ChemCentre

Site

Forensic Science Laboratory including Racing Chemistry

Accreditation No.

8

Site No.

10709

Date of Accreditation

23 May 1996

Address

Level 2, South Wing, Building 500 - S/East Entrance, Corner Manning Rd and Townsing Drive
Bentley, WA 6102
Australia

chemcentre.wa.gov.au

Contact

Mr C Priddis P: +61 (08) 94229825

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

  • This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.3 Forensic analysis Part 3: Interpretation.
  • This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.4 Forensic analysis Part 4: Reporting.
  • This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.1 Forensic analysis Part 1: Recognition, recording, recovery, transport and storage of material (except section 6 Occupational health and safety which is not assessed).
  • This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.2 Forensic analysis Part 2: Analysis and examination of material.

Legal

Service Product Determinant
Analysis of controlled substances Any item received Drug identification; Drug purity
Clandestine drug facility - Investigation Collection; Drug and chemical identification; Presumptive testing
Forensic chemistry/criminalistics Any item received Chemical irritants; Cosmetics, oils and lotions; General chemical analysis; General physical examination; Lubricants; Miscellaneous comparisons; Propellants; Unknown substance identification
Explosives; Fires and explosion investigations; Flammable liquids; Gunshot residues; Propellants
Glass and other mineralogical material examination
Paint; Polymer analysis; Screening, interpretation and reporting of textile damage; Tape; Textile fibre examination
Forensic toxicology Body fluids; Non-biological liquids Alcohol testing; Coronial toxicology; Drugs in drivers; Drugs in living persons; Drugs of abuse; Poisons testing
Swabs Snake venom detection
Vitreous humor Insulin
Medico legal drug testing AS 4760, section 5 Confirmatory testing procedures Oral fluid 6-Acetylmorphine; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Cocaine; Codeine; Ecgonine methyl ester; Methylamphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Morphine; Oxycodone; Δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC-Δ9)
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 3 General laboratory requirements Urine General laboratory requirements as described in AS/NZS 4308
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 4 Laboratory screening procedures Urine Amphetamine type substances; Benzodiazepines; Cannabis metabolites; Cocaine metabolites; Opiates
Medico legal drug testing AS/NZS 4308, section 5 Laboratory confirmatory procedures Urine 11-nor-δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid; 6-Acetylmorphine; 7-Amino-clonazepam; 7-Amino-flunitrazepam; 7-Amino-nitrazepam; Amphetamines; Benzoylecgonine (ecgonine benzoate); Benzylpiperazine (BZP, 1-benzylpiperazine); Codeine; Diazepam; Ecgonine methyl ester; Ephedrine; Methylamphetamine; Methylenedioxyamphetamine; Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine; Morphine; Nordiazepam; Oxazepam; Phentermine; Pseudoephedrine (PSE); Temazepam; α-Hydroxyalprazolam
Monitoring of animals for drugs, metabolites and other substances - Qualitative analysis Canine body fluids; Equine body fluids Qualitative identification of prohibited substances (and their metabolites and artefacts) as defined by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and by National and State Racing Authority Rules
Canine hair Anabolic androgenic steroids
Canine urine; Equine plasma; Equine urine Qualitative identification of prohibited substances (and their metabolites and artefacts) as defined by the Racing and Wagering Western Australia Rules of Racing and the Australian Rules of Racing
Canine urine; Equine urine Anabolic androgenic steroids; Quaternary ammonium compounds (QAC)
Equine plasma Human recombinant EPO and its analogues
Equine urine Performance enhancing peptides - GHRP (growth hormone releasing peptides)
Monitoring of animals for drugs, metabolites and other substances - Quantitative analysis Canine body fluids; Equine body fluids 17β-Diol; 5α-Estrane-3β; 5α-Estrane-3β,17α-diol/5(10)-estrene-3β ratio; 5β-Androstane-3α; Boldenone; Hydrocortisone; Salicylic acid; Testosterone
Canine urine; Equine urine Anabolic androgenic steroids; Quaternary ammonium compounds (QAC)
Equine plasma Carbon dioxide - Total
Testosterone

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