Testing and Analysis

Seewald Laboratories, Inc. is accredited by the Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Agency, and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (ID#41-034 and F.D.A. #42-B-00142). Seewald also holds certification in the state of Pennsylvania (ID#41-034), Maryland (ID#202), and Delaware Office of Drinking Water for compliance under the Safe Water Drinking Act.

Seewald Laboratories performs tests based on many matrices and many methods.  We perform testing on the following:

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PA DEP Petroleum Short List
Table provided here.

Accredited Parameter Lists

Below are the parameters, laboratory codes, and procedures that Seewald Laboratories are accredited to perform:

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

PA DEP Parameter List

Maryland Department of the Environment

MDE Parameter List

Delaware Office of Drinking Water

DE Parameter List

New York State Department of Health

NY DOH Certificate of Approval

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Food & Dairy Information

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Waste Water Analysis

  • Full Service Analysis
  • Permit Applications
  • Monthly and Quarterly Monitoring
  • COD and BOD
  • Ammonia
  • Total and Suspended Solids
  • Oil and Grease
  • Full Priority Pollutant Analysis
  • Metals
  • Volatiles
  • Semivolatiles
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Total Dissolved Solids
  • Phosphorus
  • Phenolics
  • Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

Drinking Water Analysis

  • Metals
  • Nitrates
  • Regulated and Unregulated Volatile Organics
  • Disinfection by Products
  • Synthetic Organic Compounds (Pesticides & Herbicides)
  • Coliform Bacteria
  • Microscopic Particulate Analysis
  • Total Organic Compounds
  • Halocetic Acids
  • Radiologicals
  • Methane
  • Trihalomethanes
  • Cyanide

TCLP Analysis & Solid Waste Analysis

  • TCLP Extraction Conventional
  • TCLP Zero Headspace
  • Inorganics
  • Volatiles
  • Semivolatiles
  • Reactivity
  • Ignitability
  • Corrosivity
  • Pesticides/Herbicides/PCBs
  • RCRA Metals

Product Analysis for Food and Dairy

  • Total Solids
  • Bacterial Analysis
  • Standard Plate Count
  • DMSCC
  • DMC
  • Staphylococcus
  • Yeast and Mold Counts
  • Growth Inhibitor
  • Phosphatase

Natural Gas Analysis

  • Alkalinity
  • Methane
  • Iron
  • MBAS
  • Turbidity
  • Sulfide
  • Sulfate
  • Sodium
  • Total Dissolved Solids
  • Strontium
  • Arsenic
  • Bacteria
  • Chloride
  • pH
  • Hardness
  • Barium
  • Volatile Organic Compounds

Underground Storage Tank Remediation

  • Diesel Range Organics
  • Gasoline Range Organics
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
  • BTEX Scan
  • Methylbenzene
  • Lead

PA Form 26 R

  • Acidity
  • Alkalinity (total as CaCO3)
  • Aluminum
  • Ammonia
  • Nitrogen
  • Arsenic
  • Barium
  • Benzene
  • Beryllium
  • Biological Oxygen Demand
  • Boron
  • Bromide
  • Cadmium
  • Calcium
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand
  • Chlorides
  • Chromium
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Gross Alpha
  • Gross Beta
  • Hardness (total as CaCO3)
  • Iron - Dissolved
  • Iron - Total
  • Lead
  • Lithium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • MBAS (Surfactants)
  • Mercury
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Nitrite-Nitrate Nitrogen
  • Oil & Grease
  • pH
  • Phenolics (total)
  • Radium 226
  • Radium 228
  • Selenium
  • Silver
  • Sodium
  • Specific Conductivity
  • Strontium
  • Sulfates
  • Thorium
  • Toluene
  • Total Dissolved Solids
  • Total KJELDAHL Nitrogen
  • Total Suspended Solids
  • Uranium
  • Zinc

 

Dairy & Food Testing

Seewald Laboratories, Inc. is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (F.D.A. #42-B-00142).

PA Department of Agriculture Certificate

PA Department of Agriculture Web Site

Frozen Dessert Users Guide

Frozen Desserts and Milk Limits

Products We Test

  • Bread
  • Butter
  • Butter Milk
  • Canned Foods
  • Cheese
  • Chocolate Milk
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Dip & Sauce
  • Dried Dairy Product
  • Dried Milk
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Ice Cream
  • Jellies & Jam
  • Juice
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • Lactobacillus bulgaris
  • Light & Heavy Cream
  • Punch
  • Sour Cream
  • Sweet & Condensed Milk
  • Tea
  • Vegetable
  • Whey Product
  • Whipped Cream
  • Yogurt

Approved Methods

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Laboratory Codes and Procedures

2 – Standard Plate Count
5 – Petriflim Aerobic Count
D3 – DelvoTest P 5 pack
12 – Direct Somatic Cell Count
20 – Petrifilm Coliform Count
21 – Coliform Count
22 – Pasteurized Milk Containers
24 – Dairy Waters
29 – Phosphatase Test – Charm

Additional Testing

  • % Brix 45-93%
  • 3M® Petrifilm – Staph Express Count Plate
  • 3M® Petrifilm – Yeast & Mold
  • 3M®Petrifilm – Listeria
  • Activated Water – Aqua Lab
  • Direct Microscopic Count & Observations
  • pH
  • Pour Plate – Yeast & Mold
  • Reveal® 2.0 – Salmonella Test System

Gas Well Testing Information

Gas Well Testing Packages

Pre-Drill Guidance (PA Department of Environmental Protection)

Well Water Analyses for Gas Well Drilling Package

Gas Well Survey Tier Packages (based on PSU Coop Extension Water Facts #28 recommendation)

Surface Water Analyses for Gas Well Drilling Package

Post Drill Well Package

Wastewater (Non-Potable)

 

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Solid & Chemical Materials

 

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