Pace Analytical Specialty Testing ServicesIf your project requires non-routine testing and unique analytical requirements, Pace can help save you TIME and MONEY by handling all of your specialty analytical challenges.

The wide-range of unique specialty testing services provided by Pace Analytical® means that we can be your Total Testing Resource for virtually any environmental analyses you need. And we continually monitor all environmental matrices to meet the need for specialized methodologies and protocol in support of emerging environmental challenges. While our extensive cross training allows us to move resources quickly to meet demand, we also foster staff excellence to offer clients a wide range of scientific and technical expertise.

Because of the diverse specialty testing services we provide for a myriad of industries, clients and government agencies, Pace’s scientists continue to deliver real-time solutions that have impact to a client’s bottom line and business success.

If your project requires non-routine testing and special analytical support, let Pace help simplify project management, data delivery and paperwork by having all results posted in one location and from one vendor–24/7.

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With over twenty years of experience in air sampling and analysis, Pace® offers a comprehensive air quality analytical services program in accordance with methods specified by the US Environmental Protection Agency and state regulatory agencies. Our air laboratories are DOD and NELAC certified, AIHA-LLP / ISO 17025 accredited, and hold state certifi

Building on extraordinary growth in understanding of the processes governing fate and transport of contamination in subsurface systems, Pace Analytical® provides a unique and powerful approach to the investigation of fractured bedrock contamination. Pace offers these services to the industry via an exclusive licensing agreement with the develope

There are six kinds of asbestos, which are naturally occurring, fibrous, heat resistant minerals. Due to their strength, flexibility, and resistance to heat, these fibers were once used extensively in building materials. Asbestos exposure can lead to illnesses, including COPD, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. Due to its dangerous nature, building mat

Pace Analytical® is able to offer modified site-specific protocol, as well as approved EPA and state methods. Bioassay tests include a broad range of acute and chronic tests using a wide variety of fresh water and marine or estruarian species.

Pace Analytical Services conducts Biological Tissue (Biota) analysis in Green Bay, WI laboratory, and the Minneapolis, MN POPs laboratory. Pace has more than twenty years experience in the analysis of biological tissue.

The EPA has developed and promulgated method 1614, which is capable of determining and quantifying the presence of 49 PBDE compounds in common environmental and food supply matrices. Pace Analytical Services has been performing this method since early 2005 and has current experience in a range of matrices.

Pace performs laboratory testing for carbonyls, including formaldehyde, using EPA 8315A. This method is an HPLC procedure performed on aqueous and solid sample matrices.

1,4-Dioxane is a synthetic chemical widely used as a stabilizer in chlorinated solvents, particularly 1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCA). It has also been used in various products as a laboratory reagent and as an extraction medium for plant and animal oils.

Dioxins and furans are toxic chemicals regarded as persistent pollutants associated with polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs).

Natural attenuation parameters in groundwater (3810/RSK175) by static headspace technique. Methane, Ethane, Ethene and Propane. Instructions for proper collection of samples and appropriate sampling containers can be provided upon request. This will be very useful information when evaluating potential hazards from these gases.

When it comes to protecting the public health, there is no more important issue than ensuring the safety of our nation’s drinking water supply. Pace has been providing full drinking water analysis and testing services for over 30 years to various types of clients including public and private utilities, other environmental testing laboratories, bottled

The most common source of lead contamination occurs due to corrosion of lead-containing solder, fixtures and pipe within a building’s plumbing system. This corrosion occurs when the water has low pH or is acidic, and/or when the water has a low mineral content.

UCMR 5 more than doubles the number of Public Water Systems (PWS) that are required to participate. In past rounds systems that serve greater than 10,000 people and 800 randomly selected smaller systems were required to participate. Going forward all systems that serve 3,300 to 10,000 people are also required to participate.

Explosives are often analyzed as part of Department of Defense (DOD) projects. The DOD developed the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) in 2001 to addresses munitions-related concerns. This included explosive safety, environmental, and health hazards from releases of unexploded ordnance (UXO), discarded military munitions (DDM), and mun

Pace Analytical® ezHerbicide™ lab service takes testing for herbicide residue to new levels of innovation. This patent-pending technology and process provides higher quality data results – faster.

Our new “EZ Soil” Agilent GC/MS equipment allows us to perform VOC analysis by 8260 from 1 VOA vial with MeOH, reducing your time in the field and minimizing the need for dilutions (and reducing data quality review time).

Pace Analytical is a DoD ELAP and NELAP-certified environmental testing laboratory, meeting the DoD ELAP and NELAC standards established for testing laboratories. Pace Analytical is experienced in working on projects requiring compliance with the Department of Defense’s Quality Systems Manual (DoD QSM).

FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared) Spectroscopy provides gas-phase analysis for multiple compounds instantly within room air, exhaust emissions, material offgassing and process operations. FTIR technology offers a huge advantage over other sample collection procedures by analyzing both gaseous organic and inorganic compounds simultaneously o

Pace Analytical is the environmental laboratory testing leader in supporting successful hazardous waste delisting petition support and delisting projects. Our experience includes the support of many manufacturing plants in the United States in their successful completion of hazardous waste delisting.

With the dramatic uptick in hydraulic fracturing to meet global demand, the nation has become embroiled in controversy over the impact to the environment and public health. Safety and environmental consequences due to the use and disposal of fracking fluid chemicals, the effect to groundwater and air quality, and the presence of naturally occurring rad

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Microbial Testing is utilized to determine bacteria and fungi organisms and their concentrations in the indoor environment. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) testing is often used after water damage has occurred and to validate if remediation has been effective. Indoor Air Quality Analysis (IAQ) is provided through Pace Analytical® Ae

Legionella is a bacterium that is naturally found in water; and growing best in warm water. Some species have been known to cause diseases in humans, notably Legionnaires’ Disease and Pontiac Fever, though any disease caused by the bacterium is referred to as legionellosis. Transmission of Legionella is not passed from person to person; rather, it is cont

Method 1631E provides measurement of mercury at previously unachievable, ultra-trace levels in water matrices, in support of state NPDES permit limits, TMDL measurements, and the Great Lakes Initiative. Mercury is analyzed using Cold-Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry. Ultra-clean sampling techniques (Method 1669) along with laboratory an

The 19th & early 20th centuries were the height of the period when Manufactured Gas Plants (MGPs) were producing gas to light cities around the United States until the 1950s. The plants were located near the point of use, close to a water source required for the gas production.

Pace® mobile laboratory services are geared for a wide variety of on-site testing requirements; our specialty is designing mobile labs for both routine and non-routine projects. We have the resources and expertise to outfit a mobile laboratory with instrumentation ranging from field-based test kits to LC/MS/MS and many options in between.

Microbes are active in the work place for all industrial applications; they can cause human illness, product spoilage and failure. Bacteria can also serve us in a positive form as well with treating environmental contamination and as a method for warding off harmful microbes. Monitoring microbiological activity plays an important part in our everyday l

Pace supports our mining clients, consultants to the mining industry and regulatory agencies in areas of environmental analytical services including routine groundwater, surface water and NPDES discharge monitoring, overburden and topsoil analysis and bio-accumulation studies using biota analysis. In addition to services which support propose

Pace performs laboratory testing for carbonyls, including formaldehyde, using EPA 8315A. This method is an HPLC procedure performed on aqueous and solid sample matrices.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), all of which are man-made, are among the most stable organic compounds known. There are 209 distinct PCB compounds (known as congeners) with from 1 to 10 chlorine atoms on a biphenyl molecule. The number and placement of the chlorine atoms on the biphenyl molecule determines how the congener is named.

With decades of experience in persistent organic pollutant testing, Pace® was one of the first commercial laboratories to analyze for PFAS compounds. Today, Pace has the capabilities to analyze for over 5000 compounds categorized as PFAS through our in-house national network of labs or on-site.

Pace Analytical® Services provides radiochemical analysis and testing services at three locations. Pace Pittsburgh, Pace National, and Pace Wyoming support the radiochemical testing needs of some of the largest organizations in the United States. Pittsburgh and National have nationwide certifications while Wyoming focuses on mining in the wester

Until now, conventional analysis for these methods has typically required a one liter sample volume. Pace maximizes the sensitivity of the instrumentation used for this analysis by calibrating significantly lower

The needs for Stack Emission Testing and Ambient Air monitoring are changing, quickly and drastically. Industries from non-metallic mineral processors to synthetic organic chemical manufacturers and from clean fuel boilers to hazardous waste incinerators are experiencing new or revamped environmental regulations.

Pace Analytical® Aerobiology offers USP 797 services designed for healthcare institutions, pharmacies and other related facilities to ensure the sterilization of drugs that are used in compounding sterile preparations. The environmental monitoring and the microbial evaluation of the staff’s sterile techniques in compounding sterile preparatio

Pace is the environmental laboratory testing leader in supporting successful hazardous waste delisting projects. Our experience includes the support of many manufacturing plants in the United States for successful completion of hazardous waste delisting. During each waste delisting project, Pace works closely with the manufacturing facility and

Pace Analytical® Aerobiology provides comprehensive water testing services for the detection of waterborne pathogens.