SGS has assisted numerous universities and government research studies involving trace elemental analysis. In addition to performing testing, we also offer method validation and development services. ICP-MS requires very little sample volume in comparison to other methods, making it ideal for small scale research applications and high value products.
Common Sample Types
Urine and Feces
IV Imaging Fluids
Elements Commonly Analyzed
USP <232> Elemental Impurities
Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Iridium, Lead, Lithium, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Osmium, Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Selenium, Silver, Thallium, Tin, Vanadium
Other Elements of Interest
Hafnium, Gadolinium, Potassium, Tungsten, Zin
We Can Assist You In Testing For These Regulations
Each company’s quality assurance program has to ensure the identity, purity, quality, strength, and composition of their products. The deadline for compliance is based on company size with all companies complying by July 2010.
California Proposition 65
The State requires that no person in the course of doing business shall introduce any CA resident to a chemical known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity without first giving a clear and reasonable warning. A list of those substances and their safe harbor levels is provided annually by the state.
USP Elemental Contaminants in Dietary Supplements has been proposed and will replace USP Heavy Metals Limits Test when it is published in the Pharmacopeia Formulary (PF) and then in the National Formulary (NF). This is a proposed regulation.
210 CFR Part 210 and 211