Sydney Analytical Laboratories

Site

Sydney Chemical Testing Laboratory – Watertest

Watertest

Accreditation No.

1884

Site No.

1877

Date of Accreditation

07 Nov 1984

Address

1/4 Abbott Road
Seven Hills, NSW 2147
Australia

sal.com.au

Contact

Mr Lance Smith P: +61 (02) 98388903

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for residues and contaminants (including pesticide residues, excluding veterinary chemicals residues) Seafood; Vegetation Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Cold vapour; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Hydride generation; ICP-AES

In-house A2/1, A2/2, A2/3

(Analysis after dry or wet ashing)

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Soils Saturation paste Electrometric In-house A8.75
Silver thiourea exchangeable cations Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; ICP-AES In-house CEC-1
Water extractable anions Flow injection analyser (FIA); Ion chromatography (IC); Ion selective electrode (ISE); Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry In-house A8.40
Water extractable cations Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Flow injection analyser (FIA); ICP-AES In-house A8.40

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for cyanide Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Trade wastes Cyanide - Total Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500CN- C, D, E

Cyanide - Free UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 CN- E

Sediments; Soils Cyanide - Free Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house WA14

Cyanide - Total Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house WA14

Analysis for elements Dust wipes; Monitoring filters Lead Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) In-house A8
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Hydride generation; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation; ICP-AES

APHA 3111 B, C, D, 3112 B, 3114 B, 3500 Li, K, Na, Sr B, 3120

Sediments; Soils Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Hydride generation; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation; ICP-AES

In-house 3050, 7061, 7741, 7471

Analysis for nutrients Estuarine waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Ortho Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 P E, F

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 P B, E, F

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Titration

APHA 4500 Norg B

Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NH3 G

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NO2 B

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NO3 F

Analysis for phenols Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Phenols UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5530 B, D

Sediments; Soils Phenols UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5530 B, D, in-house WA14

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

AS 3580.10.1

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D

Iron - Ferrous UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 FeB

Solids - Total Gravimetric

APHA 2540 B

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5220 B and D, in-house A9.5

Alkalinity - Bicarbonate; Alkalinity - Carbonate; Alkalinity - Total Titration

APHA 2320 B

Sulfite Titration

APHA 4500 SO32 B

Sulfate Gravimetric; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 SO42 C, in-house A9.25

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C

Oil and grease Gravimetric

APHA 5520 D

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

APHA 4500 F C 

Colour Visual comparison

APHA 2120 B 

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric

APHA 5210 B

Chloride Titration

APHA 4500 Cl D

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130 B

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 Cr B

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B

Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

APHA 2540 E

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B 

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 H+ B

Hardness Calculation

APHA 2340 B 

Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Infrared (IR) APHA 5310 C
Acidity Titration

APHA 2310 B

Sulfide Titration

APHA 4500 S2 F

Methyl blue active substances (MBAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5540 C

Leachates Sample preparation - Non-volatile components Toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) In-house WD3
Sediments; Soils Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 Cr B, in-house M6

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C, in-houe A8.40

pH Electrometric

AS 1289.4.3.1

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B, in-house A8.25

Soils Organic matter Titration

AS 1289.4.1.1

Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total Infrared (IR) In-houseA8.15
Water extractable anions Ion chromatography (IC) In-house A8.40
Acidity - Total actual Titration RMS1030
Conductivity Electrometric

In-house A8.25

pH Electrometric RMS T123
pH Electrometric

AS1289.4.3.1

Acidity - Total potential Titration RMS1031

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Hydride generation; Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Vapour generation; ICP-AES

APHA 3111 B, C, D, 3112 B, 3114 B, 3500 Li, K, Na, Sr B, 3120

Analysis for phenols Waters for potable and domestic purposes Phenols UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5530 B, D

Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes Cyanide - Free UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 CN- E

Cyanide - Total Classical; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500CN- C, D, E

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Phosphorus - Ortho Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 P E, F

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C

Methyl blue active substances (MBAS) UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5540 C

Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable Infrared (IR) APHA 5310 C
Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NH3 G

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Titration; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 5220 B and D, in-house A9.5

Sulfite Titration

APHA 4500 SO32 B

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NO2 B

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B 

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

APHA 4500 F C 

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B

Solids - Total Gravimetric

APHA 2540 B

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Titration

APHA 4500 Norg B

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 H+ B

Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

APHA 2540 E

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric

APHA 5210 B

Hardness Calculation

APHA 2340 B 

Chloride Titration

APHA 4500 Cl D

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130 B

Sulfate Gravimetric; UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 SO42 C, in-house A9.25

Acidity Titration

APHA 2310 B

Oil and grease Gravimetric

APHA 5520 D

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 Cr B

Sulfide Titration

APHA 4500 S2 F

Alkalinity - Bicarbonate; Alkalinity - Carbonate; Alkalinity - Total Titration

APHA 2320 B

Colour Visual comparison

APHA 2120 B 

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 P B, E, F

Iron - Ferrous UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 FeB

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NO3 F

Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of cements and cementitious materials - Composition Cement products Sugar; Sulfate - Acid soluble; Sulfate - Water soluble; Sulfur - Total Gravimetric

AS 1141.35, AS 1141.36, AS1289.4.2.1

Cement content Titration In-house A10.11
Sulfate - Acid soluble Gravimetric RMS T219
Chloride; Sulfate - Total Gravimetric; Titration

AS 1012.20

Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials Paints and related coating materials Lead Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

In-house A8

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