Contaminated land

We offer a fast turnaround on sample analysis for clients working on the investigation and remediation of contaminated land.

Our laboratories in Manchester, Braintree and East Kilbride hold UKAS and MCERTS accreditation for testing soils. In Manchester, we also hold a DEFRA licence to import, move and keep prohibited soil for chemical and physical analysis. This means we can accept soil samples originating from outside the EU.

Our contaminated land services cover:
  • Asbestos
  • Anions (Sulphate, Chloride, Nitrates, Fluoride, Nitrites)
  • Dioxin and Furan analysis
  • Calorific value
  • Chemical oxygen demand
  • Cyanides
  • Sulphides
  • Heavy metals
  • CLEA metal suites
  • Metals
  • Total petroleum hydrocarbons including speciation into bands for risk assessment purpose (CWG)
  • Leachate preparations to BS 12457 1-3
  • Pesticides
  • Phenols
  • Polynuclear aromatic compounds
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)
  • Coal tars
  • Semi volatile organics
  • Solvent extractable material, total organic carbon
  • Sulphates/sulphides/sulphur
  • Thiocyanates
  • Volatile organics (US EPA priority list)

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