Instructions For Sample Testing

1. Find out what you want tested


 You can check out the different testing services that we offer at Analytical Services, or you can discuss this with us.


2. Fill Out Chain of Custody Form (Optional)


For Product Certification, or legal samples fill out the chain of custody form.  Download (pdf) form and fill out.


3. Sample Volume Requirements


a. Solids (powder, pills, foodstuffs, other solids) - from 0.50 grams to 3 grams.  If more, that will be fine.


b. Liquids (water, oil based, alcohols, antifreeze, and other liquids) - from 2 ml to 10 ml.  More liquid volume is also fine.


4. Containers to use


 You can use a ziplock bag, a glass or plastic container, or any other related containers.  Make sure that the container is clean, and moisture free.  Place your sample in the container and label.


5. Send your samples for testing


After putting everything together, the containers with samples, and chain of custody form (if needed) send them to our laboratory at Toxassociates, Inc., 999 Bethel Rd., Columbus, OH 43214


6. Turn-Around Time


a. Routine - within 5-7 business days

b. Expedieted/Stat - same day results, but no more than 24 hours in some cases.  Extra Charge of $125.00 per sample.


7. Reporting of Results


Results will be reported via email or mail forms.  Please let us know how you want your results reported.


8. Payment


A prepayment in the forms of cash, credit card, check, or money order are accepted.  If paying by check or money order, please issue to Toxassociates, Inc.