NSW Department of Primary Industries

Site

Environmental Laboratory – Wollongbar Primary Industries Institute

Accreditation No.

14173

Site No.

14166

Date of Accreditation

13 May 1993

Address

1243 Bruxner Highway
Wollongbar, NSW 2477
Australia

dpi.nsw.gov.au/about-us/laboratory-services

Contact

Mrs Amanda Musgrave P: +61 (02) 66261103

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for residues and contaminants (including pesticide residues, excluding veterinary chemicals residues) Animal tissue; Body fluids Arsenic; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Zinc ICP-AES in-house methods B076 and M670
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Cereals; Grain by-products; Plant material Arsenic; Cadmium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Molybdenum; Selenium ICP-MS in-house methods M671, P051 and P052
Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; Zinc ICP-AES in-house methods M670, P051 and P052
Cereals; Grain by-products; Plant material; Soils Chloride Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house methods P324 and S224 


Plant material Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method P351
Soils Carbon - Organic UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method S236
Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method S241
Phosphorus - Available (Bray) Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method S260
Conductivity Electrometric in-house methods S015, S016 and S202
pH Electrometric in-house methods S201, S015 and S016
Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method S250
Carbon - Total; Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Nitrogen - Total Dumas in-house methods M630 and S238
Phosphorus - Available (Colwell) Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method S262
Moisture Gravimetric in-house method S011
Aluminium - Exchangeable; Boron - Hot calcium chloride extractable; Calcium - Exchangeable; Magnesium - Exchangeable; Manganese - Exchangeable; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable copper; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable iron; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable manganese; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable zinc; Potassium - Exchangeable; Sodium - Exchangeable; Sulfur - Extractable ICP-AES in-house methods S265, S266, S267, S269 and S273

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Irrigation and stock waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Solid wastes; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gallium; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in-house method M671, W001 and W004
Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; Zinc ICP-AES in-house methods M670, S021, S035, W001, W003
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Coliforms - Thermotolerant Defined substrate technology in-house method MB401
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology in-house method MB402
Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MB405
Analysis for nutrients Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Oxidised; Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house methods W007, W140, W141, W151, W153, W160 and W161
Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Ortho Ion chromatography (IC) in-house W125
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation in-house method C805
Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method S243
Nitrogen - Total Dumas in-house method M630
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Sludges; Trade wastes Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in-house method W108
Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W111
Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W118
Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) in-house method W125
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W109
Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W113
Chloride Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method W124
Irrigation and stock waters Calcium carbonate precipitation potential; Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) Calculation in-house methods C801, C802
Chloride Titration in-house method W123
Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Turbidity Nephelometry in-house method W112
Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric in-house method W115
Conductivity Electrometric in-house method W102
pH Electrometric in-house method W101
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in-house method W116
Alkalinity - Total Titration in-house method W107
Conductivity; pH Electrometric in-house method W107
Alkalinity Titration in-house method W103
Hardness Calculation in-house method C804
Sediments; Soils Aluminium - Exchangeable; Boron; Calcium - Exchangeable; Magnesium - Exchangeable; Manganese - Exchangeable; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable copper; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable iron; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable manganese; Micronutrients - DTPA extractable zinc; Potassium - Exchangeable; Sodium - Exchangeable; Sulfur potassium chloride extractable (SKCl) ICP-AES in-house methods S265 (calcium chloride extractable boron), S266, S267, S269, S273
Acid neutralising capacity (ANC) Titration in-house methods S210
Phosphorus buffer index (PBI) ICP-AES in-house methods M670 and S263
Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes Carbon - Organic Dumas in-house method S238
Sewage; Trade wastes Carbon - Organic Combustion in-house method W110

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; Cadmium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Gallium; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Thallium; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in-house methods M671, W001 and W004
Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; Zinc ICP-AES in-house methods M670, W001 and W003
Analysis for microorganisms Waters for potable and domestic purposes Coliforms - Thermotolerant Defined substrate technology in-house method MB401
Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MB405
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology in-house method MB402
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Potable waters Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric in-house method W115
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Chloride Titration in-house method W123
Conductivity; pH Electrometric in-house method W107
Carbon - Organic Combustion in-house method W110
Alkalinity Titration in-house method W103
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation in-house method C805
Chloride Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method W124
Calcium carbonate precipitation potential; Hardness; Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) Calculation in-house methods C801, C802 and C804
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in-house method W108
Nitrogen - Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Oxidised; Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house methods W007, W140, W141, W151, W153, W160 and W161
Alkalinity - Total Titration in-house method W107
Conductivity Electrometric in-house method W102
Colour - Apparent; Colour - True; Deposited matter - Soluble UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W111
Turbidity Nephelometry in-house method W112
pH Electrometric in-house method W101
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W109
Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W118
Sulfate ICP-AES in-house method W130
Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Phosphorus - Ortho; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) in-house method W125
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in-house method W116
Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method W113

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