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Environmental Laboratory

We conduct accredited assessments of harmful substance concentrations in the outside atmosphere (pollutant emission), traffic noise measuring and eco-toxicological tests. We measure the concentration of harmful substances in the atmosphere, as listed in Act No 201/2012 Coll., authorized by the Ministry of the Environment.

Also, we conduct a wide spectrum of measuring and tests in non-accredited mode in order to fully evaluate environment pollution.

We also offer consulting and advisory services focusing on the evaluation of traffic’s impact on the environment.

Accredited measuring

The list of accredited tests can be found below:

Accreditation certificate  [ 448.13 KB]

Non-accredited measuring

  • Measuring the concentrations of pollutants in the atmosphere, as listed in Act No. 201/2012 Coll., authorized by the Ministry of the Environment: nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, tropospheric ozone, benzene, solid particles PM10 and PM2.5,
The measuring is conducted using the Airpointer® (Recordum Messtechnik GmbH, Austria) device. It may be undertaken at two locations simultaneously. The length of the measuring depends on the requirements of the submitter; various designs of measuring may be agreed upon.
The measuring is conducted using the VOC71M (ENVIRONMENT SA, France) device. We can measure continuously in 15-minute intervals.
The measuring is conducted using the EnvironCheck 107 (Grimm aerosol technik, Germany) device.
The measuring is conducted using the ELPI® + (Dekati Ltd., Finland) device.
Individual PM fractions are sampled using the Leckel MVS6 and Sequential Sampler SEQ 47/50 (Sven Leckel Ingenierbüro GmbH, Germany) devices, and TSP using the PS-1 (Graseby-Andersen, USA) device.
The measuring is conducted using the ELPI® + (Dekati Ltd., Finland) device.
We use the scanning electrone microscope (SEM) VEGA TS 5136 LSU (Tescan s.r.o., Czechia) with the energy dispersive analyser (EDX) Quantax XFlash® 6 (Bruker Nano GmbH, Germany)..
The measuring is conducted using the 8800 ICP-QQQ-MS (Agilent Technologies, Japan) device.
The measuring is conducted using the QP 2010 GC/MS (Shimadzu, Japan) and GC MS/MS Triple Quadrupole 7000C a GC 7890B (Agilent Technologies, Japan) devices.
We use the GC MS/MS Triple Quadrupole 7000C, GC 7890B and Mini Thermal Desorber7667A (Agilent Technologies, Japan) system..
We use the analytical sieving machine AS 300 Control, jaw crusher BB 50, sample divider PT 100 and oscillating mill MM 400 (all Retsch, Germany).
We use the microwave device Speed Wave four (Berghoff GmbH, Germany).
We use the IKA RET control – VISC, (IKA, Germany) extractor.
    • Inhibition of freshwater green algae growth test,
    • Inhibition of mobility of the crustacean Daphnia magna test,
    • Inhibition of the germination of Sinapis alba test.

For the tests, we use these devices: spectrophotometer INFINITE M 200 Pro Nanoquant (Tecan Group Ltd., Switzerland), laboratory pH/conductometer Orion (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., USA), digital lux meter Testo 545 (TESTO, Czechia), thermostated chamber TS 606/2-Var (WTW instruments, GmbH, Germany) and other equipment.

The measuring is conducted using the Ysi Professional Plus (Ysi Inc., USA) device.
These measurings are done using a devicce developed by the Transport Research Center and the company SEKO spol. s r.o.
We conduct the measuring using the Nicolet iS5 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., USA, device.

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More about the Environmental Lab may be found here.