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MPL Laboratories NATA Accreditation Extended to Sulphonyl Urea in Water and Soil Matrices

Envirolab Group is delighted to announce that our Perth laboratory, MPL Laboratories, has gained an extension of NATA Accreditation for Sulphonyl Urea in water and soil matrices.


Following a satisfactory technical review of the methods and associated data by NATA, scope of accreditation has been extended to include:

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Service Product Determination Technique Procedure
Analysis for herbicides. Bore waters; Ground waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sewage; Sludges; Soils; Waste waters. Chlorsulfuron; Metsulfuron methyl; Sulfometuron methyl. LC-MS-MS In-house Org-004, Org-005 and Org-029.

Other sulphonyl ureas in accordance with ELN-P09


The above and current scope of accreditation of MPL Laboratories can also be found in the NATA website directory


Well done to MPL Laboratories’ Group Organics Manager, David Williams and the Organics team for helping to make this happen so swiftly and smoothly. We also thank the NATA assessors involved and our clients for your patience throughout this process.  



Significance of NATA Accreditation in laboratory testing services  

NATA Accreditation provides independent assurance of technical competence through a proven network of best practice industry experts. This accreditation is highly regarded as it formally recognises facilities across a range of industries that provide excellent standards of service in reliability, safety and efficiency in technical services.


The accreditation is granted to laboratories in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025 (2017) and the service-specific criteria, which is determined via an on-site assessment of resources, procedures and documentation. As part of gaining accreditation, MPL Laboratories was required to demonstrate that it can competently perform all activities included within the concerned class or field of accreditation.



About NATA 

NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities), Australia is an authority that provides independent assurance of technical competence through a proven network of best practice industry experts for customers who require confidence in the delivery of their products and services.


For more information about assessment and accreditation, visit the NATA website.  


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