SGS Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Environment, Health and Safety – Cairns Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2562

Site No.

3146

Date of Accreditation

14 May 1991

Address

2/58 Comport Street
Cairns, QLD 4870
Australia

au.sgs.com

Contact

Mr Jon Dicker P: +61 (07) 40355111

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Plant material; Soils Nitrogen - Total Combustion in-house method AN205
Soils Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN274

Phosphorus - Available (Colwell) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN015

Moisture Gravimetric

in-house method AN002

Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN273

pH Electrometric

in-house method AN101

Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN248
Sulfur - Sulfate extractable ICP-AES

in-house method AN014 and AN320

Particle size distribution Wet sieving

in-house method AN005

Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN279
Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN280
Emerson class number Calculation AS 1289.3.8.1
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN281
Exchangeable cations ICP-AES in-house method AN122 and AN320
Conductivity Electrometric

in-house method AN106

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for diesel particulates Diesel particulates Carbon - Elemental; Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total Evolved gas analyser

in-house method AN204

Analysis for elements Bore waters; Estuarine waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Germanium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lutetium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in-house method AN318
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Leachates; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Silver Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Graphite furnace

in-house method AN304

Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation

in-house method AN027 and AN312

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gold; Indium; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Scandium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES

in-house method AN012, AN014, AN020, AN022, AN025, AN040 and AN320

Sediments; Sludges; Soils Antimony; Arsenic; Beryllium; Cadmium; Gallium; Germanium; Lanthanum; Selenium; Silver; Tellurium; Thorium; Tin; Tungsten; Uranium ICP-MS in-house method AN318
Analysis for nutrients Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN281

Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Autoanalyser (AA); Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN248, AN276 and AN277

Nitrogen - Organic; Nitrogen - Total Calculation; Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method AN248 and AN281

Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN280

Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN278 and AN279

Soils Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN279
Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method AN258
Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN280
Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA) in-house method AN248
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Ash; Combustible matter; Deposited matter; Particulate matter; Solids - Insoluble; Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house method AN503

Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Carbon - Dissolved; Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total; Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC); Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Dissolved inorganic carbon; Dissolved organic carbon (DOC); Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Combustion in-house method AN190
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN274

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Soils; Soils - Acid sulfate; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes pH; pH - Peroxide (pHOX) Electrometric

in-house method AN101 and AN104

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Solids - Suspended; Solids - Suspended volatile; Solids - Total; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

in-house method AN113 and AN114

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house AN738

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN272

Turbidity Nephelometry

in-house method AN119

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method AN141 


Colour Visual comparison

in-house method AN108

Hardness Calculation

in-house method AN124

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric; Titration

in-house method AN183

Conductivity Electrometric

in-house method AN106

Alkalinity Titration

in-house method AN135

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric; Titration

in-house method AN176

Oil and grease Gravimetric

in-house method AN185

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) Calculation

in-house method AN330

Leachates Sample preparation - Non-volatile components Leachate procedures in-house method AN007

Sediments Net acid generation (NAG) Titration

in-house method AN216

Sediments; Soils Acidity - Titratable actual (TAA); Acidity - Titratable peroxide (TPA); Acidity - Total potential Titration

in-house method AN214, AN218 and AN219

Sediments; Soils; Soils - Acid sulfate Acid neutralising capacity (ANC) Titration

in-house method AN218

Chromium reducible sulfur suite (CRS) Titration

in-house method AN217

Soils Acid neutralising capacity (ANC); Excess acid neutralisation capacity (ANCE) Titration

in-house method AN212 and AN214

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE) in-house method AN142
Exchangeable cations ICP-AES

in-house method AN122 and AN320

Soils; Soils - Acid sulfate Suspension peroxide oxidation combined acidty and sulfur (SPOCAS) Calculation

in-house method AN220

Moisture Gravimetric

in-house method AN002

Analysis for respirable quartz Filters Cristobalite; Crystalline silica (mass) - Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)

NIOSH 7603 and in-house method AN505

Analysis of dust Dust Dust - Inhalable; Dust - Respirable Gravimetric in-house method AN621
Counting of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Air; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines Volume measurement Sampling flow rate and duration measurement National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003, National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Synthetic Mineral Fibres NOHSC:3006 and in-house method AN601
Membrane filters Respirable asbestos fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Phase contrast microscopy National Occupational Health and Safety Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003, National Occupational Health and Safety Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Synthetic Mineral Fibres NOHSC:3006 and in-house method AN601
Identification of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Bulk samples; Non-homogenous materials (soils, dust, ores) Amosite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Organic fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) AS 4964 and in-house method AN602

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Germanium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lutetium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in-house method AN 318
Silver Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Graphite furnace

in-house method AN304

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gold; Indium; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Scandium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES

in-house method AN012, AN014, AN020, AN022, AN025, AN040 and AN320

Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation

in-house method AN027 and AN312

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Hardness Calculation

in-house method AN124

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method AN141

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN274

Turbidity Nephelometry

in-house method AN119

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method AN738

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric; Titration

in-house method AN176

Carbon - Dissolved; Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total; Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC); Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Dissolved inorganic carbon; Dissolved organic carbon (DOC); Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Combustion in-house method AN190
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric; Titration

in-house method AN183

pH; pH - Peroxide (pHOX) Electrometric

in-house method AN101 and AN104

Conductivity Electrometric

in-house method AN106

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method AN248, AN276 and AN277

Alkalinity Titration

in-house method AN135

Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) Calculation

in-house method AN330

Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN278 and AN279

Oil and grease Gravimetric

in-house method AN185

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN272

Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN280

Colour Visual comparison

in-house method AN108

Solids - Suspended; Solids - Suspended volatile; Solids - Total; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

in-house method AN113 and AN114

Nitrogen - Organic; Nitrogen - Total Calculation; Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method AN248 and AN281

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method AN281

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials Paints and related coating materials Lead ICP-AES in-house method AN065

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