Queensland Urban Utilities - SAS Laboratory

Site

Scientific Analytical Services Laboratory

Accreditation No.

11085

Site No.

11743

Date of Accreditation

03 Jan 1997

Address

180 Ashridge Road
Darra, QLD 4076
Australia

saslaboratory.com.au

Contact

Ms Kylie-Ann Tomlinson P: +61 (07) 38567550

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Biosolids Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Biosolids; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tin; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

in-house method 5.308

Mercury Mercury analyser

in-house methods 5.303A and 5.303B

Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Antimony; Beryllium; Lithium; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Biosolids; Soils Mercury Mercury analyser

in-house method 5.303B

Sediments; Soils Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Copper; Lead; Nickel; Selenium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Soils Molybdenum ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Analysis for hydrocarbons Ground waters; Liquid wastes; Surface waters Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)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 GC-MS

in-house method GC.002

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters Haloacetic acids (HAA) GC-ECD; GC-MS

in-house method GC-001

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); Benzene; Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Ethylbenzene; Toluene; m-Xylene; o-Xylene GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.261

Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.261

Analysis for industrial chemicals Biosolids; Ground waters; Leachates; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Surface waters; Trade wastes 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); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); 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); Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS-MS in-house method LC.001
Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters 2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin GC-MS

in-house method 5.231

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Fatty acids - Volatile GC-FID

in-house method 1.605

Analysis for nutrients Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010A

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.011B

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010C

Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010B

Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.008

Phosphorus - Ortho Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.011A

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.013

Analysis for organochlorine pesticides Biosolids; Sediments; Soils Aldrin; Chlordane; Dieldrin; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); p,p’-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (p,p’-DDD); p,p’-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p’-DDE); p,p’-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (p,p’-DDT); α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS-MS in-house method SAS223
Ground waters; Liquid wastes; Surface waters Aldrin; Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD); Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE); Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT); Dieldrin; Endosulfan I (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Methoxychlor; α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH) GC-MS

in-house method GC.282

Analysis for organophosphate pesticides Ground waters; Liquid wastes; Surface waters Dimethoate; Disulfoton; Famphur (famophos); Methylparathion (parathionmethyl); O,O,O-Triethylphosphorothioate; O,O-Diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate (parathion, ethylparathion, diethylparathion, parathion-ethyl, folidol); O,O-Diethyl S-([ethylsulfanyl]methyl) phosphorodithioate (phorate, thimet); Sulfotep (tetraethyldithiopyrophosphate, TEDP); Thionazin Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method GC.282

Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C10-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10 GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.270

Analysis for phenols Ground waters; Liquid wastes; Surface waters 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2-Chlorophenol (o-chlorophenol); 2-Methylphenol (2-cresol, o-cresol); 2-Nitrophenol; 3-Methylphenol (3-cresol, m-cresol); 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-Methylphenol (4-cresol, p-cresol); 4-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; Phenol GC-MS

in-house method GC.002

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method 1.619

Alkalinity Titration

in-house method 1.012

Colour UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 5.102

pH; pH - In-situ Electrometric

in-house methods 1.002; 5.002; F/1.002

Oil and grease Gravimetric

in-house method 1.607

Dissolved oxygen (DO); Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method 1.604C, F.004

Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Infrared (IR)

in-house method 1.603

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method 1.604

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method 1.620

Conductivity; Conductivity - In-situ Electrometric

in-house method 1.007; F/1.007

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 1.610

Turbidity Nephelometry

in-house method 5.101

Chloride Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.109

Solids - Suspended; Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house methods 1.601; 1.602A; 1.602B

Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Bromate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Bromide Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Chlorite Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Chlorate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Industrial waters - Treated; Steam-raising waters Iodide Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Leachates Sample preparation Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP)

USEPA 1311

Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.014

Sewage Chlorine; Chlorine - In-situ Colourimetry

in-house method 1.003A

Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls Biosolids; Sediments; Soils Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260 GC-MS-MS in-house method SAS223
Sample collection Biosolids; Bore waters; Drain waters; Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial and steam-raising waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Irrigation and stock waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Sludges; Soils; Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Not applicable Automated; Bailer; Composite; Continuous flow analyser (CFA); Grab; Manual by hand; Micro purge; Profile - Depth; Pump; Van Dorn sampler

in-house method F.001

Biosolids; Industrial and steam-raising waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Trade wastes Not applicable Grab

APHA 9060; 9213B 2 (b) and in-house method F.001

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Mercury Mercury analyser

in-house methods 5.303A and 5.303B

Antimony; Beryllium; Lithium; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Tin; Vanadium ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

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

in-house method 5.308

Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method 5.304

Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Potable 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); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); 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); Total oxidisable precursor assay (TOPA) LC-MS-MS in house method LC.001
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C10-C40; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10 GC-FID - Purge and trap; GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.270

Haloacetic acids (HAA) GC-ECD; GC-MS

in-house method GC-001

Fatty acids - Volatile GC-FID

in-house method 1.605

2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin GC-MS

in-house method 5.231

1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); Benzene; Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Ethylbenzene; Toluene; m-Xylene; o-Xylene GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.261

Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS - Purge and trap

in-house method 5.261

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010A

Chlorate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method 1.620

Bromate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method 1.604

pH; pH - In-situ Electrometric

in-house methods 1.002; 5.002

Solids - Suspended; Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house methods 1.601; 1.602A; 1.602B

Phosphorus - Ortho Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.011A

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

in-house method 1.619

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.011B

Bromide Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Carbon - Total organic (TOC) Infrared (IR)

in-house method 1.603

Alkalinity Titration

in-house method 1.012

Conductivity; Conductivity - In-situ Electrometric

in-house method 1.007; F/1.007

Chlorine; Chlorine - In-situ Colourimetry

in-house method 1.003A

Chloride Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.109

Turbidity Nephelometry

in-house method 5.101

Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.008

Oil and grease Gravimetric

in-house method 1.607

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 1.610

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.014

Colour UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 5.102

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.013

Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010B

Chlorite Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Iodide Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Dissolved oxygen (DO); Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method 1.604C, F.004

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method FIA.010C

Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method IC.001

Sample collection Potable waters; Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Automated; Bailer; Composite; Continuous flow analyser (CFA); Grab; Manual by hand; Micro purge; Profile - Depth; Pump; Van Dorn sampler

in-house method F.001

Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Grab

APHA 9060; 9213B 2 (b) and in-house method F.001

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