Environmental

Areas of Specialization: Environmental and Industrial Hygiene

When you recognize the need for analytical assistance, choose your laboratory as though your reputation is at stake.  Modern’s inorganic chemists will accurately analyze and determine trace levels of analyte in a wide variety of background matrices, through the use of atomic absorption spectroscopy, inductively coupled plasma, ion chromatography, and a variety of wet chemistry techniques.

Our organic laboratory’s capabilities provide our clients with cost effective analytical services for identifying trace organic compounds in any medium including air, drinking water, waste water, soils, solid waste, and hazardous waste. Additionally, Modern’s professionals are capable of detecting most pesticide, herbicide, and synthetic organic compound residues.

Superior Customer Service

Modern Laboratories provides technical support when you need it.  Field services are available for set-up, collection, and transportation of samples.  Need help?  Modern Labs have outside and inside sales representatives available to assist with the organization and coordination of your sampling events.

Types of Testing We Offer:

Drinking Water

  • Microbiology
  • Inorganic Compounds
  • Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Synthetic Organic Compounds
  • Haloacetic Acids

Materials Research

  • Materials Testing Services
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Non-Destructive Examination
  • Failure Analysis and Consulting Services

Waste & Ground Water

  • Microbiology
  • Metals (ICP & Low Level)
  • Inorganic Analysis
  • Volatile and Semi-Volatile Organics
  • Priority Pollutants, Target Compounds and
  • Target Analytes
  • Act II

Tests Offered

  • Aquatic Toxicity
  • Acute Toxicity
  • Chronic Toxicity
  • Toxicity Identification Evaluation (TIE/TRE)*
  • Microtox
  • Benthic Stream Surveys

Soil & Solid Waste

  • TCLP and HPLC Analyses
  • ASTM Analysis
  • Landfill Disposal Requirements
  • Act II

Industrial Hygiene

  • Asbestos
  • Environmental Lead
  • Airborne Fibers, Silica, Organics, Metals.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist on Staff

Test Organisms

  • Pimephales promelas – Fat Head Minnow
  • Selenastrum capricornutum – Green Algae
  • Ceriodaphnia dubia
  • Daphnia magna
  • Daphnia pulex
  • Oncorhynchus mykiss- Rainbow Trout*
  • Salvelinus fontinais – Brook Trout *
  • Non-standard organism