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Melbourne Chemistry Laboratory – ALS Life Sciences Environmental

Accreditation No.

825

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13778

Date of Accreditation

09 Jul 1998

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2-4 Westall Road
Springvale, VIC 3171
Australia

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Contact

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Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Chemistry Laboratory – ALS Life Sciences Environmental

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Soils Calcium - Exchangeable; Effective cation exchange capacity (ECEC); Exchangeable cations; Exchangeable sodium percentage (ESP); Magnesium - Exchangeable; Potassium - Exchangeable; Sodium - Exchangeable ICP-AES

in-house ED008

Calcium - Exchangeable; Effective cation exchange capacity (ECEC); Exchangeable cations; Magnesium - Exchangeable; Potassium - Exchangeable; Sodium - Exchangeable ICP-AES

in-house ED007

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for cyanide Bore waters; Ground waters; Leachates; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Cyanide - Amenable to chlorination Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method EK030SF

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Cyanide - Free Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK025SF

Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD) Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK028SF

Cyanide - Total Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK026SF

Analysis for elements Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silica; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020

Mercury Flow injection mercury system (FIMS)

in-house method EG035

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Calcium; Magnesium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium ICP-MS

in-house methods EG020; ED040; ED093

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Dysprosium; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Lutetium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Neodymium; Nickel; Praseodymium; Rubidium; Samarium; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-MS

in-house method EG020

Analysis for explosives Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 1,3,5-Trinitrobenzene; 1-Chloro-2-nitrobenzene (2-chloronitrobenzene); 1-Chloro-3-nitrobenzene (3-chloronitrobenzene); 1-Chloro-4-nitrobenzene (4-chloronitrobenzene) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for herbicides Clays; Leachates; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) LC-MS-MS in-house method EP236
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Atrazine; Simazine GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes; Waste waters Diallate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for hydrocarbons Fresh waters; Ground waters; Saline waters 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1-Dichloroethylene; 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,3-TMB, hemimellitene); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromomethane; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Benzylchloride (chloromethylbenzene); Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoethane (ethylbromide); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Naphthalene; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride; cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); m-Xylene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene) GC-MS - Headspace

in-house QWI-ORG/EP125

Fresh waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Surface waters Naphthalene GC-MS - Headspace

In-house QWI-ORG/EP080HS and QWI-ORG/EP125

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Formaldehyde (methanal) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EP010

Ground waters; Saline waters Benzene; Ethylbenzene; Toluene; m-Xylene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP074  and QWI-EN/02

Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils 1,2,3,4-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,3,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene; Benzotrichloride; Benzylchloride (chloromethylbenzene); Dibenz(a,j)acridine; Isosafrole; Safrole GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Benzo(a)pyrene; Total carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Calculation

NEPM schedule B1

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, vinylidene chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); Allyl chloride; Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorofluoromethane; Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCPD); Hexachloroethane; Hexachloropropene; Iodomethane (methyl iodine); Pentachlorobenzene; Pentachloroethane (ethanepentachloride); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Dibenzofuran GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

4-Bromophenylphenyl ether; 4-Chlorophenylphenyl ether (p-chlorodiphenyl ether) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); Benzene; Decane (n-decane); Diethyl ether; Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Nonane (n-nonane); Octane (n-octane); Pentane (n-pentane); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-ORG/EP080; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-EN/02

1-Naphthylamine; 2,4-Dinitrotoluene (2,4-DNT); 2,6-Dinitrotoluene (2,6-DNT); 2-Picoline (2-methylpyridine); 4-Aminobiphenyl; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine; Nitrobenzene (mononitrotoluene, MNT, methylnitrobenzene); Pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene); Phenacetin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

1-Chloronaphthalene; 1-Methylnaphthalene; 2-Chloronaphthalene; 2-Methylnaphthalene; 3-Methylcholanthrene; 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene; Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene; Benzo(b,k)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene; n-2-Fluorenylacetamide GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for industrial chemicals Aqueous samples (including foams); Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Surface waters 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 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); 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) LC-MS-MS in-house methods EP231; EP231 foam; EN/02; ORG070
Clays; Leachates; Loam; Sand; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) GC-MS in-house method EP095
Clays; Leachates; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters Tributyltin (TBT) LC-MS-MS in-house method EP236
Saline waters; Sediments; Soils 3-Chlorotrinitrobenzene GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

2-Butoxyethanol; 2-Ethoxyethyl acetate (ethylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate, cellosolve acetate, EGMEA); Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether; Diethyleneglycol; Ethyleneglycol (monoethylene glycol, MEG); Propylene (propene) glycol; Triethylene glycol (TEG, triglycol) GC-MS

QWI-ORG/EP067

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP067 and QWI-EN/02

Ethylmethanesulfonate; Methyl methane sulfonate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide (4-nitroquinoline-n-oxide); Acetophenone; Chlorobenzilate; Isophorone (isoforone, isoacetophorone); p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene (4-dimethylaminoazobenzene, DAB, dimethylaminoazobenzene) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine; 3-Nitroaniline; 4-Chloroaniline; 4-Nitroaniline; Aniline; Carbazole GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

bis-(2-Chloroethoxy) methane; bis-(2-Chloroethyl) ether; bis-(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Methapyrilene; N-Nitroso-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodiphenylamine (NDPhenylA); N-Nitrosomethylethylamine; N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Acetone; Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Carbon disulfide; Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Vinyl acetate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Inorganic Calculation

in-house method EK063G

Nitrogen - Nitrate Calculation

in-house method EK058G

Nitrogen - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK059G

Phosphorus - Organic Calculation

in-house method EK066G

Nitrogen - Total Calculation

in-house method EK062G

Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK057G

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK055

Phosphorus - Acid hydrolysable Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK069G

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK055G

Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK067G

Nitrogen - Organic Calculation

in-house method EK060G

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK061B

Phosphorus - Reactive Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK071G

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK061G

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK059G

Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK058G

Analysis for organochlorine pesticides Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Aldrin; Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Endrin ketone; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Methoxychlor; Mirex; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane); α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Sediments; Soils Toxaphene GC-MS

in-house EP069

Analysis for organophosphate pesticides Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage and trade wastes; Soils Azinphos-methyl (guthion); Bromophosethyl; Carbophenothion (trithion); Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Demeton-S-methyl; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Ethion; Fenamiphos; Fenthion; Methylparathion (parathionmethyl); Monocrotophos; O,O-Diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate (parathion, ethylparathion, diethylparathion, parathion-ethyl, folidol); Pirimiphos ethyl; Prothiofos; cis-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos Z); trans-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos E) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons Ground waters; Saline waters Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C10; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9 GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C9 GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C40 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Aliphatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C5-C10; Aromatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C5-C10 Calculation

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP079

Aromatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C6-C44 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP070; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Aliphatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C6-C44 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP070; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Analysis for phenols Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,4-Trichlorophenol; 2,3,5,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,3,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,3-Dichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; 2,5-Dichlorophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Cyclohexyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (dinex); 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (4,6-dinitro-o-cresol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 2-sec-Butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol ([RS]-2,4-dinitro-6-sec-butylphenol, dinoseb); 3,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 3,4-Dichlorophenol; 3,5-Dichlorophenol; 3-Chlorophenol (m-chlorophenol); 3-Methylphenol (3-cresol, m-cresol); 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Chlorophenol (p-chlorophenol); 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for phthalates Liquid wastes; Saline waters; Sediments; Soils Butylbenzylphthalate; Dibutylphthalate (di-n-butyl phthalate, DBP); Diethylphthalate; Dimethylbenzene-1,2-dicarboxylate (dimethylphthalate); bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (diisooctyl phthalate, dioctyl phthalate, di-n-octyl phthalate) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Deposited matter Gravimetric

AS 3580.10.1 and in-house EA120-142

Particulate matter Gravimetric

AS 3580.10.2 and in-house EA120I, EA125I, EA139I, EA141I and EA142I

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Chromium - Trivalent; Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Iron - Ferric Calculation

in-house methods EG053; EG053G

Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG051G

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG050G

Chromium - Trivalent Calculation

in-house methods EG049; EG049G

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG050

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP006

Alkalinity Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Colour - ADMI UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EA042

Sulfur - Total oxidised ICP-AES

in-house method ED043

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA016

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG050

Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP002

Hardness - Calcium Calculation

in-house method ED066

Carbon dioxide - pH saturation Calculation

in-house methods EA162

Solids - Settleable Gravimetric

in-house method EA034

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Titration

in-house method EP026

Solids - Suspended volatile Gravimetric

in-house EA036

Colour - Adams-Nickerson UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EA039

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method ED045G

Sulfide UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK085

Langelier saturation index Autotitration

in-house method EA071

Hardness - Non-carbonate Calculation

in-house method EA068

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG050G

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA015

Redox potential (EH) Electrometric

in-house method EA075

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

in-house A036

Sulfate Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method ED041G

pH Direct reading instrument

in-house method EA005 

Resistivity Calculation

in-house method EA080

Conductivity Electrometric

in-house methods EA010 and EA010-P

Chromium - Trivalent Calculation

in-house method EG049

Salinity Calculation

in-house method EA020

Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total; Dichloramine; Monochloramine Colourimetry

in-house method EK010-1

Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) ICP-AES

in-house method EA006

Turbidity Turbidometry

in-house method EA045

Hardness - Total Calculation

in-house method EA065

Colour - Apparent Visual comparison

in-house method EA040

Carbonate Calculation

in-house methods ED037 and ED037P

Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

in-house method EA025

Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP005

Cyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK020

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA015A

Carbon - Total Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP007

Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation

in-house methods EA165

Colour - True Visual comparison

in-house method EA041

Hydroxide Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method QWI-EN/EP026SP

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040P

Hardness - Magnesium Calculation

in-house method EA069

Sulfite Titration

in-house method EK086

Iron - Ferric Calculation

in-house method EG053

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

in-house method EA035

Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG051G

pH - Saturation value Direct reading instrument

in-house method EA070

Carbon dioxide - Aggressive Calculation

in-house method EA163

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric

in-house method EP025

Volume Volumetric

in-house method EA115

Thiosulfate Titration

in-house method EK087

Acids - Volatile Autotitration

in-house EP045

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Direct reading instrument

in-house method EP030

Solids - Dissolved volatile Gravimetric

in-house method EA015B

Acidity as calcium carbonate Autotitration; Titration

in-house methods ED038 and ED038-P

Chloride Titration

in-house methods ED045

Hardness - Carbonate Calculation

in-house method EA067

Thiocyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK027

Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house EA036

Bicarbonate Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) in-house method EP002
Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) in-house method EP005
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Silica reactive Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG052G

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house EA043/EA044

Leachates Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components; Sample preparation - Volatile components Leachate procedures Australian Standards leachate procedures (ASLP)
AS4439.2, AS4439.3, and in house EN060

Sample preparation Leachate procedures

AS 4439.2 (zero headspace procedure) 

AS 4439.3 (bottle leaching procedure)

USEPA 1311 (TCLP -zero headspace procedure)
In-house EN65 (Extraction procedure (EP) and multiple extraction procedure (MEP))
Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components Leachate procedures

in-house EN034

Sample preparation - Non-volatile components; Sample preparation - Semi-volatile components; Sample preparation - Volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) USEPA1311, and in-house EN033

Sulfate - Calcium phosphate extractable Leachate procedures in-house ED040N
Leachates; Steam-raising waters Iodide Ion selective electrode (ISE) in-house method ED010
Mine tailings Silica reactive Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG052G

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Sulfate Calculation; ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020


Sediments; Soils Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house method EA101

pH Direct reading instrument

in-house method EA002

Conductivity Electrometric

in-house method EA010

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Titration

in-house method EP026

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG048G

Organic matter Titration

in-house method EP004

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG048

Salt - Total soluble Gravimetric

in-house method EA014

Chloride Titration

in-house methods ED045 and ED045-P

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040T

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method ED045G

Cyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK020

pH - CaCl2 extract Direct reading instrument

in-house method EA001

Moisture Gravimetric

in-house method EA055

Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260; Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Total GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP-066; QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17

Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Saline waters; Sediments; Soils Cypermethrin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Saline waters; Sediments; Soils; Trade wastes Bifenthrin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Counting of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Membrane filters Respirable asbestos fibres Phase contrast microscopy National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003 and in-house method EA205
Identification of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Bulk samples; Non-homogenous materials (soils, dust, ores) Amosite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Organic fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) AS 4964 and in-house method QWI-EN/EA200

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Mercury Flow injection mercury system (FIMS)

in-house method EG035

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silica; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020

Calcium; Magnesium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium ICP-MS

in-house methods EG020; ED040; ED093

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Caesium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Dysprosium; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Lithium; Lutetium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Neodymium; Nickel; Praseodymium; Rubidium; Samarium; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-MS

in-house method EG020

Analysis for herbicides Potable waters Diallate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Propyzamide (pronamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-[1,1-dimethylpropynyl]benzamide, KERB) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Atrazine; Simazine GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Waters for potable and domestic purposes 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) LC-MS-MS in-house method EP236
Analysis for phenols Waters for potable and domestic purposes 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,4-Trichlorophenol; 2,3,5,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,3,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,3-Dichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; 2,5-Dichlorophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Cyclohexyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (dinex); 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol (4,6-dinitro-o-cresol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 2-sec-Butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol ([RS]-2,4-dinitro-6-sec-butylphenol, dinoseb); 3,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 3,4-Dichlorophenol; 3,5-Dichlorophenol; 3-Chlorophenol (m-chlorophenol); 3-Methylphenol (3-cresol, m-cresol); 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Chlorophenol (p-chlorophenol); 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260; Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Total GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP-066; QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17

Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides Potable waters Bifenthrin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Cypermethrin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes 1-Naphthylamine; 2,4-Dinitrotoluene (2,4-DNT); 2,6-Dinitrotoluene (2,6-DNT); 2-Picoline (2-methylpyridine); 4-Aminobiphenyl; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine; Nitrobenzene (mononitrotoluene, MNT, methylnitrobenzene); Pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene); Phenacetin GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

3-Chlorotrinitrobenzene GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Aliphatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C5-C10; Aromatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C5-C10 Calculation

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP079

Acetone; Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Carbon disulfide; Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Vinyl acetate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-EN/02

Cyanide - Amenable to chlorination Segmented flow analyser (SFA) in-house method EK030SF
4-Bromophenylphenyl ether; 4-Chlorophenylphenyl ether (p-chlorodiphenyl ether) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine; 3-Nitroaniline; 4-Chloroaniline; 4-Nitroaniline; Aniline; Carbazole GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Methapyrilene; N-Nitroso-n-butylamine; N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine; N-Nitrosodiethylamine (N-ethyl-N-nitroso-ethanamine); N-Nitrosodiphenylamine (NDPhenylA); N-Nitrosomethylethylamine; N-Nitrosomorpholine; N-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitrosopyrrolidine GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C9 GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD) Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK028SF

Tributyltin (TBT) LC-MS-MS in-house method EP236
Cyanide - Total Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK026SF

Cyanide - Free Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

in-house method QWI-EN/EK025SF

Formaldehyde (methanal) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EP010

Ethylmethanesulfonate; Methyl methane sulfonate GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C6-C40 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1-Dichloroethylene; 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromomethane; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Benzylchloride (chloromethylbenzene); Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride; cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); m-Xylene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene) GC-MS - Headspace

in-house QWI-ORG/EP125

Dibenzofuran GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) GC-MS in-house method EP095
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); Benzene; Diethyl ether; Ethylbenzene; Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-ORG/EP080; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-EN/02

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 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); 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) LC-MS-MS

in-house methods EP231; EP231 foam; EN/02; ORG070

Benzo(a)pyrene; Total carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Calculation

NEPM schedule B1

Benzene; Ethylbenzene; Toluene; m-Xylene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

2-Butoxyethanol; 2-Ethoxyethyl acetate (ethylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate, cellosolve acetate, EGMEA); Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether; Diethyleneglycol; Ethyleneglycol (monoethylene glycol, MEG); Propylene (propene) glycol; Triethylene glycol (TEG, triglycol) GC-MS

QWI-ORG/EP067

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP067 and QWI-EN/02

Aliphatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C6-C44 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP070; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Naphthalene GC-MS - Headspace

in-house QWI-ORG/EP080HS and QWI-ORG/EP125

Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C40 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

1-Chloronaphthalene; 1-Methylnaphthalene; 2-Chloronaphthalene; 2-Methylnaphthalene; 3-Methylcholanthrene; 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene; Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene; Benzo(b,k)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene; n-2-Fluorenylacetamide GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-EN/02

1,2,3,4-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,3,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene; Benzotrichloride; Benzylchloride (chloromethylbenzene); Dibenz(a,j)acridine; Isosafrole; Safrole GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Butylbenzylphthalate; Dibutylphthalate (di-n-butyl phthalate, DBP); Diethylphthalate; Dimethylbenzene-1,2-dicarboxylate (dimethylphthalate); bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (diisooctyl phthalate, dioctyl phthalate, di-n-octyl phthalate) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

bis-(2-Chloroethoxy) methane; bis-(2-Chloroethyl) ether; bis-(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Aromatic hydrocarbons - Variable fractions: C6-C44 GC-FID; GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/21; QWI-ORG/EP070; QWI-ORG/EP071; QWI-ORG/EP080

Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C10; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9 GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP080HS

Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS - Headspace

in-house method QWI-ORG/EP074

4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide (4-nitroquinoline-n-oxide); Acetophenone; Chlorobenzilate; Isophorone (isoforone, isoacetophorone); p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene (4-dimethylaminoazobenzene, DAB, dimethylaminoazobenzene) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, vinylidene chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); Allyl chloride; Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorofluoromethane; Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCPD); Hexachloroethane; Hexachloropropene; Iodomethane (methyl iodine); Pentachlorobenzene; Pentachloroethane (ethanepentachloride); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene GC-MS; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house methods QWI-ORG/16; QWI-ORG/EP074; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminants Potable waters Azinphos-methyl (guthion); Bromophosethyl; Carbophenothion (trithion); Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Demeton-S-methyl; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Ethion; Fenamiphos; Fenthion; Methylparathion (parathionmethyl); Monocrotophos; O,O-Diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate (parathion, ethylparathion, diethylparathion, parathion-ethyl, folidol); Pirimiphos ethyl; Prothiofos; cis-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos Z); trans-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos E) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Aldrin; Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Endrin ketone; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Methoxychlor; Mirex; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane); α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS

in-house methods QWI-ORG/14; QWI-ORG/17; QWI-ORG/EP068; QWI-ORG/EP075; QWI-EN/02

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Carbon dioxide - Aggressive Calculation

in-house method EA163

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG050G

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Direct reading instrument

in-house method EP030

Hardness - Total Calculation

in-house method EA065

Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house EA043/EA044

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK061G

Redox potential (EH) Electrometric

in-house method EA075

Hardness - Carbonate Calculation

in-house method EA067

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK055

Alkalinity Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Sulfate Calculation; ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020


Colour - True Visual comparison

in-house method EA041

Chromium - Trivalent; Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) ICP-AES; ICP-MS

in-house methods ED040; ED093; EG005; EG020

Sulfur - Total oxidised ICP-AES

in-house method ED043

Chloride Titration

in-house methods ED045

Iron - Ferric Calculation

in-house methods EG053; EG053G

Volume Volumetric

in-house method EA115

Sulfite Titration

in-house method EK086

Acids - Volatile Titration

in-house method EP045

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

in-house EA036

pH Electrometric

in-house method EA015A

Phosphorus - Reactive Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK071G

Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio) ICP-AES

in-house method EA006

Hardness - Non-carbonate Calculation

in-house method EA068

Turbidity Turbidometry

in-house method EA045

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Titration

in-house method EP026

Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total; Dichloramine; Monochloramine Colourimetry

in-house method EK010-1

Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK057G

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK055G

Conductivity Electrometric

in-house methods EA010 and EA010-P

Nitrogen - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK059G

pH - Saturation value Direct reading instrument

in-house method EA070

Hardness - Magnesium Calculation

in-house method EA069

Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG051G

Acidity as calcium carbonate Autotitration; Titration

in-house methods ED038 and ED038-P

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method QWI-EN/EP026SP

Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) in-house method EP002
Hydroxide Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation

in-house methods EA165

Sulfide UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK085

Chromium - Trivalent Calculation

in-house methods EG049; EG049G

Resistivity Calculation

in-house method EA080

Hardness - Calcium Calculation

in-house method ED066

Carbonate Calculation

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA015A

Cyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK020

Solids - Settleable Gravimetric

in-house method EA034

Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP002

Nitrogen - Organic Calculation

in-house method EK060G

Nitrogen - Total Calculation

in-house method EK062G

Silica reactive Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG052G

Solids - Fixed; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

in-house method EA035

Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

in-house method EA025

Langelier saturation index Autotitration

in-house method EA071

Colour - ADMI UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EA042

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA016

Phosphorus - Organic Calculation

in-house method EK066G

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric

in-house method EP025

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040P

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK061B

Carbon dioxide - pH saturation Calculation

in-house methods EA162

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG050

Chromium - Trivalent Calculation

in-house method EG049

Nitrogen - Nitrate Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK058G

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method EA015

Phosphorus - Acid hydrolysable Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK069G

Iron - Ferric Calculation

in-house method EG053

Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK067G

Thiosulfate Titration

in-house method EK087

Solids - Dissolved volatile Gravimetric

in-house method EA015B

Sulfate Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method ED041G

Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP005

Salinity Calculation

in-house method EA020

Carbon - Total Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP007

Nitrogen - Nitrate Calculation

in-house method EK058G

Colour - Adams-Nickerson UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EA039

Nitrogen - Total oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EK059G

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG050

Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house EA036

Solids - Suspended volatile Gravimetric

in-house EA036

Thiocyanate UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EK027

Nitrogen - Inorganic Calculation

in-house method EK063G

Bicarbonate Titration

in-house methods ED037 and ED037-P

Colour - Apparent Visual comparison

in-house method EA040

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG050G

Carbon - Total inorganic (TIC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in-house method EP006

Iron - Ferrous Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method EG051G

Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Nondispersive infrared (NDIR) in-house method EP005
Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method ED045G

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