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SESL Australia Pty Ltd

Accreditation No: 15633
SESL Australia Pty Ltd
www.sesl.com.au
 
Contact: Mr M J Dore
Phone: 1300 304 080
Fax: (02) 9484 2427
Email:
 
Address:
16 Chilvers Road,
Thornleigh
NSW 2120
 
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 01-AUG-17


This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

7.11 Cements, concrete and related products
.31 Concrete
Analysis of recycled crushed concrete
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Foreign materials by classical using RMS T105 and T276 and in-house PM0002

7.16 Fuels
.03 Coals and coke
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Carbon - total inorganic; total organic; total by classical using in-house
CM0009
Sulfur - total by classical using in-house CM0009

7.61 Agricultural products and materials
.22 Soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Acid neutralising capacity (ANCBT) by classical using in-house PM0011
Acidity - titratable peroxide (TPA); excess acid neutralisation capacity (ANCE);
peroxide pH (pHOX)by classical using in-house PM0011
Acidity - titratable actual (TAA); pHKCI by classical using in-house PM0011
Aluminium; calcium; potassium; magnesium; sodium by ICP-AES using in-house CM0007
Antimony; arsenic; barium; beryllium; boron; cadmium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; lithium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; selenium; silicon; silver; strontium; thallium; tin; titanium; vanadium; zinc by ICP-AES using in-house CM0008
Carbon - total; total inorganic; total organic by classical using in-house CM0009
Conductivity by classical using Rayment and Lyons 3A1
Net acid-soluble calcium (CaNAS); magnesium (MgNAS); sulfur (SNAS) by
calculation using in-house PM0011
Elements as listed under 7.84.01
Organics as listed under 7.84
Nitrogen - total by Dumas combustion using in-house CM0010
Peroxide oxidisable sulfur (SPOS); reacted calcium (CaA); magnesium (MgA) by
calculation using in-house PM0011
pH by classical using Rayment and Lyons 4A1, 4B2
Phosphorus (available) by ICP-AES using in-house CM0005
Sulfur by ICP-AES using in-house CM0004
Sulfur - total by classical using in-house CM0009
Titratable sulfidic acidity (TSA) by calculation using in-house PM0011
.23 Plant tissue
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Nitrogen - total by Dumas combustion using in-house CM0010
.24 Compost
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Aluminium; calcium; potassium; magnesium; sodium by ICP-AES using in-house CM0007
Carbon - total inorganic; total organic; total by classical using in-house CM0009
Conductivity by classical using AS4454
Nitrogen - total by Dumas combustion using in-house CM0010
pH by classical using AS4454
Phosphorus by ICP-AES using in-house CM0005
Sulfur - total by classical using in-house CM0009
.99 Other agricultural products
Media, potting mixes
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Aluminium; calcium; potassium; magnesium; sodium by ICP-AES using in-house CM0007
Conductivity by classical using AS3743
pH by classical using AS3743
Phosphorus by ICP-AES using in-house CM0005
Sulfur by ICP-AES using in-house CM0004

7.66 Waters
.01 Waters for potable and domestic purposes
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Conductivity by classical using Rayment and Higginson B1a
Elements as listed under 7.84.01
pH by classical using Rayment and Higginson C1a
.02 Waters for irrigation and stock
As listed under 7.66.01
.03 Waters for industrial and steam-raising purposes
As listed under 7.66.01

7.81 Constituents of the environment
.11 Waters other than saline
As listed under 7.66
.31 Soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
As listed under 7.61.22 and 7.84
Foreign materials by classical using RMS T105 and T276 and in-house PM0002
.32 Sediments
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Carbon - total inorganic; total organic; total by classical using in-house CM0009
Elements as listed under 7.84.01
Nitrogen - total by Dumas combustion using in-house CM0010
Sulfur - total by classical using in-house CM0009
.33 Solid wastes
As listed under 7.84.01 (composts, organic soil conditioners and organic/inorganic fertilisers)
.34 Biosolids
As listed under 7.84.01

7.82 Workplace environment and hazards
.31 Asbestos fibre identification
Qualitative identification in bulk samples
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Amosite; chrysotile; crocidolite; organic fibres; synthetic mineral fibres by polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) using AS4964 and supplementary work instruction in-house CM0011

7.84 Residues and contaminants in constituents of the environment
.01 Elements
Analysis of biosolids, soils and waters for potable and domestic purposes, irrigation and stock and industrial and steam-raising purposes
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Aluminium; calcium; magnesium; potassium; sodium by ICP-AES using in-house CM0007
Copper; iron; manganese; zinc by ICP-AES using in-house CM0006
Phosphorus by ICP-AES using in-house CM0005
Sulfur by ICP-AES using in-house CM0004

Analysis of waters, sediments; soils and solid wastes (waste soils, treated drill muds and treated biosolids)
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Antimony; arsenic; barium; beryllium; boron; cadmium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; lithium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; selenium; silicon; silver; strontium; thallium; tin; titanium; vanadium; zinc by ICP-AES using in-house CM0008

Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Hydrochloric acid extractable calcium (CaHCI); magnesium (MgHCl); sulfur (SHCl) by ICP-AES using in-house PM0011
Peroxide calcium (CaP); magnesium (MgP); sulfur (SP) by ICP-AES using in-house PM0011
Potassium chloride extractable calcium (CaKCI); magnesium (MgKCl); sulfur (SKCl) by ICP-AES using in-house PM0011
.02 Pesticides
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Organochlorine pesticides (OC): Aldrin; α-BHC; β-BHC; γ-BHC (lindane); δ-BHC; α-chlordane; γ-chlordane; 4,4'-DDD; 4,4'-DDE; 4,4'-DDT; dieldrin; endosulfan I; endosulfan II; endosulfan sulfate; endrin; endrin aldehyde; endrin ketone; heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; hexachlorobenzene; methoxychlor; mirex by GC-ECD using in-house ORGM0012

Organophosphorous pesticides (OP): Azinphos-methyl (guthion); chlorpyrifos (chlorpyrifos ethyl); dichlorvos; disulfoton (di-syston); ethoprophos (ethoprop); fenchlorphos (ronnel); parathion-methyl; prothiophos (tokuthion); ethion; malathion by GC-MS using in-house ORGM0011
.03 Polyhalogenated biphenyls
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
PCB Aroclors: 1016; 1221; 1232; 1242; 1248; 1254; 1260; 1262; 1268 by GC-ECD using in-house ORGM0012
.04 Halogenated hydrocarbons
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Bromobenzene; bromochloromethane; bromodichloromethane; bromoform; carbon tetrachloride; chlorobenzene; chloroform; 2-chlorotoluene; 4-chlorotoluene; dibromochloromethane; 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-dibromoethane (EDB); dibromomethane; 1,2-dichlorobenzene; 1,3-dichlorobenzene; 1,4-dichlorobenzene; 1,1-dichloroethane; 1,2-dichloroethane; 1,1-dichloroethene; cis-1,2-dichloroethene; trans-1,2-dichloroethene; 1,2-dichloropropane; 1,3-dichloropropane; 1,1-dichloropropene; hexachloro-1,3-butadiene; methylene chloride (dichloromethane, DCM); 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane; 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; tetrachloroethene; 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene; 1,1,1-trichloroethane; 1,1,2-trichloroethane; trichloroethene; 1,2,3-trichloropropane; vinyl chloride by purge and trap GC-MS using ORGM0013
.12 Petroleum hydrocarbons
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Volatile total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) C6-C9 by purge and trap GC-MS using in-house ORGM0013
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) C10-C14; C15-C28; C29-C36 by GC-FID using in-house ORGM0014
Total petroleum hydrocarbons after silica gel clean-up (TPH-silica) C10-C14; C15-C28; C29-C36 by GC-FID using in-house ORGM0003 and ORGM0014
Volatile total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) C6-C10 as listed in NEPM schedule B3 appendix 2 method A1 by purge and trap GC-MS using in house ORGM0013
Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) >C10-C16; >C16-C34; >C34-C40 as listed in NEPM schedule B3 appendix 2 method A2 by GC-FID using in house ORGM0014
Total recoverable hydrocarbons after silica gel clean-up (TRH-silica) >C10-C16; >C16-C34; >C34-C40 by GC-FID using in-house ORGM0003 and ORGM0014
.21 Monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Benzene; toluene; ethylbenzene; m-& p-xylene; o-xylene; bromobenzene; n-propylbenzene; sec-butylbenzene; tert-butylbenzene; chlorobenzene; 2-chlorotoluene; 4-chlorotoluene; 1,2-dichlorobenzene; 1,3-dichlorobenzene; 1,4-dichlorobenzene; isopropylbenzene (cumene); 4-isopropyl toluene (p-cymene); n-propylbenzene; styrene (ethylene benzene); 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene; 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene by purge and trap GC-MS using ORGM0013
.22 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Analysis of soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Acenaphthene; acenaphythylene; anthracene; benz(a)anthracene; benzo(b, k)fluoranthene; benzo(g,h,i)perylene; benzo(a)pyrene; chrysene; dibenz(a,h)anthracene; fluoranthene; fluorene; indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; 1-methylnaphthalene; 2-methylnaphthalene; naphthalene; phenanthrene; pyrene by GC-MS using in-house ORGM0011
.31 Asbestos
Qualitative identification of asbestos in soil
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Amosite; chrysotile; crocidolite; organic fibres; synthetic mineral fibres by polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) using AS4964 and supplementary work instruction in-house CM0011

7.94 Particle sizing
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Particle size by classical using Bradley method (Soil Testing Service - methods and interpretation; NSW Dpt. of Agriculture) and in-house PM0001