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Mr Damien Norman
+61(03) 61653300

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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Environment
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Analysis for carbamate pesticides
    Ground waters; Surface waters;
    Carbaryl;
    GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1529
    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);
    in-house 1125
    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;
    in-house 1315

    Animal tissue; Fish; Poppy seed (Papaver somniferum); Vegetation;
    Trace elements;
    ICP-AES;
    in-house 3301 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;
    In-house 3301

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


    Trace elements;
    ICP-AES; ICP-MS;
    in-house 1301 and 1311 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;
    In-house 1301

    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;
    In-house 1311

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

    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;
    In-house 2301


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


    Trace elements;
    ICP-AES;
    in-house 2301 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;
    in-house 1529


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


    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;
    in-house 1529


    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;
    in-house 1515


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


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

    Sediments; Soils;
    Atrazine;
    GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 2501 and 2513
    Analysis for hydrocarbons
    Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
    Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benzo(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
    GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1408 


    1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (methyl chloroform, chlorothene, 1,1,1-TCA); 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 (vinylidene chloride, 1,1-DCE); 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 (pseudo-cumene, 1,2,4-TMB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromoethene; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride, 1,2-DCA); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (mesitylene, 1,3,5-TMB); 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;
    in-house 1526

    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;
    in-house 1406 and 1527

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

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

    Sediments;
    Tributyltin;
    LC-MS-MS;
    in-house 2411

    Sediments; Soils;
    Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benzo(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
    GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 2404 and 2432


    BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene); m-Xylene; Naphthalene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene;
    GC-FID; GC-MS - Headspace;
    in-house 2403 and 2430
    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;
    in-house 1435

    Irrigation and stock waters;
    Acrylamide;
    GC-ECD;
    in-house 1422

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

    Bore waters; Surface waters;
    2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin;
    GC-MS;
    In-house 1531
    Analysis for nutrients
    Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
    Nitrogen - Total; Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN); Phosphorus - Total;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1208


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

    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);
    In-house 1207


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


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

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


    Organochlorine pesticides;
    LC-MS-MS;
    using in-house 1515 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;
    in-house 1501 and 1529


    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;
    in-house 1529

    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;
    in-house 2501 and 2513
    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;
    in-house 1501


    Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos);
    LC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1515 


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

    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;
    in-house 2501 and 2513
    Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons
    Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
    Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - volatile: C6-C10;
    GC-MS - Headspace;
    In-house 1527


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


    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;
    In-house 1406

    Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Leachates; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
    1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (methyl chloroform, chlorothene, 1,1,1-TCA); 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 (vinylidene chloride, 1,1-DCE); 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 (pseudo-cumene, 1,2,4-TMB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride, 1,2-DCA); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (mesitylene, 1,3,5-TMB); 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;
    in-house 1526

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


    Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - volatile: C6-C10;
    GC-MS - Headspace;
    in-house 2430 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;
    In-house 2403
    Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics
    Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes;
    Chlorophyll a;
    UV-vis spectrophotometry;
    in-house 1602

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




    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;
    in-house EPA Tasmania Sampling manual

    Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
    Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD);
    Classical;
    in-house 1416 and 1453



    Oil and grease;
    Classical;
    APHA 5520B; in-house 1401



    Chemical oxygen demand (COD);
    Classical;
    in-house 1451


    Biosolids; Sediments; Sludges; Soils; Solid wastes;
    Sample preparation;

     AS 4439.3; in-house 2335

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

    Biosolids; Sediments; Soils; Solid wastes;
    Moisture;
    Classical;
    in-house 2001


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


    pH - 1:5 water extract;
    Classical;
    in-house 2003


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


    Loss on ignition;
    Classical;
    in-house 2013

    Air - Ambient;
    Solids - Deposited;
    Classical;
    in-house 4003 and 4005

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


    Colour;
    Classical;
    APHA 2120B; in-house 1007



    Chromium - Trivalent;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1317


    Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
    Classical;
    in-house 1004


    Solids - Total;
    Classical;
    in-house 1003


    Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable;
    Nondispersive infrared (NDIR);
    in-house 1210



    Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
    Calculation;
    in-house 1014


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


    Solids - Total suspended;
    Classical;
    in-house 1005


    Silica reactive;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1209


    Ion balance;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1017


    Chromium - Hexavalent;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1316


    Sulfide;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1126


    Acidity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2310; in-house 1102


    Sodium absorption ratio (SAR);
    Calculation;
    in-house 1108


    Turbidity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2130B; in-house 1009



    Alkalinity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2320B; APHA 4500-CO2; in-house 1101



    pH;
    Classical;
    APHA 4500H + - B; in-house 1001





    Anions;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    in-house 1103 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;
    in-house 1006


    Chloride - Total as NaCl;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1016


    Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    APHA 4110 C; in-house 1103


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




    Hardness;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1109



    Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes;
    Formaldehyde (methanal);
    GC-MS;
    in-house 1413



    Dissolved oxygen (DO);
    Classical;
    in-house 1452

    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;
    in-house 1405

    Sediments; Soils;
    Aroclor 1016; Aroclor 1221; Aroclor 1232; Aroclor 1242; Aroclor 1248; Aroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260;
    GC-ECD;
    in-house 2402
    Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides
    Ground waters; Surface waters;
    α-Cypermethrin; Permethrin;
    GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1529
    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;
    in-house 1621
    Sample collection
    Estuarine waters; Surface waters;
    Not applicable;
    Grab;
    in-house 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;
    In-house 3301

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


    Trace elements;
    ICP-AES; ICP-MS;
    In-house method 1301 and 1311 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;
    In-house 1301


    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;
    In-house 1311
    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;
    in-house 1529


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


    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;
    in-house 1515


    Atrazine;
    GC-MS;
    in-house 1501
    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;
    in-house 1405
    Analysis for pyrethroid and pyrethrum pesticides
    Potable waters;
    α-Cypermethrin; Permethrin;
    GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1529
    Analysis for residues and contaminants (hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals)
    Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
    Acrylamide;
    LC-MS-MS;
    In-house 1532


    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;
    In-house 1406


    Haloacetic acids (HAA);
    LC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1525


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


    Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benzo(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene;
    GC-MS; GC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1408 


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


    2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin;
    GC-MS;
    In-house 1531


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


    Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - volatile: C6-C10;
    GC-MS - Headspace;
    In-house 1527


    1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (methyl chloroform, chlorothene, 1,1,1-TCA); 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 (vinylidene chloride, 1,1-DCE); 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 (pseudo-cumene, 1,2,4-TMB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dibromoethene; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride, 1,2-DCA); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (mesitylene, 1,3,5-TMB); 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;
    in-house 1526


    1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (methyl chloroform, chlorothene, 1,1,1-TCA); 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 (vinylidene chloride, 1,1-DCE); 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 (pseudo-cumene, 1,2,4-TMB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (ethylene dichloride, 1,2-DCA); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (mesitylene, 1,3,5-TMB); 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;
    in-house 1526


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


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

    Molluscs;
    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); Saxitoxin (STX);

    AOAC 2006.06 and in-house 3412
    Analysis of fungicide residues and contaminants
    Potable waters;
    Metalaxyl;
    LC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1515


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


    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;
    in-house 1501 and 1529


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


    Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos);
    LC-MS-MS;
    in-house 1515 


    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;
    in-house 1501


    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;
    in-house 1529

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


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




    Chemical oxygen demand (COD);
    Classical;
    in-house 1451



    Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
    Classical;
    in-house 1004


    Alkalinity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2320B; APHA 4500-CO2; in-house 1101



    Solids - Total dissolved (TDS);
    Calculation;
    in-house 1014


    Solids - Total suspended;
    Classical;
    in-house 1005


    Chromium - Hexavalent;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1316


    Silica reactive;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1209


    Acidity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2310; in-house 1102


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


    Conductivity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2510; in-house 1002





    Sodium absorption ratio (SAR);
    Calculation;
    in-house 1108


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


    Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable;
    Nondispersive infrared (NDIR);
    in-house 1210



    Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    APHA 4110 C; in-house 1103



    Dissolved oxygen (DO);
    Classical;
    in-house 1452



    Ion balance;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1017


    Formaldehyde (methanal);
    GC-MS;
    in-house 1413



    Sulfide;
    Discrete analyser (DA);
    in-house 1126


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


    Colour;
    Classical;
    APHA 2120B; in-house 1007



    Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD);
    Classical;
    in-house 1416 and 1453



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


    Chromium - Trivalent;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1317


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


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


    Chloride - Total as NaCl;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1016


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


    Turbidity;
    Classical;
    APHA 2130B; in-house 1009



    Oil and grease;
    Classical;
    APHA 5520B; in-house 1401



    Solids - Non-volatile; Solids - Non-volatile dissolved; Solids - Non-volatile suspended; Solids - Volatile; Solids - Volatile dissolved; Solids - Volatile suspended;
    Classical;
    in-house 1006


    Solids - Total;
    Classical;
    in-house 1003


    pH;
    Classical;
    APHA 4500H + - B; in-house 1001





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


    Chlorophyll a;
    UV-vis spectrophotometry;
    in-house 1602


    Sodium/total cation ratio;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1018


    Langelier saturation index;
    Calculation;
    in-house 1114


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

    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;
    in-house 1621
    Sample collection
    Waters for potable and domestic purposes;
    Not applicable;
    Grab;
    In-house 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;
    in-house 2301