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Specialty and Investigative Services

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Our consulting and problem-solving capabilities clearly distinguish our laboratory from those that provide only routine services.

In our century-plus of history, we have been called upon to solve problems in all of our areas of specialization. Our qualifications and experience lead us to welcome a challenge.

In addition to our food and environmental testing specialties, we perform a variety of analyses on other products for compliance or evaluation purposes. Our capabilities can be expanded to meet any and all customer needs.

Examples of some our studies include:

Routine Analysis

  • Ready Biodegradability
  • Solvent Identification
  • Chemical Specification Verification (ACS, USP, FCC monographs)
  • Oils & Fuels
  • Soils and Waste
  • Paint
  • Plating
  • General Chemical Analysis

Investigation of Unusual Problems

Identification of Unknown Materials

  • Plastics, Metals, Rubbers
  • Residues, Deposits
  • Unmarked containers
  • Asbestos Identification, Bulk ID by Polarized Light Microscopy

Industrial Hygiene

  • Air Sampling to meet OSHA established exposure limits

Indoor Environmental Investigations

  • Private Residences or Commercial Buildings
  • Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide, Formaldehyde
  • Bacteria, Fungus, Mold

For a more detailed listing of our tests, please click here.

“A client was observing stains on their bottles post production. The client provided potential sources for the stain and we characterized the material by FTIR. In conjunction, we tested the stain for reducing sugars using a fehlings test. Based on this analysis we were able to determine the stains were sugar related.”

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