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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Calibration
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Chemical metrology - Gas analysers
Gas analysers;
Concentration;
Comparison measurement against a certified reference material; Direct measurement by certified reference material;
in house method LP0022
Carbon monoxide : NDIR; 0.0001-10%
Carbon monoxide : Electrochemical; 0.0001-1%
Carbon dioxide : NDIR; 0.001-100%
Methane : NDIR; 0.01-100%
Methane : Pellistor; 0.01-5%
Methane : Methanometer; 0.01-100%
Oxygen : Electrochemical; 0.01-25%
Oxygen : Paramagnetic; 0.01-25%
Hydrogen Sulphide : Electrochemical; 0.1-20000ppm
Sulfur dioxide : Electrochemical; 0.1-20000ppm
Sulfur dioxide : NDIR; 0.00001-50%
Sulfur dioxide : UV fluorescence; 0.1-50ppm
Nitric oxide : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-5000ppm
Nitrogen dioxide : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-5000ppm
Nitrogen dioxide : Electrochemical; 0.1-10000ppm
Oxides of nitrogen : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-10000ppm
Ammonia : Electrochemical; 0.0001-1%
Propane : Pellistor; 0.01-3%
Hexane/Methane/Propane: Pellistor; 0.01-100% LEL
Methane : FID; 0.01-100%
Methane/Hydrogen : Thermal conductivity; 0.01 - 100% LEL
CAPABILITY
with least uncertainty of measurement of 5.0 % relative

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Environment
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for diesel particulates
Diesel particulate (diesel particulate matter, DPM);
Carbon - Elemental as diesel particulates;
Thermooptical analyser;
In-house LP0210
Analysis for elements
Air - Ambient; Monitoring filters;
Arsenic; Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
In-house LP0047


Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; Thallium; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
In-house LP0181
Analysis for hydrocarbons
Air - Confined spaces;
Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
HPLC;
In-house LP0196
Analysis for isocyanates
Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines;
Isocyanate HDI (hexamethylene diisocyanate, 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate); Isocyanate TDI (toluene diisocyanate, toluene-2,4-diisocyanate); Methylene bisphenyl isocyanate (MDI); Toluene-2,6- diisocyanate TDI;
HPLC;
In-house LP0195
Analysis for organic vapours
Emissions; Vapours;
2,5-Dimethylbenzaldehyde; 2-Methylbenzaldehyde (o-tolualdehyde); 3-Methylbenzaldehyde (m-tolualdehyde); 3-Methylbutanal (isovaleraldehyde); 4-Methylbenzaldehyde (p-tolualdehyde); Acetaldehyde (ethanal); Acetone; Acrolein (2-propenal); Benzaldehyde (phenylmethanal); Butyraldehyde (butanal); Crotonaldehyde; Formaldehyde (methanal); Hexanal (hexaldehyde); Pentanal (valeraldehyde); Propionaldehyde (propanal);
HPLC;
In-house LP0184

Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Emissions; Exhausts;
Anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Chrysene; Coal tar pitch volatiles (CPTV); Cyclohexane-soluble fraction (CSF); Particulate matter - Total; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
Filters; Gravimetric; HPLC;
In-house LP0183

Vapours;
Benzene; Ethylbenzene; m-Xylene and p-Xylene; o-Xylene; Toluene;
GC-TCD;
In-house LP0238


α-Pinene; β-Pinene; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,3-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,3-TMB, hemimellitene); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 3-Carene; 4-Methyl-2-pentanone (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK); Acetone; Benzene; Bromoform (tribromomethane); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Butylacetate; Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Cyclohexane; D-limonene; Decane (n-decane); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Diethyl ether; Ethylacetate; Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane; Isopropylbenzene (cumene); m-Xylene; Methylcyclohexane; Nonane (n-nonane); o-Xylene; Octane (n-octane); p-Xylene; Propylacetate; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Tetrahydrofuran (THF); Toluene; Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichloromethane (chloroform);
GC-MS;
In-house LP0209
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics
Air - Ambient;
Hydrogen sulfide;
GC-TCD;
In-house LP0045


Particulate matter - PM10;
Gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.9


Particulate matter - PM10;
Gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.6


Particulate matter;
Gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.3; 


Hydrogen sulfide;
GC-FPD;
In-house LP0037


Particulate matter - PM10;
Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM);
AS 3580.9.8


Dust deposition - Total solids;
Gravimetric;
AS 3580.10.1


Particulate matter - PM2.5;
Gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.10
Analysis for respirable quartz
Air - Confined spaces; Inhalable particles and dust;
α-Quartz;
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR);
In-house LP0016
Analysis of inhalable and respirable dust
Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor;
Cotton dust; Wood dust;
Gravimetric;
OSHA Standard 1910.1043 Appendix A (Cotton);
In-house LP0046 (Wood) 


cotton dust; wood dust


Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines;
Dust - Inhalable; Dust - Respirable;
Gravimetric;
In-house LP0046
Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for inorganic gases
Exhausts; Gases; Inhalable particles and dust; Vapours;
Ammonia;
Ion chromatography (IC);
In-house LP0216


Cyanide;
UV-vis spectrophotometry;
In-house LP0202


Fluoride;
Ion chromatography (IC);
in house LP0186


Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Hydrobromic acid mist; Hydrochloric acid; Hydrochloric acid mist; Hydrofluoric acid; Hydrofluoric acid mist; Hydrogen bromide; Hydrogen chloride; Hydrogen fluoride; Inorganic acids; Metaphosphoric acid mist; Phosphoric acid mist; Sulfuric acid; Sulfuric acid mist;
Ion chromatography (IC);
In-house LP0185


Sulfur dioxide;
Ion chromatography (IC);
In-house LP0219


Bromine; Chlorine;
Ion chromatography (IC);
in house LP0193
Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for metals and metal compounds
Vapours;
Mercury;
Flow injection mercury system (FIMS);
In-house LP0062

Dust; Filters; Fumes;
Hexavalent chromium (chromium VI);
UV-vis spectrophotometry;
In-house LP0191


Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Sodium; Thallium; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
In-house LP0200

Dust; Filters; Particulate matter;
Mercury;
Flow injection mercury system (FIMS);
In-house LP0061

Welding fumes and gases;
Aluminium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
In-house LP218
Meteorological monitoring
Atmosphere;
Wind direction; Wind speed - Horizontal;
Classical;
In-house LP0121
Sample collection
Air - Ambient;
Not applicable;
Active sampling onto sorption tubes; Canisters; Cartridge; Filters;
AS3580.9.3 - Total suspended particulate matter (TSP) - High volume sampler gravimetric method;
AS 3580.9.6 - Suspended particulate matter - PM10 high volume - by gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.8 - Suspended particulate matter PM10 by TEOM;
AS 3580.9.9 - Suspended particulate matter - PM10 low volume - by gravimetric;
AS 3580.9.10 - Suspended particulate matter - PM2.5 low volume - by gravimetric;
AS3580.10.1 - Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Determination of particulate matter - Deposited matter - Gravimetric method;
USEPA Compendium TO-4A - Pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls using high-volume polyurethane foam (PUF);
USEPA Compendium Method TO-9A - Determination of polychlorinated, polybrominated and brominated/chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in ambient air;
USEPA Compendium TO-10A - Pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in ambient air using low volume polyurethane foam (PUF);
USEPA Compendium Method TO-11A - Formaldehyde by absorbent cartridge;
USEPA Compendium Method TO-13A - Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in ambient air;
USEPA Compendium Method TO-15 - Determination of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air collected in specially-prepared canisters;
USEPA Compendium Method TO-17 - Determination of volatile organic compounds in ambient air using active sampling onto sorbent tubes;


Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines;
Not applicable;
Active sampling onto sorption tubes; Impinger; Manual by hand;
AS2985 - Respirable dust;
AS2986.1 - Volatile organic compounds - Pumped sampling method;
AS 2986.2 - Volatile organic compounds - Diffusive sampling method;
AS3640 - Inhalable dust;
AS3853.1 - Welding particles;
NIOSH Method 1003 - Hydrocarbons (halogenated);
NIOSH 1300 - Ketones I;
NIOSH 1301 - Ketones II;
NIOSH 1400 - Alcohols I;
NIOSH 1401 - Alcohols II;
NIOSH 1402 - Alcohols III;
NIOSH 1403 - Alcohols IV;
NIOSH 1405 - Alcohols combined;
NIOSH 1450 - Esters I;
NIOSH 1500 - Hydrocarbons (BP 36:C - 216:C);
NIOSH 1501 - Hydrocarbons (aromatic);
NIOSH 1550 - Napthas;
NIOSH 1552 - Terpenes;
NIOSH 1600 - Carbon disulfide;
NIOSH 2016 - Formaldehyde;
NIOSH 2500 - Methyl ethyl ketone;
NIOSH 5026 - Oil mist (mineral);
NIOSH 5040 - Diesel particulate matter (as elemental carbon);
NIOSH 5042 - Benzene - soluble fraction and total particulate;
NIOSH 5506 - Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons;
NIOSH 5523 - GlycolsNIOSH 6004 - Sulfur dioxide;
NIOSH 6011 - Bromine and chlorine;
NIOSH 7300 ; Elements by ICP;
NIOSH 7401 - Alkaline dusts;
NIOSH 7600 - Hexavalent chromium;
NIOSH 7903 - Inorganic Acids;
NIOSH 7906 - Fluorides (aerosol and gas);
MDHS 25/3 - Organic isocyanates;
OSHA 42 - Diisocyanates;
OSHA 47 - Methylene bisphenyl isocyanate (MDI);
OSHA 58 - Coal tar pitch volatiles;
OSHA 99 - Propylene glycol monomethyl ethers/acetates;
OSHA 1910.1043 Appendix A - Cotton dust;
OSHA ID-140 - Mercury vapour;
OSHA ID-145 - Particulate mercury;
USEPA Compendium TO-15 - Sampling of volatile organic compounds in ambient air by canisters;
USEPA Compendium TO-17 - Sampling of volatile organic compounds in ambient air by active sampling onto sorption tubes

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Materials
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for chemical composition of gas and aerosols
Industrial gas supplies excluding fuels and calibration mixtures;
Carbonyl sulfide; Ethylmercaptan; Hydrogen sulfide; Methylmercaptan;
GC-FPD;
In-house LP0037 


Argon; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Ethyne (acetylene); Helium; Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Methane; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Propane;
GC-TCD;
In-house LP0043;
In-house LP0045
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products
Natural gas;
Argon; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Ethyne (acetylene); Helium; Hydrogen; Methane; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Propane;
GC-TCD;
In-house LP0043;




Hydrogen sulfide;
GC-TCD;
In-house method LP0045


2,2-Dimethylpropane (neopentane); Butane (n-butane); Carbon dioxide; Ethane; Helium; Hexane (n-hexane); Hydrogen; Isobutane; Isopentane; Methane; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane;
GC-TCD;
In-house method LP0023