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WATER TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Full service Canadian water quality chemistry specialists.

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SOIL TestingAnalytical Laboratory

Full service soil, sediment and compost analysis with industry leading detection limits.

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FOOD TestingAnalytical Laboratory

#1 Food Quality laboratory in Canada testing fruits, vegetables and honey for chemical residues.

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Industry leading Air Quality Testing including Metals, PAHs, VOCs, Stack Emissions, Asbestos and more.

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CARO Analytical Services

CARO Analytical Services is an industry leading Canadian based, full service environmental laboratory that provides testing services to public and private clients throughout the world. In operation for over 30 years, CARO specializes in providing chemical analysis, microbiological analysis, food analysis, and contaminated site testing of soil vapour, drinking water, wastewater, water, vegetation, tissue, soil and sediments. CARO is a group of Charismatic Scientists Driven to Make the World Safer and Healthier and as such clean water, soil, air, food and environment is important to us. With our clients, every day we are working to make the world a safer and healthier place for all. CARO is accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) to ISO17025 for specific tests listed in the scope of accreditation approved by CALA.  The CARO team are active leaders on various industry organizations and leaders in research in partnership with Universities and others in cutting edge science. CARO's client base ranges from health authorities, public utilities, government ministries, consultants, industry, businesses to private individuals. Our highly trained staff of chemists, microbiologists, technologists and client service professionals have the expertise and experience to handle not only routine tests, but also specialized analyses to suit all our client needs.

  • Air Quality Testing

    Industry leading Air Quality Testing including Metals, PAHs, VOCs, Stack Emissions, Asbestos and more.

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  • Water Testing

    Water quality specialists including Metals, Bacteria, Pesticides, Drugs, Hormones, Hydrocarbons, Drinking Water Parameters and more.

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  • Soil Testing

    Soil analysis for Metals, Hydrocarbons, Volatiles, PAHs, Phenols, Glycols, Pesticides, PCBs, Bacteria, Nutrients, BART Testing and more.

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  • Food Testing

    Food quality testing for Pesticides, Neonicotinoids, Drugs, Hormones, Antibiotics, Yeast, Mould,   Coliforms, Water Activity, E.Coli, Salmonella, pH, and more.

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  • Other Services

    Asbestos, Concrete, Stack Testing, Swabs, Tissue, Sediment, Waste Discharge Permits, Equipment Rentals, Sampling Supplies, Well Water Testing, and more.

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What People Say About CARO

  • I have been working with CARO over the past 8 months and [our CARO Account Manager] has been extremely attentive, responsive, and helpful.  The best service from any lab I have received over the past year (especially on the back end).  

    - N
  • I switched to CARO many months ago and have not regretted it. CARO staff seem more organized than the previous lab I dealt with. I also really enjoy getting coolers that have little surprises inside (just received Halloween socks). Simple, inexpensive, and very thoughtful. I am sure I am not the only one that appreciates the little gestures. All of you managed to make receiving sample bottles fun. I can't wait to see what is inside the cooler next time.

    - Barb
  • Keep up with the Caro being fun & keep throwing it out there how local you guys are – we like that! - Gordon

  • I have dealt with many accredited labs throughout Canada; very impressed with service and accountability...Very friendly and welcoming. - J

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  • Texting Alert Sign Up

    8 May,2018

    Sign up for CARO’s FREE Text Notification Service Today! We know you’re busy. You don’t have time to sit around the office waiting for your analytical data to come through your inbox. But what if you didn’t have to wait – what if you could be notified personally the instant your data is ready, no

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  • BC Water Week 2018

    6 May,2018

    At CARO we feel every week is water week as it is so important. That being said, this week is special as May 6-12 is BC Water Week, an event held by the British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA). The event raises awareness about water quality and helps educate everyone about the people and

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  • CARO’s New Brand Vision

    13 Apr,2018

    “Charismatic Scientists driven to make the world safer and healthier” Does the video not show up for you? Check out our new company video here. Sounds a little crazy for a testing lab, right? We thought so too until we really took a step back from the day to day business and had a good

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  • Microplastics Found in 90% of Bottled Water

    16 Mar,2018

    Plastics are very useful for so much in this world. Unfortunately, the management of the waste must be drastically improved if we want to keep this world a safe and healthy environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a review on the potential risks of plastics in our drinking water. They released a new study

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Join CARO Analytical Services

How does a company become an essential element for a better world? By hiring smart, fun, and engaged scientists driven to make the world a safer and healthier place. We foster a team-like environment where self-motivated individuals are empowered and given the opportunity to perform at their best, while growing their careers. We want to continue developing a great culture at CARO and the process starts with who we add to our team. (We also have regular social activities and bottomless fresh coffee!)

If you don't see a job below that looks like a fit but you are really interested in joining our team, please send us an email and tell us why we should hire you! We are always looking for outstanding individuals to add to our growing organization.

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Richmond, British Columbia

#110 – 4011 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada Phone: (604) 279-1499 Fax: (604) 279-1599 Email: Richmond@caro.ca After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Kelowna, British Columbia

#102 – 3677 Highway 97N
Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada Phone: (250) 765-9646
Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846 Fax: (250) 765-3893 Email: Kelowna@caro.ca After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

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Edmonton, Alberta

17225 109 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada Phone: (780) 489-9100 Email: Edmonton@caro.ca After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Whitehorse, Yukon

Whitehorse, YK  Canada Contact Us for Supplies and Deliveries Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846 Email: bshaw@caro.ca
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

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