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Recent Additions to NATA Scope of Accreditation – September Update

Symbio Laboratories is pleased to announce recent additions to our NATA scope of accreditation for the following:

Brisbane Laboratory

  • Analysis of soil for Nitrogen using Auto Kjeldahl
  • Analysis of waters for AMPA, Glufosinate, Glyphosate using LCMS
  • Analysis of waters for Dimethyl Disulphide, Geosmin, 2-Methylisoborneol, 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole by purge and trap using GCMS
  • Analysis of waters for Biotoxins: Anatoxin-a, Cylindrospermopsin, Microcystin-RR, Microcystin-YR, Microcystin-LR , Nodularin, Saxitoxin , Neosaxitoxin using LCMS
  • Analysis of waters, wastewaters and saline waters for  Multiresidues (e.g. Trace level, OC, OP) by GCMS
  • Analysis of waters for Dithiocarbamates: Ferbam, Mancozeb, Maneb, Metham-Sodium, Metiram, Propineb, Thiram, Zineb, Ziram using GC, GCMS

Sydney Laboratory

  • Analysis of food for:

–  Clostridium perfringens using AS 5013.16 method

–  Coliforms and E. coli using AOAC 991.14 method (Petrifilm)

–  Coliforms and E. coli using AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15 methods

–  Lactobacillus spp. using in-house M10.2 method

–  Listeria enumeration using AS 5013.24.2 method

–  Salmonella using AS 5013.10 method (cultural)

–  CP Staphylococcus using AS 5013.12.1 method

  • Analysis of water for:

–  Coliforms, E. coli and Thermotolerant Coliforms (MF) using AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7 methods

This news will be regularly updated with additions to our scope of accreditation as they become available.

For more information about how Symbio Laboratories can assist you with your testing requirements, simply call 1300 703 166 or email

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