CARO Analytical Services is a Western Canada based environmental analytical laboratory that provides professional analytical testing services to public and private clients throughout Canada and the United States. CARO strives to achieve its mission of providing clients with complete peace of mind through the highest level of service, technical excellence and quality control.
In operation for over 26 years, CARO has grown into a full-service laboratory with locations in Edmonton, Richmond and Kelowna and depot services in Whitehorse. We specialize in providing microbiological analysis, general chemical analysis, and contaminated site testing of soil vapour, drinking water, wastewater, water, vegetation, tissue, soil and sediments.
CARO has a diverse client base ranging from health authorities, public utilities, government ministries, consultants, industry, businesses and 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 client needs.
Research & Development Emphasis
• REMTECH October 2013 Banff, AB Presentation on "Siloxanes: Quantifying a New Emmergent Pollutant in Water, Air and Soil" - Presentation Here
• REMTECH October 2012 Banff, AB Presentation on "New Ultra-Trace Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Analysis Methodology to Achieve Low Level Regulatory Requirements " - Presentaiton Here
• WATERTECH April 2012 Banff, AB Presentation on "The Future of Laboratory and Field Filtration - Low
Level Dissolved Metals Improvements" - Presentaiton Here
• Report to the Scientific
Advisory Board For Contaminated Sites in BC: Assessment
Organic Compounds from Tubing Used for Soil Vapour Sample Collection.
• CARO & PerkinElmer Custom TD tube development to optimize sample collection performance. AIHce'2009 Conference June 2009 in Toronto - Presentation Here
CARO has a strong commitment to quality. We are a quality management system based on ISO 17025:2005, 'General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories'.