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ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
Environment
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for carbamate pesticides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
Carbaryl;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water
Analysis for cyanide
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Cyanide - Free; Cyanide - Total; Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD);
Discrete analyser (DA);
1125-water
Analysis for elements
Saline waters;
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Beryllium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Selenium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
1315-water

Animal tissue; Fish; Poppy seed (Papaver somniferum); Vegetation;
Trace elements;
ICP-AES;
3301-biota in accordance to in-house AS 14

Animal tissue; Fish; Poppy seed (Papaver somniferum); Seeds; Vegetation;
Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Selenium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
3301-biota

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Mercury;
Atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (AFS) - Cold vapour;
1305-water


Trace elements;
ICP-AES; ICP-MS;
1301-leachate and 1311-water  in accordance to in-house AS 14

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
1301-leachate

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters;
Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Thallium; Thorium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-MS;
1311-water

Fish; Seeds; Shellfish; Vegetation;
Mercury;
Atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (AFS) - Cold vapour;
3303-biota

Biosolids; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes;
Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
2301-soil


Mercury;
Atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (AFS) - Cold vapour;
 2304-soil


Trace elements;
ICP-AES;
2301-soil in accordance to in-house AS 14
Analysis for fungicides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
2-Chloro-N-([2-4-chlorophenyl]phenyl)pyridine-3-carboxamide (boscalid); Metalaxyl;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water


Metalaxyl;
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water
Analysis for herbicides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
Atrazine;
GC-MS;
1501-water


Cyanazine; Fluazifop (fluazifop-p-butyl); Haloxyfop methyl; Hexazinone; Metribuzin; Oxyfluorfen; Pendimethalin; Propachlor; Propazine; Simazine; Terbacil (3-tert-butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil, terbacil monolithium salt, terbacyl); Trifluralin;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water


2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D); 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); Atrazine; Desethylatrazine; Desisopropyl atrazine; Hexazinone; Metsulfuron methyl; Pendimethalin; Simazine; Sulfometuron methyl; Terbacil (3-tert-butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil, terbacil monolithium salt, terbacyl);
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water


Glufosinate; Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine);
LC-MS-MS;
1520-water


Herbicides;
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water in accordance to in-house AS 14

Sediments; Soils;
Atrazine;
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
2501-soil and 2513-soil
Analysis for hydrocarbons
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
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;
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
1408-water


1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromoethene; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tert-butyl benzene; Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride;
GC-MS - Static headspace;
1526-water

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene); m-Xylene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene;
GC-FID; GC-MS - Headspace;
1406-water and 1527-water

Air - Ambient;
Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b,k)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
GC-MS;
4402-filter

Irrigation and stock waters;
Haloacetic acids (HAA);
LC-MS-MS;
1525-water

Sediments;
Tributyltin (TBT);
LC-MS-MS;
 2411-soil

Sediments; Soils;
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;
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
 2404-soil and 2432-soil


BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene); m-Xylene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene;
GC-FID; GC-MS - Headspace;
2403-soil and 2430-soil
Analysis for industrial chemicals
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Ethanol; Methanol; n-Butanol; Propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol, isopropanol, 2-propanol);
GC-FID;
1435-water

Irrigation and stock waters;
Acrylamide;
GC-ECD;
1422-water

Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Acrylamide;
LC-MS-MS;
1532-water

Bore waters; Surface waters;
2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin;
GC-MS;
1531-water
Analysis for nutrients
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
Nitrogen - Total; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN); Phosphorus - Total;
Flow injection analyser (FIA);
in-house 1206


Nitrogen - Total; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN); Phosphorus - Total;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1208-water

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphorus - Soluble reactive;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1207-water


Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphorus - Soluble reactive;
Flow injection analyser (FIA);
1205-water


Nitrate; Nitrite; Phosphate;
Ion chromatography (IC);
APHA 4110C and 1103-water

Biosolids; Sediments; Soils;
Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Total;
Discrete analyser (DA);
2219-soil
Analysis for organochlorine pesticides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
Organochlorine pesticides;
LC-MS-MS;
using 1515-water in accordance to in-house AS 14


Organochlorine pesticides;
LC-MS-MS;
using 1515-water in accordance to in-house AS 14


α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); Aldrin; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); Dieldrin; Endosulfan 1 (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); m,p-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (m,p-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane);
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
1501-water and 1529-water


2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil); Endrin ketone; Methoxychlor; p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (p,p'-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (p,p'-DDT);
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water

Sediments; Soils;
α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); Aldrin; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); Dieldrin; Endosulfan 1 (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); m,p-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (m,p-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (p,p'-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane);
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
2501-soil and 2513-soil
Analysis for organophosphate pesticides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
Diazinon; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Disulfoton; Ethylparathion; Famphur (famophos); Methyl parathion; O,O-Diethyl S-([ethylsulfanyl]methyl) phosphorodithioate (phorate, thimet); Sulfotep (tetraethyldithiopyrphosphate, TEDP); Thionazin;
GC-MS;
1501-water


Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos);
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water


Azinphos-methyl (guthion); Bromophosethyl; Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Coumaphos - Co-Ral; Ethion; Fenitrothion; Fenthion;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water

Sediments; Soils;
Diazinon; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Disulfoton; Ethylparathion; Famphur (famophos); Methyl parathion; O,O-Diethyl S-([ethylsulfanyl]methyl) phosphorodithioate (phorate, thimet); Sulfotep (tetraethyldithiopyrphosphate, TEDP); Thionazin;
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
2501-soil and 2513-soil
Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
Volatile total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10;
GC-MS - Headspace;
1527-water


Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40;
GC-FID;
1528-water


Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C14; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C15-C28; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C29-C36;
GC-FID;
1406-water

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Leachates; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2 Dibromoethane (ethylene dibromide, EDB); 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tert-butyl benzene; Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride;
GC-MS - Static headspace;
1526-water

Soils;
Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40;
GC-FID;
2431-soil (validated to NEPM B3 TRH)


Volatile total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10;
GC-MS - Headspace;
2430-soil validated to NEPM B3 TRH

Sediments; Soils;
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C14; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C15-C28; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C29-C36;
GC-FID;
2403-soil
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
Chlorophyll a;
UV-vis spectrophotometry;
1602-water

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Conductivity;
Classical;
APHA 2510; 1002-water





Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Trade wastes;
Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; pH - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ;
Classical;
EPA Tasmania Sampling manual

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD);
Classical;


1416-water and 1453-water




Oil and grease;
Classical;


APHA 5520B; 1401-water




Chemical oxygen demand (COD);
Classical;


1451-water



Biosolids; Sediments; Sludges; Soils; Solid wastes;
Sample preparation;
1:5 Water leaching procedure;
 AS 4439.3; 2335-soil

Biosolids; Sediments; Soils;
Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite;
Discrete analyser (DA);
2218-soil

Biosolids; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes;
Moisture;
Classical;
2001-soil


Conductivity;
Classical;
2005-soil (1:5 Water extraction)


pH - 1:5 water extract;
Classical;
2003-soil


Carbon - Total organic (TOC);
Classical; UV-vis spectrophotometry;
2110-soil


Loss on ignition;
Classical;
2013-soil

Air - Ambient;
Solids - Deposited;
Classical;
4003-air and 4005-air

Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Sodium/total cation ratio;
Calculation;
1018-water


Colour;
Classical;


APHA 2120B; 1007-water




Chromium - Trivalent;
Calculation;
1317-water


Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
Classical;
1004-water


Solids - Total;
Classical;
1003-water


Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable;
Nondispersive infrared (NDIR);


1210-water




Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
Calculation;
1014-water


Solids - Total suspended (0.45µm filtered);
Classical;
1011-water


Solids - Total suspended;
Classical;
1005-water


Silica reactive;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1209-water


Ion balance;
Calculation;
1017-water


Hexavalent chromium (chromium VI);
Discrete analyser (DA);
1316-water


Sulfide;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1126-water


Acidity;
Classical;
APHA 2310; 1102-water


Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio);
Calculation;
1108-water


Turbidity;
Classical;


APHA 2130B; 1009-water




Alkalinity;
Classical;


APHA 2320B; APHA 4500-CO2; 1101-water




pH;
Classical;


APHA 4500H + - B; 1001-water






Anions;
Ion chromatography (IC);
1103-water in accordance to in-house AS14


Solids - Non-volatile; Solids - Non-volatile dissolved; Solids - Non-volatile suspended; Solids - Volatile; Solids - Volatile dissolved; Solids - Volatile suspended;
Classical;
1006-water


Chloride - Total as NaCl;
Calculation;
1016-water


Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate;
Ion chromatography (IC);


APHA 4110 C; 1103-water



Bore waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters;
Langelier saturation index;
Calculation;
1114-water




Hardness;
Calculation;
1109-water



Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
Formaldehyde (methanal);
GC-MS;


1413-water




Dissolved oxygen (DO);
Classical;


1452-water


Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221
; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260
;
GC-ECD;
1405-water

Sediments; Soils;
Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221
; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260
;
GC-ECD;
2402-soil
Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides
Ground waters; Surface waters;
α-Cypermethrin; Permethrin;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water
Ecotoxicology studies
Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes;
Algal toxin - Cylindrospermopsin (CYN); Algal toxin - Nodularin; Anatoxin-a; Microcystin-desmethyl-LR; Microcystin-LA; Microcystin-LF; Microcystin-LR; Microcystin-LW; Microcystin-LY; Microcystin-RR; Microcystin-YR;
LC-MS-MS;
1561-water
Sample collection
Estuarine waters; Surface waters;
Not applicable;
Grab;
EPA Tasmania Sampling manual

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
Food and Beverage
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for elements
Seafood and seafood products;
Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Selenium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
3301-biota

Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Mercury;
Atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (AFS) - Cold vapour;
1305-leachate


Trace elements;
ICP-AES; ICP-MS;
1301-leachate and 1311-leachate in accordance to in-house AS 14


Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-AES;
1301-water


Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Thallium; Thorium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc;
ICP-MS;
1311-water
Analysis for herbicides
Potable waters;
Cyanazine; Fluazifop (fluazifop-p-butyl); Haloxyfop methyl; Hexazinone; Metribuzin; Oxyfluorfen; Pendimethalin; Propachlor; Propazine; Simazine; Terbacil (3-tert-butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil, terbacil monolithium salt, terbacyl); Trifluralin;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water


Glufosinate; Glyphosate (n-[phosphonomethyl]glycine);
LC-MS-MS;
1520-water


2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D); 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); Atrazine; Desethylatrazine; Desisopropyl atrazine; Hexazinone; Metsulfuron methyl; Pendimethalin; Simazine; Sulfometuron methyl; Terbacil (3-tert-butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil, terbacil monolithium salt, terbacyl);
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water


Atrazine;
GC-MS;
1501-water
Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenyls
Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221
; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260
;
GC-ECD;
1405-water
Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides
Potable waters;
α-Cypermethrin; Permethrin;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water
Analysis for residues and contaminants (hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals)
Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Acrylamide;
LC-MS-MS;
1532-water


Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C14; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C15-C28; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C29-C36;
GC-FID;
1406-water


Haloacetic acids (HAA);
LC-MS-MS;
1525-water


BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene); m-Xylene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene;
GC-FID; GC-MS - Headspace;
1406-water and 1527-water


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;
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
1408-water 


Ethanol; Methanol; n-Butanol; Propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol, isopropanol, 2-propanol);
GC-FID;
1435-water


2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin;
GC-MS;
1531-water


Cyanide - Free; Cyanide - Total; Cyanide - Weak acid dissociable (WAD);
Discrete analyser (DA);
1125-water


Volatile total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10;
GC-MS - Headspace;
1527-water


1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromoethene; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tert-butyl benzene; Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride;
GC-MS - Static headspace;
1526-water


1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, chloride); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2 Dibromoethane (ethylene dibromide, EDB); 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Benzene; Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Ethylbenzene; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Isopropylbenzene (cumene); m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tert-butyl benzene; Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl chloride;
GC-MS - Static headspace;
1526-water


Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C16-C34; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C34-C40;
GC-FID;
1528-water


Acrylamide;
GC-ECD;
1422-water
Analysis of biotoxin residues and contaminants
Shellfish;
Lipophillic toxins;
LC-MS-MS;
3411-biota in accordance to in-house AS14


13-Desmethyl spirolide C (SPX1); Azaspiracid (AZA); Domoic acid (DA); Gymnodimine (GYM); Okadaic acid (OA); Pectenotoxin-2 (PTX2); Yessotoxin (YTX);
LC-MS-MS;
3411-biota

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Shellfish;
Decarbamoylgonyautoxins 2 and 3 (dcGTX2,3); Decarbamoylneosaxitoxin (dcNEO); Decarbamoylsaxitoxin (dcSTX); Gonyautoxin 1 and 4 (GTX1,4); Gonyautoxin 2 and 3 (GTX2,3); Gonyautoxin 5 (GTX5, B-1); Gonyautoxin 6 (GTX6, B-2); N-Sulfocarbamoyl-gonyautoxin 1 and 2 (C1,2); N-Sulfocarbamoyl-gonyautoxin 3 and 4 (C3,4); Neosaxitoxin (NEO); Paralytic shellfish toxins (PSP); Saxitoxin (STX);
HPLC - Fluorescence detection (HPLC-FLU, HPLC-FLD);
AOAC 2005.06 and 3412-biota
Analysis of fungicide residues and contaminants
Potable waters;
Metalaxyl;
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water


2-Chloro-N-([2-4-chlorophenyl]phenyl)pyridine-3-carboxamide (boscalid); Metalaxyl;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water
Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminants
Potable waters;
Carbaryl;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water


α-Hexachlorocyclohexane (α-HCH); β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH); δ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (δ-HCH); γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH); Aldrin; cis-Chlordane (α-chlordane); Dieldrin; Endosulfan 1 (α-endosulfan); Endosulfan II (β-endosulfan); Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Endrin aldehyde; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); m,p-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (m,p-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); trans-Chlordane (γ-chlordane);
GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
1501-water and 1529-water


Azinphos-methyl (guthion); Bromophosethyl; Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Coumaphos - Co-Ral; Ethion; Fenitrothion; Fenthion;
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water


Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos);
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water 


Diazinon; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Disulfoton; Ethylparathion; Famphur (famophos); Methyl parathion; O,O-Diethyl S-([ethylsulfanyl]methyl) phosphorodithioate (phorate, thimet); Sulfotep (tetraethyldithiopyrphosphate, TEDP); Thionazin;
GC-MS;
1501-water


2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil); Endrin ketone; Methoxychlor; p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (p,p'-DDD); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (p,p'-DDT);
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water

Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Herbicides; Organochlorine pesticides; Organophosphate pesticides;
LC-MS-MS;
1515-water in accordance to in-house AS 14


(2-Dimethylamino-5,6-dimethylpyrimidin-4-yl) N,N-dimethylcarbamate (pirimicarb);
GC-MS-MS;
1529-water
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics
Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Hardness;
Calculation;
1109-water




Chemical oxygen demand (COD);
Classical;
1451-water




Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
Classical;
1004-water


Alkalinity;
Classical;


APHA 2320B; APHA 4500-CO2; 1101-water




Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
Calculation;
1014-water


Solids - Total suspended;
Classical;
1005-water


Hexavalent chromium (chromium VI);
Discrete analyser (DA);
1316-water


Silica reactive;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1209-water


Acidity;
Classical;
APHA 2310; 1102-water


Anions;
Ion chromatography (IC);
1103-water in accordance to in-house AS14


Conductivity;
Classical;


APHA 2510; 1002-water






Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR, sodium absorption ratio);
Calculation;
1108-water


Nitrate; Nitrite; Phosphate;
Ion chromatography (IC);
APHA 4110C and 1103-water


Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable;
Nondispersive infrared (NDIR);


1210-water




Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate;
Ion chromatography (IC);


APHA 4110 C; 1103-water




Dissolved oxygen (DO);
Classical;


1452-water




Ion balance;
Calculation;
1017-water


Formaldehyde (methanal);
GC-MS;


1413-water




Sulfide;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1126-water


Nitrogen - Total; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN); Phosphorus - Total;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1208-water


Colour;
Classical;


APHA 2120B; 1007-water




Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD);
Classical;


1416-water and 1453-water




Solids - Total suspended (0.45µm filtered);
Classical;
1011-water


Chromium - Trivalent;
Calculation;
1317-water


Conductivity - In-situ; Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ; pH - In-situ; Temperature - In-situ;
Classical;
EPA Tasmania Sampling Manual


Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphorus - Dissolved;
Discrete analyser (DA);
1207-water


Chloride - Total as NaCl;
Calculation;
1016-water


Ammonia; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphorus - Soluble reactive;
Flow injection analyser (FIA);
1205-water


Turbidity;
Classical;


APHA 2130B; 1009-water




Oil and grease;
Classical;


APHA 5520B; 1401-water




Solids - Non-volatile; Solids - Non-volatile dissolved; Solids - Non-volatile suspended; Solids - Volatile; Solids - Volatile dissolved; Solids - Volatile suspended;
Classical;
1006-water


Solids - Total;
Classical;
1003-water


pH;
Classical;


APHA 4500H + - B; 1001-water






Nitrogen - Total; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN); Phosphorus - Total;
Flow injection analyser (FIA);
1206-water


Chlorophyll a;
UV-vis spectrophotometry;
1602-water


Sodium/total cation ratio;
Calculation;
1018-water


Langelier saturation index;
Calculation;
1114-water


Ecotoxicology studies
Potable waters;
Algal toxin - Microcystins;
HPLC - Diode array detection;
1609-water

Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Algal toxin - Cylindrospermopsin (CYN); Anatoxin-a; Microcystin-desmethyl-LR; Microcystin-LA; Microcystin-LF; Microcystin-LR; Microcystin-LW; Microcystin-LY; Microcystin-RR; Microcystin-YR; Nodularin;
LC-MS-MS;
1561-water
Sample collection
Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
Not applicable;
Grab;
EPA Tasmania Sampling Manual

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
Materials
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Chemical analysis of polymers and related materials
Paints and related coating materials;
Lead;
ICP-AES;
2301-soil