National Measurement Institute - NMI Sydney Chemical and Biological Services

Site

Chemical Reference Values

Accreditation No.

198

Site No.

20843

Date of Accreditation

11 Apr 2012

Address

105 Delhi Road
North Ryde, NSW 2113
Australia

measurement.gov.au

Contact

Ms Raluca Iavetz P: +61 (02) 94490178

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Chemical metrology - Provision of reference values in substances Agrichemicals; Clinical biomarkers; Ethanol solutions; Illicit drugs; Steroids and anti-doping substances; Veterinary chemicals Mass fraction Mass balance; Quantitative Nuclear magnetic resonance (qNMR) Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Pure organic compounds within the molecular weight range of 40 to 800 g/mol

Capability

Determination of mass fraction of pure organic compounds with molecular weight range of 40 - 800 g/mol  with measurement uncertainty of -
0.3% to 2.5% relative for molecular weights 40 to 500 g/mol
0.5% to 2.5% for molecular weights 501 to 800 g/mol
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K55a, b, c and d; CCQM-K104
Covers compounds which are amenable to the mass balance and/or qNMR approach. This includes  but is not limited to Amphetamines and related compounds; Antibiotics and metabolites; Butiophenones (α-aminopropiophenones); Cathinones (α-aminopropiophenones); Cocaine and related substances; Cocaine metabolites; Ephedrine and related substances; Ethanol; Non-peptide growth promotants and metabolites; Non-peptide hormone antagonists and modulators; Opiates and related substances; Pentiophenones (α-alkylamino) and related substances; Pesticides; Phenylethylamines and related compounds; Prohormones and metabolites; Stimulants; Synthetic cannabinoids; Synthetic steroids and metabolites; Testosterone and metabolites; Veterinary steroids.
Agricultural products; Aqueous and organic solutions; Biological fluids and tissues; Foodstuffs; Illicit drugs; Pharmaceuticals; Sediments and soils; Waters Concentration; Mass fraction Densitometry; GC-MS-MS; ICP-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS; Quantitative Nuclear magnetic resonance (qNMR) Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Organic compounds within the molecular weight range of 70 to 800 g/mol
Inorganic compounds within the molecular weight range of 6 to 238 g/mol

Capability

Determination of mass fraction and/or concentration of  organic compounds, metals and metalloid elements with a minimum concentration 0.0001 mg/kg and with uncertainty of measurement of 0.35% - 25% relative
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K5; CCQM-K6; CCQM-K8; CCQM-K13; CCQM-K21; CCQM-K24; CCQM-K25; CCQM-K27; CCQM-K28; CCQM-K30; CCQM-K43; CCQM-K56; CCQM-K60; CCQM-K63; CCQM-K69; CCQM-K70; CCQM-K79; CCQM-K81; CCQM-K87; CCQM -K89; CCQM-K95; CCQM-K100; CCQM-K102; CCQM-K108; CCQM-K109; CCQM-K123; CCQM-K124; CCQM-K125; CCQM-K132; CCQM-K139; CCQM-K141 and CCQM-K145
Covers  compounds that are amenable to GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS; ICP-MS and qNMR. This includes but is not limited to Antibiotics in foodstuffs; Clinical markers in biological fluids; Ethanol solutions; Hormones; Hydrocarbons in soils and sediments; Illicit drug preparations; Metal and metalloid elements  in pharmaceuticals, soils, sediments, water, food and biological fluids; Pesticides in agricultural products, aqueous solutions and foodstuffs; Per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS) in water; Steroids and metabolites in biological fluids and solutions; Vitamins in biological fluids and foodstuffs; Polyhalogenated biophenyls in sediments and soils.
Amino acids; Animal hair; Biological fluids and tissues; Flora; Foodstuffs; Human hair; Illicit drugs; Pure organic compounds; Solutions Stable carbon isotope ratio Elemental analysis - Isotope ratio mass spectrometry (EA-IRMS); Gas chromatography - Combustion - Isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC-C-IRMS) Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Organic compounds combustible at temperatures up to 950°C

Capability

Determination of stable carbon isotope ratio values (δ13CVPDB/%) -10 to -32 with a measurement uncertainty of 0.10 to 2.00
Supported by CIPM Key Comparison CCQM-K140
Covers organic compounds (in pure form, solutions and matrices) combustible at temperatures up to 950°C. This includes but is not limited to Amino acids; Caffeine; Edible oils; Graphite; Honey; Human tissues; Illicit drugs; Meat; Plant materials; Plant derived mineral oils; Synthetic and endogenous steroids and metabolites in pure compounds and in biological fluids.

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