Single Analyte Analysis Services

We provide chemical analyses for the following:


We also offer multi-analyte analysis, preparation of special samples and reports, and other services by professional analytical chemists.

Organic Analytes

RTI ID No. Analyte
105 Organic compound by gas chromatography (GC)
106 Organic compound by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
107 Organic solvent scan by gas chromatography (GC) with multi-point calibration curve

 

Organic Contaminants by FTIR

RTI ID No. Analysis
150 FTIR qualitative analysis
151 FTIR quantitative analysis

 

Organic/Elemental Carbon

RTI ID No. Analysis
1340 Organic/elemental carbon

 

Inorganic Analytes/Ion Analysis (chloride, nitrate, sodium, potassium, zinc, aluminum, etc.)

RTI ID No. Number of Ions
400 1-5
401 1-7
402 2-7

 

Metals

RTI ID No. Analyte
601 Metal/element by inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)
602 Inductively coupled plasma-quadruple mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
603 Inductively coupled plasma-sector field (high resolution) mass spectrometry (SF-ICP-MS)
604 Mercury by cold vapor atomic absorption spectrophotometry (CVAAS)
605 Cold vapor atomic fluorescence spectrometry (CVAFS)
606 Hydride generation (optical emission or mass) spectrometry (HG-ICP-OES, HG-ICP-MS)
607 Hydride generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry (HGAFS)
608 Metal by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry (GFAAS) (e.g., V, Ni, Fe)
609 Chromium (VI) by ion chromatography (IC)
610 Total Cr (Method 306, CARB Method 425 and BIF Method)

 

Lead Analysis in Various Media

RTI ID No. Analyte
1500 Lead-in-paint by portable X-ray fluorescence
1501 Lead-in-soil by portable X-ray fluorescence
1502 Lead (single dust wipe) (ICP-AES)

 

Elemental Speciation Techniques

RTI ID No. Analyte
955 IC-ICP-MS analysis for arsenic species (dimethyl arsenic acid, monomethyl arsenic acid, arsenite, and arsenate) in drinking/surface water and human urine
956 Micro-volume FI-ICP-MS analysis (for low-volume samples)
957 Size exclusion chromatography ICP-MS for metalloproteins

 

Elemental Analysis by Laboratory X-Ray Fluoresence

RTI ID No. Analyte
1800 PM2.5 filter samples for 48 elements
1801 Filter analysis for one element
1802 Filter analysis for more than one element
1803 Soil analysis of RCRA 8 metals (Ag, As, Cd, Cr, Hg, Ni, Pb, and Se)
1804 Soil analysis for one element
1805 Soil analysis for more than one element
1806 Qualitative scan

 

Particulate Material

RTI ID No. Analyte
1300 Asbestos (identification in bulk, friable samples by polarized light microscopy, PLM)
1301 Asbestos (identification in nonfriable samples by PLM)
1302 Fiber counting (asbestos, cotton dust, on cellulose ester filters by phase contrast microscopy)
1303 Asbestos (bulk, friable sample quantification -- 8 slide point count by PLM)
1304 Quantitative sample reduction (ashing)
1305 Quantitative sample reduction (acid treatment)
1306 PM2.5/PM10 gravimetry (filter media provided by client)
1307 PM2.5/PM10 filter partial analysis (inspection, conditioning, tare weighing, and shipment only) (filter media provided by client)
1308 PM2.5/PM10 gravimetry (filter media provided by RTI)
1309 PM2.5/PM10 filter partial analysis (inspection, conditioning, tare weighing, and shipment only) (filter media provided by RTI
1310 TEM (fiber count, Sr. Scientist)
1311 TEM (fiber count, Staff Scientist)
1312 TEM (quantitative analysis, Sr. Scientist)
1313 TEM (quantitative analysis, Staff Scientist)
1314 TEM/EDS (qualitative analysis, Sr. Scientist)
1315 TEM/EDS (qualitative analysis, Staff Scientist)
1316 SEM (quantitative analysis, Sr. Scientist)
1317 SEM (quantitative analysis, Staff Scientist)
1318 SEM/EDS (qualitative analysis, Sr. Scientist)
1319 SEM/EDS (qualitative analysis, Staff Scientist)
1320 SEM (photomicrography, Sr. Scientist)
1321 SEM (photomicrography, Staff Scientist)
1322 XRD (asbestos, qualitative)
1323 XRD (non-asbestos, qualitative)
1324 XRD (quantitative, per analyte)
1325 Optical particle size distribution & qualitative XRD
1326 Particle size distribution by electron microscopy (Sr. Scientist)
1327 Particle size distribution by electron microscopy (Staff Scientist)
1328 Optical photomicrography
1329 Electron microscopy sample preparation (Sr. Scientist)
1330 Electron microscopy sample preparation (Staff Scientist)
1331 ASTM E2090 microscopy analysis (Sr. Scientist)
1332 ASTM E2090 microscopy analysis (Staff Scientist)
1350 SEM special projects (Sr. Scientist)
1351 SEM special projects (Staff Scientist)
1352 TEM special projects (Sr. Scientist)
1353 TEM special projects (Staff Scientist)
1354 Optical microscopy special projects
1355 XRD special projects
1356 Environmental chamber set-up fee (for gravimetry other than EPA reference method)

 

Miscellaneous Analytes

RTI ID No. Analyte
100 Air analysis data processing and posting (field and laboratory air analysis data handling and processing, posting data to AQS, and associated quality control)
300 Sample archiving (categorizing and then archiving filter and extract samples in appropriately clean storage facilities at room, refrigerator [4?C] or freezer [-15?C or below] temperatures for a period of five [5] years)
1400 pH
1401 Conductivity

 

Lead Reference Materials

RTI ID No. Analyte
1600 Lead in dust, custom spiked wipes
1650 Soil 301 characterized for Pb (low), Cd, Cr, and Ni using 5 different extraction methods
1651 Soil 302 characterized for Pb (high), As, Cd, Cr, Hg, and Ni using 5 different extraction methods
1652 Paint 401 characterized for Pb, Ba, Cd, Cr, and Ni using 5 different extraction methods

 

Asbestos Calibration Standards

RTI ID No. Analyte
1700 Asbestos calibration standards (bulk)
1701 Asbestos calibration microscope slides
1750 Asbestos (custom formulation) first sample
1751 Asbestos (custom formulation) other samples