Laboratory Name Era Laboratories, Inc.
Address 4730 Oneota Street
City: State: & Zip Duluth, MN 55807
Web site: www.eralabs.com
Description: Era Laboratories, Inc. provides chemical and biological testing for environmental compliance monitoring and to support private research and monitoring projects. Services include testing defined by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the Clean Water Act (CWA) including NPDES, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other programs.
Division: Environmental Sciences
Drinking water testing,
Groundwater sampling and analysis,
Whole effluent toxicity testing (WET tests),
Toxicity identification evaluations (TIE),
Product toxicity, biodegradability, and bioaccumulation studies,
Hazardous waste evaluations (TCLP, SPLP),
Lake and stream monitoring,
Mercury in fish analysis,
Specific Tests Conducted:
Testing is conducted using USEPA, OECD, ASTM, and APHA, WEF, AWWA guidelines. Methods include:
Acute and chronic bioassays using fathead minnows, ceriodaphnia dubia, daphnia magna, selenastum capricornutum, and other organisms.
Volatile organics by EPA 8021 and 502.2,
Trace metals by graphite furnace (GFAA) and high resolution ICP (EPA 200.7),
Microbiological examination for coliforms, pseudomonas, staphylococci, and HPC,
HEM by EPA method 1664,
Nutrients and other inorganics by flow injection analysis, ion chromatography, and manual methods.