About Element Calgary
Accredited by the Standards Counsel of Canada, the Element Calgary laboratory specializes in environmental organic analysis and food quality services.
As the Western Canadian center of excellence for organic analysis on soils, water and air, the laboratory's core service offerings include: BTEX, Extractable Hydrocarbons, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH), Volatile Organic Carbon (VOC), Alcohols (including Methanol), Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB), Chlorinated Phenols (PCP), Glycols, Alkanolamines, Sulfolane, Organochlorine Pesticides, Organophosphorus Pesticides, Acid and Neutral Herbicides, Carbamates, Glyphosates, Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA), Trihalomethanes (THM), Microcystin toxin, Naphthenic Acids (FTIR), Simulated Distillations (ASTM D7169)GC Mass Spec open scans (Volatile and Semi-volatile), soluble gas in water (including Methane), Total Coliforms, Fecal Coliforms, E. coli, Sulphate Reducing Bacteria, Iron Related Bacteria and much more.
Food Quality Service core service offering include: Pathogen detection by PCR (Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria species, E. coli O157:H7), Standard Plate Counts, Coliform and Fecal coliform, E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas spp, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Yeast and Mold, microbial contaminants in the air, Protein, Fat, Ash, Carbohydrates, Calories, pH, Water Activity, Bone particle size.
Our Testing Services
Element can provide you with critically important data on your product or part's performance in response to typical or extreme environmental stresses and conditions.
Our experts undertake a wide range of projects for medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, from pathogen and bioburden testing to endotoxin and cytotoxicity analyses.
Element supports companies in the natural gas supply chain including production, process, pipeline, and transportation industries by providing both gas analysis and specialty gas calibration standards.
Element has world-class gas chromatography equipment, capable of performing both liquid injection and thermal desorption methods. Our experts are highly trained in GC/MS testing and supporting chemical methods.