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McCampbell Analytical, Inc.

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, McCampbell Analytical tests drinking water, effluent, soils, solids, hazardous waste, air, soil vapor, industrial materials and food for a wide variety of chemical compounds including organic, inorganic and metallic contaminants.

We Provide:

  • High quality data
  • Excellent pricing
  • Excellent customer service
  • Outstanding technical expertise
  • Standard five-day turn-around time
  • Rush turn-around time, upon request
  • Open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm for sample reception
  • 32,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space at our state of the art facility in Pittsburg, CA.
  • Free sample containers, pick up & delivery throughout the Bay & Sacramento areas

We are proud of the quality of our chemical analyses and our service, and invite you to become our client and colleague. Our goal is to serve you with excellence, from sample receipt to report delivery. If we can be of service or if you have any questions, please contact our knowledgeable staff at 1-877-252-9262 or drop us an email.

NELAP Accredited Laboratory Seal

Good scientific practices determine the high quality of our analyses such as:

  • NELAP certification
  • Calibration vs. response curves
  • Daily initial standards and method blanks verify the calibration curve of each instrument
  • Analysis of quality control check standards periodically throughout each day's sequence, assures validity of calibration over time
  • MAI adds surrogates to every sample extracted for most analyses to evaluate extraction efficiency for each sample
  • Quality control data such as LCS, LCSD, spike, spike duplicate, surrogate recoveries, sample duplicates, and/or serial dilution data accompany all reports
  • MAI regularly participates in blind third party performance evaluation tests
  • Very low error rate in all facets of our laboratory operation - high quality data, full QC reports, absence of false positives and false negatives, dual column \ dual detector \ GC-MS confirmation for most GC analytes

In addition to high quality and cost savings, McCampbell Analytical has the following advantages:

  • Diverse testing capabilities for a variety of applications, including over 300 analytical methods covering many thousands of chemicals
  • Over $15 million of instrumentation means significant testing capacities for nearly all test methods to accommodate large sample loads & RUSH TATs, as well as facilitating on-time reporting for routine work. Instrument redundancy helps meet TAT commitments in the face of instrument breakdowns
  • Comprehensive pesticide and organometallic analysis capabilities
  • Expertise to characterize fuels for site investigation projects
  • Unique ability to set up for new compounds or new methods at reasonable pricing due to the excellent quality of our staff & equipment
  • EDF (COELT), EDT (CLIP), EarthSoft EQuIS, GISKey, WaterTrax, LocusFocus EIM, Element, SWAMP 2.5 and customized Electronic Data Deliverable (EDD) formats available, in addition to PDF, fax & paper formats

MAI's core competency is in environmental methodologies. However, we have an extensive library of analytical methods that takes us beyond the environmental field. Our method references include:

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • American Public Health Association - Standard Methods (APHA)
  • State Methodologies (CA, OR, HI)
  • Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
  • Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health - Manual of Analytical Methods (NIOSH)
  • Pesticides Analytical Methods (PAM)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Bacterial Analytical Manual (BAM)
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC)
  • Food & Drug Administration – Food Additives Analytical Manual (FDA)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
  • Consumer Protection & Safety (CPSC)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Our Services

Since 1991, MAI has offered a comprehensive range of services covering routine analyses, as well as specialty testing, for Water, Soil, Air, Sediment and Solids. We pride ourselves in providing accurate, defensible data in addition to outstanding customer service. Feel free to send us a message or call us at (877)252-9262.

Environmental Testing

Since 1991, we have offered a comprehensive range of services covering routine analyses, as well as specialty testing, for Water, Soil, Air, Sediment and Solids.

Aquatic Toxicology

Our Aquatic Toxicology laboratory is fully accredited by both CA ELAP and NELAP in a wide variety of freshwater and marine bioassay test methods.

PFAS

We have completed a full validation package to provide low reporting limits and maintain proper chemical resolution in over 40+ PFAS compounds for soil and groundwater and 18 compounds for drinking water.

Homeowner & Residential Drinking Water

We offer 4 different testing packages for homeowners and residential well water, drinking water and irrigation systems.

UCMR 5

We are proud to participate in the EPA UCMR 5 program as an approved analytical laboratory that accepts commercial samples for all 30 UCMR 5 contaminants.

Material Science & Unknown Analysis

We can quickly identify and quantify the contents of solid samples using several powerful techniques. XRD and ATR-IR provide powerful insight into both the structure and chemistry.

Metals Testing

Full metals testing capabilities, including ICP-MS, ICP, GFAA, CVAFS and CV/Hydride AAS.

Research & Development

ORC Bench Studies, Preparative Clean Up, Industrial Process Research and Development.

Organic Lead Testing

MAI is excited to announce our improved analytical method for organic lead.