Toxic and nontoxic contaminants can negatively affect the performance of materials, products, paints and coatings. Element offers contamination testing to help you characterize impurities, determine their source and prevent them from reoccurring.  

Element’s contamination testing services are an important part of our comprehensive testing services. Whether the contamination is part of failure analysis, corrosion testing, or investigative chemistry projects, we can help. At Element, our chemists, engineers, biologists and scientists understand that contamination identification needs are unique, and our labs are ready to help with simple or complex matrices.

Our Contaminant Testing Services

Our state-of-the-art labs can identify the presence of metals and heavy metals, oils, foreign chemicals, low quality fillers and more in a variety of product and material types.  With dedicated experts in aerospace, oil and gas, transportation and general industrial sectors, we can assist with the most challenging projects across any discipline. 

In addition to contamination identification, we can also help ensure that products are free of contamination and meet relevant customer, government, internal, quality and/or safety standards.

For more information about how we can assist with your project, or to request a quote, contact us today.

ASTM International

ASTM A380, ASTM B600, ASTM G93

General Motors Worldwide


International Standards Organization

ISO 16232, ISO 8501

RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive

CPSIA of 2008/CPSC

Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.