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Environmental Testing

Scientific Control Laboratories offers a comprehensive array of services related to water testing, hazardous waste testing, air testing, soil testing, and sampling and field testing. Environmental testing is performed in accordance with procedures established by the U.S.E.P.A. under a quality control program certified by Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Certification No. 100183).

Our analytical equipment includes: Atomic Absorbtion (Flame, Furnace, and Cold Vapor), Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrophotometer, Ion Chromatograph, Technician Auto Analyzer, Our instruments are top-of-the-line models from Perkin Elmer Corp., Dionex, Varian other recognized manufacturers.

We perform environmental testing in the following areas:

Water Testing

  • Acidity
  • Alkalinity
  • Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
  • Chloride
  • Chlorine, Residual
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
  • Color
  • Conductivity
  • Cyanide
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Fats, Oils & Greases
  • Flash Point
  • Fluoride
  • Freezing Point
  • Hardness
  • Metals
  • Nitrogen (Ammonia, Kjeldahl,Nitrate, Nitrite, Organic)
  • Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Odor
  • Oil & Grease
  • pH
  • Phenols
  • Phosphate
  • Phosphorus

 

  • Polynuclear Aromatics (PNAs)
  • Solids (Total, Suspended, Dissolved)
  • Specific Gravity
  • Sulfate
  • Sulfide
  • Sulfite
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
  • Total Toxic Organics (TTO)

Hazardous Waste Testing

  • Corrosivity
  • Free Liquid
  • Ignitability (Flash Point)
  • Profile Sheet
  • Reactivity
  • Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP)

Soil Testing

  • BETX (gasoline components)
  • Volatile Organics
  • PNAs
  • Priority Pollutants
  • Metals

Sampling and Field Services

  • Stack Testing
  • Water & Waste Sampling
  • Indoor Air & Noise Testing