WATER, SOIL, AIR & FOOD TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Industry leading environmental and food testing capabilities.

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WATER TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Full service Canadian water quality chemistry specialists.

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SOIL TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Full service soil, sediment and compost analysis with industry leading detection limits.

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FOOD TestingAnalytical Laboratory

#1 Food Quality laboratory in Canada testing fruits, vegetables and honey for chemical residues.

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AIR TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Industry leading air testing capabilities including metals, PAHs and stack emissions.

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CARO Analytical Services

CARO Analytical Services (CARO) is a Canadian based, full service analytical laboratory that provides testing services to public and private clients throughout North America. In operation for over 29 years, CARO specializes in providing general chemical analysis, microbiological analysis, food residue analysis, and contaminated site testing of soil vapour, drinking water, wastewater, water, vegetation, tissue, soil and sediments.  CARO is accredited to ISO17025 by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA).  CARO's client base ranges from health authorities, public utilities, government ministries, consultants, industry, businesses to private individuals. Our highly trained staff of chemists, microbiologists, technologists and customer service professionals have the expertise and experience to handle not only routine tests, but also specialized analyses to suit all our client needs.

  • Air Testing

    Industry leading Air Testing including Metals, PAHs, VOCs, Stack Emissions, Asbestos and more.

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  • Water Testing

    Water quality specialists including Metals, Bacteria, Pesticides, Drugs, Hormones, Hydrocarbons, Drinking Water Parameters and more.

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  • Soil Testing

    Soil analysis for Metals, Hydrocarbons, Volatiles, PAHs, Phenols, Glycols, Pesticides, PCBs, Bacteria, Nutrients, BART Testing and more.

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  • Food Testing

    Food quality testing for Pesticides, Neonicotinoids, Drugs, Hormones, Antibiotics, Yeast, Mould,   Coliforms, Water Activity, E.Coli, Salmonella, pH, and more.

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  • Other Services

    Asbestos, Concrete, Stack Testing, Swabs, Tissue, Sediment, Waste Discharge Permits, Equipment Rentals, Sampling Supplies, and more.

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What People Say About CARO

  • Keep up with the Caro being fun & keep throwing it out there how local you guys are – we like that! - Gordon

  • I have dealt with many accredited labs throughout Canada; very impressed with service and accountability...Very friendly and welcoming. - J

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Water Basic Bacteria Test

There are a number of biological indicators that CARO can test for associated with drinking water.  This package gives a basic list of these concerns in your drinking water.

  1. Total Coliforms – Exist naturally in soil, water, and vegetation. Total C
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CARO NewsCARO Blog Post Entries

  • Got Cyanide? CARO at the Forefront of Cyanide Testing

    19 Jul,2016

    Did you know that cyanide is one of the most commonly used chemicals in the world? Its widespread use and highly reactive nature increases the potential for cyanide to enter the environment. At CARO, we most commonly get requests for cyanide testing from mining clients and environmental consultants working on sites where they are worried

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  • CARO’s Cooler Inserts – Hats off to Summer!

    13 Jul,2016

      CARO is back with our 2016 summer edition of the cooler insert program, and this time we’re helping our samplers stay sun savvy as they tackle their summer sampling programs.   During the month of July, qualifying coolers will be stocked with custom CARO trucker hats bearing our proudly Canadian logo. So slip on a

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  • Happy Canada Day, Eh!

    1 Jul,2016

    CARO is proudly Canadian and on this 149th Birthday of our country, we celebrate what we do with our team and our clients everyday to make Canada a better place.  By testing drinking water, soil, air, our food supply and many other types of samples, we work to prevent pollution, and support our client’s in

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  • CARO Expands into Calgary!

    23 Jun,2016

    Remember when you asked us to have more of a presence in Alberta and bring our great services to you?  We have some big news to report on that front – Expanding on our already long standing full service lab in Edmonton, CARO is expanding into Calgary! We are working hard to continually develop and

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Join CARO Analytical Services

We foster a team-like environment where self-motivated individuals are empowered and given the opportunity to perform at their best. We want to continue developing a great culture at CARO and the process starts with who we add to our team. Competitive compensation with challenging development opportunities allow our staff to develop solid and rewarding career paths. Preference will be given to members of professional associations such as ACPBC.

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Richmond, British Columbia

#110 – 4011 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada
Phone: (604) 279-1499
Fax: (604) 279-1599
Email: Richmond@caro.ca
After Hours Emergency Phone: (604) 360-1461

 

Kelowna, British Columbia

#102 – 3677 Highway 97N
Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada
Phone: (250) 765-9646
Toll Free: (888) 311-8846
Fax: (250) 765-3893
Email: Kelowna@caro.ca
After Hours Emergency Phone: (250) 826-9646

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Edmonton, Alberta

17225 109 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada
Phone: (780) 489-9100
Fax: (780) 489-9700
Email: Edmonton@caro.ca
After Hours Emergency Phone: (250) 826-9646

 

Whitehorse, Yukon

Whitehorse, YK  Canada
Contact Us for Supplies and Deliveries
Toll Free: (888) 311-8846
Email: bshaw@caro.ca

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