Australian Laboratory Services Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1247

Site No.

2040

Date of Accreditation

03 Apr 1986

Address

Unit 10, 2-8 South Street
Rydalmere, NSW 2116
Australia

alsglobal.com

Contact

Mr Asif Husain P: +61 (02) 88327500

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Pet foods; Stockfeeds Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Qualitative

in-house method FM0024

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1 (in-house method FM0007)

Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16 (in-house method FM0029)
Mesophilic anaerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0088

Plate count Pour plate

 AS 5013.5 (in-house method FM0011)

Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate ISO 15214 (in-house method FM0028)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.15 (in-house method FM0013)

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3 (in-house method FM0013)

Thermophilic aerobes Pour plate

in-house method FM0039

Bacillus cereus Spread plate

AS 5013.2 (in-house method FM0031)

Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/02-06/13 (in-house method FM0006E)

Rope spore forming bacteria Pour plate

in-house method FM0050

Listeria innocua; Listeria ivanovi; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria seeligeri; Listeria spp.; Listeria welshimeri Spread plate

in-house method FM0005

Bacillus cereus Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method FM0058

Listeria innocua; Listeria ivanovi; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria seeligeri; Listeria spp.; Listeria welshimeri Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method FM0007

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14 (in-house method FM0040), AOAC 998.08 (in-house method FM0040)

Mesophilic aerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0053

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

in-house method FM0023

Anaerobes Pour plate

in-house method FM0012

Escherichia coli​​​​ Qualitative

in-house method FM0014

Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4 (in-house method FM0015)

Enterobacteriaceae Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method FM0019

Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 990.12 (in-house method FM0010)

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/01-06/13 (in-house method FM0003E)

Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method FM0017

Thermophilic aerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0051

Xerophilic moulds; Xerophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate

AS 5013.29 (in-house method FM0022)

Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate

in-house method FM0021

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method FM0013

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10 (in-house method FM0002)

Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate

AS 5013.8 (in-house method FM0020)

Thermophilic anaerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0087

Listeria spp. Spread plate

AS 5013.24.2 (in-house method FM0005)

Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate

in-house method FM0026

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Ambient Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Impaction

in-house method FM0036

Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Settle plate

in-house method FM0035

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1 (in-house method WM0004), AS/NZS 4276.3.2 (in-house method WM0002)

Plate count Spiral plate

in-house method WM0003

Pseudomonads Membrane filter

in-house method PM0016

Plate count Membrane filter

in-house method PM0024

Coliforms Membrane filter

PM0041, AS/NZS 4276.5 (in-house method WM0005)

Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter

in-house method WM0025

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.20 (in-house method WM0009)

Salmonella spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14 (in-house method WM0001)

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896 (in-house method WM0013)

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method WM0014

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.7 (in-house method WM0005)

Enterobacteriaceae Membrane filter

in-house method WM0021

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.13 (in-house method WM0006)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.22 (in-house method WM0024)

Surfaces Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
AFNOR 01/06-09/97 (in-house method FM0018)
Plate count Pour plate

in-house method FM0008

Yeasts and moulds Pour plate in-house method FM0021
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/01-06/13 (in-house method FM0006E)

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method FM0013

Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method FM0134
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 (in-house method FM0010)
Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Contact plates

in-house method FM0034

Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4 (in-house method FM0015)

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/01-06/13  (in-house method FM0003E)

Pseudomonads Qualitative selective enrichment BP (in-house method PM0015)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14 (in-house method FM0040), AOAC 998.08 (in-house method FM0040)

Sample collection Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating Not applicable Grab

in-house method SOP-MIC0021

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Fruit products; Vegetables and vegetable products Antimony; Arsenic; Bismuth; Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Molybdenum; Tin ICP-MS

in-house method QWI-FC0074

Analysis for microorganisms Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sandwiches; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria spp. Spread plate

AS 5013.24.2 (in-house method FM0005)

Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni Spread plate AS 5013.6 (in-house method FM0033)
Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.6 (in-house method FM0032)
Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4 (in-house method FM0015)

Clostridium perfringens Qualitative

in-house method FM0073

Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

AS 5013.16 (in-house method FM0029)

Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 (in-house method FM0010)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1 (in-house method FM0007)

Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate ISO 15214 (in-house method FM0028)
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.15 (in-house method FM0013)

Bacillus cereus Spread plate

AS 5013.2 (in-house method FM0031)

Mesophilic anaerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0088

Bacillus cereus Qualitative selective enrichment

ISO 21871 (in-house method FM0058)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14  (in-house method FM0040, FM0082), AOAC 998.08 (in-house method FM0040, FM0082)

Thermophilic anaerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0087

Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
AFNOR 01/06-09/97 (in-house method FM0018)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/01-06/13 (in-house method FM0003E)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

in-house method FM0023

Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate

AS 5013.8 (in-house method FM0020, FM0127)

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method FM0013

Plate count - Anaerobic Pour plate

in-house method FM0012

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10 (in-house method FM0002)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Qualitative

in-house method FM0024

Listeria innocua; Listeria ivanovi; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria seeligeri; Listeria spp.; Listeria welshimeri Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method FM0007

Listeria innocua; Listeria ivanovi; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria seeligeri; Listeria spp.; Listeria welshimeri Spread plate

in-house method FM0005

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3 (in-house method FM0013)

Thermophilic aerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0051

Xerophilic moulds; Xerophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate

AS 5013.29 (in-house method FM0022)

Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate

in-house method FM0021

Rope spore forming bacteria Pour plate

in-house method FM0050

Thermophilic aerobes Pour plate

in-house method FM0039

Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method FM0017

Mesophilic aerobic spore formers Pour plate

in-house method FM0053

Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate

in-house method FM0026

Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

AFNOR SOL 37/02-06/13 (in-house method FM0006E)

Plate count Pour plate

in-house method FM0008, AS 5013.5 (in-house method FM0011, FM080)

Enterobacteriaceae Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method FM0019

Beverages; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Qualitative

in-house method FM0014

Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sandwiches; Vegetables and vegetable products Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method FM0134
Potable waters Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter

in-house method WM0025

Salmonella spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14 (in-house method WM0001)

Plate count Spiral plate

in-house method WM0003

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.22 (in-house method WM0024)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.7 (in-house method WM0005)

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method WM0014

Coliforms Membrane filter

PM0041, AS/NZS 4276.5 (in-house method WM0005)

Plate count Membrane filter

in-house method PM0024

Pseudomonads Membrane filter

in-house method PM0016

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.13 (in-house method WM0006)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.20 (in-house method WM0009)

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896 (in-house method WM0013)

Enterobacteriaceae Membrane filter

in-house method WM0021

Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1 in-house method WM0004), AS/NZS 4276.3.2 (in-house method WM0002)

Sample collection Potable waters Not applicable Grab

in-house method SOP-MIC0021

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Biological analysis of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products; Cosmetic raw materials; Essential oils; Hair products; Oral hygiene products; Perfumes; Sunscreens Gram negative bacteria (including bile tolerant) Most probable number (MPN)

BP (in-house method PM0007)

Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method PM0011

Pseudomonads Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0015

Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

BP (in-house method PM0008)

Gram negative bacteria (including bile tolerant) Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0006)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0009)

Aerobes - Total viable Pour plate

BP (in-house method PM0003)

Coliforms Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0010, PM0036

Clostridia - Anaerobic spore formers Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0005)

Escherichia coli​​​​ Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0004)

Enterobacteriaceae Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0012

Staphylococcus aureus Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0002)

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0001)

Cosmetic waters Pseudomonads Membrane filter in-house method PM0016
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter in-house method PM0041 (WM0005)
Plate count Membrane filter in-house method PM0024
Biological analysis of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Biological products; Pharmaceuticals Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

BP (in-house method PM0008)

Gram negative bacteria (including bile tolerant) Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0006)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0009)

Clostridia - Anaerobic spore formers Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0005)

Gram negative bacteria (including bile tolerant) Most probable number (MPN)

BP (in-house method PM0007)

Aerobes - Total viable Pour plate

BP (in-house method PM0003)

Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method PM0011

Staphylococcus aureus Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0002)

Bile tolerant gram negative bacteria Qualitative selective enrichment BP (in-house method PM0007)
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0001)

Enterobacteriaceae Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0012

Coliforms - Total Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0010

Pseudomonads Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0015

Escherichia coli​​​​ Qualitative selective enrichment

BP (in-house method PM0004)

Coliforms Qualitative selective enrichment

in-house method PM0036

Biological analysis of medical devices Medical devices Aerobes Membrane filter

in-house method PM0021

Biological analysis of other healthcare or pharmaceutical products and accessories Alcohol solutions Aerobes Membrane filter

in-house method PM0032

Bandages; Surgical dressings and related products Aerobes Membrane filter

in-house method PM0021

Pharmaceutical waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter in-house method PM0041 (WM0005)
Pseudomonads Membrane filter in-house method PM0016
Heterotrophic colony count Membrane filter in-house method PM0024

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