ELAB LIMS PROVIDING .HWOL SUPPORT
We expect to be able to provide you with .hwol output for your reports from the end of September to allow for direct upload into HazWasteOnline. Read More.

ELAB ACHIEVES ISO/IEC 17025:2017
Working closely with UKAS ELAB have now achieved transition to ISO/IEC 17025: 2017. A new laboratory management system has been successfully designed and implemented emphasising the focus of quality metrics to a risk based approach to avoid conflict of interest or impartiality, to mitigate or remove threats to business continuity, and to formalise our commitment to confidentiality with ELAB’s customers. Read More.

NEW ICP-MS DELIVERS ON LOWER LOD’S
Significant investment in the instrument laboratory will improve metal LODs and ELAB’s accreditation scope. The latest Agilent ICP-MS with ISIS discrete sampling is now in the final stages of validation for soil and water matrices, improving limits of detection by up to ten times for many analytes. Increased precision will also allow more elements to meet strict MCERTS criteria. Read More.

DEVIATING SAMPLES – VOC IN SOIL/WATER
Samples that are submitted for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) analysis would be deemed to be deviating if they are collected in the incorrect sample containers or/and have a headspace in the sample container. Read More.