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Chemical & Analytical Testing

Testing Services / Chemical & Analytical Testing

Our chemical and analytical testing is advanced by our skilled professionals and technical expertise to support our clients to advance their business processes and compliance requirements.

Environmental Testing

Our Environmental services are well established, and we have been successfully supplying contract sampling and analysis to public and private sector clients since 1996, in addition to fresh and saline water, soil, sludge and dust sampling.

Areas of Sampling, Testing and Support
  • Drinking water
  • Raw and Treated Water, treatment optimisation and jar testing
  • Optimisation, Process Proving and Commissioning of water and waste water plants
  • Investigative work (Oil spills)
  • Flow & Load Surveys, Composite Sampling
  • Compliance monitoring (Licences, trade effluents, EU Regulations)
  • Process water testing
  • Lake, River and coastal monitoring (Water & Sediment)
  • Boreholes & Wells
  • Leachates
  • Environmental Baseline Studies
  • Pre-and Post-Construction monitoring including biological assessments
  • Dust Monitoring
  • Sludge and soil analysis
Range of Environmental Testing Analysis
  • Jar Testing (Settlement & DAF)
  • Major Cations and Anions
  • Heavy Metals by ICP-MS
  • Total Nitrogen, Phosphorus
  • Chloride, Sulphate, Total Hardness, Alkalinity, LIS
  • Wet Chemistry Parameters
  • UVT & UVA,
  • Detergent
  • PH, Turbidity, Colour, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity
  • TOC, DOD, COD, BOD, Orthophosphate,
  • Ammonia, DIN, TON, Nitrate & Nitrite
  • Monochloramine, Chloramination
  • THM Formation Potential
  • Suspended Solids
  • PAH speciated
  • (TPH) Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, (aliphatic/aromatic split and carbon banding)
  • Mineral Oil
  • Dust fall (Bergerhoff)
  • VOC
  • Other Organic/ Inorganic Chemistry
Environmental Microbiology

CLS has a full microbiology department supporting its environmental services with a broad selection of services including

  • Pathogen Detection
  • E-coli, Faecal  & Total Coliforms
  • Total bacterial count
  • Enterococci
  • Legionella
  • Cryptosporidium





Local Authorities


Stage Agencies

Other Food Services

Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Testing

Our CLS Medical Device & Pharma Testing GMP approved laboratories support current products and next generation products through routine analysis, method development, stability testing, validations including process and cleaning.

Medical & Pharmaceutical Devices
Analytical Capabilities
  • Full range of raw material testing (API / Excipients) in accordance with USP, BP, EP, JP and to customers’ own specifications
  • Finished product /stability testing (chromatography, dissolution, spectroscopy, heavy metals, wet chemical analysis and physical testing)
  • Validation and subsequent routine monitoring of water systems
  • Analytical method validation as per ICH guidelines
  • Process and cleaning validation analysis
Technologies Used
  • Chromatography – (HPLC, TLC, GC-MS, GC-HS)
  • Spectroscopy – (UV-VIS, FTIR)
  • ICP-MS
  • AA
  • Dissolution Baths
  • HIAC
  • Karl Fischer
  • Polarimetry
  • Muffle furnace
  • Wet chemical techniques

Get in touch

Contact our Microbiological Testing department for a consultation on your requirements:

+353 (0) 91 574 355