Heavy Metal Contamination

Heavy Metals Tested:
Arsenic (As)

Cadmium (Cd)

Lead (Pb)

Mercury (Hg)



Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) is utilized to quantify four heavy metals in various sample matrices.


Minimum Sample Size Requirements:

5 grams, 5 units or 5 mL


Collection Container Requirements:

Clean and spill proof container such as sealable mylar bag or a screw top vial or test tube.


Turn Around Time:

7 business days from receipt of sample

Heavy Metal Contamination

  • Potentially toxic at elevated levels, heavy metals can be present in soil, water, and even plastic packaging. Show your customers that your products are safe for consumtion by getting a screen of some of the more common heavy metal contaminants.