Who Needs Environmental Laboratory Testing? The Benefits of Environmental Lab Testing

Who Needs Environmental Laboratory Testing? The Benefits of Environmental Lab Testing

Environment testing labs are utilized by businesses to obtain objective analytical data on the quality of its product or processes. Some companies use the services of these labs for product certification which can be a marketing tool while others use it to test the water and soil quality before finalizing a land or facility purchase.  Whatever be the reason, the services these laboratories offer are of great help to businesses in a variety of industry sectors. 

There are  many  reasons why businesses choose independent  labs for testing, 

  1. Objectivity:  Tested by an independent environmental testing lab is to provide assurance that the test results are objective and not altered due to the influence or guidance of interested parties.  Independent labs exist mainly to provide objective analytical data on the quality of a particular product or process.  These labs document the internal processes they follow to ensure objectivity and accuracy.    
  1. FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Finance plays a key role in the decision-making of a firm while choosing an outside lab for testing. Small businesses will likely have a lot of things they would like to spend on like procuring new equipment,  advertising and workforce or facility expansion. These businesses would be better off financially if they secured the services of our environmental testing labs in Bangalore rather than setting up internal testing facilities. Many businesses that establish internal testing facilities do so without taking into consideration the additional costs associated with it like top-level management salaries and benefits, professional services like legal or accounting, depreciation and interest expense.   
  1. SAFETY: Companies that manufacture hazardous materials prefer to utilize the services of an independent lab to minimize the danger of in-house exposure to potentially hazardous agents. 
  1. FORMULATION OF TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: One of the main functions of environmental testing labs in India is to formulate detailed technical specifications of the various advanced instruments which help in analyzing trace metals like mercy, total organic carbon, organic halides and the equipment needed for these instruments.    

Environment testing labs are responsible for the improvement in the health of individuals, wildlife and the environment. By providing technical data and analysis, they provide a solution on the steps to be taken to preserve the well-being of the area.   

SMSLA’s testing labs are accredited by national as well as international bodies.  While performing indoor air quality inspection, we use highly sophisticated and sensitive instruments like LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS by which we are able to identify and quantify trace levels of many organic and inorganic pollutants. We have the technical expertise, knowledge, and infrastructure to cater to the different regulatory requirements.  All our laboratories have a good track record in proficiently testing for micro-level residual analysis according to global standards.  

Our experts test for Ambient Air monitoring , work zone pollution , fugitive emissions, point and non point emissions, Sound level and Particle size distribution, volatiles and semi volatiles in air , heavy metals in air, all the regulatory specified quality parameters for water and waste water. Also we do leachability studies of solid wastes   

We have our environmental testing labs in Chennai which are solely focused on residual analysis for pesticides, antibodies and metabolites. 

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