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Analytical Reference Laboratory (WA) Pty Ltd

Accreditation No: 2377
Perth Laboratory
www.arlwa.com.au
 
Contact: Mr K Rodgers
Phone: (08) 6253 4444
Fax: (08) 6253 4440
Email:
 
Address:
46-48 Banksia Road,
WELSHPOOL
WA 6106
 
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 20-MAY-16


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

7.21 Miscellaneous petroleum products
.08 Electrical insulating oils and compounds
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
PCBs (aroclor 1016, 1242, 1248, 1254, 1260, 1262) by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 124 or ARL 144


7.51 Foods
.04 Meat and meat products
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Ash by classical using in-house ARL171
Carbohydrate by calculation using in-house ARL178
Energy by calculation using in-house ARL178
Fat-total by soxhlet extraction using in-house ARL059
Moisture by classical using in-house ARL170
Nitrate and nitrite by discrete analyzer using in-house ARL174
Protein by classical using in-house ARL173
Sodium by AAS (flame) using in-house ARL172

.06 Sugar and sugar products
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Sugar by HPLC using in-house ARL176

.33 Preservatives in foods
listed as determination(s)by technique(s) using method(s)-
Sulfur dioxide by classical (modified Monier Wiliams) using in-house ARL175
Sorbic and Benzoic acid by HPLC using in-house ARL177


7.52 Residues and contaminants in foods and agricultural materials
.02 Pesticides
Analysis of organochlorine and organophosphorus residues in meat fat
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
aldrin; α, β and δ BHC; bromophos ethyl; α-chlordane (cis); γ-chlordane (trans); chlorpyrifos; p, p¹-DDD; p, p¹-DDE; p, p¹-DDT; dieldrin; α-endosulphan; β-endosulphan; endosulphan sulphate; endrin; ethion; HCB; heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; lindane; methoxychlor and oxychlordane by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 001

Analysis of organochlorine and organophosphorus residues in grains
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
aldrin; α, β and δ BHC; α-chlordane (cis); γ-chlordane (trans); p, p¹-DDD; p, p¹-DDE; p, p¹-DDT; dieldrin; α-endosulphan; β-endosulphan; endosulphan sulphate; endrin; HCB; heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; lindane and oxychlordane by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 004

Analysis of organochlorine and organophosphorus pesticides in fruit and vegetables
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
aldrin; α, β and δ BHC; bromophos ethyl; α-chlordane (cis); γ-chlordane (trans); chloropyrifos; p, p¹-DDD; p, p¹-DDE; p, p¹-DDT; dieldrin; heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; hexachlorobenzene; lindane; oxychlordane and PCBs (aroclor 1016, 1242, 1248, 1254, 1260, 1262) by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 091

Other
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
trifluralin and bifenthrin by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 091

7.61 Agricultural products and materials
.11 Insecticide and acaricide formulations
Analysis of formulations
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Fenthion by HPLC using in-house ARL 073

.99 Other agricultural products
Analysis of soil, sediment, compost and biosolids
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Loss on ignition by classical using in-house method ARL 68



7.65 Air
.02 Ambient air
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Aluminium; barium; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; magnesium; nickel; potassium; silver; sodium; sulphur and zinc by AAS, GFAAS, ICP-AES using in-house ARL 159
Antimony; arsenic; selenium and mercury by hydride AAS using in-house ARL 159
Mercury by CVAAS using in-house ARL406
Particulates-total suspended (TSP), PM10, PM2.5 by classical using AS 3580.9.6, 3586.9.3 and in-house ARL 158


7.66 Waters
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Acidity by classical using in-house ARL 021
Alkalinity by classical using in-house ARL 037
Biochemical oxygen demand by classical using in-house ARL 011
Bromide by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 323
Boron by classical using in-house ARL 022
Boron by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 307
Bromide by classical using in-house ARL 137
Bromide by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 323
Chemical oxygen demand by classical using in-house ARL 020
Chloride (except saline waters) by classical using in-house ARL 018
Chloride (except saline waters) by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 305
Chlorophyll-a and pheophytin-a by UV-vis using in-house ARL 141
Conductivity by classical using in-house ARL 019
Colour by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 310
Cyanide as listed under 7.84.35
Dissolved oxygen by membrane electrode using in-house ARL 012
Dissolved oxygen by titrimetric using in-house ARL 013
EDTA and NTA by GC/NPD using in-house ARL 074
Elements as listed under 7.84.01
Ferrous iron by classical using in-house ARL 121
Ferrous iron by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 322
Formaldehyde by UV-vis using in-house ARL 127
Fluoride (using Spadns reagent) by classical using in-house ARL 043
Hexavalent chromium by classical using in-house ARL 050
Hexavalent chromium by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 316
Hydrogen sulphide and sulphide (iodometric method) by classical using in-house ARL 023
MBAS (anionic surfactants) by UV-vis using in-house ARL 025
Nutrients as listed under 7.84.51
Oil and grease by classical using in-house ARL 015
Oil and grease by UV-vis using in-house ARL 130
Organics as listed under 7.84
pH by classical using in-house ARL 014
Phenol (total) by UV-vis using in-house ARL 044
Redox potential by classical using in-houseARL 119
Salinity by calculation using in-house ARL 019
Silica (reactive) by classical using in-house ARL 067
Silica (reactive) by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 315
Solids total dissolved by classical using in-house ARL 017
Solids total suspended by classical using in-house ARL 016
Sulfate by turbimetric using in-house ARL 028
Sulfate by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 301
Turbidity by classical using in-house ARL 045

.01 Waters for potable and domestic purposes
.02 Waters for irrigation and stock
.03 Waters for industrial and steam-raising purposes
.04 Sewage
.05 Trade wastes
.06 Saline waters
.07 Ground waters
.99 Other waters

7.81 Constituents of the environment
.11 Waters other than saline
As listed under 7.66
.12 Saline waters
As listed under 7.66
.31 Soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Acid digestion by classical using in-house ARL 027, 030 and 031
Acid neutralising capacity by classical using in-house ARL 136
Acid neutralising capacity for acid sulphate soils by classical using in-house ARL 211
Alkalinity by classical using in-house ARL 047
Aluminium; antimony; arsenic; barium; beryllium; bismuth; boron; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; gallium; iron; lead; lithium; magnesium; manganese; molybdenum; nickel; phosphorus; potassium; selenium; silicon; silver; sodium; strontium; sulphur; tin; titanium; uranium; vanadium; zinc and zirconium by ICP-AES/MS using in-house ARL 401 and 403
Antimony by hydride AAS using in-house ARL 066
Aluminium; antimony; arsenic; barium; beryllium; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; gallium; iron; lead; magnesium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; potassium; selenium; silver; sodium; strontium; vanadium and zinc by AAS using in-house ARL 027
Aluminium; antimony; arsenic; barium; beryllium; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; gallium; iron; lead; magnesium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; potassium; selenium; silver; sodium; strontium; vanadium and zinc by AAS using in-house ARL 030
Arsenic by hydride AA using in-house ARL 040
Cation exchange capacity by classical using in-house ARL 212 and ARL 213
Chloride by classical using in-house ARL 046
Chloride by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 306
Chromium Reducible Sulfur Suite by classical using in house ARL 200-210
Conductivity by classical using in-house ARL 140
Exchangeable acidity by classical using in-house ARL 212
Fluoride by classical using in-house ARL 048
Formaldehyde by HPLC-UV using in-house ARL 128
Hexavalent chromium by classical using in-house ARL 051
Lime equivalent by classical using in-house ARL 136
Mercury by cold vapour AAS using in-house ARL 039
Mercury by CVAAS using in-house ARL 406
Moisture by classical using in-house ARL 135
Nutrients as listed under 7.84.51
Oil and grease by classical using in-house ARL 058
Organics as listed under 7.84
pH by classical using ARL 138
Phenol (total extractable) by colorimetric using in-house ARL 052
Salinity by calculation using in-house ARL 140
Selenium by hydride AA using in-house ARL 065
Sulfate by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 302
Suspension peroxide oxidation combined acidity and sulphate (SPOCAS) using in-house ARL 200-210
Total exchangeable bases and effective cation exchange capacity (ECEC) by classical using in-house ARL 213
Total organic carbon by UV-vis using in-house ARL 064

.32 Sediments
As listed under 7.81.31 (except phenol)

.33 Solid wastes
As listed under 7.81.31 (except chloride; conductivity; nutrients as listed under 7.84.51; lime equivalent; moisture; phenol; SPOCAS; sulphate and total organic carbon)

.34 Biosolids
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Aluminium; arsenic; antimony, barium; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; magnesium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; potassium; selenium; silver; sodium; strontium; vanadium and zinc by AAS using in-house ARL 026
Conductivity by classical using in-house ARL 140
Lime equivalent by classical using in-house ARL 136
Moisture by classical using in-house ARL 135
pH by classical using in-house ARL 138

.35 Leachate procedures
Analysis of soils, sediments and solid waste material
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Leachate preparation by AS 4439.3 using in-house ARL 069
Leachate analysis as per 7.84

.51 Biota
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s)-
Aluminium; arsenic; antimony, barium; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; magnesium; manganese; mercury; molybdenum; nickel; potassium; selenium; silver; sodium; strontium; vanadium and zinc by AAS using in-house ARL 026


7.82 Workplace environment and hazards
.01 Asbestos fibre counting
Estimation of airborne asbestos dust by the membrane filter method described in the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note (2005) and supplementary work instruction laboratory method ASBMON

.03 Inhalable dust
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Inhalable dust by classical using in-house ARL 097

.04 Respirable dust
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Respirable dust by gravimetric using in-house ARL 098

.06 Metals and metal compounds
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Antimony, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, iron, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium and zinc in air by AAS (flame, cold vapour, hydride generation), ICP-AES using in-house ARL 103 and 401
Hexavalent chromium in air by colourimetric using in-house ARL 104

.22 Diesel particulates
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Elemental carbon by evolved gas analyser using NIOSH 5040 and in-house ARL 161

.31 Asbestos fibre identification
Qualitative identification in bulk samples Amosite; chrysotile; crocidolite; organic fibres and synthetic mineral fibres by Polarised Light Microscopy (including dispersion staining) using supplementary work instruction in-house ASBID in accordance with AS 4964-2004

.81 Volume measurement (air)
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Tests under 7.82.01, .03, .04, .06 using in-house ARL 096, 099, 105, 106, 107 and in-house ASBMON


7.84 Residues and contaminants in constituents of the environment
.01 Elements
Analysis of soil and water
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Acid digestion by classical using in-house ARL 027, 030 and 031
Aluminium; arsenic; antimony, barium; beryllium; bismuth; boron; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; gallium; iron; lead; lithium; magnesium; manganese; molybdenum; nickel; phosphorus; potassium; selenium; silicon; silver; sodium; strontium; sulphur; thallium; tin; titanium; uranium; vanadium; zinc and zirconium by AAS (flame, cold vapour, hydride generation), GFAAS, ICP-AES and ICP-MS using in-house ARL 024, 029, 401, 402 and 403
Aluminium; barium; beryllium; bismuth; boron; cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; gallium; iron; lead; lithium; magnesium; manganese; molybdenum; nickel; phosphorus; potassium; silicon; silver; sodium; strontium; sulphur; tellurium; thallium; tin; titanium; uranium; vanadium; zinc and zirconium by AAS (flame, cold vapour, hydride generation) using in-house ARL 027 and 030
Antimony and selenium by AAS (hydride) using in-house ARL 065 and 066
Arsenic by AAS (hydride) using in-house ARL 040
Hexavalent chromium by UV-vis and discrete analyser using in-house ARL 050, 051 and 316
Mercury by AAS (cold vapour) using in-house ARL 039

.02 Pesticides
Analysis of soils and waters
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Chlorinated acidic herbicides - 2,4-D; 2,4,5-T; 2,4,6-T; clopyralid; dicamba; fluazifop; MCPA; metasulfuron methyl, picloram and triclopyr; by GCMS using in-house ARL 054 and 055

Base neutral pesticides - azinphos-methyl; amitraz; atrazine; chlorpyrifos; diclofop methyl; dimethoate; diuron; endosulfan I; endosulphan II; endosulfan sulfate; fenamiphos; fenitrothion; fluometuron; hexazinone; metolachlor; molinate; myclobutanil; prometryn; propazine; propyconazole; simazine; tebuconazole; terbutryn and trifluralin by GCMS using in-house ARL 042 and 053

Organochlorine pesticides - aldrin; α, β and δ BHC; cis and trans chlordane; p,p-DDD; p,p-DDE; op-DDT; p,p-DDT; chlorothalonil; dichlorvos; dieldrin; endrin; HCB; heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; lindane; methoxychlor; oxychlordane; endosulphan I; endosulphan II and endosulphan sulphate by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 002 and 003

Organophosphate and other pesticides - bifenthrin; diazinon; bromophos ethyl; ethion; chlorpyrifos; fenitrothion; fipronil; malathion; parathion ethyl; parathion methyl; trifluralin and vinclozolin by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 002 and 003
Organophosphates in water by LCMS using in-house ARL501

Synthetic pyrethroids - alphamethrin; cyfluthrin; cyhalothrin; cypermethrin; deltamethrin; fenvalerate and permethrin by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 151 and 156

Other
Azinphos methyl in water by GC/NPD using in-house ARL 108
Carbamates in water by LCMS using in-house ARL 503
Carbamates in soil by LCMS using in-house ARL 504
Imidacloprid, diquat and paraquat in water by HPLC using in-house ARL 125 and 150
Glyphosate in water by GCMS using in-house ARL 085

.03 Polyhalogenated biphenyls
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
PCB - aroclor 1016; 1242; 1254; 1260 and 1262 by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 002 and 003

.04 Halogenated hydrocarbons
Analysis of water
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Chloral hydrate (trichloroacetaldehyde) by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 071
Epichlorohydrin by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 081
Haloacetic acids - bromochloroacetic acid; bromodichloroacetic acid; chlorodibromoacetic acid; dibromoacetic acid; dalapon; dichloroacetic acid; monobromoacetic acid; monochloroacetic acid; tribromoacetic acid and trichloroacetic acid by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 072
Trihalomethanes - (bromoform; carbon tetrachloride; chloroform; dichlorobromomethane; monochlorodibromomethane) and carbon tetrachloride by SPME-GC using in-house ARL 041
Trihalomethane formation potential by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 076

Analysis of water and soil
Purgeable organic compounds - carbon tetrachloride; chlorobenzene; 1,2-dichlorobenzene; 1,3-dichlorobenzene; 1,4-dichlorobenzene; 1,1-dichloroethene; 1,2-dichloroethane; 1,1-dichloroethane; cis 1,2-dichloroethene; trans 1,2-dichloroethene; dichloromethane; hexachlorobutadiene; styrene; tetrachloroethane; ; 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane; 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; tetrachloroethylene (PCE); trichlorobenzenes - total; 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene; 1,3,5-trichlorobenzene; trichloroethylene (TCE); 1,1,1-trichloroethane and vinyl chloride by GCMS using in-house ARL 079, 089, 132 and 133

.05 Phenols
Analysis of waters and soils
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Priority pollutant phenols - 2-chlorophenol; 4-chloro-3-methylphenol; 2,4-dichlorophenol; 2,6-dichlorophenol; dinoseb; 2,4-dimethylphenol; 2-methylphenol; 3-methylphenol; 4-methylphenol; 2-methyl 4,6-dinitrophenol; 2-nitrophenol; 4-nitrophenol; pentachlorophenol; phenol; 2,3,4,5-tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,4,6-tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorophenol; 2,4,5-trichlorophenol and 2,4,6-trichlorophenol by GCMS using in-house ARL 056, 057 and 070
Nonyl and octyl phenols (waters only) by GCMS using in-house ARL 086

.06 Phthalates
Analysis of waters
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Plasticisers - benzyl butyl phthalate; bis(2ethylhexyl)adipate (DEHA); bis(2ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP); dibutyl phthalate; diethyl phthalate; dimethyl phthalate and dioctyl phthalate by GC using in-house ARL 080

.12 Petroleum hydrocarbons
Analysis of soil, sediment and water
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (dichloromethane extractable) by GC/FID using in-house ARL 009 and 010
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (aliphatic/aromatic split in the ranges C10-C14, C15-C28, C29-C36,>C36, by silica gel/GC using in-house ARL 111
Total recoverable hydrocarbons: C6-C40 (variable fractions) by GC-MS using in-house ARL 190 and 191
Total recoverable hydrocarbons: C10-C16, >C16-C34, >C34-C40 by GC/FID using in-house ARL 193
Volatile total recoverable hydrocarbons, BTEX, naphthalene, C6-C10 by GC-MS using in-house ARL 192

.21 Monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Analysis of soil and water
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
BTEX (benzene; toluene; ethylbenzene; xylenes) by GC/PID/FID and GCMS using in-house ARL 007, 008, 132 and 133

.22 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Analysis of soil and water
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
PAH - acenaphthylene; acenaphthene; anthracene; benzo[a]anthracene; benzo(b)fluoranthene; benzo(k)fluoranthene; benzo(g,h,i)perylene; benzo(a)pyrene; chrysene; dibenz(a,h)anthracene; fluoranthene; fluorene; indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; 2-methyl-naphthalene; naphthalene; phenanthrene and pyrene by GCMS using in-house ARL 005 and 006

.31 Asbestos
Qualitative identification of asbestos in soil
Analysis by polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) techniques by the methods of -
AS4964 and supplementary work instruction in-house method ASBID
for the following determinations
Amosite; chrysotile; crocidolite, organic fibres, synthetic mineral fibres

.35 Cyanide
Analysis of waters
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Cyanide - total (after distillation) by classical and UV-vis using in-house ARL 063
Cyanide - total (after micro-distillation) by classical and discrete analyser using in-house ARL 317
Cyanide - total available (titrimetric) by classical using in-house ARL 060
Cyanide - total available (colourimetric) by UV-vis using in-house ARL 061
Cyanide - weak acid dissociable by UV-vis using in-house ARL 062
Cyanide - weak acid dissociable by micro-distillation and discrete analyser using in-house ARL 318

.51 Nutrients
Analysis of water and wastewater
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Ammonia by classical and ISE using in-house ARL 035
Ammonia by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 303
Nitrogen - kjeldahl by classical using in-house ARL 034
Nitrogen - kjeldahl by subtraction using in-house ARL 330
Nitrogen - nitrate (NOx) by classical using in-house ARL 033
Nitrogen - nitrate (NOx) by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 313
Nitrogen - nitrate (NOx) by vanadium reduction and discrete analyser using in-house ARL 319
Nitrogen - nitrite by classical using in-house ARL 032
Nitrogen - nitrite by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 311
Nitrogen - persulphate by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 330 and 331
Phosphorus - reactive by classical using in-house ARL 036 and 049
Phosphorus - reactive by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 309
Phosphorus - total by classical using in-house ARL 036 and 049
Phosphorus - total by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 308 and 330

Analysis of soil, sediment, biosolids, composts and septages
Ammonia by classical and ISE using in-house ARL 116 and 117
Ammonia by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 304
Nitrogen - kjeldahl by classical using in-house ARL 118
Nitrogen - nitrate (NOx) by classical using in-house ARL 114 and 115
Nitrogen - nitrate (NOx) by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 314
Nitrogen - nitrite by classical using in-house ARL 112 and 113
Nitrogen - nitrite by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 312
Nitrogen - persulphate by discrete analyser using in-house ARL 330 and 331
Phosphorus - reactive by classical using in-house ARL 120
Phosphorus - total by classical using in-house ARL 118

.99 Other substances
Analysis of water, soil and sediment
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Semi volatile organic compounds identification and quantitation by GCMS using in-house ARL 070 in accordance with EPA 8270

Analysis of waters
Acrylamide by GC/ECD using in-house ARL 075
Ethylene glycol by GCMS using in-house ARL 078
Geosmin & 2-methylisoborneol by GCMS using in-house ARL 083
Organotins (monobutyl, dibutyl, tributyl tin) by STEB using in-house ARL 100

Nitrosamines: N-nitrosododimethylamine; N-nitrosomethylethylamine; N-nitrosodiethylamine; N-nitrosopyrrolidine; N-nitrosodipropylamine; N-nitrosopiperidine; N-nitrosodibutylamine by SPE and GC-MS-MS using in-house ARL 152

Analysis of water and soil
Methyl tert butyl ether (MtBE) by GCMS using in-house ARL 132 and 133


7.99 Approval
.01 Approved asbestos fibre counters
A Green
C Harvey
I Hodgson
T Johnston
R Neal
K Rodgers
D Todd

.02 Approved asbestos fibre identifiers
A Green
C Harvey
I Hodgson
R Neal
K Rodgers