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Biogenic or biobased carbon content according to ASTM D6866

ASTM D6866
Measurement of biogenic or biobased carbon in the material or product as a percent of the total carbon or total organic carbon in the product. ASTM D6866 outlines two ways of expressing the …

Identification of chemical groups with FTIR (solid samples)

Qualitative identification of chemical groups in solid samples by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). Results will be delivered as an FTIR spectrum. In addition, a comparison to an FTIR library …

Powder XRD measurement - Quantitative analysis

Phase identification and quantification (Rietveld analysis) of a crystalline powder material using X-ray diffraction (XRD). The analysis can also provide unit cell dimensions. The analysis is only suitable for materials with at …

Elemental analysis of solid and liquid samples with XRF

DIN 51418-1-08
XRF is a quantitative and qualitative method that can be used to analyze solid and liquid materials. This method is intended for a standard screening of homogeneous materials that do not …

ToF-ERDA measurement (Normal delivery)

Time-of-Flight Elastic Recoil Detection Analysis (ToF-ERDA) can be used to measure the composition of solid samples quantitatively. It can be used for depth profiling. Tof-ERDA is capable of detecting all elements and distinguishing between …

CHNOS analysis of organic materials

Determination of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur, and oxygen content of an organic sample. CHNS analysis (”LECO analysis”) is performed using a flash combustion method, where the sample is combusted under 25 kPa of O2 at an elevated temperature …

1H NMR spectroscopy

1H NMR spectroscopic measurement for samples that can be readily dissolved in deuterated solvents. The price includes sample preparation, deuterated solvent (D2O, DMSO-d, or CDCl3), NMR tube, measurement, and basic data processing. The processed spectrum is delivered …

Volatile organic compound (VOC) screening of packaging materials (extended package)

Screening of volatile organic compounds (VOC) from paper, board, and plastics. The method can be used to analyze volatile residues from printed packaging as well as to measure …

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Heavy metal (Pb, Cd, As, Hg) analysis package

EN 15763
Analysis of heavy metal (Pb, Cd, As, Hg) traces from a food, feed, or supplement sample. The measurement is performed using the ICP-MS method in accordance with the EN 15763 standard.

Microplastics in food

Determination of microplastics present in food samples using Raman spectroscopy. The results of the analysis will specify different types of polymers by size (1-10 µm, 10–50 µm, 50–100 µm, 100–500 µm, >500 µm). This analysis can be used only on typical food samples. …

13C NMR spectroscopy

Carbon-13 NMR spectroscopy measurement for samples that can be dissolved in deuterated solvents. The price includes sample preparation, deuterated solvent (D2O, DMSO-d, or CDCl3), NMR tube, measurement, and basic data processing. The results are delivered as an image …

Heavy metal content according to Directive 94/62/EC

Directive 94/62/EC limits the content of heavy metals such that the sum of the concentrations of lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)) in packaging or packaging components shall not exceed …

Metal screening by ICP-SFMS (semi-quantitative)

This metal screening analysis includes the semi-quantitative determination of 70 elements. The method can be used, for example, to determine the background concentrations of metals in environmental samples or to study the …

Karl-Fischer titration of solvent samples

ISO 12937
Karl Fischer titration is a classic titration method in chemical analysis that uses coulometric or volumetric titration to determine trace amounts of water in a sample. Please note that Aldehydes and/or Ketones in the …

Specific migration testing – 9,9-bis(methoxymethyl)fluorene

EN 13130-1
Specific migration of 9,9-bis(methoxymethyl)fluorene [CAS: 182121-12-6 ] from a plastic material intended for food contact. The substance is listed under FCM No. 779 and Ref No. 39815 in …

Specific migration of mineral oil (MOSH/POSH and MOAH) into Tenax

EN 13130-1
Specific migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH), including mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSH) with polyolefin oligomeric hydrocarbons (POSH) and mineral oil aromatic …

Bisphenol A content

CEN/TS 13130-13, EN 14350-2, EN 14372, …
Content of bisphenol A (BPA) in various matrices, including: Consumer goods made from plastic, elastomers, and rubber, Toys and childcare articles, Food packaging (plastic, paper, …

Elemental analysis of plastics and polymers by ICP-SFMS (selected elements)

The measurement is performed using a high-resolution ICP-MS technique (ICP-SFMS), which can identify very low elemental concentrations. The measurement includes only the selected element …

Nutritional analysis of food (EU 1169/2011) (BIG 7)

The nutrition declaration should appear on the label of most packaged foodstuffs. Food Information Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 defines what information must appear on the label. In the nutritional analysis package, the …

Nutritional composition of feed and pet food

Nutritional analysis of compound feed or complementary feed intended for cats, dogs, and other furry animals according to the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2279. The following parameters are included: Moisture, Ash, Crude protein, …

Acrylamide content

ISO 18862
Acrylamide is a food contaminant that forms from the naturally occurring constituents of the amino acid asparagine and reducing sugars, such as glucose and fructose, when food is prepared in low-moisture conditions at temperatures above 120 °C. The risk …

Specific migration of mineral oil (MOSH/POSH and MOAH) into 95% ethanol

EN 13130-1
Specific migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH), including mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSH) with polyolefin oligomeric hydrocarbons (POSH) and mineral oil …

Total fluorine content in plastic

EN 15408
Determination of total fluorine (F) content in plastic according to the EN 15408 mod. method. The fluorine content of the sample is obtained using oxygen bomb combustion treatment followed by ion chromatography (IC). Possible sample …

ICP-MS for thin films on wafers

Determination of trace metal contamination in thin films on silicon wafers. Different methods can be used depending on the material and substrate. Please, contact our expert to discuss the feasibility of the measurement for your matrix.

Nutritional analysis of food (EU 1169/2011) (BIG 8 - including dietary fiber)

The nutrition declaration should appear on the label of most packaged foodstuffs. Food Information Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 defines what information must appear on the label. In the …

Pentachlorophenol (PCP) in aqueous extracts of paper and board

ISO 15320
Pentachlorophenol (PCP, CAS 87-86-5) is a compound that is used as a pesticide and a wood preservative. It is listed as a persistent organic pollutant in Annex I of the EU POPs Regulation, …

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS)

XPS is a semi-quantitative technique that allows the measurement of the elemental composition of the surface of materials. In addition, it can also determine the binding and electronic state of the atoms. XPS is a surface-sensitive technique. …

1,3-DCP and 3-MCPD in aqueous extract of paper and board

Epichlorohydrin is a highly reactive electrophilic compound used to produce glycerol, plastics, epoxy glues and resins, epoxy diluents, and elastomers. The compound is included in the positive list of the BfR XXXVI …

Composition of natural- and biogas

Quantification of CH4 (methane), CO2 (carbon dioxide), O2 (oxygen), N2 (nitrogen), H2S (hydrogen sulfide), and H2O (water) in natural- and biogas samples with gas chromatography. Additional possibilities to analyze siloxanes …

ICP-MS measurement (wide) for water samples

EN ISO 17294-2, EN ISO 178 52, EN 16192, …
Determination of Be, Ba, Co, Al, Mg, Cu, Li, Mn, Ag, Sn, Ti, V, Zn, Tl, B, Hg, Mo, Fe, Ca, K, U, P, Cd, Na, Cr, Ni, Pb, Sb, As, and Se in water …

Isothiazolinone content

Determination of isothiazolinones in consumer goods. Isothiazolinones are common preservatives (biocides) in cosmetics, chemical formulations, and printing inks. The following isothiazolinones are included in the analysis: 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3(2h)-one (BIT, CAS: …

Lignin content of biomass

NREL/TP 510-42618, TAPPI T-UM 250, TAPPI T222
Determination of the acid-insoluble and acid-soluble lignin content of biomass samples. A solid biomass sample is hydrolyzed, and the acid-insoluble residue is filtered out …

Metal quantification of liquid chemicals by ICP-SFMS

ICP-SFMS measurement package for liquid chemicals. The analysis includes the measurement of the following elements using the high-resolution ICP-SFMS technique: Al, As, B, Ba, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, K, Mg, Mn, Mo, …

Specific migration testing – vinyl acetate

CEN/TS 13130-9, EN 13130-1
Specific migration of vinyl acetate [CAS: 108-05-4] from a sample or material intended for food contact. Vinyl acetate is listed with FCM 231 and Ref No. 10120 in European Commission …

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) in plastic

Determination of selected PFAS compounds using the LC-MS technique. The analysis package includes the determination of 22 substances including Perfluorooctane sulphonic acid (PFOS), Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and …

Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS)

Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) is a depth profiling method that can be used for a wide variety of solid materials to determine impurities or dopants. All elements from hydrogen to uranium can be detected. Standards are needed to get …

Specific migration testing – acrylonitrile

EN 13130-1
Specific migration of acrylonitrile [CAS: 107-13-1] from a plastic material intended for food contact. The substance is listed under FCM 225 and Ref No. 12100 in European Commission Regulation No 2011/10. According …

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) depth profiling

XPS depth profiling is the alternating between ion gun etching cycles and XPS analysis cycles. The technique provides semi-quantitative information on the elemental composition (at.%) as a function of depth. The …

Fatty acid profile of food or feed (with fat extraction)

Determination of the fatty acid profile of crude lipid extract, fats, or oils with GC-MS or GC-FID. For other matrices, an additional fee for lipid extraction will be applied. The measurement includes the …

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) - Low detection limit

ISO 21675
Determination of the following 24 PFAS compounds: Compound Abbreviation CAS number Heptafluorobutyric acid PFBA 375-22-4 Nonafluoropentanoic acid - 2706-90-3 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexanesulfonic acid - …

Simulated distillation of petroleum fractions according to ASTM D7169

ASTM D7169
Simulated distillation (SimDist or Simdis) according to the ASTM D7169 standard helps determine the boiling point of petroleum fractions. Sample needs to be soluble to CS2. The …

XPS peak deconvolution - binding state of atoms

XPS is a semi-quantitative technique allowing to measure the elemental composition of the surface of materials. In addition, it can also determine the binding state of the atoms. If you wish to perform this test, please ask the …

2D NMR experiments

2D NMR spectroscopy provides more information about the structure of a molecule than one-dimensional NMR and is especially useful in the analysis of larger and more complicated molecules. Some of the most common 2D NMR experiments include COSY, TOCSY, ROESY, NOESY, HMBC, …

Bronopol in aqueous extract of paper and board

Determination of the biocide bronopol (2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol, CAS: 52-51-7) in cold or hot water extract of paper and board.

Carotenoid analysis package

Carotenoids are pigments present in various food products either naturally or as additives, for example as food colorants. This test package includes the determination of the following carotenoids: Apocarotenal (trans-β-apo-8'-carotenal) [CAS: 1107-26-2], …

Characteristic group analysis of oils (ASTM D2007)

ASTM D2007
Oil characteristic groups are determined with clay-gel adsorption chromatography by the ASTM D2007 standard method. The quantities of saturated, aromatic, polar, and asphaltene/pre-asphaltene compounds …

Fatty acid profile of lipid extracts, fats, and oils

EN ISO 12966-1, EN ISO 12966-4, EN ISO 15304
Determination of fatty acid profile of crude lipid extract, fats, or oils with GC-MS or GC-FID. The measurement includes the …

ICP-MS metal screening of solvent samples

The ICP-MS technique provides information on the concentrations of metals in a sample. The measurement includes the following elements: Na, Mg, K, Ca, Li, Be, B, Al, Si, P, Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Ga, As, Se, Rb, Sr, Zr, Nb, …

Metals in solid chemicals (Co, Si, P, S, B, Na)

Determination of the concentrations of Co, Si, P, S, B, and Na in solid chemicals. This method is meant for chemicals like Co(NO3)2. The results include the concentration of the main component (Co) and the concentrations of …

Microplastics on filter

Microplastics analysis with µRaman (3D imaging Raman) directly from a suitable filter (suitable PTFE filters). The tests do not include any pretreatment or other additional steps. The results of the analysis will specify different types of polymers by size, for …

Microplastics with py-GC/MS in sediment, soil, or sludge

Analysis of ten common plastic types (PE, PP, PS, ABS, PVC, PET, PC, PMMA, PA6, PA66) with pyrolysis-GC/MS. Microplastics are separated from the sample and reported in µg/l of individual polymer types and as a sum …

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in plastic and rubber (AfPS GS 2019:01 PAK)

AfPS GS2019
Content of 15 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in plastic and rubber and products made from them (e.g., toys, kitchenware) according to AfPS GS …

Raman Spectroscopy - Solid samples

Chemical components of a solid sample material are identified using Raman spectroscopy. The analysis is suitable for inorganic and organic samples, excluding metals and alloys.

Single element analysis

EN ISO 17852
Analysis of a single element (Al, Ca, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Na, Ni, Zn, etc.). The sample matrix has to be always agreed upon in advance. The matrix might affect the analysis price.

Solid state 13C NMR spectroscopy

Solid state carbon-13 (13C) NMR spectroscopy measurement for solid fine powder samples. The price includes an NMR tube, measurement, and basic data processing. Any possible grinding or ball milling needs to be done before delivering samples to …

Specific migration testing – N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)alkyl(C8-C18)amine

Specific migration of N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)alkyl(C8-C18)amine from a material intended for food contact. The substance is listed with FCM 19 and Ref No. 39090 in European Commission Regulation …

TXRF measurement

Total reflection X-ray fluorescence (TXRF) allows for surface elemental composition measurement. It is often used to map trace contaminations. Detection limit: 109 – 1011 at/cm2 Depth resolution: about 3-9 nm (depending on the material)

Vinyl chloride content in plastics

Determination of vinyl chloride (chloroethane, CAS 75-01-4) content in plastics. Both ECHA and the US EPA have identified vinyl chloride as a carcinogen.

Glutaraldehyde content in paper and board

Glutaraldehyde is a slimicide used to control microbial growth in paper and paperboard packaging. Its use in food packaging is allowed according to BfR XXXVI, however, no more than 2 mg of glutaraldehyde must be detectable in 1 kg of the …

ICP-OES metal quantification - soil, sludge, and sediment

EPA 200.7, EPA 3050, EPA 6010, …
ICP-OES measurement package for soil, sludge, or sediment samples. Pre-treatment of the sample with aqua regia decomposition is included in the …

Iron ore elemental analysis with XRF

X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) is used to quantitatively determine the following minerals from iron ore: Al2O3, CaO, Cr2O3, Fe, K2O, MgO, Mn, Na2O, NiO, P, S, SiO2, V2O5 and TiO2.

Manure & compost – Analysis package 3

Standard analysis for manure/compost. The package includes the analyzes listed below: Specific weight, Total Nitrogen, Soluble Nitrogen, K and P, Water soluble Phosphorous, Moisture, Loss on ignition. Manure samples should be taken within 1 to …

Nutrient content of food

Determination of calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), sodium (Na), magnesium (Mg), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn), copper (Cu), selenium (Se), and cobalt (Co) in food samples with the ICP-MS-technique. Other elements can be added to the analysis package if needed. The price …

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) in water

CEN/TS 15968
Determination of PFAS compounds in water samples. Wide analysis package including the following 35 PFAS-compounds: Abbreviation (Compound) PFBA (Perfluorobutyric acid) PFPeA (Perfluoropentanoic acid) PFHxA …

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in paper and board

ISO 15318
Determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in paper and board. The following substances are included in the test package: PCB 18, PCB 28, PCB 52, PCB 101, PCB 138, PCB 153, PCB 180.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) analysis of solids and fabrics

GC-MS analysis of 16 PAH compounds, which are listed as high-priority pollutants by the US-EPA. The analyzed PAH compounds are: naphthalene, acenaphthylene, acenaphthene, fluorene, phenanthrene, …

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in plastic and rubber (REACH)

Analysis of PAH compounds from plastic and rubber as well as products made from these raw materials (e.g., textiles, toys, packaging materials) as required by REACH. Test package includes the …

Restricted substances in metallic jewelry

EN 12472, EN 1811
Testing for harmful substances in metal jewelry according to the requirements of REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. The test package includes the following tests: Transfer of nickel from jewelry or …

Sulfur compound analysis of natural gas or biogas

Determination of sulfur compounds in biogas or natural gas. The analysis includes the determination of the following components: hydrogen sulfide, carbonyl sulfide, methanethiol (methyl mercaptan), ethanethiol (ethyl …

Allergenic fragrance components in cosmetic products (new regulation 2023/1545)

Analysis of allergenic fragrances in cosmetics according to Regulations (EU) 2023/1545 and (EC) No 1223/2009. The analysis includes 65 compounds. The presence of fragrance allergens …

Ash content of paper, board or pulp

The test determines the ash content of paper, board, and pulp upon being ignited at 525 °C. The results express the mass of the inorganics in your sample.

Ash content of solid recovered fuels (EN 15403 or ISO 21656)

EN 15403, ISO 21656
The test is used to determine the ash content of a solid recovered fuel sample according to EN 15403 or ISO 21656 methods. The ashing temperature is typically 550 °C but …

Biobased carbon content according to EN 16640

EN 16640
The biobased carbon (also known as biogenic carbon) content is expressed in relation to the total carbon content (TC). The displayed price applies to non-volatile samples, but it may be possible to analyze volatile …

Chemical composition of copper alloys with OES

Optical emission spectrometry (OES) is used to determine the chemical composition of a plate-like copper sample. The elemental composition results are expressed as mass percentages.

Degree of substitution of chemically modified carbohydrates

Determination of the degree of substitution of chemically modified carbohydrate samples with the 31P NMR method. Suitable for mono-, di-, oligo- and polysaccharides. Price includes sample preparation through …

Extractable primary aromatic amines in paper, board, and pulp

EN 17163, EN 645, EN 647
Testing for the release of primary aromatic amines (PAA) classified as CMR 1A or 1B according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. Extraction is performed with …

Heavy metals quantification in water sample by ICP-MS

EN ISO 17294-2, EN ISO 178 52, EN 16192, …
Determination of Sb, As, Hg, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Pb, Ni, Zn, and V from water samples with the ICP-MS technique. The concentration of …

High-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS)

High-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) is an analytical technique for determining the exact molecular masses of various compounds. The high accuracy makes HRMS ideal for the identification of molecular structures, ranging from small …

Hydrogen peroxide in aqueous solutions

EN 902
Determination of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) concentration of aqueous solutions. Determination is performed using titrimetric method with potassium permanganate solution.

ICP-OES Heavy metals quantification of soil, sludge or sediment (As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni Pb, Sb, V and Zn)

EPA 200.7, EPA 3050, EPA 6010, …
ICP-OES heavy metal measurement for soil, sludge, or sediment samples. …

Metals in solid chemicals (Mn, Si, P, S, B, Na)

The analysis is used to detect the concentrations of Mn, Si, P, S, B, and Na in solid chemicals. Suitable sample materials include Mn(NO3)2, from which the concentration of the main component (Mn) and the select impurities are …

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food (EU compliance)

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that certain perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as PFOS, PFOA, PFNA, and PFHxS can cause adverse effects on serum cholesterol, the liver, the immune system, …

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in paper and board (REACH)

Analysis of PAH compounds from paper and board as well as products made from these raw materials (e.g., packaging materials) as required by the REACH regulation. The test package includes the following …

Powder XRD measurement - Qualitative analysis

Qualitative or comparative analysis of crystalline powders using X-ray diffraction (XRD). The analysis is only suitable for materials with at least one crystalline phase.

Purity assay of solvent samples (GC-FID and Karl Fischer)

EN ISO 12937, EN 13466-1, EN 15489
Solvent purity assay with GC-FID and Karl Fischer techniques. Determination is performed by analyzing the sample with GC-FID and comparing the …

RBS measurement (Fast delivery)

Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry (RBS) can be used to measure the composition of solid samples quantitatively. The method can be used for depth profiling. RBS is used for the analysis of heavier elements and can be combined with ToF-ERDA when …

RBS measurement (Normal delivery)

Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry (RBS) can be used to measure the composition of solid samples quantitatively and can be used for depth profiling. RBS is used for the analysis of heavier elements and can be combined with ToF-ERDA when lighter …

Raman spectroscopy - liquid samples

Raman spectroscopy is a non-destructive chemical analysis technique used for the identification of chemical components in a sample. This analysis is suitable for inorganic and organic liquid samples.

Release of N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosable substances

EN 12868 (mod.), EN 14350
N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances are present, usually in trace quantities, in various environmental media, certain food products, cosmetics, and rubber …

Specific migration testing – C16-C18 dialkylketones (DAKs) of alkyl ketene dimer (AKD)

Specific migration of dialkyl ketones (DAKs) that originate from alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) hydrophobic sizing agent of paper and board. According to BfR XXXVI …

Toluene and xylene content

Determination of the amount of toluene and xylenes in solid or liquid samples. The measurement is performed using gas chromatography. Xylene is analyzed as total xylene, i.e. the result is expressed as the sum of all three isomers.

Total sugars with Luff–Schoorl method

Determination of total sugar content, expressed as glucose, of food and feed with the Luff–Schoorl titration method.

Volatile organic compound (VOC) content of biogas

With this analysis, the volatile organic compounds (VOC) present in a biogas sample can be quantified. Typically, the boiling range of the detected VOCs is 60-280 °C. Samples are collected using a pump and an adsorbent tube. …

Volatile organic compound (VOC) screening of packaging materials

Screening of volatile organic compounds (VOC) from paper, board, and plastics. The method can be used to analyze volatile residues from printed packaging. For evaluation of recycling process efficiency, …

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) in water

EPA 624, EPA 8015, EPA 8260, …
Determination of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in water using the GC-MS technique. The analysis determines the concentrations of 67 volatile compounds including BTEX, DIPE, …

13C stable isotope analysis

Classic stable isotope analysis of carbon (13C) with isotope-ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS). The results are reported in the unit VPDB, ‰. The analysis is suitable for various sample materials. Please contact the Measurlabs expert for more detailed …

15N stable isotope analysis

15N stable isotope analysis determines the content of 15N in a given sample material. The results are reported in the AIR, ‰-unit. The measurement is conducted with isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS) techniques. The analysis is suitable for various …

2,6-diisopropylnaphthalene (DIPN) content in paper and board

EN 14719
Content of 2,6-diisopropylnaphthalene (CAS: 24157-81-1, DIPN) in paper and board intended for food contact. DIPN is most often found in materials containing recycled fibers.

Allergenic fragrance components in cosmetic products (1223/2009)

Analysis of allergenic fragrances in cosmetics according to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. The analysis includes 29 compounds: Cinnamal, Citral (Geranial, Neral), Hydroxycitronellal, Butylphenyl …

Amino acid identification in water

Determination of amino acids from waste water. The analysis includes the determination of the following amino acids: Alanine, Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartate, Citrulline, Cystine/Cysteine*, Glutamate, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Hydroxyproline, …

Anions in soil, sludge, sediment and water samples (ISO 10304-1, EN 16192)

EN 16192, ISO 10304-1
Determination of bromide, fluoride, chloride, nitrate, nitrite, and sulfate (Br-, F-, Cl-, NO2-, NO3- ja SO42-) in soil, sludge, sediment, and …

BPSG analysis

Determination of B and P in Borophosphosilicate glass.

Bisphenol S content

Content of bisphenol S in various matrices, including: Consumer goods made from plastic, elastomers, rubber, Food packaging (plastic, paper, multi-materials). Extraction is possible with various techniques, including: Solvent extraction, Cold water extract (EN 645), hot …

CH4, CO2 and H2S in non-flammable gas samples

NF X 20-303
Determination of CH4, CO2, and H2S in gas samples with µGC/µTCD. The price applies to non-flammable gasses. Please contact our experts if you are interested in the analysis of flammable gasses.

Caffeine content

ISO 20481
Caffeine content determination for natural (e.g. tea, coffee) and fortified sources (e.g. soft drinks), cosmetics, and other suitable matrices.

Carbon (C), hydrogen (H), nitrogen (N) and sulfur (S) content of solid recovered fuels

ISO 21663
This analysis is used to determine the concentrations of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and sulfur in solid recovered fuel samples. The method is suitable …

Chloride in solid matrices (water-soluble, one step batch extraction)

Determination of the amount of water-soluble chloride in solid matrices. Chloride is extracted from the dried sample with water in a single-stage shaking test at room temperature (20 ± 5°C) …

Ethylene oxide in food and food raw materials

Determination of ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol from food (raw material) samples. Results are reported as the sum of ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol expressed as ethylene oxide.

Fatty and resin acids in water

Determination of resin fatty acids by GC-MS. The measurement includes the determination of the following compounds: Dichloro-9,10-stearic acid, Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid, Oleic acid, Palmitic acid, Palmitoleic acid, Stearic acid, Abietic acid, …

GD-OES measurement

Glow Discharge-Optical Emission Spectroscopy (GD-OES) is a quantitative technique used to profile the elemental composition of a sample in depth. The technique is mainly used for quick depth profiling of thick materials, thus providing their elemental composition as a …

Glucosinolates (total content)

Analysis of the total content of glucosinolates using a UV spectrophotometric method designed for rapeseed and other similar materials.

Hydrocarbon analysis of gasoline with multidimensional gas chromatography according to EN ISO 22854

EN ISO 22854
The method is used to determine aromatic and olefinic hydrocarbon, oxygenate, and calculated oxygen amounts in gasoline. Other …

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) content in natural gas or biogas

Determination of the hydrogen sulfide (H2S) content of natural gas or biogas samples. Please contact Measurlabs experts to check the suitability of other sample vessels for the analysis.

ICP-MS analysis of geological samples (aqua regia digestion)

ICP-MS elemental analysis for geological samples (rocks, ore, mining samples) with aqua regia digestion. The analysis includes the following elements: Ag, Al, As, Au, Ba, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cr, Cs, Cu, …

Lignin ash content

ISO 1762
Lignin sample ash content measurement at 525°C. The result is expressed as a mass percentage of the ash from the initial sample on a dry matter basis.

Manure & compost – Analysis package 1

The basic analysis package for manure or compost includes the analyses listed below: Specific weight, Dry matter, Soluble Nitrogen, Total Nitrogen, P and K. Manure samples should be taken within 1 to 2 weeks of application. Composts may be …

Melatonin content of a supplement product

HPLC-FLD analysis for determining the melatonin content of a solid or liquid (e.g. nasal spray) supplement product. According to Regulation (EU) No 432/2012, melatonin supplements may be marketed with the following health claims: …

Microplastics in biological samples of animal origin

Determination of microplastics in biological samples of animal origin using FTIR. The results of the analysis will specify different types of polymers by size. These projects are always handled on a case-by-case basis so …

Moisture content of paper or board

This testing method is used to determine the moisture content of paper or board in standard RT conditions (23 °C/ 50 % RH). The measurement is performed after exposing the sample to these conditions for a minimum of 4 hours.

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) analysis of drinking water - EU 2020/2184

This PFAS analysis covers the 20 compounds listed in Directive (EU) 2020/2184 (the New Drinking Water Directive) under the parameter "Sum of PFAS". The sum of these compounds should not …

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in water

ČSN 75 7554
Chromatographic analysis of 16 PAH compounds, listed as high-priority pollutants by US EPA. The analyzed PAH compounds are: Naphthalene (CAS: 91-20-3), Acenaphthylene (CAS: 208-96-8), Acenaphthene (CAS: …

Preservatives - benzoic and sorbic acids

Analysis of benzoic and sorbic acids from food products using an HPLC-UV method. The analysis method has been accredited for the food matrix.

Resin acids in water

Determination of resin acids in a water sample by GC-FID technique. The analysis usually includes the identification of the following compounds: 13-B-7,9 (11) -abietic acid, 7, 9 (11) -abietic acid, 8,15-isopimaradiene-18-acid, Abietic acid, Abieth-8,12-diene-18-acid, …

Screening analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in natural gas or biogas

Screening of volatile organic compounds (VOC) including siloxanes, terpenes, ketones, furans, and hydrocarbons (C6-C14) in biogas or natural gas. A sampling kit is available upon …

Siloxanes in biogas or natural gas

ASTM D8230
Quantification of siloxanes in biogas or natural gas samples with gas chromatography: Hexamethyltrisiloxane (D3), Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5), Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6), …

Specific migration testing – bisphenol S

Specific migration of 4,4′-dihydroxydiphenyl sulphone (bisphenol S, BPS) [CAS: 80-09-1] from a sample or material intended for food contact. BPS is listed with FCM 154 and Ref No. 13617, 16090 in European Commission Regulation No 2011/10 …

Total moisture content of solid recovered fuels

CEN/TS 15414-1
This method is used to determine the total moisture of recovered solid fuel samples by drying them in an oven. The test is applicable to all recovered solid fuels. Some matrices might contain VOC …

XRF analysis (Si, Al, Ca, Ti, P, Mn, Cr and C) of SiFe samples

X-ray fluorescence measurement for SiFe samples. The analysis includes the determination of the following elements: Si, Al, Ca, Ti, P, Mn, Cr and C. The results of the measured elements are reported in …

18O stable isotope analysis

18O stable isotope analysis of oxygen determines the content of 18O in a given sample material. The results are reported in the VSMOW, ‰-unit. Measurement is conducted with isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS) techniques. The analysis is suitable for …

34S stable isotope analysis

Stable isotope analysis of sulfur with elemental analyzer - isotope-ratio mass spectrometry (EA-IRMS). The result is reported as δ34SVCDT-‰.

Acid insoluble ash content of paper or board

ISO 776
This test is used to determine the quantity of acid-insoluble ash in paper, board, or pulp samples. Testing is performed according to the ISO 776 standard.

Alkali reserve of paper, board or pulp

This test is used to determine the alkali reserve of papers and boards, especially those that contain alkaline pigments or other alkaline materials.

Ammonia (NH3) and water (H2O) content in natural- or biogas

Quantification of NH3 (ammonia) and H2O (water) in natural- and biogas samples. The analysis should be performed as soon as possible after sampling for accurate analysis results.

Analysis of natural gas or biogas according to ASTM D1945, ASTM D1946, or ASTM D3588

ASTM D1945, ASTM D1946, ASTM D3588
Quantification of heating value, CH4, CO2, O2, N2, H2, and C2–C5 alkanes in natural gas and biogas …

Anthraquinone content in paper and paperboard

Anthraquinone is an additive used in paper pulp manufacturing processes. According to BfR XXXVI, the application of anthraquinone as an additive to raw material is no longer recommended.

Authenticity of honey

As defined in the EU honey directive 2001/110/EC, honey is the natural sweet substance produced by Apis mellifera bees from plant nectar or honeydew. Honey that is placed on the market in the EU must meet the composition criteria outlined in the directive and must not …

Automotive diesel testing package according to EN 590 standard

EN ISO 10370, EN ISO 12156-1, EN ISO 12185, …
Standard EN 590 outlines the testing requirements and methods for diesel fuel quality testing. The following tests …

Biobased carbon content according to ISO 16620

ISO 16620
The biobased carbon content is either reported as a fraction of the total organic carbon (TOC) or total carbon (TC). The price is for non-volatile samples. If your sample is volatile, please discuss the …

CH4, CO2, O2, N2, H2, H2O, and C2–C5 alkane content in natural gas or biogas

Quantification of CH4 (methane), CO2 (carbon dioxide), O2 (oxygen), N2 (nitrogen), H2 (hydrogen), H2O (water), and C2-C5 alkanes in natural gas and biogas samples with gas …

Cannabinoids in food

Cannabinoids are a class of terpenes present in the hemp plant, some of which possess various biological properties. Due to this, the levels of certain cannabinoids in food products are controlled under EU regulation. According to Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/915, …

Chemical functionalities of aqueous solutions with Raman spectroscopy

Identification of chemical groups within aqueous solutions using Raman spectroscopy.

Dissolved silicon in ultrapure water

The measurement determines the content of dissolved silicon in ultrapure water using UV-Vis spectroscopy (molybdenum heteropolyblue method). The silicon detection limit is 0.7 ppb. The sample must be collected in a suitable sample container …

Elemental impurities in ultrapure water

Determination of 36 elemental impurities from ultra-pure water with ICP-MS. The measurement includes the following elements: Al, Sb, As, Ba, Be, Bi, B, Cd, Ca, Cr, Co, Cu, Ga, Ge, Au, Fe, Pb, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Ni, Nb, Pt, K, Ag, Na, Sr, Ta, …

Ethanol testing by EN 15376

The analysis is intended for ethanol used as a blending component for petrol. All the parameters mentioned in standard EN 15376 are included in the analysis.

Fatty acid profile of food or feed for limited sample amounts (≥ 20 mg)

Determination of fatty acid profile from a very small amount (20 mg) of food or feed. Fat extraction is included in the price.

Fiber furnish analysis with the Herzberg staining test

ISO 9184-3
The Herzberg staining test by the ISO 9184-3 standard is used to determine the main fiber content of paper and board. In the test, a saturated solution of zinc chloride, iodine, and potassium …

Food contact compliancy for single-use nitrile gloves test package (BfR XXI/1)

DIN 10955, EN 1186-1, EN 1186-2, …
Test package for single-use nitrile gloves for food contact compliancy according to BfR XX1/1 and 1935/2004. The …

Glycoalkaloids in food (potato)

Measurement to determine the alpha-chaconine and alpha-solanine concentrations in food samples (potato). If other glycoalkaloid determinations are needed, please contact the Measurlabs contact person.

ICP-MS analysis of geological samples (four acid digestion)

ICP-MS elemental analysis for geological samples (rocks, ore, mining samples) with Four Acid digestion. The analysis includes the following elements: Ag, Al, As, Ba, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cr, Cs, Cu, Fe, Ga, …

ICP-OES measurement (wide) of waste and construction materials

EPA 200.7, EPA 3050, EPA 6010, …
ICP-OES measurement package for waste and construction material samples. The assay includes the pre-treatment of the sample with aqua regia …

ICP-OES measurement for waste and construction materials (Al, B, Bi, Ca, K, Mg, Na, S, Se, Si, Te, Ti, Zr)

EPA 200.7, EPA 3050, EPA 6010, …
Determination of Al, B, Bi, Ca, K, Mg, Na, S, Se, Si, Te, Ti, and Zr from …

Identification of an unknown sample

Measurlabs offers tailor-made analysis packages for unidentified samples. Our experts will formulate the needed analysis package based on the information provided by the customer. The formulated package aims to provide sufficient information to …

Identification of chemical groups with FTIR (aqueous solution samples)

Identification of chemical groups in aqueous solutions using Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). Results will be delivered as raw data and spectra. A batch includes the analysis of …

Lactose content in lactose-free products

Finnish Food Authority specifies a limit value of <10 mg/100 g or ml or <0,01 g/100 g or ml in lactose-free products based on the Nordic report "Nordiske Seminar- og Arbejdsrapporter 1993:557" (Nordic Seminar and Working Reports). This …

Lignin carbohydrate composition

During this lignin carbohydrate analysis, the lignin sample is first hydrolyzed, after which the acid-insoluble fraction is filtered and monomeric sugars are analyzed with ion chromatography. Monomeric sugars included in the analysis are glucose, …

Manure & compost - Analysis package 2

The basic analysis package for manure or compost includes the analyses listed below: Specific weight, Dry matter, Soluble Nitrogen, Total Nitrogen, P, K, Ca, Mg, Na, Cu, Mn, Zn and B. Manure samples should be taken within 1 to 2 weeks of …

Metals in oil and solvents by ICP-SFMS (Al, As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn, V)

Determination of selected metals (Al, As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn, V) in oil or solvent samples using high-resolution ICP-MS (ICP-SFMS) technique. …

Moisture content in solid recovered fuels by the oven method

EN 14774-3
The determination of moisture content in solid recycled fuels contains a gravimetric measurement of the sample prior to drying in an oven and after it. All evaporated content may not be …

Noble metals in geological samples

Noble metal analysis (Ag, Au, Ir, Os, Pd, Pt, Rh, and Ru) of typical typical geological samples. The method is suitable for the concentration levels listed below: Ag: 1-1500 ppm, Au: 0.002-5 ppm, Ir: 0.001-5 ppm, Os: 0.002-1 ppm, Pd: 0.002-15 ppm, …

Nutrients quantification of soil, sludge or sediment by ICP-OES (Al, B, Bi, Ca, K, Mg, Na, S, Se, Si, Te, Ti, and Zr)

EPA 200.7, EPA 3050, EPA 6010, …
Nutrient measurement package for soil, sludge, or sediment …

Nutritional analysis of an alcoholic beverage

Our nutrient content analysis of alcoholic beverage samples includes the required analyses: Moisture, Ash, Total fat (solvent extraction following acid hydrolysis), Protein (Kjeldahl method), Sugar profile (HPAEC-PAD method) …

PAH analysis of asphalt

EN 15527, EN 17322, EPA 8082A, …
Determination of PAH compounds in asphalt samples using the GC-MS technique. The analysis includes the determination of the following compounds: naphthalene [CAS: 91-20-3], acenaphthylene [CAS: …

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) in soil or sediment

DIN 38414
Determination of PFAS compounds in soil or sediment samples. Wide analysis package including the following 23 PFAS-compounds: Abbreviation Compound PFBA Perfluorobutyric acid PFPeA Perfluoropentanoic acid …

Perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS), method based on US EPA 1633

Determination of PFAS compounds using a method based on the US EPA 1633. Wide analysis package including the following 49 PFAS-compounds: Compound Abbreviation CAS number Perfluorobutanoic acid PFBA 375-22-4 …

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food (broad scope)

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that certain perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as PFOS, PFOA, PFNA, and PFHxS, can cause adverse effects on serum cholesterol, the liver and the immune …

Polymer characterization by NMR

NMR can be used to identify the type(s) of polymer(s) in a sample by studying the unique response of their nuclei to an applied magnetic field. This technique can be used to characterize a completely unknown polymer or a blend of polymers. NMR can also …

Pyriproxyfen concentrations in food

The QuEChERS sample preparation method and HPLC-MS analysis are used to accurately determine the pyriproxyfen concentration of a sample. The result will be given as µg/l or mg/kg, depending on whether the sample is liquid or solid.

Pyrolysis oil - Basic analysis package

The basic analysis package includes the following determinations for pyrolysis oil: Density (20°C) , Kin. viscosity (20 °C) , Kin. viscosity (80 °C), Calorific value, upper & lower , Acid value , Ash content (775 °C) , Sulfur content, …

Raman spectroscopy - gas samples

Analysis of gaseous samples using Raman spectroscopy.

Reducing sugars with Luff–Schroorl method

Determination of reducing sugar content, expressed as glucose, from food and feed with the Luff–Schroorl titration method.

Respirable crystalline silica (quartz) content of materials

Analysis for determining the content of respirable quartz and other respirable crystalline silicas in products and materials. The results can be used for labeling purposes and to facilitate the development of …

Short chain branching of HDPE by 13C-NMR

Use of 13C-NMR to identify the type and relative quantity of short-chain branching in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) samples. The prevalence of short-chain branching can have major effects on the properties of HDPE materials such as …

Specific migration testing – photoinitiators

Photoinitiators are substances that are added to printing inks to initiate the curing process upon exposure to UV light. These substances are also potential contaminants in recycled fibers. The compliance of materials can be …

Substances subject to the RoHS Directive

IEC 62321
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) is a compulsory standard set by the European Union (EU) to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. EU Directive …

Sugars analysis (fructose, glucose, sucrose, maltose, lactose)

Analysis package of sugars from food or feed sample with HPLC-RID.

TOP assay of different materials

Total oxidizable precursors (TOP) assay analysis can be used when estimating the presence of PFAS precursors and intermediates by oxidizing them into stable end-products. The analysis can be combined with traditional PFAS analysis to obtain additional …

Tacticity of polymers by NMR

Polymer tacticity (isotactic, syndiotactic, or atactic) can be studied using differing NMR techniques suitable for different polymer types. Polypropylene (PP) is analyzed using 1H-NMR and can be combined with 2D experiments such as COSY-NMR for more …

ToF-ERDA measurement (Priority option)

Time-of-Flight Elastic Recoil Detection Analysis (ToF-ERDA) can be used to measure the composition of solid samples quantitatively. It can be used for depth profiling. Tof-ERDA is capable of detecting all elements and distinguishing between …

Water (H2O) content in natural gas or biogas

Determination of the water (H2O) ppm-level content of biogas or natural gas sample. Determination will require a sample collected into a gas cylinder under at least 5 bar pressure.

XRD analysis of bentonite

EN 13925
Quantitative mineralogical analysis by X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) on bentonite samples to identify and quantify the concentration of occurring minerals. The analysis is performed according to EN 13925. The results of the analysis are …

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