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS-MS In-house ORG70
Cyanide - Total Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK026SF 
2-Methylcholanthrene; 2-Methylnaphthalene; 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene; Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Coronene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Perylene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene; n-2-Fluorenylacetamide GC-MS In-house EP075 
Piperonyl butoxide GC-MS In-house EP094
1,3,5-Trinitrobenzene; 1-Chloronaphthalene; 1-Naphthylamine; 2,4-Dinitrotoluene (2,4-DNT); 2,6-Dinitrotoluene (2,6-DNT); 2-Chloronaphthalene; 2-Nitroaniline; 2-Picoline (2-methylpyridine); 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine; 3-Nitroaniline; 4-Aminobiphenyl; 4-Nitroaniline; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine; Acetophenone; Aniline; Isophorone (isoforone, isoacetophorone); N,N-Dibutylnitrous amide (n-nitroso-di-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodibutylamine); N-Nitroso-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodimethylamine; N-Nitrosomethylethylamine; N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine; Nitrobenzene (mononitrotoluene, MNT, methylnitrobenzene); Pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene); Phenacetin; p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene (4-dimethylaminoazobenzene, DAB, dimethylaminoazobenzene) GC-MS - Purge and trap In-house EP074 and EP075
Cyanide - Amenable to chlorination Segmented flow analyser (SFA) In-house EK030SF

Butylbenzylphthalate; Dibutylphthalate (di-n-butyl phthalate, DBP); Diethylphthalate; Dimethylbenzene-1,2-dicarboxylate (dimethylphthalate); bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (diisooctyl phthalate, dioctyl phthalate, di-n-octyl phthalate) GC-MS In-house EP075
Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminants Potable waters Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Ethion; Fenthion; Pirimiphos ethyl; Prothiofos GC-MS In-house EP068B, EP075
Aldrin; Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Endrin ketone; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Isodrin; Methoxychlor; Organochlorine pesticides; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane); α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorobenzene (γ-benzene hexachloride, γ-BHC, γ-HCB, lindane); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS In-house EP068A, EP075
Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS In-house EP068B, EP075

2-Methoxycarbonyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate (mevinphos); Fenchlorphos (ronnel); Fipronil GC-MS In-house EP094
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric In-house EP025
Sugar Classical In-house EA049 
Solids - Suspended Classical APHA 2540 D and in-house EA025 
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Suspended volatile Gravimetric APHA 2540 E and in-house EA036
Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EA040U-41U
Thiocyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 4500 CN- M and in-house EK027
Alkalinity - Bicarbonate Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED035
Sulfide UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 4500 S2- D and in-house EK085
Turbidity Nephelometry APHA 2130 B and in-house EA045
Silica Discrete analyser (DA) In-house QWI-EN/EG052G 
Lime dissolving carbonic acid Classical In-house EA145
Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK057G and EK257A
Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 3500 Cr B and in-house EG050G
Salinity Calculation APHA 2510 B and in-house EA020EC
Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK059 and EK259
Bromide; Chloride; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED009 and ED013 
Colour - True Visual comparison APHA 2120 B and in-house EA041
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK061G and EK261A 
Acidity Titration APHA 2310 B and in-house ED038 
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Calculation In-house EA016 
Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EG051G
Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK059G
Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC) Classical In-house EP006 
Sulfate Discrete analyser (DA) In-house ED041G 
Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK058G and EK258A
Oil and grease Gravimetric APHA 5520 B and in-house EP020
Conductivity Electrometric APHA 2510 B and in-house EA010
Chloride Discrete analyser (DA) In-house ED045G
Fluoride Classical APHA 4500 F- C and in-house EK040
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD); Carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD) Electrometric APHA 5210 B
In-house EP030

Ammonia; Chloramines - In-situ; Chlorine - In-situ, free; Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ; pH - In-situ Direct reading instrument; Manual; Titration In-house EN67.B
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric APHA 2540 E and in-house EA035
Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK055 and EK255 
Methyl blue active substances (MBAS); Surfactants - Anionic UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5540 B, 5540 C
in-house EP050

Alkalinity - Hydroxide Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED025
Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK058G and EK258A
Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK057G and EK257A
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK061 and EK261
Acids - Volatile Gravimetric APHA 5560 C
in-house EP045

Colour - Apparent Visual comparison APHA 2120 B and in-house EA040
Sulfur - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA); ICP-AES; Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED043
Formaldehyde (methanal) UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP010
Phaeophytin; Pheopigments - Lorenzen Calculation In-house method EP008
Phosphorus - Ortho Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK071G and EK271A 
Iodide Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED009 
Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA) In-house EK058G
pH Electrometric APHA 4500 H+ B and in-house EA005
Solids - Total Gravimetric APHA 2540 B and in-house EA030
Hardness - Total Calculation APHA 2340 B and in-house EA065
Tannins UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP011
Phosphorus - Total Classical; Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK067 and EK267
Carbon - Total Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP007 
Sulfur ICP-AES APHA 3120, and in-house ED040

Alkalinity - Carbonate Titration APHA 2320 B and in-house ED030
Bromate; Chlorate; Chlorite; Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED013 
Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Phosphate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED009 
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5220 B and in-house EP026SP

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 3500 Cr B, and in-house EG050G
Solids - Dissolved Gravimetric APHA 2540 C and in-house EA015
Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EK010
Surfactants - Non-ionic as cobalt thiocyanate active substances (CTAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 5540 B, 5540 D
in-house EP041

Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK067G and EK267A
Solids - Settleable Gravimetric APHA 2540 F and in-house EA034
Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house EA043/EA044

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK055G and EK255A
Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house EP005  
Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation In-house EA165
Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA) APHA 3500 Fe- B and in-house EG051G
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP026SP

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Phosphate Ion chromatography (IC) In-house ED013 
Silica ICP-AES In-house ED040

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK262PA
Phosphorus - Ortho Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA) In-house EK071G and EK271A
Chlorophyll a; Chlorophyll a - Lorenzen; Chlorophyll b; Chlorophyll c UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house EP008
Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) In-house method EP002 
Sulfite Titration In-house EK086
Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Automated; Composite; Grab; Manual by hand In-house EN67.B

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Sugar Fehlings solution in-house EA049

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of agricultural products and treatment materials Soils Ammonium chloride - Exchangeable cations; Calcium; Effective cation exchange capacity (ECEC); Exchangeable sodium percentage (ESP); Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium ICP-AES In-house ED008 After pre-treatment for removal of soluble salts
Ammonium chloride - Exchangeable cations; Calcium; Effective cation exchange capacity (ECEC); Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium ICP-AES In-house ED007 No pre-treatment for removal of soluble salts
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Natural gas Hydrogen sulfide GC-SCD In-house EP251 
1-Butylene (1-butene); 2-Methylbutane (isopentane); Butane (n-butane); Carbon dioxide (CO2); Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Helium; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Isobutane; Methane; Nitrogen; Octanes+; Oxygen; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane; Propene (propylene) GC-FID; GC-TCD In-house EP250
Analysis of cements and cementitious materials - Composition Cement products Chloride Titration In-house Cl-VOL66
Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Greases; Lubricating oils Base number of petroleum products Potentiometric perchloric acid titration ASTM D2896B
Acid number of petroleum products Potentiometric titration ASTM D664 
Analysis of ores and minerals Aluminium ores Aluminium oxide; Barium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Strontium oxide; Sulfur trioxide (sulfuric anhydride); Titanium dioxide; Vanadium oxide; Zinc oxide; Zirconium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF13n
Aluminium ores; Chromium ores; Copper ores; Dolomite; Geochemical samples for trace elements; Geological samples; Gold ores; Iron ores; Lead ores; Limestone; Metallurgical samples; Mineral sands; Nickel ores; Phosphate rock; Silica sands; Silicate materials; Silver ores; Tin ores; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Particle size distribution Sieve analysis In-house OA-SIZE D Sizings down to 45 microns
Aluminium ores; Iron ores; Nickel ores; Phosphate rock; Silicate materials Loss on ignition Gravimetric In-house ME-GRA05
Chromium ores Chromium ICP-AES In-house ME-ICP81x
Copper ores; Metallurgical samples Copper ICP-AES In-house ME-OG46 and ME-OG62
Copper Titration In-house Cu-VOL61
Dolomite; Iron ores; Limestone; Silica sands Moisture Gravimetric In-house OA-GRA10
Dolomite; Limestone Aluminium oxide; Barium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Cobalt; Copper; Iron - Total; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Nickel; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Strontium oxide; Titanium dioxide; Vanadium oxide; Zirconium oxide ICP-AES In-house ME-ICP86
Dolomite; Limestone; Mineral sands; Silica sands Loss on ignition Gravimetric In-house OA-GRA05 and ME-GRA05
Geochemical samples for trace elements Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Germanium; Hafnium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Rhenium; Rubidium; Scandium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tantalum; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES In-house ME-ICP41 and ME-ICP61

Geochemical samples for trace elements; Geological samples; Metallurgical samples Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Germanium; Hafnium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Rhenium; Rubidium; Scandium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tantalum; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-MS In-house ME-MS41, ME-MS42,ME-MS61 and ME-MS62

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Dysprosium; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Germanium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Lutetium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Neodymium; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Praseodymium; Rhenium; Rubidium; Samarium; Scandium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tantalum; Tellurium; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES; ICP-MS in-house method ME-MS61L and in-house method MS61L-REE
Geological samples; Metallurgical samples Sulfur - Sulfide Calculation In-house S-CAL07
Carbon - Total organic (TOC) High temperature evolution; Infrared (IR) In-house C-IR17 and C-IR07
Sulfate - Acid soluble; Sulfur High temperature evolution; ICP-AES; Infrared (IR) In-house S-ICP16 and S-IR08
Carbon - Inorganic Calculation In-house C-CAL15
Carbon - Graphitic High temperature evolution; Infrared (IR) In-house C-IR18
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Germanium; Hafnium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Rhenium; Rubidium; Scandium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tantalum; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES In-house ME-ICP41, ME-ICP61,ME-OG46 and ME-OG62

Gold ores Gold Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS); ICP-MS In-house Au-OG43, Au-OG44, Au-ST43, Au-ST44, Au-TL43 and Au-TL44

Iron ores Aluminium; Arsenic; Calcium; Copper; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Strontium; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF21n
Sulfur High temperature evolution; Infrared (IR) In-house S-IR08
Lead ores; Metallurgical samples Lead ICP-AES In-house ME-OG46 and ME-OG62
Metallurgical samples; Zinc ores Zinc ICP-AES In-house ME-OG46 and ME-OG62
Mineral sands Arsenic oxide; Chromium oxide; Lead oxide; Thorium dioxide; Tin dioxide; Uranium oxide; Yttrium oxide; Zinc ICP-MS In-house ME-MS88
Aluminium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Hafnium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Niobium oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Titanium dioxide; Vanadium oxide; Zirconium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF31z, ME-XRF31r, ME-XRF31i and ME-XRF31h
Aluminium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Hafnium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Niobium oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Thorium oxide; Titanium dioxide; Uranium oxide; Vanadium oxide; Zirconium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF31z
Quartz - Free Gravimetric In-house OA-MIN05
Radioactivity Calculation In-house ME-MS88
Iron oxide Titration In-house OA-VOL06

Nickel ores Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Titanium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF12n
Phosphate rock Aluminium oxide; Calcium oxide; Fluorine; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Titanium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF24
Silica sands Aluminium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Titanium dioxide ICP-AES In-house ME-PKG85
Silicate materials Aluminium oxide; Barium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Strontium oxide; Sulfur trioxide (sulfuric anhydride); Titanium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF26
Silver ores Silver ICP-AES In-house ME-OG46 and ME-OG62 
Analysis of refractories, ceramics and related materials Clays Aluminium oxide; Barium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Strontium oxide; Sulfur trioxide (sulfuric anhydride); Titanium dioxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) In-house ME-XRF26
Loss on ignition Gravimetric In-house OA-GRA05 and ME-GRA05
Moisture Gravimetric In-house OA-GRA10
Aluminium oxide; Barium oxide; Calcium oxide; Chromium oxide; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Iron oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese oxide; Nickel; Phosphorus oxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Strontium oxide; Titanium dioxide; Tungsten; Vanadium oxide; Zinc; Zirconium dioxide ICP-AES In-house ME-ICP85

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