Asbestos

Paracel Laboratories Ltd. provides two separate analyses for asbestos, polarized light microscopy (PLM) and phase contrast microscopy (PCM).  Paracel is a fully accredited facility for asbestos analysis.  For The Scope of Accreditation under NVLAP Lab Codes 200812-0 and 200863-0, Paracel is accredited for asbestos in bulk by PLM in Ottawa and Mississauga, respectively.  For The Scope of Accreditation under CALA Membership Number 1262, Paracel is accredited for asbestos in air samples by PCM.

  • PLM analysis in bulk building materials, based on EPA Method 600/R-93/116
  • PCM analysis for fibers in air, protocol outlined by NIOSH 7400