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of Epoch Analytical Inc.

EPOCH is accredited with the US National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for bulk asbestos sample analysis under NVLAP Code 200746-0.

NVLAP Lab Code: 200746-0

EPOCH is accredited with the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA) for airborne fiber analysis (Membership No. 3533).

Testing Accreditation No. A 3533


Quality, convenience and responsiveness…

  • Turnaround Times include: Regular (<24 hours), Rush (<4 hours) and Hot Rush “ while-you-wait ” (<1 hour)

  • 24/7 Emergency Service upon Request

  • Convenient After Hours Drop Box Slot

  • Sample Collection and Pickup Services direct from your Project Location

  • Educated, Trained and Qualified Analysts

  • ISO 17025 compliant Quality Assurance Program which includes Proficiency Testing by the Canadian Association of Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)

  • Fully Insured, Registered and in Good Standing with WorkSafeBC

Chrysotile Asbestos under 10x Dispersion Staining magnification using a Polarized Light Microscope. Chrysotile is the most common form of asbestos in building materials.

WorkSafeBC regulation defines “ Asbestos Containing Material ” (ACM) as containing 0.5% or more asbestos. An exception is made for Vermiculite-containing insulation materials, which are considered asbestos containing if ANY quantity of asbestos (<0.5%) is present.

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