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The services offered

Hera Laboratories perform precise and constant monitoring, that goes beyond the standards required by the most stringent legislation. That is as true for the quantity of analyses as it is for the quality of the health and environmental results.

These are the principal activities:

  • Withdrawal of samples and in-situ analyses
  • Chemical, physical, microbiological and radiochemical analyses
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM) analyses and subsequent microanalyses
  • Assistance with interpreting of analytical results
  • Consultancy to resolve specific problems
  • Design and/or execution of tests on pilot plants
  • Applied research & monitoring activities to assess chemical and biological risk in work environments
  • Analytical and consulting support for characterisation and classification of waste
Numbers - The services offered

At Hera Laboratories over 10 types of matrices are subjected to analysis, with the use of constantly-updated methods:

  • Natural waters, surface and at depth
  • Potable waters
  • Waste waters
  • Waters for irrigation
  • Swimming pool waters
  • Terrains
  • Composts and fertilisers
  • Soils from contaminated sites
  • Liquid, solid and muddy wastes
  • Gas and biogas
  • Chemical products used in treatment processes

Hera Laboratories use the latest equipment to ensure the reliability and rapidity of the analytical data. At Hera Laboratories, we carry out over 1,000,000 analytical environmental and industrial determinations per year to search for:

  • Heavy metals
  • Pesticide residues, Perfluorinated alkylated substances and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
  • Polluting organic compounds like solvents, hydrocarbons, IPAs, PCBs, dioxins and furans
  • Radionuclides
  • Biological, microbiological and virological forms (including Legionella and bacterial endotoxins)
  • Asbestos fibres

Page updated 26 August 2019

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