*Price of the test:
$35 per analysis
Food products, food ingredients, non-alcoholic beverages, and nutraceuticals
Some classes of compounds are unsuitable for closed vessel microwave digestion as they are highly reactive with nitric acid and other oxidizers which may become nitrated and potentially explosive. These include animal fat (lard), glycerin and glycols, volatile flavoring agents, filter paper, packaging material, and alcoholic beverages. If you have a question regarding your matrix, please contact us at (800) 245-5615.
Sample Size Requirements:
15 grams for solid samples
20 grams (20 mL) for liquid samples
Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP – OES)
7-9 business days
Is rush testing available?
Samples are prepared by microwave closed vessel digestion with nitric acid. Solutions are infused into an ICP OES and quantified based on an external standard calibration curve.
Information Required by Submitter:
Please include estimates, if available. For vitamin mixes, please include vitamin estimates as well.
If you have questions about our testing services, please contact us at +1 (800) 245-5615.
*Prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.