CARO News

New Capabilities & Accreditation

Posted on July 7, 2012

CARO’s Richmond divison just received CALA accreditation for a wide range of new analyses inflatable slide.  Of note, we are now accredited for pesticides and herbicides in water and solid matrices. This includes the organophosphorus, organochlorine and carbamate pesticides, organonitrogen and acid herbicides, as well as Diquat/Paraquat, and Glyphosate. We are proud to be the only

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Bioassay Lab Expansion, Edmonton

Posted on July 5, 2012

We have just expanded our Edmonton rainbow trout bioassay laboratory.   This CALA accredited facility was previously limited by the number of rainbow trout acute toxicity bioassays that could be conducted at one time.  To solve this capacity issue, we expanded the area and the efficiency our laboratory space.  These improvements over double the number of

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Interesting New Testing for Bacteria

Posted on March 22, 2012

We saw an interesting new article in the Vancouver Sun today and thought we would share it. We will also look into doing this testing in the future. “B.C. scientists engineer water-testing tool kit that IDs bacteria by genetics. Faster detection of dozens of dangerous pathogens possible.” Please contact us anytime to discuss this or

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Alpha is now CARO

Posted on January 5, 2012

We are extremely pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2012 Alpha Laboratory Services Ltd. will officially begin operations as CARO Analytical Services Ltd. – Edmonton. We will continue to provide the same quality CALA Accredited analytical services that were previously provided by Alpha.  As part of this name change, clients will see CARO branding

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Greener Reports and Invoices at CARO

Posted on January 3, 2012

With the recent postal strike we felt challenged to continue to do business with our clients and service providers as we still rely on mail delivery of reports, invoices and cheques.  In addition, at CARO, we are continually looking to improve on our service delivery and conduct our business in a more sustainable and ecologically

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New CARO Metals Detection Limits

Posted on January 3, 2012

  CARO is pleased to announce market leading detection limits for metals in water and soil.    In late 2010, after months of evaluating available technologies, we purchased one of the newest Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometers (ICP-MS) on the market.  The Agilent 7700x ICP-MS enables us to analyze water, solid and tissue samples at some of the

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Scientists of the Future

Posted on September 27, 2011

The development of science and technology is something that continues to change with every generation. CARO has been part of that process since its inception and is reflected in the methods and instrumentation that we use for laboratory analysis every day. We believe that through education and scientific curiosity of students, we will develop and

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Alpha Laboratory Services Ltd. Joins CARO

Posted on September 12, 2011

We are pleased to announce an agreement that sees Alpha Laboratory Services Ltd. of Edmonton, Alberta joining CARO Analytical Services. For over 20 years Alpha has provided environmental analytical testing services to the Alberta marketplace, specializing in chemistry, microbiology and aquatic toxicity.  These capabilities compliment CARO’s existing strengths in contaminated site testing, microbiology and environmental

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Richmond, British Columbia

#110 – 4011 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada
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Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada
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Burnaby, BC V5G 4X4, Canada
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    Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada
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    Victoria, V8T 1Y9, BC, Canada
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