ICP-MS measurement (wide) for water samples

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 samples with ICP-MS-technique.

The sample is homogenized and acidified (HNO3), after which the analysis is performed from the liquid phase.

The analysis is suitable for natural waters. If the sample contains a lot of solids or the matrix is significantly different from natural water (for example waste and industrial waters), please contact our testing expert and ask for an offer.

The concentration of each element is reported in µg/l.

Suitable sample matrices
Natural water
Required sample quantity
60 ml
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
Be: 0.2 µg / l Ba: 0.5 µg / l Co: 0.5 µg / l Al: 5 µg / l Mg: 3 µg / l Cu: 1 µg / l Li: 1 µg / l Mn: 0.5 µg / l Ag: 1 µg / l Sn: 1 µg / l Ti: 1 µg / l V: 1 µg / l Zn: 2 µg / l Tl: 0.5 µg / l B: 10 µg / l Hg: 0.005 µg / l Mo: 1 µg / l Fe: 2 µg / l Ca: 50 µg / l K: 50 µg / l U: 0.1 µg / l P: 50 µg / l Cd: 0.02 µg / l Na: 30 µg / l Cr: 0.2 µg / l Ni: 2 µg / l Pb: 0.5 µg / l As: 1 µg / l Se: 1 µg / l
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Device types

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
95 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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