Lucas Heights, NSW

Brooks Rand atomic fluorescence spectrometer (AFS), Agilent 8800 ICP-MS

Gas chromatography coupled with AFS

Sample derivatisation and steam distillation equipment

The laboratory is a NATA accredited facility for the analysis of Total Hg and MeHg in waters, sediments and biota.

Summary of typical detection limits

MatrixTotal HgMeHg
Waters0.1 ng/L0.02 ng/L
Sediments & soils0.1 µg/Kg0.01 µg/Kg
Biological tissues0.1 µg/Kg0.01 µg/Kg


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