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Problem Solving & Special Investigations

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Our consulting and problem-solving capabilities clearly distinguish Eurofins SFA 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 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.

Our services include: 

Technical Consultation & Training:

  • Project Evaluation
  • Analytical Feasibility
  • Technical/Method Selection
  • Data Discussion
  • Technical Training Courses 

Routine Analysis:

  • General Chemical Testing: Qualitative and Quantitative
  • Ready Biodegradability
  • Solvent Identification
  • Chemical Specification Verification (ACS, USP, FCC monographs)
  • Oils & Fuels
  • Soils & Waste
  • Paint 
  • Plating 
  • Physical Parameters

Investigation of Unusual Problems: 

  • Oils & Fuels
  • Soils and Waste
  • Paint
  • 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, 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

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