Groundswell Laboratories

Site

Groundswell Laboratories

Accreditation No.

17067

Site No.

18631

Date of Accreditation

28 Sep 2010

Address

116 Moray Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
Australia

groundswelllabs.com

Contact

Mr Paul Woodward P: +61 (03) 86691450

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Leachates; Surface waters; Trade wastes Barium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silver; Sodium; Tin; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

EPA method 200.2; USEPA SW846 method 7000B


Ground waters; Leachates; Saline waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Thallium; Tin; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house method SOP-220
Leachates Calcium; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

EPA method 200.2; USEPA SW846 method 7000B

Sediments; Sludges; Soils Barium; Cadmium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silver; Sodium; Tin; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) EPA method 200.2; USEPA SW846 method 7000B


Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Thallium; Tin; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house method SOP-220
Analysis for hydrocarbons Ground waters; Sediments; Soils Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house method AM-EN550.1


Leachates Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house method AM-EN550.1


Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons Ground waters; Leachates; Saline waters; Sewage; Soils; Trade wastes Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C10-C14; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C15-C28; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C29-C36 GC-FID

in-house method AM-EN500.1; 500.2


Soils Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40 GC-FID

NEPM B3 Section 13 Appendix 1 method A2

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Ash; Combustible matter; Solids - Insoluble; Solids - Total Gravimetric

AS3580.10.1

Ground waters Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry USEPA SW846 7196A
Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE) APHA 4500-F- C
Ground waters; Leachates; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Solids - Total Gravimetric APHA 2540B
Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric APHA 2540D
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric APHA 2540C
Sediments; Soils Fluoride - Total Ion selective electrode (ISE) APHA-F- C; NEPC Measure 1999 Schedule B(3) method 404
Moisture Gravimetric NEPC Measure 1999 Schedule B method 102
Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry USEPA SW846 3060A; 7196A
Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) USEPA 1310B (extraction procedure (EP))
USEPA 1320 (multiple extraction procedure (MEP)) 
Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes Sample preparation Leachate procedures

In-house method AM-EN310.2  (1:5 water extract)

AS 4439.3 (bottle leaching)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Barium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silver; Sodium; Tin; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

EPA method 200.2; USEPA SW846 method 7000B

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Thallium; Tin; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in house method SOP-220
Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C10-C14; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C15-C28; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C29-C36 GC-FID

in-house method in-house AM-EN500.1; 500.2


Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry USEPA SW846 7196A
Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE) APHA 4500-F- C
Solids - Total Gravimetric APHA 2540B
Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric APHA 2540D
Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric APHA 2540C

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials Paints and related coating materials Lead Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

AOAC 974.02

The only data displayed is that deemed relevant and necessary for the clear description of the activities and services covered by the scope of accreditation.

Grey text appearing in a SoA is additional freetext providing further refinement or information on the data in the preceding line entry.