NSW Health Pathology

Site

Forensic & Analytical Science Service

Accreditation No.

3588

Site No.

3581

Date of Accreditation

15 Jun 1991

Address

Joseph Street and Weeroona Road
Lidcombe, NSW 2141
Australia

pathology.health.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Ms R Wilson P: +61 (02) 96460222

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure

Suspended

Analysis for organometals
Saline waters Arsenic acid V; Arsenobetaine (AB); Arsenous acid III; Dimethylarsenic acid; Monomethylarsonic acid ICP-MS In-house TM181

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure

Suspended

Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Arsenic acid V; Arsenobetaine (AB); Arsenous acid III; Dimethylarsenic acid; Monomethylarsonic acid ICP-MS In-house TM181
Cyanide - Free Classical In-house WC4

Suspended

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Bromate; Chlorate; Chlorite Ion chromatography (IC)

In-house WC12

Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silica; Sodium; Strontium; Thallium; Zinc ICP-AES In-house TM168
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Thorium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS In-house TM167
Iodine ICP-MS In-house TM166
Analysis for herbicides Waters for potable and domestic purposes Atrazine; Chloroxuron; Cyanazine; Diuron; Fenuron; Fluometuron; Hexazinone; Linuron; Metobromuron; Metoxuron; Metribuzin; Propazine; Simazine; Terbuthylazine; Terbutryn LC-MS-MS In-house CET-19C
Dichlobenil (2,3-dichlorobenzonitrile); Pendimethalin GC-MS-MS In-house CET-7D
Metalochlor; Molinate; Propachlor LC-MS-MS In-house CET-43A
(R)-2-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid (dichlorprop, 2,4-DP); 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T); 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D); 2-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)propionic acid (2,4,5-TP, fenoprop, silvex); 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); 3,6-Dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid (dicamba); 4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-DB, [2,4-dichlorophenoxy]butyric acid); 4-Amino-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid (picloram); Bromacil; Bromoxynil; Clopyralid; Haloxyfop; Pentachlorophenol; Propanil; Triclopyr (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyloxyacetic acid) LC-MS-MS In-house CET-8B
Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA); Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine) LC-MS-MS In-house method CET-17A
Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Trihalomethanes GC-ECD - Headspace In-house CET-30A
1-Pentanol (pentan-1-ol, n-amyl alcohol); 2-Ethoxy-2-ethanol; 2-Methoxyethanol; Acetone; Acetonitrile; Ammonia; Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Diethyl ether; Ethanol; Ethylacetate; Hexane (n-hexane); Kerosene; Methanol; Methyl-1-propanol; Methylamine; Nitroethane; Nitromethane; Pentane (n-pentane); Propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol, isopropanol, 2-propanol); Toluene; Trichloromethane (chloroform); Xylene; n-Butanol; n-Butylamine GC-MS In-house CET-45
Analysis of biotoxin residues and contaminants Waters for potable and domestic purposes Algal toxin - Cylindrospermopsin (CYN); Algal toxin - Nodularin; Microcystin-LR; Microcystin-RR; Microcystin-YR LC-MS in-house method CET-41
Gonyautoxin 1 and 4 (GTX1,4); Gonyautoxin 2 and 3 (GTX2,3); Neosaxitoxin (NEO); Paralytic shellfish toxins (PSP); Saxitoxin (STX) LC-MS In-house CET-42
Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminants Waters for potable and domestic purposes (2-Dimethylamino-5,6-dimethylpyrimidin-4-yl) N,N-dimethylcarbamate (pirimicarb); 3-Hydroxycarbofuran (thiobencarb, S-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-N,N-diethylcarbamothioate); Aldicarb; Aldicarb sulfoxide; Bendiocarb; Carbaryl; Carbendazim; Carbofuran; Chlorpropham; Fenoxycarb; Methiocarb; Methomyl; Oxamyl (thioxamyl); Promecarb; Thiodicarb LC-MS-MS In-house CET-19C
2,2,2-Trichloro-1,1-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethanol (dicofol, kelthane); 2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil); Aldrin; Carbophenothion (trithion); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Disulfoton; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Fenchlorphos (ronnel); Fenitrothion; Fenthion; Fenvalerate; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Methoxychlor; Methylparathion (parathionmethyl); O,O-Diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate (parathion, ethylparathion, diethylparathion, parathion-ethyl, folidol); Oxychlordane; Pendimethalin; Pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene); Terbufos; Trifluralin; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane); α-Hexachlorobenzene (α-benzene hexachloride, α-BHC, α-HCB); β-Hexachlorobenzene (β-benzene hexachloride, β-BHC, β-HCB); γ-Hexachlorobenzene (γ-benzene hexachloride, γ-BHC, γ-HCB, lindane); δ-Hexachlorobenzene (δ-benzene hexachloride, δ-BHC, δ-HCB) GC-MS-MS In-house CET-7D
2-Methoxycarbonyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate (mevinphos); Azinphos-ethyl; Azinphos-methyl (guthion); Chlorfenvinphos; Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Ethion; Fenamiphos; Fensulfothion; Methidathion; O-Ethyl O-(4-[methylthio]phenyl) S-propyl phosphorodithioate (bolstar, sulprofos); Pirimiphos ethyl; Pirimiphos methyl; Profenofos LC-MS-MS In-house CET-43A
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

In-house WC2

Alkalinity Titration

In-house WC6

Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Nitrite; Phosphate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

In-house WC5

Conductivity; Turbidity; pH Electrometric; Turbidometry

In-house WC1

Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house WC3

Ammonia Ion selective electrode (ISE) In-house WC-3
Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Dissolved organic carbon (DOC); Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Classical

In-house WC11

Iodide Ion selective electrode (ISE) In-house WC8

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Human Testing for Workplace and/or Community Screening

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure

Suspended

Monitoring for heavy metals, organometals and trace elements
Urine Arsenate; Arsenic - Total inorganic; Arsenite; Arsenobetaine (AB); Dimethylarsenate (DMA); Monomethyl arsenate (MA) ICP-MS

In-house TM181

Monitoring for heavy metals, organometals and trace elements Blood Lithium ICP-AES

In-house TM169

Lead ICP-MS

In-house TM116

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Legal

Service Product Determinant

Suspended

Analysis of controlled substances
Clandestine drug facility - Investigation Drug and chemical identification

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of tobacco and tobacco products Disposable E-cigarettes; E-cigarette cartridges Nicotine LC-MS-MS In-house CET-46A

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 TM118

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