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

ICP-OES heavy metal measurement for soil, sludge, or sediment samples. The assay includes the pre-treatment of the sample with aqua regia decomposition and the measurement of the following elements using the ICP-OES technique: Ag, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb, Sb, V, and Zn.

The concentrations are expressed in mg/kg d.m. in the results.

The analysis is also available with express delivery. Please request a quote from our experts.

Suitable sample matrices
Soil, sludge, sediment
Required sample quantity
100 g
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
As: 0.5 mg/kg d.m. Cd: 0.4 mg/kg d.m. Co: 0.2 mg/kg d.m. Cr: 0.5 mg/kg d.m. Cu: 1 mg/kg d.m. Hg: 0.2 mg/kg d.m. Ni: 1 mg/kg d.m. Pb: 1 mg/kg d.m. Sb: 0.5 mg/kg d.m. V: 0.1 mg/kg d.m. Zn: 3 mg/kg d.m.
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Device types

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First sample (Excl. VAT):
185 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
89 €per sample
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