Chemical Analysis

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Chemical Analysis

Our in-house laboratory is well equipped, BioServices offers a wide variety of tests

BioServices has refined our laboratory offerings, we offer a wide variety of tests in our well equipped laboratory.

Some of the analysis we provide include:

  • Viscosity, pH, Conductivity, Specific gravity
  • Loss on drying, dissolution, solubility
  • High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • Water Analysis
  • Microbial: Total plate count, Yeast and molds, Coliforms
  • Fuel analysis – biofuel, diesel
  • GC,GCMS Headspace Injection
  • Stability Analysis
  • Full Cannabinoid Profile
  • Cannabinoid Potency
  • Pesticides
  • Heavy Metals
  • Aflatoxins

Frequently Asked Questions

BioServices has identified a few key questions over the years, to ensure a good quality service and fast turn-around time.
How do i submit a sample?

All samples intended for analysis must first have an official quote generated by emailing a certificate of analysis to admin@bioservices.co.za, accompanied by a sample form indicating what type of analysis, and what you are wishing to achieve with this analysis.

How much sample is required?

Different analysis requires different amounts of sample, all dependent on how many tests need to be conducted per sample.

In general,

  • fuel analysis 100ml per sample
  • Cosmetic 30 – 50g per sample
  • Water analysis 1l per sample
  • Cannabis Analysis 1ml per oil sample, and 2g for flower sample
What is the turn-around time?

Testing takes 7-14 working days, although specialised samples can take longer

What are the payment terms?

New customers are COD, alternatively we offer 30 day accounts after application.