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Automotive Detailing Company manufacturing line of car care products needs Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for testing for the following chemicals -Water -Isopropyl Alcohol -Polyethylene Glycol Trimethylonyl Ether -Polydimethyl Siloxane -Silicon Dioxide Sio2 -Colorant -Fragrance Please provide price quote.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for antimicrobial testing by modifiication to AOAC 960.09 protocol to accommodate ozone as antimicrobial and spray bottle as vehicle. Modifications would be to spray test substance into inoculum rather than add inoculum to test substance, and to reduce volumes but preserve concentrations, to ensure spray time does not interfere with 30 second contact time.
Agriculture Laboratory needed for Proficiency Testing of biofertilizer. Different parameters are there, Total viable count, Contamination level, Moisture % of carrier, pH of biofertilizer, Particle size of carrier, efficiency character of biofertilizer, and bioassay of biostimulants...
Large Pharmaceutical Company needed that has the appropriate controls in place to capture Hazardous Air Pollutant (HOP) Methylene Chloride Fumes to use methylene chloride as a solvent for removing interfering impurities from swabs that will be used in sampling and testing. We have identified methylene chloride as the most appropriate material for the job, however our health and safety department has ruled that we need to contract this work out. This would be fairly small volume. We have a procedure worked out.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for liquid disinfectant efficacy testing against Foot-and-mouth disease virus FMDV to EN 14675: 2015 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area. Test method and requirements
We are looking for a laboratory who can complete a fly ash analysis test procedure. The test procedure involves mixing a quantity of fly ash (about 120 g) with Hydrochloric Acid while heated at various temperatures. This mixture is to be filtered and the resulting filtrate is to be analyzed via atomic absorption spectroscopy. We wish to know the concentration of the following metals in the filtrate: Cr, Ni, Fe, Co, Al, M, Li, Pb, Mo, Zn, Ca, Na. Additional steps are to be completed to precipitate any metals from the filtrate. The additional chemicals required for these steps are Oxalic Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Sodium Hydroxide.
Contract Laboratory needed for multiple efficacy studies of cleaning cloths used by first responders. Our first study was on fire first (small molecule organic contaminants) and some preliminary bacterial testing was performed. Now, we are interested now in moving into viral testing, specifically the viruses a first responder might be most concerned with - things like Hep A, Hep B, and HIV.
The way the process has worked with past labs is that they contaminate a small quantity (2 x 2 square) of cotton T-shirt fabric with a known amount of material, seal the cloth fabric in a vial, and send it to our facility. We process it using our decontamination equipment, and then send the cleaned swatch back for analysis to see how much destruction of the biological material took place. We've also worked in close collaboration with lab inwh
One of our clients needs ASTM cleaning product tests to evaluate the effectiveness of green cleaning products.. The product can be used in commercial, industrial, household uses. We would like to know if this product can be sold as green cleaning products, and also request to evaluate the Effectiveness of cleaning agent with competitors products.
University Scientist needs India Laboratory needed to run analysis on different samples and would like to know hourly rate to run their samples on the following test instruments. TEM (transmission electron microscope) SEM (scanning electron microscope) NMR GC-MS XRD TGA Could you please let me know the price of the analysis per hour or per sample for the above instruments?
Laboratory needed to test the photochemical reactivity of a compound to see if it can be listed as a VOC exempt solvent. There are 2 tests I am interested in: - comparison of kOH values (reactivity rate constant for the reaction of a compound with OH radical vs reactivity rate constant for the reaction of ethane with OH radical) - comparison of incremental reactivity (a measure of the increase in ozone formation when a material is added to a well-defined atmosphere in a specifically designed chamber).
I have a green cleaning product I am looking into getting tested. I'm interested in knowing prices for deformulation, reformulation, pathogen counts, microbial counts (shelf life and stability). Also, interested in knowing the cost of obtaining the EPA safer choice label.Thank you!
Comparison of adhesive properties (chemical, physical and performance) Hot Melt Adhesive Test Viscosity at different temperatures 340,345,350,355,360 Softening point Specify gravity at different temperatures Adhesion test at different temperatures Peel and shear testing at different temperatures Heat stability test at 350 for 0-48 hours Dry time from 350
Contact Laboratory needed for cleaner bacterial efficacy testing of the cleaner to degrade fats, oils and greases. It is a multi-strain liquid bacterial solution that is particularly effective in treating waste water contaminants. We are interested in conducting testing that would demonstrate the product's effectiveness, but do not have the in house capability to do so.
URGENT Materials Laboratory needed to provide an estimate for Magnetic Particles Testing to ASTM E 1444 Standard Practice for Magnetic Particle Testing and AMS 3044 Magnetic Particles, Fluorescent, Wet Method, Dry Powder certification of fluorescent magnetic particle?
This chemical is used for MT, one of Nondestructive test. I want to send more information of the product. A rapid response including period, procedure would be highly appreciated.
Large consumer products company needs Textile Laboratory for validation of laundry disinfectant process to European laundry method testing to EN16616: Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Chemical-thermal textile disinfection - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2). This European Standard specifies a carrier test for establishing whether a single-wash disinfecting product or combination of products for the treatment of contaminated textile has or does not have necessary microbicidal activity. The standard only intends to validate the disinfection part of the laundry process.
Materials Laboratory needed for tensile shear strength of wood adhesive as per EN-204 Classification of thermoplastic wood adhesives for non- structural applications and EN 205 Adhesives - Wood adhesives for non-structural applications - Determination of tensile shear strength of lap joints
INDIVIDUAL Consumer Products Laboratory needed for labeling claims substantiation testing of a shoe manufacturer to ensure all ingredients of their shoe glue are not animal derived. This request is for personal use as other vegan shoe companies state their glue is not animal derived and this particular company does not. Consumer is fine with destruction of the shoe.
Materials Laboratory needed for peel and adhesion testing on 3 rolls of wrestler's tape. The tape is designed for use on wrestling mats to keep mats together.The tape needs to be tested on a PVC/Vinyl surface. Preferably the same texture as a wrestling mat. Ideally would also like to test adhesion over time (a couple days) if possible.
Clinical Research Organization needed for the following studies: Cleansing Agents Arm Wash Method - Sample Size of 30 patients Human Cumulative Insult Patch Test ( HCIPT) -Sample Size of 30 Patients We would like to have the timeline and costs for the above mentioned tests .Please provide an insight into your laboratory's experiences in conducting the above or similar tests would be helpful.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for JIS anti-viral efficacy test on new paint coating on PE film according JIS-Z 2801 for inhibition to the growth of viruses such as Coxsackievirus A16 (CV-A16) that causes HFMD Or H1N1 virus that causes Influenza, that reduction over a 14 hours expose and compared the conventional paint
Materials Laboratory needed for BS/IS testing of a carbonation coating for the following 1. Viscosity 2. Specific Gravity 3. Surface Drying Time 4. Complete Curing Time 5. Dry Film Thickness 6. Water Vapour Transmission 7. Water Absorption 8. Carbon Dioxide Diffusion Coefficient 9. Diffusion resistant Coefficient 1. Equivalent Air Layer Thickener 2. I R Spectrum 3. Adhesion With Concrete 4. Dry film Thickness 5. Elongation At Break: BS903 Part A2 Unreinforced at 240µm DFT Thanking you and awaiting for your early reply
Aerospace Laboratory needed for performing 3 different ASM and Boeing Test Standard testing on 3 different cleaning products: : Aircraft Wash & Wax, Product 2: Runway Rubber Removal, Product 3: Carpet cleaning/extraction
Product 1: AMS 1526C and Boeing D6-17487T Product 2: AMS 1435D, 40CFR796.3100, US EPA 796.3200, and CA Aquatic Toxicity Product 3: AMS 1630
Fertilizer Company needs Contract Analytical Laboratory for performing heavy metal, microbiology and analyte testing on substrate media and liquid fertilizers for a number of parameters. For substrate media:-pH, EC-N, P, K, S, Na, Al, B, Ca, Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Mo, Zn-Heavy metals: Cr, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Cd, Hg, Pb-Pathogens: (Salmonella, Campulobacter, Enterobacteriacea, and E. coli) -Soil physical tests (if available, please let me know which tests can be done) -Weeds For water: -pH, EC-Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, B-Heavy metals: Cr, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Cd, Hg, Pb For liquid fertilizer: -pH, EC-N, P, K, S, Na, Al, B, Ca, Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Mo, Zn-Heavy metals: Cr, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Cd, Hg, Pb.
Please provide pricing - along with what packages may make the most sense for our needs.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for accelerated aging studies with dishwasher conditioning testing of TPE application for the food service industry that requires adhesive bonding.
The application will go through the dishwasher therefore the adhesive will have to resist high temperatures (180/200 degrees F), water and soap.
Can we perform accelerated aging tests knowing the above mentioned conditions the product will have to go through ?
India Material Laboratory needed for adhesiveness testing of tape rolls for the following: 1. Stickiness 2. Tensile strength and elongation - we use these tapes to carry boxes packed with heavy loads mostly 3. Peel adhesion - To check if the tape easily comes out on slight peeling whoch is not good for heavy load scenarios 4. Shear resistance 5. Release and cohesion - detatchment strength 6. To the breaking load 7. Surface level adhesiveness testing 8. Application temperature adhesiveness
Please let me know the total cost on performing the testing on adhesiveness of tape and address to send the sample.
Biologics company needs Bioanalytical Laboratory for Peptide Aliquot Quality Assurance Testing. In each 5mg peptide vial, in addition to the peptide there is acetate (counterion), mannitol, trace amounts of water, amino acids, and TFA.
For each 5mg peptide aliquot, the weight refers to the total weight, not the peptide weight. The actual peptide net weight will be <4.5722mg and the acetate counterion weight will be ~0.4278mg.
So we expect each vial to contain: Peptide - ?4.5722mg (peptide net weight) Acetate - 0.4278mg (this is the counterion which forms the stable peptide salt) Mannitol - 30mg (caking excipient) Water, TFA, Residual Aminos - trace amounts Atmosphere - Nitrogen
We need to verify the peptide identity and content, acetate content, mannitol content, water content, and TFA content (all in % of total weight)
Polymer Company needs Automotive Materials Laboratory for Label adhesion testing performed to GM Specification GMW 14573, focus on engine / engine and transmission applications. There will be 3 different substrates to test adhesion to. This specification includes fluid immersions, taber abrasion, grip separation, and humidity resistance.
Bioanalytical Laboratory needed for identification testing on the major components of 3 'proprietary' bioanalysis buffers These are standard bioanalysis type buffers (e.g. likely MES/HEPES etc., salts and maybe surfactants/preservatives etc.) of small volumes (1-10mL).Probably LCMS or GMCS, or FTIR or 1D NMR
Adhesive manufacturer need Materials Laboratory for failure analysis on painters tape. Company's customers have been reporting adhesion problems, so they would lik a comparison of how it compares to other brands as well as determination of the reason for the change. 1) I would like to know if that's correct 2) how does our quality measure up to other brands? 3) how much does it cost to have it tested, and how long does it take?
Contract Analytical Laboratory needed for analysis of 2 nano emulsions formulation surfactants (emulsifier formulations) for percentages of Carrier oil (coconut or olive LCT oil) Lipophilic surfactant Hydrophilic surfactant Water
Please provide sample size, general timing, general costs..
Analytical Laboratory needed for Full chemical characterisation of Gum rosin adduct esters. Gum rosin Adduct Esters are UVCB substances produced by the reaction of resin acids present in gum rosin with fumaric acid or anhydride maleic followed by esterification with glycerol and/or pentaerythritol.
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for Full Chemical Characterization and expertise on : Rosin, fumarated, reaction products with glycerol and pentaerythritol Resin acids and Rosin acids, fumarated, esters with pentaerythritol Resin acids and Rosin acids, maleated, esters with pentaerythritol Resin acids and Rosin acids, fumarated, esters with glycerol Rosin acids and resin acids, maleated, esters with glicerol
URGENT Accredited Materials Laboratory needed for bonding suitability testing of a glue product in an art glass and metal sculpture. The sculpture is of a series of glass balloons of 1.2 kg It will be connected to the wall using a metal fixture specifically manufatured for glass. Glass glue product will be used for the bonding the metal fixing to the glass. The client needs it to be proven that the proposed glue product is suitable for connecting the balloon to the metal tree fixings. This must be tested and signed off by an accredited, independent lab. 2 A glue product will be used for glueing glass balloons sheet glass using a UV glue. This needs to be tested and signed off by an accredited, independent lab. I am based in Ireland but can ship to USA. The testing is urgent.
Large Chemical Company needs Oil Laboratory to provide a quote for the cost per temperature to determine the following physical properties of a naphthalene based fluid, either ExxonMobil A150 or A200. 1. thermal conductivity, 2. density, 3. heat capacity, 4. viscosity, and 5. vapor pressure? I am looking to have determined the physical properties at four or more temperatures, 640 F, 600 F, 550 F, and 30 F. We are thinking of using one of the above products as a heat transfer fluid with an operating bulk temperature of 610 F. We currently use a naphthalene based oil, Sure Sol 180. We need a replacement for Sure Sol 180 as this fluid is no longer available.
Physical Chemistry Research Laboratory needed for particle size analysis of 4 aqueous Antifoam formulations to compare particle size average, distribution graphs, start and ending sizes, etc. Estimated range is 1 - 200 µm. The formulations do not meet the criteria for GHS classification. Project is R&D in nature and is not covered under ISO, GLP, or cGMP regulations.
Chemical Manufacturer needs External Agriculture Laboratory for liquid and powder fertilizers testing as per:
1) 6-Benzylaminopurine, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6-Benzylaminopurine 2) Indole-3-butyric acid, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole-3-butyric_acid 3) Gibberellic acid, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibberellic_acid
The concentrations we have are commercial (0.03 -10%), not just traces, so we do not need very high sensitivity. We need to test several samples one-time.
US Company needs exporting adhesive tapes to Saudi Arabia needs ISO 17025 Accredited Laboratory with SASO certification to carry out these two ASTM testing: ASTM D 5486- Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Packaging, Box Closure, and Sealing ASTM D 6123- Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Light-Duty Packaging and General Purpose Masking
Do you carry out these tests and are you accredited ISO 17025?
We would need a quote for our request.
Thank you Best regards
Large corporation needs Materials Laboratory for Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) testing of adhesive bond strength on Transportation Safety Recessed Pavement Marker
Adhesive Bond Strength - Option 1 Epoxy. 250 psi minimum average tensile bond strength of five specimens according to the following test: Bond a 1.5-inch diameter steel test plug with sandblasted surface to the center of the marker bottom using an epoxy meeting AASHTO M237. After 48 hours curing time at 74° F ± 4° F, tensile load the test plugs at a load rate of 4850 pounds/minute until failure. Adhesive Bond Strength - Option 2 Flexible Bituminous Adhesive. 170 psi minimum individual tensile bond strength of five specimens according to the following test: 2 Section 00855.00 ODOT TM 432-05 amended as follows. Bond a 1.5-inch diameter steel test plug wi
BUDGET APPROVED Aerospace Laboratory needed for aircraft surface wipe testing according to AMS3819C Cloths, Cleaning For Aircraft Primary and Secondary Structural Surfaces BMS15-5 Surface Wipes These are tests for wipes used in aerospace and aviation industry. I need third party certification.
Accredited Microbiology Laboratory needed for Virucidal efficacy testing according to EN 14476:2015, screening Test products: 4 Alcoholic samples Test virus: poliovirus type 1 strain LSc-2ab Exposure time: 60 + 90 sec Use concentration: 80 %, 97% Interfering substances: clean conditions
LONG-TERM TESTING Laboratory needed for OECD thyroid and endocrine disruptor testing as per OECD Guideline 150 provided for Tier 2 (OECD TG 455, 456, 458, 493) in biocide substances
Please provide a list of tests that you can offer, with estimated costs and time to return the results from the date of sample delivery.
Personal hygiene productscompany needs NABL Accredited Microbiology Laboratory to study the ASTM antimicrobial efficacy of food compliant hand sanitizer: 1. ASTM E2315 - Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure 2. ASTM E2755 - Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults 3. ASTM E2752 - Residual Effectiveness of Antibacterial Personal Cleansing Products 4. ASTM E2276 - Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Finger-pads of Adults
Our corporation needs turn-around time and quote from Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for Ginsenoside Testing via HPLC to determine the assay/specification and purity: - Ginsenoside Rg1 (CAS# 22427-39-0) - Ginsenoside Rb1 (CAS# 41753-43-9) - Ginsenoside Rd (CAS# 52705-93-8)
If interested in performing this, please provide the following: - sample/testing size required - turnaround times - testing inclusions/exclusions (assay/specification, heavy metals, light metals, etc.) - cost/pricing
Electrical laboratory needed for ASTM & IEC Testing of ground enhancing compound to IEC 62561 Lightning protection system components 1. Leaching test - Based on EN12457 - 2 Part 2 and EN - 12506 2. Sulfur test - Based on ISO 4689-3 : 2004 3. Determination of resistivity : ASTM G57-06 4. Corrosion test - Based on LPR method (Linear Polarization Resistance Method)
Materials Laboratory needed for adhesives comparison study testing for peel adhesion, temperature range for double coated tape for corrugated application. Comparison of various tapes provided by our supplier.Thickness (not including liner), adhesive thickness, carrier, liner thickness, peel adhesion, temp range to current customers specifications.
Industrial Laboratory needed for propellant testing to industry standard qualifications and certifications including: 1. Thermal stability and JANNAF thermal stability test results 2.Card gap data 3. Impact test data 4. Detonation test results 5. Unconfined burning test results 6. Adiabatic compression test results 7. Critical diameter test data 8. Flashpoint test results 750C (propane flame) 9. Minimum pressure for vapor phase ignition test results 10. Electrostatics tests results (1 gf and 12.5 Joules at 5 kV)
Large Disinfectant Company needs UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) and INAB (Irish National Accreditation Board) Microbiology Laboratory for ISO EN 14476 mechanical and disinfectant efficacy testing of liquid healthcare clinical disinfectants after spraying. The disinfectants' active ingredient is Hypochlorous Acid. We require test reports for each type of disinfectants which show the effectiveness of our disinfectants as sporicidal, fungicidal, bactericidal and virucidal. The most significant viruses to be examined are Hep A, Hep B, Hep C, HIV. But should include:
Poliovirus, Murine norovirus, Adenovirus, Hepatitis A, C(or BVDVD), and B(if Hep is also possible) HIV strains Looking forward to receiving information from laboratories as well quotes.
Manufacturer needs Accredited Microbiology Laboratory for microbial effectiveness of disinfectant as sporicidal, fungicidal, bactericidal and virucidal product. The most significant viruses to be examined are Hep A, Hep B, Hep C, HIV and MRSA. The test report must be got from an accredited institution so if you can provide such a service
Tree Nurseries needs United Kingdom Agriculture Laboratory for air and surface pesticide residues (dust/droplets/vapours) are on the inside of the equipment used to apply the range of plant protection products including equipment attached to a tractor - boom sprayer, granular applicator and orchard sprayer. We would like to find out if any pesticide are getting to the inside of the enclosed tractor cab. To achieve this we would like to carry air testing and possibly cabs surface testing within the cab during pesticide applications using methodology as/or similar to what's outlined in this link: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/mdhs/pdfs/mdhs94-2.pdf (surface exposure section). Using fluorescein as a 'visual' is unlikely to work given the potential aerosol size BUT possible using analytical equipment (maybe using a different tracer).
Coatings Company needs Polymer Laboratory for ASTM testing on polyurethane based membrane to ASTM C836 Standard Specification for High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane for Use with Separate Wearing Course Please send me quotation and the sample requirements. Thank you,
Italy Pharmaceutical Contract Research Organization needed for In vitro efficacy test on an antifungal compound. The test is a reproduction of a previous test that whas publicized in Journal of Med Chem, details can be obtained upon request. The strains that need to be tested against are candida strains, including some azole resistant strains, more specifically Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Candida krusei, and Candida tropicalis.
Reproduction of a previous test in which:
The EUCAST susceptibility testing protocol, including the update for testing of non-fermenting yeasts (Cryptococcus spp. and Geotrichum spp.), was used for the determination of the minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of antifungal agents. Results were read after 24, 48, and 72 h of incubation at 37 °C. The MIC was defined as the lowest compound conc
Microbiology Laboratory needed for ASTM antimicrobial efficacy testing of 2 different antimicrobial handwashes :
a) Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations b) Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults
Food Company needs ISO 17025 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for AACCI quantification of the amount of carbon dioxide and the residual of carbon dioxide in two samples of baking powder and baking soda (so two leavening agents) to AACI Method 12-10.01
The analysis are the following: Carbon dioxide available and Residual carbon dioxide so they are referred to quantifiy the CO2 produce by these two differents powders and quantify the residual after this reaction
Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for USP Compendial Testing of Castor Oil analyzed to verify that it meets the following Parameters based on USP Monograph - Organoleptic Properties (Appearance, Color, Odor) - Specific Gravity - Distinction from Most Other Fixed Oils - Fat & Fixed Oils (Free Fatty Acids) - Free Acid Determination - Hydroxyl Value - Iodine Value - Saponification Value
Agriculture Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for AOAC determination of Nitrogen, Potassium and Phosphorus in NPK fertilizer with full method of calibration curve using AOAC protocol testing method used for the determination of N,P,K in NPK fertilizer U-vis spectrometer for the determination of N,P,K in NPK fertilizer
Plant Growth Food Company needs Biochemistry Laboratoryfor complete Certificate of Analysis testing including amino acid analysis Alanine Ala (A) Asparagine Asn (N) Aspartic acid Asp (D) Glutamic acid Glu (E) Glutamine Gln (Q) Glycine Gly (G) Isoleucine Ile (I) Leucine Leu (L) Phenylalanine Phe (F) Serine Ser (S) Threonine Thr (T) Tyrosine Tyr (Y) Valine Val (V)
Vitamins Heavy metals Suite Mercury MYOTOXINS Metals Suite: Iron Fe, Potassium K Fatty Acid Profile
Mandatory Nutrition Declaration: Energy by calculation Fat by analysis Saturated fats by analysis Carbohydrate by calculation (of difference) Sugar profile by analysis Protein by analysis Salt by sodium by analysis
Moisture by analysis Ash by analysis Dietary fibre by analysis (AOAC method)
Ratio of the chlorophylls present -Unable to
Accredited European Union Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for testing the following samples:
Sodium Sulphate (Na2SO4) Calcium (Ca) Magnesium (Mg) Iron (Fe) Arsenic (As) Copper (Cu) Cadmium (Cd() Lead (Pb) Mercury (Hg) E535 (Na2Fe(CN)6) Sodium Chloride (NaCl) Bromide (Br) Silica (SiO2) Moisture
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis, identification of different isomers and different carbon chains in Calcium alkyle benzene sulfonate. The compound is having various number of Carbon chains linked with Benzene ring at ( We don't know at what position , o,m,p) . Benzene ring is sulfonated. Two no. of sulfonated alkyl benzene is linked with Calcium.
So its calcium salt of alkyl benzene sulfonate.
We want to see;
Carbon chain distribution No. of double bonds if there is any Branched chains of carbon. Position on which carbon chain is attached to benzene ring.(o,m,p) Position on which benzene rings is attached to carbon chain. .( whether it is terminal or secondary) CAS number of each molecules present in the substance. Impurity profile of the substance
Independent Laboratory needed for determining the effectiveness of two floor cleaning methods as measured by: 1) residual bacteria/microorganism presence 2) residual dust/airborne particular matter presence
Floor cleaning methods: 1. Proprietary abrasive pad with water 2. Name brand abrasive pad with using neutral floor cleaning material.
EPA Environmental Toxicology Laboratory needed for the following in-vivo toxicity testing of naphthalene 1 Non Guideline Acute Neurotoxicity Mannal 2 870.3465 90 days inhalation Rat 3 870.6200 Acute Neurotoxicity (oral) Rat 4 870.6200 subchronic neurotoxicity inhalation Rat 5 870.7800 Immunotoxicity 6 Non Guideline 4 week inhalation rat 7 Non Guideline 90days Neurtoxicity-mammal 8 850.1075 Freshwater Acute Toxicity 9 850.1010 invertebrate toxicity 10 Non Guideline Indoor Air Monitoring 11 875.2500 Inhalation Exposure 12 835.2120 Hydrolysis 13 835.1230 Sediment and soil absorption/Desorption
Independent Adhesives Test Laboratory needed for confirmation of results from the manufacturing lab for the adhesive performance of a production coated PSA laminate under the following conditions: 180º Peel from stainless steel (PSTC 101), Loop Tack (PSTC 16), Shear -1"x1"x1 kg (PSTC 7) and various chemical resistance tests of pressure sensitive adhesive laminates for under the hood applications.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for AOAC disinfectant efficacy testing on the following organisms.
- Influenza A (H1N1) - HIV-1 AIDS Virus - Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) - Trichophyton mentagrophytes - Mycobacterium Bovis BCG (TB; Tuberculosis) - Hand Foot Mouth Disease
Thanks & regards Sucheera.
Large Medical Organization needs Laboratory for Index of refraction testing of a few clear, colorless liquids (relatively non-volatile, non-corrosive, and non-toxic). We need high precision and accuracy (better than 1 x 10^-4), and at no fewer than 3 spectral line in the visible range, not just at the D line. Ideally, we could get measurements at 5-10 spectral lines spanning 435 to 780nm.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Laboratory needed for reformulation of a Medical Grade Adhesive to make it more waterproof while ensuring it is still safe on all skin types, including clients going through Cancer or Alopecia by adding ingredients such as silicone or any other ingredientsto get us to the right formula. The bond is waterproof and sweat proof, it also dries like a rubber material rather than a hard glue.
Performance Laboratory needed for laundry durability testing of relatively small fabric components/assemblies backpack strap to put the product through repetitive wash cycles. The intensity of the wash is to be similar to consumer washer machinesusing off-the-shelf consumer detergents.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for ASTM Virucidal Efficacy Suspension Test per ASTM E1052 Method with Enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus * Two test products - (both products ready-to-use solution * One batch per product * Two contact times per test product *Two replicate experiments per condition (N=2) * R&D (Non-GLP) * Enterovirus 71 * Coxsackievirus
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Microbiology Laboratory needed for antimicrobial effectiveness study of an antimicrobial agent in preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi and mold on plants during a plant curing and processing process. to extract oil, produced fibers, and produce components to be used in other products. During this curing and processing bacteria, fungi and mold can grow. We want to test the effectiveness of an antimicrobial agent in preventing the growth of microbes. We are looking for a contract lab that can conduct testing on treated and untreated plant samples at various stages of the curing and processing stages.
Third-Party Laboratory needed for multiple tests of aqueous chemical solution that contains about 15 - 16% solids. 1. Thermal conductivity at operating conditions. 2. Specific heat at operating conditions. 3. Cp/Cv, Compressibility Factor 4. Surface Tension 5. Critical temperature and critical pressure. 6. Stream enthalpy. 7. Stream Latent Heat
Please send us the quotation, sample qty & turn around time for testing.
Pharmaceutical Company needs Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for quantifying the inactive ingredients in a suspension formulation as part of a reverse engineering. The product contains Colloidal Silicon dioxide, Micro Crystalline Cellulose, Methyl Cellulose, Simethicone, Glycerin, Sorbitol, and Methyl parabenIn
Pharmaceutical Company needs GLP Laboratory to perform several OECD Studies:
OECD 117, Test No. 117: Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water), HPLC Method, OECD 301 Test No. 301: Ready Biodegradability, OECD 121 Test No. 121: Estimation of the Adsorption Coefficient (Koc ) on Soil and on Sewage Sludge using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), OECD 201Test No. 201: Freshwater Alga and Cyanobacteria, Growth Inhibition Test, OECD 211 Test No. 211: Daphnia magna Reproduction Test, OECD 210 Test No. 210: Fish, Early-life Stage Toxicity Test, OECD 209 Test No. 209: Activated Sludge, Respiration Inhibition Test (Carbon and Ammonium Oxidation) ,
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for ASTM Acetic Acid analysis as per ASTM D2879-10: Standard Method for Vapor Pressure-Temperature Relationship and Initial Decomposition Temperature of Liquids by Isoteniscope. We are looking to have this analysis performed on 70% aqueous Acetic Acid.
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for quantitative analysis of samples of cold pressed grapefruit peel oil (GFP Oil) (think orange oil) for ppm amounts of thiabendazole (TBZ)? The oil needs to contain 68 ppm TBZ and it needs to be less than 15 ppm. Thus the range is TBZ is 5 to 100 ppm. We plan to vacuum distill the product to remove the excess TBZ in the distillation bottoms.
Ultimately, the only certified method needed is to confirm TBZ is less than 15 ppm in the final product. During the process development phase, we will need determinations of PPM of TBZ in distillation samples. Range is between 5 ppm and 100 ppm.
I have copies of published articles on analytical methods for TBZ in citrus oils.
Materials Laboratory needed for failure analysis of construction materials adhesive that moisture has infiltrated compared to the same adhesive in ideal conditions to determine if the adhesives have failed due to weather, product reaction with other chemicals, etc. Adhesive used in construction industry applications.
EPA Environmental Laboratory needed for EPA Generic Testing and field testing for EPA Antimicrobial pesticide registration for the state of California. The field testing must satisfy the site specific requirements for Antimicrobial pesticide registration with Hydrogen Peroxide as an Active Ingredient in the State of California.
Third-Party Laboratory needed for EPA testing of several semi-volatile organics to EPA Method 625. Testing is needed for a chlorine dioxide generator for NSF 61 certification. This is for a chlorine dioxide generating system for water treatment. The semi-volatile organics are: semi-volatile organics as below: CAS 31736-62-6 CAS 2588-77-4 CAS 3602-55-9 CAS 73286-69-8
LONG-TERM TESTING Agriculture Microbiology Laboratory needed for bacteria and fungi testing on culture specimen samples containing one (sometimes two to three) different bacteria or fungi. We need to exactly identify which microorganisms are present in these samples and we also need a count of the microorganisms (cfu/ml).
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for analysis of powered samples of Aluminum Trihydrate and/or Aluminum Hydroxide CAS Number: 21645-51-2 for trace elements such as TiO2, SiO2, and other trace elements. We are looking for components, which not dissolve in boilling 50% NaOH at ambient pressure.
URGENT Automotive Laboratory needed for SAE testing service of a new additive for gasoline engine according to standard SAE-1321 using gasoline as baseline and then comparing statistical report to determine wjether there is gasoline savings or not in a small 4 cilinders car. Also include quotation to determine the CO2 emissions using this new additive.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Consumer Products Laboratory needed for Method Development for laundry stains/testing 3 stains X 3 reps = 9 stains + 3 stains (visual reference) = 12 stains [Test 1] 3 stains X 3 reps X 2 products = 18 stains [Test 2] 3 stains X 3 reps X 2 products = 18 stains [Test 3] Total = 12 +18 + 18 = 48 stains ?INSTANT? Laundry Test 1: Spray Away: Evaluate instant stain removal results only (3 Reps) 1. Take spectrophotometer measurements of unstained Tshirt fabric. 2. Prep T-Shirt with 3 hand stains: Coffee, Blood, Choc Syrup and let dry 24 hours. Take photos. 3. Spot removal of stains per client instruction: saturate stain with spray and let sit 15 min. 4. Evaluate ?instant? results visually vs ref stains. 5. Allow to dry completely. 6. Evaluate using spectrophotometer. PRETREAT?Laundry Test 2: Spray Away as
EPA Environmental GLP Laboratory needed for toxicology and physico-chemical analysis on 5 batch pesticide API analysis for registration in the USA including 5- batches analysis on main ingredients, impurities, etc. physic-chemical property analysis 6 acute toxicity test for US pesiticide regitration use according to EPA requirements
Microbiology Laboratory needed for comparative efficacy testing on Disinfectant (1 Liquid Disinfectant (1 Liquid & 1 Powder) for following viruses and bacteria as per USP Bacteria E. coli Pseudomonas aeruginosa Candida albicans Aspergillus brasiliensis B. subtilis Mycoplasma gallisepticum Salmonella pullorum Virus Avian influenza (orthomyxo H3N2 and H5N) Infectious bronchitis by Corona virus Infectious brusal disease (NE) by avibirnavirus
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed to analyse the content of chlorine dioxide in chlorine dioxide solutions for disinfectant purposes.
The product is a reaction between an a base solution (Citric acid) and an activator (Sodium chlorite) to give a foam solution containing chlorine dioxide when dispensed from the foam pump.
It is normally analyzed by chlorine dioxide by UV spectrophotometry but only by taking the liquid from the two chambers and reacting them, we cannot use the foam as it will not give an accurate reading on the UV. However due to new regulations we must analyse the actual foam for chlorine dioxide and prove that the Chlorine dioxide dose is consistent from the actual foam pump. I know this is a tricky sample matrix to analyse but would you have any analytical methods available to analyse this please.
Industrial Laboratory needed to provide quote for heavy metals testing in printing materials such as ink, paper, varnish, starch for Cadmium (Cd) Lead (Pb) Mercury (Hg) Hexavalent Chromium Cr (VI) Polybrominated biphenyl (PBB)
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
LONG-TERM TESTING Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for ongoing HPLC analysis of about 40 samples a month on any of the following: Rhynchophylline, Speciophylline PAYNANTHEINE, SPECIOGYNINE, SPECIOCIALITINE or Mitraphylline. We have a about 40 samples that need run then on going of about the same volume per month.
Industrial Laboratory required which can test earthing enhancing chemical compound as per IEC 62561-7 Lightning protection system components (LPSC) - Part 7: Requirements for earthing enhancing compounds 1) Leaching Test
2) Determination of Sulphur
3) Determination of resistivity
4) Corrosion test
Industrial Laboratory needed for DIN testing of ethanol- and isopropyl alcohol-based washer fluids tested for boiling range according to DIN 53171 Solvents for paints and varnishes - Determination of distillation characteristics (boiling range and boiling temperature as a function of distilled volume)
Chemical Manufacturer needs MPA Testing and OECD Biodegradability Testing of chemical as per OECD/ASTM D 2667-95(2008) Standard Test Method for Biodegradability of Alkylbenzene Sulfonates. MPA Testing is basically product content water ,glycol , surfactant . appearances of product colorless liquid , ph -7 to 8, specific .gravity -1.020
Laboratory needed for identification and quantification of Benzenesulfonic acid, C10-13-alkyl derivs, sodium salts CAS 68411-30-3; EC 270-115-0 for REACH registration purposes according to the following analytical methods:
1.GC-FID recommended published method: Anionic Surfactant Composition by GC-Mass Spectrometry: C. Pratesi, L. Faccetti, G. Cassani; Proceedings 5th World Surfactants Congress, 20002.UV Spectroscopy
3.GC- Mass Spectrometry Detection recommended published method: Anionic Surfactant Composition by GC-Mass Spectrometry: C. Pratesi, L. Faccetti, G. Cassani; Proceedings 5th World Surfactants Congress, 20004.IR Spectroscopy
5.H-NMR6.Inorganic sulfate determination (recommended method ASTM D 6174-01)7.Neutral oil determination (recommended method EN 13273)
8.Drying residue determination (recommended sample treatmen
Automotive Industrial Laboratory needed for physical testing of powder coated metal according Ford WSS-M2P190-A Interior painted part of handbrake including 3.4.6 FLTM BN 107-01 Cure test 3.5 FLTM BN 155-01 Abrasion and paint wear resistance 3.4.9 FLTM BO 116-01 Resistance to Fade 3.4.10 FLTM BI 107-05 High performance Paint adhesion 3.4.13 SAE J365 Resistance to Marring
Large Manufacturer needs Materials Laboratory for ASTM testing of viscous adhesives to ASTM D56, Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Cup Tester. This test in mandated under the Canadian Canada Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations (CCCR). The expected flashpoint for these products are -15 degrees C when tested closed cup with some even lower than -20 degrees C. The product may form a film, albeit very low possibility. The products are solvated flammable viscous adhesives, with a honey-like consistency.
Oil Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for ASTM Testing of ethanol to ASTM D7347 Standard Test Method for Determination of Olefin Content in Denatured Ethanol by Supercritical Fluid Chromatography. This test method is an analytical method is therefore necessary to determine total olefins in denatured ethanol intended for spark ignition engine fuel use.
Materials Laboratory needed for analysis of the variation in dielectric strength measurement and surface analysis of an aluminum substrate that has a dielectric and various graphic inks printed on one side. The surface needs to be analyzed for variation in thickness of the inks and dielectric across a section. Multiple samples need to be evaluated to determine the percent change in thickness across a set of samples. Also, each individual layer of graphic ink needs to be tested for dielectric strength. Each individual ink can will be printed on it's own aluminum sample.
Toxicology Laboratory needed for several in-vivo and in-vitro toxicity studies to support REACH registration including:
- In vitro skin corrosion (OECD 431) - Eye corrosion (OECD 437) - Skin sensitization (OECD 406) - In vitro gene mutation study (Ames test) (OECD 471) - In vitro cytogenicity study in mammalian cells (MNT) (OECD 473) - In vitro gene mut. study in mammal. cells (MLA) (OECD 476) - Acute toxicity, oral route (rats) (OECD 423) - Acute toxicity, dermal route (rats) (OECD 402) - Short-term repeated dose toxicity: 28 days, oral (rats) (OECD 407) - Activated sludge respiration inhibition testing (OECD 209) - Ready biodegradability (OECD 301) - Algae (OECD 201)
Large Chemical Company needs USA based GLP Certified Laboratory for EU REACH testing to 7 OECD Guidelines including: OECD 102,Melting Point/ Melting Range OECD 103, Boiling Point, OECD 104, Vapour Point, OECD 105; Water Solubility OECD 107, Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water): Shake Flask Method OECH 117, Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water), High Performance Liquid. Chromatography (HPLC) Method OECD 112, Dissociation Constants in Water
Microbiology Laboratory needed for BS EN disinfectant virucidal activity testing against a number of viruses: Norovirus, H1N1, Hand-Foot-Mouth-Disease-Virus, HIV, Herpes Virus to BS EN 14476 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. Virucidal quantitative suspension test for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in human medicine. Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)
Accredited and GMP microbiology laboratory needed for virucidal testing of a disinfectant as per Australian TGA guidelines. The laboratory must be GMP and licensed or internationally accredited laboratory eg NATA, TGA, FDA, PIC, EPA, NAMAS UK etc for the following: https://www.tga.gov.au/sites/default/files/disinfectants-evaluation-guidelines.pdf
LONG-TERM TESTING Microbiology and disinfectant efficacy laboratory testing services for 3 new disinfectants scheduled for testing next year as follows: 1. Product 1: Hand disinfectant based on ethanol 2. Product 2: Instrument disinfectant / cold sterilant containing peracetic acid 3. Product 3: Alcohol-free surface disinfectant with QAC
Polymers Laboratory needed for conducting an environmental simulation study on polycarbonate headlight lens of an led headlight for freezing rain and snow. to see if the snow and rain build up and or stick to the lens while the light is illuminated on the vehicle. at what temperature does the light stop melting the precipitation. then we want to introduce a chemical to the lens and see if it prevents or improves the lights ability to shed moisture and prevent icing. we want to test 5 different headlights
LONG-TERM TESTING Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for monthly accelerated aging and analytical testing on his buffered and unbuffered HOCl solutions including once-a-month (or four week interval) analyses of an aqueous solution, for the following:
1. Total active chlorine, in the range 200-500 ppm. 2. Chloride ion, in the range 10-100 ppm. 3. pH of the solution
Chloride and hypochlorite are expected to be present, and each is potentially an interfering species in the analysis of the other. Samples may also contain sodium and a proprietary organic phosphonate buffer at 1-5 mM concentrations. The samples are to be stored at room temperature and at 50-60ºC (aging chambers). At present we have three solutions to be analyzed at room temperature; two future samples will require 50-60ºC storage. Testing will extend over a
Laboratory needed to provide a quotation for testing that confirms pass/fail criteria for RoHS. Specifically, we are interested in identifying the following analytes: Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Hexavalent Chromium, Polymbrominated Biphenyls, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, Bis(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate, Benzyl Butyl Phthalate, Dibutyl Phthalate, and Diisobutyl Phthalate.
LONG-TERM TESTING Cosmetics Laboratory needed for testing of multiple skin care projects in development. Quotes are needed on the following analytical services on finished released and excipient testing:
Release testing of Pramoxine Hydrochloride Release testing of Hydrocortisone Release testing of Zinc Oxide Release testing of Titanium Dioxide Release testing of Aluminum Sesquichlorohydrate
Finished good testing in a lotion and a spray Finished good testing of in an ointment Finished good testing of Zinc Oxide (17.0%) in a lotion Finished good testing of Titanium Dioxide (2.3%) in a lotion Finished good testing in a cream
Aside from release testing for the APIs listed above, do you routinely do release testing for cosmetic excipients, such as peptides, vitamins, humectants, etc...? I ask this question, because u
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Food Laboratory needed for formulation of a sugar-free coating for sour candies. The final product must be USDA organic compliant and have that a pH level of above 4.0 but taste just as sour as the current products on the market, which all have a pH level of between 2.0 and 3.0.
Chemical Contract Manufacturer needed to prepare Anhydrous Tetrasodium pyrophosphate (Na4P2O7) detergent 53.0% by weight in 1 liter bottles. It should be prepared as described in ASTM D 2248 standards with the following formula:
Sodium sulfate (Na2SO4), anhydrous - 19.0 % by weight sodium metasilicate (NaSiO3), anhydrous - 7.0 Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), anhydrous - 1.0 Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salts, tech. 88% - 20.0
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for chemical analysis of 1) Sodium Silicate 2) Fumaric acid 3) Tartaric Acid 4) Calcium hydroxide 5) Distillates (petroleum), solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic 6) Slag 7) Melamine 8) Calcium Magnesium oxide The analysis should identify and quantify the main ingredient and the main impurities (% w/w concentration of the sample) and should be followed by spectral data and detailed descriptions of the analytical methods.
GLP Toxicology Laboratory needed for Regulation 1107 compliant OECD toxicity testing on a botanical extract active substance: - OECD 402: Acute dermal toxicity. - OECD 436: Acute inhalation toxicity. - OECD 487: In vitro micronucleus test. - OPPTS 870.3100: 90 day oral toxicity. - OECD 301 F: biodegradability. - OCSPP 850.2100: Acute oral toxicity to birds - OCSPP 850.2200: Short term dietary toxicity on birds. - OECD 245: Chronic toxicity on bees. - OECD: bee larvae brood study EU guidelines. - IOBC 2010: Aphidius Rhopalosophi - IOBC 2000: Typhlodromus pyri, Chrysoperla and Coccinella - OECD 222: Earthworm sublethal effects - OECD 232: Folsomia candida - OECD 226: Hypoaspis aculeifer - OECD 208/OCSPP 850.4100: Plant Seedling emergence - OECD 227/OCSPP 850.4150: Plant vegetative vigour
LONG-TERM TESTING Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for accelerated aging study with testing monthly for a year. Tests needed (per sample, per testing interval): 1. pH by electrode (single replicate) 2. Total active chlorine by electrode (duplicate) 3. Chloride ion by ion chromatography (duplicate)
Accelerated aging for two solutions: Unbufferrd HOCl solution, approx. 500 ppm and #2. Buffered HOCl solution, approx. 500 ppm 50-60oC, dark (no pressure specified)
Testing frequently: Once every 4 weeks for 1 year on a schedule I establish and send to you (based on when my client sends the samples)
My client will send 1 L of each solution, divided up into two 500 mL amber bottles (exact sizes still not provided). Both should be stored in the aging chambers, but only one should be sampled when performing tests (the o
Large chemical company needed analytical chemistry laboratory for identification of sulfur species in liquid samples. Analysis of our sample by XRF shows the presence of sulfur but our GC instruments don't detect any sulfur. We use a GC equipped with a PFPD and a non-polar capillary column. We have also used a GC with FPD and non-polar capillary column. We suspect the sulfur that is present is non-detectable by GC (or at least not by our system).
Chemistry consultant needed for technical support and formulation development of consumer goods products that fall into the automotive and household cleaning categories. Primary needs would be preparing documentation for formulas in need of regulatory and certifications. Formulation development may also be considered.
EPA GLP or ISO 17025 agriculture analytical chemistry laboratory needed that is accredited for the analysis of pesticides needed for quantitation of Active Ingredients in wax and emulsion formulated products for agricultural use. The active ingredients are: Protein, Abamectin and Volative Organic compounds (synthetic versions of natural occurring Insect pheromones). The matrix is composed of wax and oil emulsions
Materials laboratory needed for ISO testing of cleaning abrasive to ISO 11126-10 Standard, Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products Specifications for non-metallic blast-cleaning abrasives 2.Cleaning and Consumption Rates 3.Recyclability and Dust Generation 4.Embedment Quantification 7.Surface Profile Depth and Peak Density 8.Particle Size Distribution (Sieve Analysis) 10.Abrasive Hardness 11.Abrasive Specific Gravity
Microbiology laboratory needed for cleaning efficacy study of caustic and acid treatment cleaner/descaler product's effectiveness in eradication of bacteria (Pediococcus acidilactici and Lactobacillus bacteria) and beer stone from beer lines, as well as fermentation tanks. Following study, recommendations are needed on the dilution recommendations for optimum performance..
Environmental toxicology laboratory needed for aquatic toxicology studies for OECD eco-friendly evaluation of engineering component washing media as per OECD, Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals: OECD 201, Freshwater Alga and Cyanobacteria, Growth Inhibition Test OECD 202, Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test OECD 203, Fish, Acute Toxicity Test
Construction materials laboratory needed to conduct ASTM and AASHTO testing of asphalt binder to ASTM D2006 Method of Test for Characteristic Groups in Rubber Extender and Processing Oils by the Precipitation Method and AASHTO T 315-12, Standard Method of Test for Determining the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binder Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
Laboratory needed to measure thermo-physical properties of fuel additive mixtures containing ethylene, vinyl acetate and cyclohexane. Properties to measure include: critical point determination, viscosity of mixtures, density of mixtures, vapour pressures, compressibility factor, specific heat capacity, pressure-vapour temperature in liquid (supercritical and vapour phase), Vapour-liquid equilibrium data of mixtures
Microbiology laboratory needed for MIC and MBC microbial analysis on n-hexane fractions from Anthocleista vogelii and Alstonia boonei on the following microorganisms: 1. Common Bacteria- Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, Salmonella Typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia, and Staphylococcus aureus 2. Bacteria causing venereal disease- Syphilis (Treponema pallidum), Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi), Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis), Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae), and Granuloma inguinale or (Klebsiella granulomatis). 3. Fungal- Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Aspergillus fumigatus, Trichophyton rubrum and Candida albicans We desire to know the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) be determined using dilution method for the above microorganisms.