Sediment analysis package

Analysis package in accordance with the Finnish Ministry of the Environment's sediment dredging and placement instructions.

The analysis package includes the following determinations:

  • Dry matter

  • Heavy metals (As, Cd, Cu, Hg, Cr, Pb, Ni, Zn)

  • Organotin compounds (tributyltin and triphenyltin)

  • Dioxins and furans (PCDD/PCDF)

  • PCB compounds

  • PAH compounds

  • Clay content and grain size

  • Loss on ignition (LOI)

  • Hydrocarbons C10–C40

  • Total nitrogen

  • Nitrate and nitrate nitrogen

  • Nitrite and nitrite nitrogen

  • Ammonium nitrogen

  • Total phosphorus

  • Soluble phosphorus

  • Total organic carbon (TOC)

Suitable sample matrices
Required sample quantity
Minimum of 1 kg of solid material is needed. Typically 2 - 2.5 kg of sediment is enough, but for wet samples the amount needed might be more. The sample preparation (homogenization and grinding) fee is 55 €/sample for samples that weigh more than 3 kg.
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
734 €

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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