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Science at Your Service


Expert problem solvers and special investigators.

Core Capabilities Instrumentation Capabilities

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

In our century-plus 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 challenging and customized analyses on other products for problem-solving, compliance, legal or evaluation purposes. Our capabilities can be expanded and/or tailored to meet most customer needs.

Routine Analysis

- General chemical testing: qualitative and quantitative
- Ready biodegradability
- Solvent identification
- Chemical specification verification (ACS, USP, FCC, monographs)
- Oils and fuels
- Soils and waste
- Paints
- Plating
- Physical parameters

Investigation of Unusual Problems

- Oils and fuels
- Soils and waste
- Paints
- Plating
- General chemical analysis

Special Projects

- Contamination investigations
- Quality assurance
- Product performance studies
- Food contamination studies
- Food contact notification
- Extractable/leachable compounds
- Feasibility studies
- Method development
- Method validation
- Engineering project support

Identification of Unknown Materials

- Plastics, polymers, metals, rubbers, elastomers, films, laminates, composite parts
- Residues and deposits
- Unmarked containers
- Asbestos identification, bulk identification by polarized light microscopy

Indoor Environmental Investigations

- Private residences or commercial buildings
- Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, formaldehyde
- Bacteria, fungus, mold
- Industrial hygiene
- Air sampling to meet OSHA established exposure limits

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