Intertek Testing Services (Australia) Pty Ltd


Sydney Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

21 Jun 1965


12 Exell Street
Banksmeadow, NSW 2019


Mr Dean Ambler P: +61 (02) 93166544


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels; Turbine fuels Cleanliness Particle analyser IP565
Distillate fuels Contaminants Gravimetric EN12662
Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC IP391
Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Infrared (IR) EN14708
Fuel additives Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Mixed aniline point; Aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Clarity; Cleanliness Visual examination ASTM D2090 (1998)
Colour Automatic tristimulus ASTM D5386
Gaseous fuels Residual matter Mass In-house JLPGA-S-03-LPG
Hydrogen sulfide Presence/absence ISO 8819
Copper corrosion Copper strip ISO 6251
Density; Vapour pressure Calculation ISO 8973
Moisture Visual examination EN 589 Part 6.2 (2004)
Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) Aromatic/olefin/saturated hydrocarbon type classification Gas chromatography (GC) ISO 7941
Motor octane number (MON) Calculation EN 589 Annex B (2004)
Residual matter Mass JLPGA-S-03
Liquid fuels Sulfur - Total UV fluorescence

ASTM D5453

Oxidation stability Gravimetric ASTM/IP D2274/388
Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Colour - Saybolt Visual examination ASTM D156
Wear metals; Contaminants ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Sulfur; Peroxides; Mercaptan sulfur; Hydrogen sulfide Doctor test


Acidity Titration

ASTM/IP D3242/354

Flash point Abel closed cup


Sulfur - Total volatile UV fluorescence ASTM D6667
Water and sediment Centrifugation ASTM D2709
Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP) ASTM D7224
Net heat of combustion Calculation

ASTM D3338

Cloud point Visual examination ASTM D2500
Gum content Extraction; Jet evaporation method

ASTM/IP D381/131

Potassium; Sodium; Calcium; Magnesium ICP-AES EN 14538
Sulfur X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Energy dispersive

ASTM D4294

Free water; Particulate matter Visual examination ASTM D4176
Gum content Gravimetric IP540

Naphthalene hydrocarbons UV-vis spectrophotometry


Oxygenates Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D4815
Pour point Visual examination

ASTM/IP D97/15

Ash Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D482/4

Relative density (specific gravity) - Real; Density; American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity Hydrometer

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Ash - Sulfated Gravimetric ASTM D874
Filter blocking tendency Pressure IP387
Vapour pressure Expansion method ASTM D4953
Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/94

Carbon residue Gravimetric ASTM D4530
Tetraethyllead Titration ASTM D3341
Knock characteristics Motor method


Water reaction Visual examination


Freezing point Visual examination

ASTM D2386

Trace elements ICP-AES ASTM/IP D7111/501
Research octane number (RON) Test engine

ASTM/IP D2699/236

Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Net heat of combustion; Gross heat of combustion Calculation ASTM D4868
Sulfur X-ray fluoresence (XRF) - Wavelength dispersive ASTM D2622
Spotting Classical ASTM D4760
Cetane index Calculation

ASTM/IP D4737/380

Thermal oxidation stability Jet fuel thermal oxidation test (JFTOT)

ASTM/IP D3241/323

Freezing point Automatic phase transition method

ASTM D5972

Phosphorus UV-vis spectrophotometry ASTM D3231
Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Mercaptan sulfur Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D3227/342

Hydrogen Calculation ASTM D3343
Particulate matter Filtration

ASTM/IP D5452/423

Conductivity Electrometric

ASTM/IP D2624/274

Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry ASTM D5006
Benzene; Toluene Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D5580
Oxidation stability Bomb combustion; Induction period method ASTM D525
Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Gas chromatography (GC) IP585
Cold filter plugging point Visual examination IP309
Colour Colourimetry

ASTM/IP D1500/196

Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP)

ASTM D3948

Oxidation stability Accelerated oxidation method EN14112
Lubricity High-frequency reciprocating rig (HFFR) IP450
Vapour pressure Mini method

ASTM D5191

Kerosene burning characteristics Gravimetric IP10
Smoke point Visual examination


Distillation Distillation


Storage stability Classical ASTM D4625
Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Water separation characteristics Visual examination ASTM D1401
Density; American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM D4052

Olefins; Aromatic hydrocarbons Flow injection analyser (FIA)

ASTM/IP D1319/156

Colour Automatic tristimulus

ASTM D6045

Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304
Total acid number Titration ASTM D664
Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Insoluble matter in toluene Gravimetric

AS/NZS 2341.8

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Penetration of bitumen Penetration apparatus

AS 2341.12

Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3

Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen

AS/NZS 2341.10

Density; Viscosity Density bottle

AS 2341.7

Flash point; Flash point of cutback bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.14

Ductility Ductilometer

AS 2341.11

Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 section 2 (2000)
Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009) Section 3 only and AS 4264.4 (2005)
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 Method B (2001)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 b(1998) and ISO1928
Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Carbon; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 (1998)
Coke; Coal Moisture Gravimetric ISO 11722
Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Lubricant additives Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
Analysis of solvents Solvents Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Non-volatile matter Gravimetric ASTM D1353
Aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
Distillation Distillation ASTM D86
Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E203
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Miscibility in water Visual examination ASTM D1722
Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
SolventsVolatile Odour Classical ASTM D1296
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D1364

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