As one of Canada’s most complete analytical chemistry laboratories, SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories offers environmental test services and expertise in organics, inorganics and radiochemistry. Our team of chemists and technologists are available to provide fast and reliable solutions to analytical problems. We can also provide information on how to prepare and handle samples, and supply sample containers and preservatives free of charge.
> NEW: Acrolein in Water Testing Now Available: Acrolein is mainly used as a contact herbicide to control submersed and floating weeds, as well as algae, in irrigation canals. It is used at a level of 10 ppm in irrigation and recirculating waters.
SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories has developed an acrolein in water analysis method following the US EPA method 603 with modifications. The method uses a headspace technique, allowing for a detection limit of 1 ug/L (or 1 ppb). This method was assessed by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) in April and is now in our scope of accreditation.
For acrolein analysis, we require 2 x 40 mL amber glass vials containing sodium thiosulfate to be filled to overflowing with no headspace. When kept at ≤6°C, the hold time is 14 days. Please contact the lab for sampling supplies.
hours and location
Starting July 12, 2021 SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories’ reception area is open to the general public. Masks are required when entering our facility for the time being. Please phone us at 306-933-6932 if you require assistance. Thank you for your understanding.
REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS: Monday to Friday – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Our exterior door will open at 7 a.m. for sample drop-off and pre-arranged supply pick up.)
- Please check with the lab for turnaround time and rush analysis availability. Call us at 306-933-6932.
ADDRESS: 143-111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, Sask. S7N 3R2 >> Directions and parking map.
To reach the front entrance, you will need to use the sidewalk on the north side of the Atrium building. There is convenient sample drop-off parking near our front entrance, as well as parking meters around the Atrium building.
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Online Results Portal
Our secure Online Results Portal allows you to access your results faster and easier. To get access, contact the lab at (306) 933-6932 to obtain a secure login and password.
QUALITY CONTROL AND ASSURANCE PROGRAM
SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories is accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. for environmental testing procedures. We maintain a comprehensive quality control and quality assurance program.