Chemistry

About Chemistry Services:

Smithers Viscient provides leading-edge technology and analytical support services for environmental compliance in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, specialty and industrial chemical industries. Our staff includes experienced scientists and technicians offering a broad range of skills and areas of expertise. Our scientists will work closely with you to develop procedures and protocols that produce effective and conclusive results.

Chemistry Services Guidelines:

Smithers Viscient chemistry groups are proficient at analytical methodology to support virtually all of the following EPA and OECD Guidelines.

 

EPA:

  • 810 - Product Performance Test Guidelines
  • 830 - Product Properties Test Guidelines
  • 835 - Fate, Transport and Transformation Test Guidelines
  • 840 - Spray Drift Test Guidelines
  • 850 - Ecological Effects Test Guidelines
  • 860 - Residue Chemistry Test Guidelines
  • 870 - Health Effects Test Guidelines
  • 875 - Occupational and Residential Exposure Test Guidelines
  • 880 - Biochemicals Test Guidelines
  • 885 - Microbial Pesticide Test Guidelines
  • 890 - Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Test Guidelines

 

OECD:

  • Section 1: Physical Chemical Properties
  • Section 2: Effects on Biotic Systems
  • Section 3: Degradation and Accumulation
  • Section 4: Health Effects
  • Section 5: Other Test Guidelines

 

Chemistry Services Equipment and Instrumentation includes:

  • HPLC with UV, DAD.14C, and ELSD Detectors,
  • LC/MS/MS (Sciex API 3000, 4000, 4000 Q trap, 5000, and 5600)
  • UPLC (Waters Acuity)
  • Gas Chromatography (GC) with EC, NPD, FID, MSD
  • Headspace Injection System
  • Capillary Electrophoresis
  • Ion Chromatography
  • Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Raman Spectroscopy
  • One- and Two-Dimensional Electrophoresis
  • Accelerated Solvent Extraction
  • ASE Extractors (Dionex 200)