Customer Service

 Customer Survey

LABConnect™ - Online Results & More

Elemental Impurities Testing

Category Materials Testing Lab
Test Elemental Impurities Testing According to USP <232>/<233> & USP <2232>
The presence of elemental impurities in pharmaceuticals samples is a concern due to the health hazards caused by contaminants. These impurities may adversely affect the stability of the drug and its shelf-life, which can cause unwanted side effects. In the United States, the limits and procedures used to monitor the contaminants, including elemental impurities, in pharmaceutical materials are defined by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After recognizing the technical issues with the current 100-years old colorimetric test described in USP , USP developed a new program that includes USP / and . The upgraded program has new instrumental methods that are more reliable, accurate, sensitive, specific and robust. USP specifies the limits for the amount of elemental impurities (heavy metals) whereas USP specifies the analytical procedures for the evaluation of the levels of these elemental impurities. The heavy metals are: Cadmium, Lead, Arsenic, Mercury, Indium, Osmium, Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Chromium, Molybdenum, Nickel, Vanadium, and Copper. USP describes the limits of the amount of elemental contaminants (Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury) in finished dietary supplement dosage form. EMSL Analytical, Inc. has extensive experience in analyzing heavy metals in various matrices. This experience and advanced training allows us to offer high quality analysis with GMP validated state-of the-art ICP-MS instrumentation that has the ability to choose the use of collision or reaction cell techniques for optimum performance. The digestion of the samples is performed in high-performance, validated, microwave digestion systems. EMSL is FDA registered and DEA licensed.

Return to View all lab services - E
Atlanta, GA (LAB 07) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-1Baton Rouge, LA (LAB 25) - NVLAP Lab Code 200375-0Beltsville, MD (LAB 19) - NVLAP Lab Code 200293-0Boston, MA (LAB 13) - NVLAP Lab Code 101147-0Buffalo, NY (LAB 14) - NVLAP Lab Code 200056-0Carle Place, NY (LAB 06) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-10Charlotte, NC (LAB 41) - NVLAP Lab Code 200841-0Chicago, IL (LAB 26) - NVLAP Lab Code 200399-0Cinnaminson, NJ (LAB List in Description) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-0Dallas, TX (LAB 11) - NVLAP Lab Code 600111-0Denver, CO (LAB 22) - NVLAP Lab Code 200828-0EMSL Canada - Calgary, AB (LAB 65) - NVLAP Lab Code 500100-0EMSL Canada - Edmonton, AB (LAB 50) - NVLAP Lab Code 600321-0EMSL Canada - Markham, ON (LAB 66) - NVLAP Lab Code 600317-0EMSL Canada - Montreal, QC (LAB 68) - NVLAP Lab Code 201052-0EMSL Canada - Ottawa, ON (LAB 67) - NVLAP Lab Code 201040-0EMSL Canada - Toronto, ON (LAB 55) - NVLAP Lab Code 200877-0EMSL Canada - Vancouver, BC (LAB 69) - NVLAP Lab Code 201068-0Fort Lauderdale, FL (LAB 56) - NVLAP Lab Code 500085-0Houston, TX (LAB 15) - NVLAP Lab Code 102106-0Huntington Beach, CA (LAB 33) - NVLAP Lab Code 101384-0Indianapolis, IN (LAB 16) - NVLAP Lab Code 200188-0Kernersville, NC (LAB 02) - NVLAP Lab Code 102104-0Las Vegas, NV (LAB 31) - NVLAP Lab Code 600140-0Long Island City, NY (LAB 03) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-9Meriden, CT (LAB 24) - NVLAP Lab Code 200700-0Miami, FL (LAB 17) - NVLAP Lab Code 200204-0Minneapolis, MN (LAB 35) - NVLAP Lab Code 200019-0Ontario, California (San Bernadino County / Inland Empire) (LAB 71) - NVLAP Lab Code 600239-0Orlando, FL (LAB 34) - NVLAP Lab Code 101151-0Phoenix, AZ (LAB 12) - NVLAP Lab Code 200811-0Piscataway, NJ (LAB 05) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-2Plymouth Meeting, PA (LAB 18) - NVLAP Lab Code 200699-0Raleigh, NC (LAB 29) - NVLAP Lab Code 200671-0Rochester, NY (LAB 53) - NVLAP Lab Code 600183-0San Diego, CA (LAB 43) - NVLAP Lab Code 200855-0San Leandro, CA (LAB 09) - NVLAP Lab Code 101048-3Santa Clara, CA (LAB 47) - NVLAP Lab Code 600318-0Seattle, WA (LAB 51) - NVLAP Lab Code 200613-0South Pasadena, CA (LAB 32) - NVLAP Lab Code 200232-0South Portland, ME (LAB 62) - NVLAP Lab Code 500094-0St. Louis, MO (LAB 39) - NVLAP Lab Code 200742-0Syracuse, NY (LAB 73) - NVLAP Lab Code 600283-0Tampa, FL (LAB 93) - NVLAP Lab Code 600215-0
Sorry, this function is disabled.