OCTIEF PTY LTD

Site

Yatala Site

Accreditation No.

15172

Site No.

15729

Date of Accreditation

02 May 2005

Address

Unit 34, 53 - 57 Link Drive
Yatala, QLD 4207
Australia

octief.com.au

Contact

Miss Laura Smith P: +61 1800628433

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Air - Ambient Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Gold; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Tellurium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES NIOSH 7300 and
in-house method LAB-307
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Sediments; Sewage; Soils; Trade wastes; Waste waters Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in-house method LAB-307
Analysis for microorganisms Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method LAB-310
Swimming pool and spa waters Plate count Most probable number (MPN) APHA 9215 E and in-house method LAB-311
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) in-house method LAB-359
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) APHA 9223B and in-house method LAB-310
Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Sewage; Surface waters Ammonia UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB345
Nitrogen - Total; Phosphate - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB347
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation in-house method LAB347
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Mine dam water; Mine tailings; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Solids - Suspended Gravimetric in-house method LAB-306
Conductivity Direct reading instrument in-house method LAB-301
pH Membrane electrode in-house method LAB-309
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ; pH - In-situ Classical

QP-950-01

Ground waters; Sewage; Surface waters Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in-house method LAB342
Sulfate Calculation in-house method LAB358
Solids - Total; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in-house method LAB355
Oil and grease Gravimetric in-house method LAB357
Nitrogen - Nitrate UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB348
Chloride UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB356
Ion balance Calculation in-house method LAB352
Hardness - Total Calculation in-house method LAB344
Alkalinity Titration in-house method LAB351
Nitrogen - Nitrite UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB349
Ground waters; Surface waters; Waste waters Orthophosphate UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB-308
Sediments; Soils - Acid sulfate Liming rate; Net acidity Calculation in-house method LAB-300
Calcium potassium chloride extractable (CaKCl); Magnesium potassium chloride extractable (MgKCl); Sulfur potassium chloride extractable (SKCl) ICP-AES AS4969.4
Acid neutralising capacity (ANC) Calculation AS 4969.13
Net acid soluble calcium (CaNAS); Net acid soluble magnesium (MgNAS); Net acid soluble sulfur (SNAS, SNAS) Calculation AS 4969.11
Chromium reducible sulfur suite (CRS) Classical; Iodometric

AS4969.7

Calcium peroxide (CaP); Magnesium peroxide (MgP); Sulfur peroxide (SP) Calculation AS 4969.5
Acidity - Titratable actual (TAA); Sulfidic - Titratable actual acidity (s-TAA); pH - Potassium chloride (pHKCl) Titration AS4969.2
Hydrochloric acid extractable calcium (CaHCl, CaHCl); Hydrochloric acid extractable magnesium (MgHCl, MgHCl); Hydrochloric acid extractable sulfur (SHCl, SHCl) ICP-AES

AS4969.8

Acidity - Titratable peroxide (TPA) Titration AS 4969.3
pH - Peroxide (pHOX) Membrane electrode AS 4969.3
Surface waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Waste waters Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB-305
Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry APHA 4500Cl-G and in-house method LAB-304

Turbidity Turbidometry APHA 2130B and in-house method LAB-303


Analysis for respirable quartz Air - Confined spaces; Inhalable particles and dust Crystalline silica (mass) - Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) NIOSH 7603; 
AS 2985 (2009) and;
in-house method QP-961-001
Cristobalite; Crystalline silica (mass) - Quartz; α-Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) NIOSH 7603;
MDHS101/2;
AS 2985 (2009);
in-house methods QP-961-001 and QP-961-002
Analysis of dust Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor Dust - Inhalable; Dust - Respirable Gravimetric
AS 2985;
AS 3640 and
in-house method QP-960-001

Counting of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Air Volume measurement Sampling flow rate and duration measurement

in-house method QP-920-001 and National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003

Membrane filters Respirable asbestos fibres Phase contrast microscopy in-house method QP-920-001 and National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003
Identification of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Bulk samples Amosite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Organic fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining)

AS 4964 and in-house method LAB-103

Actinolite; Anthophyllite; Tremolite Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) HSE HSG248 Asbestos: The analysts' guide for sampling, analysis and clearance procedures Appendix 2: Asbestos in bulk materials: Sampling and identification by polarised light microscopy (PLM) and in-house method LAB-103. 
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 QP-930-001

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in-house method LAB-307
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method LAB-310
Plate count Most probable number (MPN) APHA 9215E and in-house method LAB-311
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) In-house method LAB-359
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) APHA 9223B and in-house method LAB-310
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Potable waters Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry APHA 4500Cl-G and in-house method LAB-304

Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB-305
Turbidity Turbidometry APHA 2130B and in-house method LAB-303
Orthophosphate UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB-308
Waters for potable and domestic purposes Alkalinity Titration in-house method LAB351
Ion balance Calculation in-house method LAB352
Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB347
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation in-house method LAB347
Nitrogen - Nitrite UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB349
Chloride UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB356
Solids - Total; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric in-house method LAB355
Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ; pH - In-situ Classical

in-house method QP-950-01

Nitrogen - Nitrate UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB348
Ammonia UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method LAB345
Sulfate Calculation in-house method LAB358
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in-house method LAB342
Hardness - Total Calculation in-house method LAB344
Oil and grease Gravimetric in-house method LAB357

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials Paints and related coating materials Lead ICP-AES in-house method LAB-307
Cadmium; Chromium ICP-AES in-house method LAB-307

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