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We offer air testing services for monitoring compliance with occupational exposure limits for airborne substances, and other regulations and requirements, for environmental health and safety. Our services include, but are not limited to, the below summary of our 10 most requested air sample analyzes. We please you to contact us if you require an analysis of a compound that you do not find in the summary below.


Isocyanates are a group of chemicals which have been used for industrial purposes for more than 50 years, mainly for manufacturing of polyurethane plastics (PUR). PUR is nowadays found in for example foam, thermoplastics, fibers, adhesives, coatings and lacquers, foils and insulation materials. Isocyanates are extremely toxic. The most critical effect of isocyanate exposure is the risk of developing isocyanate asthma. In many cases, there is also a development of hypersensitivity to air pollution and odors. Other serious effects are decreased lung function and skin allergies. Common symptoms include headache and respiratory problems such as nasal congestion, sniffing, nose bleeding or coughing. In many countries, isocyanates are subject to very low occupational exposure limits due to their hazardous properties.

We perform a wide range of isocyanate analysis in air from mono- and diisocyanate monomers to higher molecular weight isocyanate oligomers and adducts. In addition to our extensive analysis packages, we can perform tailor-made solutions. If you do not find your analyte in one of our packages, do not hesitate to contact us. If our low routine LOQ is not enough, we can push the limit even further and provide extremely low LOQs for diisocyanates.

Air testing for isocyanates


Determination of diamines in air can be performed alone or in combination with the determination of isocyanates. One interesting application is during thermal degradation of polyurethane, when both diisocyanates as well as the corresponding diamines can be formed. We have solutions for simultaneous sampling and analysis of diisocyanates and diamines.

Air testing for diamines


Aliphatic amines can be used as is or mixed with other substances to modify such properties as volatility, toxicity, reactivity, and stoichiometry. They constitute for example the largest group of epoxy curing agents. They are known skin sensitizers and some of them can cause respiratory difficulties. We offer the analysis of a variety of different small aliphatic diamines. We have sampling and analysis solutions that enable simultaneous sampling and determination of the aliphatic amines alone or in combination with alkanolamines.

Air testing for aliphatic amines


The substance group alkanolamines contain compounds with varying properties that typically makes the analysis troublesome. We have a simple solution for both the sampling and analysis. In addition, aliphatic amines can be determined simultaneously.

Air testing for alkanolamines


Only interested in formaldehyde or do you, for example, want to simultaneously monitor several aldehydes? We have solutions for a wide range of aldehydes in air.

Air testing for aldehydes


Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) include a variety of chemicals, some of which may be dangerous to human health or to the environment. The compounds may be emitted by a wide array of manmade products. We can offer six different analysis methods on a regular basis for determining the levels of a total of approximately 600 volatile organic compounds in the air.

Air testing for volatile organic compounds


A number of workplace activities can release dust particles into the air. Occasional dust inhalation will usually not cause any major health issues. However, a frequent occupational exposure to dust can damage both the lungs as well as the airways, resulting in for example silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and even lung cancer.

Testing for total dust


Exposure to fibers can arise from, for example, asbestos-containing materials and other man-made mineral fibers such as fiberglass, mineral wool and refractory ceramic fibers. Human exposure to fibers in both occupational as well as nonoccupational environments has been a health concern for nearly a century, due to the severe health effects that could result from these exposures.

Fiber counting