Queensland Health - Forensic and Scientific Services

Site

Forensic and Scientific Services

Accreditation No.

41

Site No.

34

Date of Accreditation

26 Jun 1951

Address

Liaison Unit, 39 Kessels Road
Coopers Plains, QLD 4108
Australia

health.qld.gov.au/qhcss/qhss/

Contact

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 Dipping solutions Dimethoate HPLC in house 16299
Measurement of ionising radiation Unprocessed agricultural products Gamma radiation High resolution gamma spectrometry in house 25279

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for carbamate pesticides Bore waters; Recycled waters; Surface waters (2-Dimethylamino-5,6-dimethylpyrimidin-4-yl) N,N-dimethylcarbamate (pirimicarb); 3-Hydroxycarbofuran (thiobencarb, S-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-N,N-diethylcarbamothioate); Aldicarb; Aldicarb sulfone; Aldicarb sulfoxide; Bendiocarb; Carbaryl; Carbofuran; Methiocarb; Methomyl; Oxamyl (thioxamyl); Promecarb; Propoxur; Thiodicarb LC-MS-MS In house method 32701
Analysis for cyanide Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Leachates; Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Cyanide - Total Colourimetry

in house 29936

Analysis for elements Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Sludges; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silica; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in house 18196
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Sludges; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

in house 27441

Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Nickel; Zinc ICP-MS In-house method 27441 and 32425
Marine waters; Saline waters Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS In-house method 35180
Analysis for fungicides Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Dithiocarbamates LC-MS-MS in house 31349
Analysis for herbicides Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Waste waters (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); 4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-DB, [2,4-dichlorophenoxy]butyric acid); Phenoxy acid herbicides LC-MS in house 16631 and 15506
Bore waters; Recycled waters; Surface waters Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA); Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine) LC-MS-MS In house method 30814
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Clopyralid; Oryzalin; Prodiamine; Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB); Triazine herbicides LC-HRMS In house 33963
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D); 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); 4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-DB, [2,4-dichlorophenoxy]butyric acid); 4-(4-Chloro-2-methylphenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-MCPB, MCPB, 4-[4-chloro-o-tolyloxyl]butyric acid); Acifluorfen; Ametryne (ametryn); Atrazine; Bromacil; Clethodim; Cyanazine; Diuron; Fluometuron; Fluroxypyr; Haloxyfop; Hexazinone; Imazapic; Imazapyr; Imazethapyr; Imidacloprid; Mesosulfuron-methyl; Metalochlor; Methylchlorophenoxypropionic acid (RS-2-[4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy]propanoic acid, MCPP, mecoprop); Metribuzin; Metsulfuron methyl; Prometryn; Propachlor; Propazine; Sethoxydim; Simazine; Sulfosulfuron; Terbuthylazine; Terbutryn; Triclopyr (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyloxyacetic acid) LC-MS-MS

in house 29937 and 33963

in house 34620 and 34622
Endothal GC-MS In house 34620
Ground waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine) LC-MS-MS in house 26601
Plant material Herbicides LC-MS in house 32457
Sediments; Soils Herbicides LC-MS-MS in house 32456
Analysis for hydrocarbons Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Hydrocarbons GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC) in house 15603 and 16308
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Liquid wastes; Trade wastes Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS in house 16647 and 15640
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS in house 28017
Haloacetic acids (HAA) GC-MS in house 16307 and 15603
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) GC-MS in house 33179
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS in house 16315 and 15601
Sediments; Soils Hydrocarbons GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC) in house 15603 and 33968
Soils Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) GC-MS in house 33496
Analysis for industrial chemicals Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) LC-MS in house 32403
Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS In house method 32403
Industrial waters - Treated; Trade wastes N-Nitroso-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodimethylamine; N-Nitrosodiphenylamine (NDPhenylA); N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine GC-MS

in house 26555

Soils Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS In house method 33946
4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) LC-MS in house 33946
Vegetables Perfluorinated compounds (PFC); Perfluoro-4-ethylcyclohexane sulfonate potassium (PFECHS); Perfluoro-n-octadecanoic acid (PFODA); Perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCA); Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates (PFSA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecane sulfonic acid (PFDoDS); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexadecanoic acid (PFHxDA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononane sulfonic acid (PFNS); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA); Sum of PFAS LC-HRMS In house method 34909
Analysis for nutrients Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Treated effluent Nitrogen - Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total; Silica - Molybdate reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in house 13796; 13798; 13799; 13800; 13801; 13802
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Treated effluent Nitrogen - Organic; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Segmented flow analyser (SFA) in house 13804
Analysis for organic vapours Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Vapours Acetaldehyde (ethanal); Acetone; Acrolein (2-propenal); Benzaldehyde (phenylmethanal); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Butyraldehyde (butanal); Crotonaldehyde; Formaldehyde (methanal); Hexanal (hexaldehyde); Methacrolein; Pentanal (valeraldehyde); Propionaldehyde (propanal); Tolualdehyde HPLC

USEPA TO-11A and in house 21664

Analysis for organochlorine pesticides Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Organochlorine pesticides GC-MS in house 16315, 15601 and 15506
2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil) LC-MS-MS in house 31437
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Surface waters; Waste waters 2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil) GC-MS In house 34620
Sediments; Soils Organochlorine pesticides GC-MS

in house 16313 and 15601

Analysis for organometals Ground waters; Sewage Arsenate; Arsenite; Arsenobetaine (AB); Dimethylarsenic acid; Monomethylarsonic acid HPLC-ICP-MS in-house method 31879 (27644)
Ethylmercury; Mercury - Inorganic; Methylmercury HPLC-ICP-MS in-house method 30864
Analysis for organophosphate pesticides Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Sewage and trade wastes; Surface waters; Waste waters Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) LC-MS

in house 26601

Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS; LC-MS

in house 15506, 15601 and 16315

Sediments; Soils Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS

in house 16313 and 15601

Analysis for phenols Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (4,6-dinitro-o-cresol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Chlorophenol (p-chlorophenol); 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in house 16647 and 15639

Sediments; Soils 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (4,6-dinitro-o-cresol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Chlorophenol (p-chlorophenol); 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in house 16313 and 15639

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Bore waters; Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Methyl blue active substances (MBAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 16641
Oil and grease Gravimetric in house 16308
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Colour UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 18206
Conductivity Electrochemical in house 18320
Solids - Suspended Gravimetric in house 18211
pH Electrochemical in house 18320
Alkalinity - Residual; Bicarbonate; Carbonate; Figure of merit; Hardness - Temporary; Hardness - Total; Hydroxide; Ions - Total dissolved; Langelier saturation index; Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio); Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); pH - Saturation value Calculation

in house 18209

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in house 33975
Alkalinity Electrochemical in house 18320
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in house 18215
Turbidity Nephelometry in house 18212
Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) in house 18204
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Treated effluent Carbon - Total organic (TOC) High temperature oxidation in house 16628
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Bromate; Bromide; Chlorate; Chlorite; Fluoride; Iodide; Nitrite; Perchlorate; Phosphate; Thiosulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

in house 18328

Bore waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Treated effluent Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) In house method 35047
Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Chloramines; Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 18202
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) HPLC

in house 26575

Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Sediments; Soils Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) GC-MS in house 16313 and 15640
Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Synthetic pyrethroids GC-MS in house 16315, 15601 and 15506
Sediments; Soils Synthetic pyrethroids GC-MS in house 16313 and 15601
Analysis for synthetic pesticides Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Insecticides LC-HRMS In house 34622
Analysis of extractable elements Soils Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES; ICP-MS In house 34534, 18196
Analysis of pharmaceutical residues and contaminants Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Atenolol; Atorvastatin; Caffeine; Carbamazepine; Chloramphenicol; Diazepam; Diclofenac; Erythromycin; Fluoxetine; Gemifibrozil; Ibuprofen; Ifosfamide; Indomethacin; Lincomycin; Metoprolol; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Sulfamethoxazole; Triclosan (5-chloro-2-[2,4-dichlorophenoxy]phenol); Trimethoprim; Tylosin LC-MS-MS In house 27701
Ground waters; Industrial waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC) GC-MS in house 25391 and 33961
Paraxanthine LC-MS-MS in house 31439
Analysis of the workplace environment in confined spaces Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Organic vapours Benzene; Ethylbenzene; Toluene; Xylene Gas chromatography (GC) in house 34022
Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) GC-MS USEPA TO14A, TO15, TO17
Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Organic vapours Volume measurement Classical Calibration of air sampling pumps by in house 13027
Measurement of ionising radiation Bore waters; Drain waters; Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Liquid wastes; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Alpha activity - Gross; Beta-activity - Gross Liquid scintillation counter

in house 18850

Radium 226; Radium 228 Liquid scintillation counter

in house 25272

Bore waters; Drain waters; Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Liquid wastes; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sediments; Sludges; Soils; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Vegetation; Waste tip run-off; Waste waters Gamma radiation High resolution gamma spectrometry

in house 25279

Sample collection Air - Confined spaces Not applicable Sampling for Volatile organic compounds (VOC): USEPA method TO-11A, TO-14A, TO-15 and TO-17 Sampling using ATD and canister for Volatile organic compounds (VOC): In-house methods 13010, 13016
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial and steam-raising waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Metals; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Not applicable Diffusive gradients in thin films (DGT) In house method 32425

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for antioxidants, colourants, preservatives, other additives Alcoholic beverages; Carbonated drinks and cordials; Cereal products; Dairy products; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Benzoic acid; Sorbic acid HPLC in house 33722
Alcoholic beverages; Cereal products; Cured meats; Fruit and fruit products; Juices; Meat and meat products; Vegetables and vegetable products Sulfur dioxide Titration in house 12642 
Bread; Cereal products; Cured meats; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Propionic acid Gas chromatography (GC)

in house 12636

Analysis for elements Alcoholic beverages; Canned fruit; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit juice concentrates; Fruit juices; Fruit products; Grain products; Grains; Herbs; Jams; Margarine; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Preserved fruit; Spices; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iodine; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES; ICP-MS in house 12659, 24485 and 28218
Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Cordials; Herbs; Meat and meat products; Soft drinks; Spices; Sugar and sugar products; Tea Sodium Flame photometry in house 32907
Honey; Sugar and sugar products 13C/12C Stable isotope ratios Continuous flow - Isotope ratio mass spectrometry (CF-IRMS) In house 31634 and 31635
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silica; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in house 18196
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

in house 27441

Analysis for herbicides Potable waters (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); 4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-DB, [2,4-dichlorophenoxy]butyric acid); Phenoxy acid herbicides LC-MS in house 16631 and 15506
Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine) LC-MS-MS in house 26601
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D); 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); 4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-DB, [2,4-dichlorophenoxy]butyric acid); 4-(4-Chloro-2-methylphenoxy)butanoic acid (2,4-MCPB, MCPB, 4-[4-chloro-o-tolyloxyl]butyric acid); Acifluorfen; Ametryne (ametryn); Atrazine; Bromacil; Clethodim; Cyanazine; Diuron; Fluometuron; Fluroxypyr; Haloxyfop; Hexazinone; Imazapic; Imazapyr; Imazethapyr; Imidacloprid; Mesosulfuron-methyl; Metalochlor; Methylchlorophenoxypropionic acid (RS-2-[4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy]propanoic acid, MCPP, mecoprop); Metribuzin; Metsulfuron methyl; Prometryn; Propachlor; Propazine; Sethoxydim; Simazine; Sulfosulfuron; Terbuthylazine; Terbutryn; Triclopyr (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyloxyacetic acid) LC-MS-MS

in house 29937 and 33963

in house 34620 and 34622
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Clopyralid; Oryzalin; Prodiamine; Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB); Triazine herbicides GC-HRMS In house 33963
Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA); Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine) LC-MS-MS In house method 33917
Analysis for organometals Waters for potable and domestic purposes Ethylmercury; Mercury - Inorganic; Methylmercury HPLC-ICP-MS in-house method 30864
Analysis for phenols Waters for potable and domestic purposes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (4,6-dinitro-o-cresol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Chlorophenol (p-chlorophenol); 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in house 16647 and 15639

Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Potable waters Synthetic pyrethroids GC-MS in house 16315, 15601 and 15506
Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Potable waters; Waters for potable and domestic purposes Cyanide - Total Colourimetry

in house 29936

Seafood 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) LC-MS

In house 34305

Waters for potable and domestic purposes Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS in house 16315 and 15601
Haloacetic acids (HAA) GC-MS in house 16307 and 15603
4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) LC-MS in house 32403
N-Nitroso-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodimethylamine; N-Nitrosodiphenylamine (NDPhenylA); N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine GC-MS

in house 26555

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) GC-MS in house 16647 and 15640
Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS In house method 32403
Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS in house 28017
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) GC-MS in house 33179
Hydrocarbons GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC) in house 16308 and 15603
Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminants Eggs and egg products Organochlorine pesticides; Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC) in house 15601 and 16633
Herbicides; Organochlorine pesticides; Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS-MS; LC-MS-MS In house method 35049
Fish; Seafood; Shellfish Ethylmercury; Mercury - Inorganic; Methylmercury HPLC-ICP-MS in house 30864
Arsenate; Arsenite; Arsenobetaine (AB); Dimethylarsenate (DMA); Monomethyl arsenate (MA) HPLC-ICP-MS

in house 27644

Organochlorine pesticides; Organophosphate pesticides; Synthetic pyrethroids GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC) in house 15601 and 22276
Fruits; Vegetables Carbamates; Fungicides; Organochlorine pesticides; Organophosphate pesticides; Synthetic pyrethroids QuEChERS

in house 15506, 15601 and 16655

Potable waters 2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil) GC-MS In house 34620
Organochlorine pesticides GC-MS in house 16315, 15601 and 15506
Fungicides; Herbicides; Insecticides LC-HRMS In house 34622
2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil) LC-MS-MS in house 31437
Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) LC-MS

in house 26601

Organophosphate pesticides GC-MS; LC-MS

in house 15506, 15601 and 16315

Waters for potable and domestic purposes Arsenate; Arsenite; Arsenobetaine (AB); Dimethylarsenate (DMA); Monomethyl arsenate (MA) HPLC-ICP-MS In-house method 31879
(2-Dimethylamino-5,6-dimethylpyrimidin-4-yl) N,N-dimethylcarbamate (pirimicarb); 3-Hydroxycarbofuran (thiobencarb, S-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-N,N-diethylcarbamothioate); Aldicarb; Aldicarb sulfone; Aldicarb sulfoxide; Bendiocarb; Carbaryl; Carbofuran; Methiocarb; Methomyl; Methomyl-oxime; Oxamyl (thioxamyl); Promecarb; Propoxur; Thiodicarb LC-MS-MS In house method 32701
Analysis of pharmaceutical residues and contaminants Waters for potable and domestic purposes Atenolol; Atorvastatin; Caffeine; Carbamazepine; Chloramphenicol; Diazepam; Diclofenac; Erythromycin; Fluoxetine; Gemifibrozil; Ibuprofen; Ifosfamide; Indomethacin; Lincomycin; Metoprolol; Paracetamol (acetaminophen); Sulfamethoxazole; Triclosan (5-chloro-2-[2,4-dichlorophenoxy]phenol); Trimethoprim; Tylosin LC-MS-MS in house 27701
Paraxanthine LC-MS-MS in house 31439
Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC) GC-MS-MS In-house 25391 and 33961
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Alcoholic beverages; Beer; Brewed tea; Carbonated alcoholic beverages; Cider; Fermented drinks; Fortifieds; Kombucha; Sparkling wine; Spirits; Wine Alcohol; Ethanol Gas chromatography (GC)

in house 12669

Alcoholic beverages; Cereal products; Flours; Frozen vegetables; Soda drinks; Soft drinks; Sugar products; Vegetable juices Sugar HPLC in house 12677
Canned fruit; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Conserves; Cooked meats; Crustacean products; Cured meats; Dried fruit; Fats and fat products; Fish products; Fresh crustaceans; Fresh fish; Fresh fruit; Fresh meat; Fresh molluscs; Fresh vegetables; Frozen crustaceans; Frozen fish; Frozen molluscs; Frozen vegetables; Fruit and fruit products; Fruit juices; Fruit powders; Herbs; Jams; Meat and meat products; Mollusc products; Oils; Preserved fruit; Processed meats; Pureed fruit; Salad mixes; Spices; Sugar products; Tea; Vegetable juices; Vegetable products Moisture Gravimetric in house 34108
Canned fruit; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Cured fish; Cured meats; Dried fruit; Fish products; Fresh crustaceans; Fresh fish; Fresh fruit; Fresh meat; Fresh vegetables; Frozen crustaceans; Frozen fish; Frozen molluscs; Frozen vegetables; Fruit and fruit products; Fruit juices; Fruit powders; Herbs; Jams; Meat and meat products; Preserved fruit; Processed meats; Pureed fruit; Spices; Sugar products; Tea; Vegetable juices; Vegetable products Ash Gravimetric in house 34110
Cereal products; Cooked meats; Cured fish; Cured meats; Fish products; Flours; Fresh crustaceans; Fresh fish; Fresh meat; Fresh molluscs; Frozen crustaceans; Frozen fish; Frozen molluscs; Meat and meat products; Processed meats; Sugar products Protein Elemental analysis in house 33918
Cereal products; Dairy products; Fruit and fruit products; Vegetables Fat Mojonnier In house 34581
Cereal products; Fats and fat products; Flours; Oils Free fatty acids Titration in house 12681
Peroxide value Titration in house 12683
Crustacean products; Cured fish; Fats and fat products; Fish products; Fresh crustaceans; Fresh fish; Fresh molluscs; Frozen crustaceans; Frozen fish; Frozen molluscs; Meat and meat products; Mollusc products; Oils Fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) Gas chromatography (GC) in house 12634
Crustacean products; Fish products; Fresh fish; Meat and meat products; Mollusc products Nitrogen - Total volatile Distillation In house method 12682
Dairy products Sugar HPLC In house method 12677
Fish products; Fresh fish; Meat and meat products Fat Soxhlet In house method 26960
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Colour UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 18206
Alkalinity Electrochemical in house method 18320
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in house 18215
Nitrogen - Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Reactive; Phosphorus - Total; Silica - Molybdate reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in house 13796; 13798; 13799; 13800; 13801; 13802;
Alkalinity - Residual; Bicarbonate; Carbonate; Figure of merit; Hardness - Temporary; Hardness - Total; Hydroxide; Ions - Total dissolved; Langelier saturation index; Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio); Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); pH - Saturation value Calculation

in house 18209

Methyl blue active substances (MBAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 16641
pH Electrochemical in house 18320
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) HPLC

in house 26575

Conductivity Electrochemical in house 18320
Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in house 33975
Solids - Suspended Gravimetric in house 18211
Turbidity Nephelometry in house 18212
Chloramines; Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry in house 18202
Carbon - Total organic (TOC) High temperature oxidation in house 16628
Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) in house 18204
Oil and grease Gravimetric in house 16308
Nitrogen - Organic; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Segmented flow analyser (SFA) in house 13804
Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) In house method 35047
Measurement of ionising radiation Foods Gamma radiation High resolution gamma spectrometry in house 25279

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Dialysis waters Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silica; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS In house method 18195
In house method 18196
In house method 27441
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Dialysis waters Alkalinity; Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Chloramines; Chloride; Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total; Colour; Conductivity; Fluoride; Nitrate; Solids - Suspended; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); Sulfate; Turbidity; pH Electrochemical; Gravimetric; Ion chromatography (IC); Nephelometry; UV-vis spectrophotometry In house method 16628
In house method 18202
In house method 18204
In house method 18206
In house method 18209
In house method 18211
In house method 18212
In house method 18215
In house method 18320
In house method 18328
In house method 35047

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Human Testing for Workplace and/or Community Screening

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Monitoring for heavy metals, organometals and trace elements Blood Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Bismuth; Bromine; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iodine; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house 18323
Serum Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house 18323
Urine Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Bismuth; Bromine; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iodine; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house 18323
Arsenate; Arsenite; Arsenobetaine (AB); Dimethylarsenate (DMA); Monomethylarsonic acid LC-ICP-MS in house 31879
Ethylmercury; Mercury - Inorganic; Methylmercury LC-ICP-MS in house 30864
Monitoring for pesticides Blood Organochlorides: Dieldrin, DDT - Total, DDD, DDE, DDT, hexachlorobenzene, heptachlorepoxide; Synthetic pyrethroids GC-MS in house 16296 and 33961
Urine Phenoxy herbicides LC-MS-MS in house 29922
Monitoring for residues, hydrocarbons and other contaminants of the environment (excluding pesticides) Blood Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - 1016, 1221, 1232, 1242, 1248, 1254, 1260, 1262, 5462 GC-MS-MS in house 16296 and 33961
Blood; Serum 10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonate (6:2 FTS); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); Perfluorobutane sulfonate (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecane sulfonic acid (PFDoDS); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononane sulfonic acid (PFNS); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) LC-MS-MS in-house method 33966; NPAAC requirements for the development and use of in-house IVDs

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of ores and minerals Clays; Geochemical samples for trace elements; Geological samples; Metallurgical samples; Mineral sands; Silica sands; Silicate dust; Silicate materials; Sludges; Steels Carbon; Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Elemental combustion analyser in house 18194
Lead ores and concentrates; Zinc concentrates Lead; Zinc ICP-AES In house 32799
Metallurgical samples; Silicate materials Particle size distribution Sieve analysis in house 18230
Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials Paints and related coating materials Lead ICP-AES

in house 12885

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