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Pesticides in Soil Test

CARO Emergency Response & Analytical Advancements

Posted on October 24, 2015

CARO Analytical Services Ltd. presented at The Fifth Annual SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD FOR CONTAMINATED SITES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (SABCS) Conference and Workshop on Contaminated Sites September 24, 25, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Patrick Novak, Vice President of CARO, presented with Jennifer Mayberry, Environmental Manager at the City of Vancouver on English Bay Fuel Spill Emergency Response – Local Government and Laboratory

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Hydrocarbons In Water Sampling Container Changes

Posted on August 27, 2015

CARO is always on the lookout for opportunities to save our clients time and money on their sampling projects and make collecting samples as easy (and fun!) as possible.  The recent approval of a new BC Provincial EPH in water extraction method was the perfect opportunity to do just that, all the while reducing the

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CARO’s TCLP Capabilities Doubled

Posted on July 31, 2015

Many of our clients routinely require TCLP analysis.  The time consuming nature of the analysis typically limits a lab’s capacity to handle many samples on a rush basis.  To ensure that we have ample capacity for any projects that require timely TCLP analysis, we have more than doubled our TCLP analysis capacity.  Here is a fun

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Did you know CARO Tests Food Too

Posted on July 16, 2015

CARO Analytical Services is excited to announce our continued expansion into the food analysis sector and our recently awarded national contract with the division of Chemical Residue Testing of Food Products by Public Works and Government Services Canada.  This expansion into the food testing sector marks an exciting new chapter for CARO, both through divisional expansion and

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CARO-ling Coolers At CARO

Posted on December 31, 2014

Chemists have fun too… and it doesn’t always have to be in the form of a Periodic Table related joke! It is all a part of CARO’s 2015 New Year’s Resolution to breathe some life into our industry, and have a little fun amidst all the rules and regulations we serve.    During the Christmas

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CARO Analytical Advancements

Posted on December 1, 2014

CARO Analytical Services Ltd. presented at The Fourth Annual SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD FOR CONTAMINATED SITES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (SABCS) Conference and Workshop on Contaminated Sites September 24, 25, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia and Remediation Technologies Symposium October 2014 in Banff, Alberta.  Patrick Novak, Vice President, presented on Analytical Advancements: Acid Herbicides Case Study.  View the  full abstract here or for

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New Toxicity Tests at CARO: pH Stabilized Trout, High Hardness Daphnia & Sediments

Posted on January 18, 2014

Continuing the expansion of our toxicity capabilities, CARO is now accredited for pH-stabilization during the testing of acute lethality of wastewater effluent to rainbow trout. We have also developed testing with high hardness acclimated Daphnia, and sediment testing with chironomids and Hyalella. CARO has also developed testing for the presence of Klebsiella in pulp mill

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Are You Working With A PChem?

Posted on November 11, 2013

Recently a group of CARO employees attended the AGM for the Association for Professional Chemists of BC (ACPBC).  We came away inspired to highlight Professional Chemists (PChems) practicing in Western Canada.  Currently, over 25% of CARO’s staff are PChems which is the most of any laboratory in BC, in AB and quite possibly in Canada.  Why

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