Accreditations

accreditation

Paracel is accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standard Services Division, National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for specific environmental and IAQ tests listed in the Scopes of Accreditation registered with each association. For The Scope of Accreditation under CALA Membership Number 1262, Paracel is accredited for analysis including, but not limited to, metals, organics, conventionals, bacteria, mold, and asbestos in various matrices. For The Scope of Accreditation under NVLAP Lab Codes 200812-0 and 200863-0, Paracel is accredited for asbestos in bulk samples in our Ottawa and Mississauga locations, respectively. Links to these Scopes can be found in our Documents section.

Paracel's CALA Scope of Accreditation supports our drinking water license which includes metals, inorganics, organics and microbiology testing.  A copy of the Scope of Accreditation listing specific tests can be found here.