Evaluation of heavy metal content.

The purpose of the Metal Analysis test is to determine the amount and types of metallic elements present in a liquid, biological tissue, solid material or extract of a solid material.

Available Metals  
Aluminum
Antimony
Arsenic
Barium
Beryllium
Boron
Cadmium
Calcium
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper
Iron
Lead
Magnesium
Molybdenum
Manganese
Nickel
Potassium
Selenium
Silver
Sodium
Thallium
Titanium
Vanadium
Zinc

Analyses of other elements are also available.

Testing Categories and Specifications

Test NameSample NeededTurn-Around Time
Heavy Metals—USP Method I20 grams2-3 weeks
Heavy Metals Analysis for 8 elementsdepends on testing requirements2-3 weeks
Metals Analysis – Screening (ICP/MS)10 mL - 25 mL2-3 weeks
Mercury Analysisdepends on testing requirements2-3 weeks
Conductivity USP <645>50 mL or per specified extraction ratio1-2 weeks
Total Organic Carbon (TOC) USP <643>45 mL or per specified extraction ratio2-3 weeks
pH USP <791>25 mL or per specified extraction ratio1-2 weeks
Fourier Transform InfraRed (FTIR) Scan, USP <197>5 g or 10 cm21-2 weeks
Sample Analysis by UV/Vis, USP <197>10 mL or per specified extraction ratio1-2 weeks
Water Determination by Karl Fischer USP <921>depends on water content, normally 5 g or 10 cm21-2 weeks
Loss on Drying USP <731>5g1-2 weeks
Residual Solvents USP <467>Depends on testing requirements1-2 weeks
Analysis for di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)10 g or cm22-3 weeks
Analysis for bisphenol A (BPA10 g or cm22-3 weeks
Head-Space Analysis for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) by GC/MSDepends on testing requirements2-3 weeks
Analysis for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) by GC/MSDepends on testing requirements2-3 weeks
Analysis for Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) by GC/MSDepends on testing requirements2-3 weeks
Accelerated Aging 25 °C - 75 °CDepends on testing requirements1 week after study ends