National Measurement Institute - NMI Sydney Chemical and Biological Services

Site

Chemical Reference Values

Accreditation No.

198

Site No.

20844

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 17034 (2016)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Agricultural certified reference materials Stockfeeds Agricultural chemicals; Antibiotics; Pesticides; Trace elements; Veterinary chemicals; Vitamins ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Organic compounds withing the molecular weight range of 70 to 800 g/mol
Inorganic compounds within the molecular weight range of 6 to 238 g/mol

Capability

With property value capability of -
Minimum concentration of 0.001 mg/kg
Range of uncertainty of measurement of 1% to 15% relative
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K5; CCQM-K24; CCQM-K30; CCQM-K43; CCQM-K56; CCQM-K60; CCQM-K81; CCQM-K89; CCQM-K95; CCQM-K100; CCQM-K108; CCQM-K125; CCQM-K141; CCQM-K145
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS and ICP-MS or Standard addition ICP-MS. This includes but is not limited to Agricultural chemicals; Antibiotics; Pesticides; Veterinary chemicals; Vitamins; Trace elements  

ISO 17034 (2016)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Pathology certified reference materials Blood; Blood products; Urine Clinical markers and metabolites; Hormones; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids; Steroids and metabolites; Trace elements Density meter; ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope ratio - Mass spectrometry Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Isotope dilution mass spectrometery and standard addition:
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

Isotope ratio mass spectrometry:
Organic compounds combustible at temperatures up to 950°C


Capability

With a property value capability of -
Carbon isotope ratio values (δ13CVPDB/%) -10 to -32 for compounds amenable to Isotope ratio MS with an uncertainty of measurement range of 0.10 to 2.00
Minimum concentration of 0.0001 mg/kg for compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS GC-MS-MS, ICP-MS or Standard addition ICP-MS  with a relative uncertainty of measurement of 1% to 15%
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K63; CCQM-K69; CCQM-K81; CCQM-K109; CCQM-K132; CCQM-K139; CCQM-K140 and CCQM-K141
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS GC-MS-MS LC-MS and ICP-MS; Standard Addition ICP-MS and Isotope ratio mass spectrometry. This includes but is not limited to Clinical  markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids and metabolites and Trace elements

ISO 17034 (2016)

Calibration

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Pure organic certified reference materials Sport doping control references Environmental markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Synthetic cannabinoids; Synthetic steroids and metabolites Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Pure organic compounds in solution within the molecular weight range of 70 to 800 g/mol

Capability

With a property value capability of -
Minimum concentration of 0.01 mg/kg
Range of relative measurement uncertainty of 2 - 6%
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K63, CCQM-K69 and CCQM-K132
Covers compounds in solution that are amenable to isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS, GC-MS-MS and LC-MS-MS. This includes but is not limited to Environmental markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites and Steroids and metabolites
Environmental markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids and metabolites; Synthetic steroids and metabolites 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

With a property value capability of -
Carbon isotope ratio values (δ13CVPDB/%) -10 to -32
Range of uncertainty of measurement of  0.10 to 2.00
Supported by CIPM Key Comparison CCQM-K140
Covers compounds that are amenable to Combustion isotope ratio mass spectrometry. This includes but is not limited to Environmental markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids and metabolites  

ISO 17034 (2016)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Certified reference materials for chemical composition, residues and contaminants Sediments; Soils Agricultural chemicals; Hydrocarbons; Pesticides; Polyhalogenated biphenyls; Trace elements ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Organic compounds in the molecular weight range of 70 to 800 g/mol
Inorganic compounds in the molecular weight range of 6 to 238 g/mol

Capability

With a property value capability of -
Minimum conentration of 0.001 mg/kg
Range of measurement uncertainty of  3 - 20%
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K13; CCQM-K25, CCQM-K28 and CCQM-K102
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS; GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS and ICP-MS and Standard addition ICP-MS. This includes but is not limited to Agricultural chemicals; Hydrocarbons; Pesticides; Polyhalogenated biphenyls and Trace elements
Waters Agricultural chemicals; Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS); Pesticides; Trace elements Density meter; ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual  Organic contaminants in the molecular weight range of 70 to 800 g/mol
Inorganic compounds in the molecular weight range of 6 to 238 g/mol

Capability

With a property value capability of -
Minimum concentration of 0.00005 mg/kg
Range of measurement uncertainty of 0.3 to 20% relative
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisions CCQM-K70; CCQM-K87 and CCQM-K124
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS; GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS and ICP-MS and Standard addition ICP-MS. This includes but is not limited to Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides; Per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS); and Trace elements


ISO 17034 (2016)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Food certified reference materials Foods; Potable waters Agricultural chemicals; Antibiotics; Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS); Pesticides; Trace elements; Veterinary chemicals; Vitamins Density meter; ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS 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

With a property value capability of -
Minimum concentration of 0.00005 mg/kg
With a measurement uncertainty of 0.35 to 15% relative
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K5; CCQM-K24; CCQM-K30; CCQM-K43; CCQM-K56; CCQM-K60; CCQM-K81; CCQM-K89; CCQM-K95; CCQM-K100; CCQM-K108; CCQM-K125; CCQM-K141; CCQM-K145;
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS; GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS or ICP-MS; Standard addition ICP-MS. This includes but is not limited to Agricultural chemicals; Antibiotics; Pesticides; Per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS); Veterinary chemicals; Vitamins; Trace elements

ISO 17034 (2016)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Pathology certified reference materials Blood; Blood products; Urine Clinical markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids; Steroids and metabolites; Trace elements Density meter; ICP-MS - Standard addition; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS; Isotope dilution ICP-MS; Isotope dilution LC-MS-MS; Isotope ratio - Mass spectrometry Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Isotope dilution mas spectrometry and standard addition:
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
Isotope ratio mass spectrometry:
Organic compounds combustible at temperatures up to 950°C

Capability

With a property value capability of -
Carbon isotope ratio values (δ13CVPDB/%) -10 to -32 for compounds amenable to Isotope ratio MS with an uncertainty range of 0.10 to 2.00
Minimum concentration of 0.001 mg/kg for compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS and LC-MS with relative uncertainty of measurement of 1% to 15%
Minimum concentration of 0.001 mg/kg for compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry and standard addition using ICP-MS with relative uncertainty of measurement of 1% to 15%
Supported by CIPM Key Comparisons CCQM-K63; CCQM-K69; CCQM-K81; CCQM-K109; CCQM-K132; CCQM-K139; CCQM-K140 CCQM-K141
Covers compounds that are amenable to Isotope dilution mass spectrometry using GC-MS, GC-MS-MS LC-MS and ICP-MS, Standard addition using ICP-MS and Isotope ratio mass spectrometry. This includes but is not limited to Clinical markers and metabolites; Hormones and metabolites; Pharmaceutical drugs and metabolites; Steroids and metabolites and Trace elements
 

ISO 17034 (2016)

Legal

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Forensic certified reference materials Ethanol reference standards Aqueous ethanol standard Density meter; Isotope dilution GC-MS; Isotope dilution GC-MS-MS Reference Materials Producers Quality Manual Minimum concentration of 0.6 g/kg

Capability

With a property value capability of -
Minimum concentration of 0.6 g/kg
Range of uncertainty of measurement of  0.5% to 2% relative
Supported by CCQM-K27 and CCQM-K79

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