Our laboratory

Benjel Chemical Consultants' laboratory has, in the past few years, added microbiological analyses as a service offered as part of its air quality analysis. It distinguishes itself by its excellent customer service. Their laboratory is composed of a team of microbiologists, all members of the Association of Microbiologists of Quebec (AMQ). They specialize in the detection and identification of mould present in the air and on surfaces.

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Methods used in our laboratory:

  • Routine microbiological methods
  • IRSST analysis methods
  • ASTM D7391-09 Method (Standard Test Method for Categorization and Quantification of Airborne Fungal Structures)

The laboratory participates in the EMPAT program of the AIHA (American Industrial Hygienists Association). They are certified by this organization.

AIHA : 1 (703)849-8888 Laboratory member number : 193773

Rigorous, quality analysis

Benjel’s laboratory stands out for its analytical quality. Indeed, during microbiological analyzes, rigor is vital. An IRSST study clearly showed that reducing the scan percentage of a sample can yield erroneous results (G. Marchand et al., Report R-605, 2009). The laboratory is proud to offer an analysis service according to recognized methods and is careful to always exceed the expectations of its customers.

Fast results and competitive pricing

The laboratory can provide genus-level results for cultures in as little as 7 days. species-level analysis is also available. This service requires 15 days, as a minimum recommended by recognized institutions.

Direct analysis of samples (spore traps, tape, etc.) are typically analyzed within 72 hours, but can also be processed in 24 to 48 hours if needed. The laboratory offers a service adapted to the needs of its customers, in addition to very competitive pricing.

Varied and complete analysis service

  • Strips
  • Petri dishes
  • Spore traps (Micro5, Air-O-Cell, etc)
  • Tape (Surface sampmling)
  • Dust, fibreglass insulation, etc
  • Swabs
  • NADCA Cassettes (weight)

The laboratory is conscientious of proper customer service. For regular clients (more that 10 samples per month), the transport is included. The laboratory is open to requests and suggestions from customers. The creation of analysis reports is done in a way to facilitate the transfer of the results to your documents and work procedures.

The analysis service includes: Analysis report, Interpretation Guide, and a list of moulds having been reported as possibly having effects on one's health.

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The laboratory offers a service adapted to the needs of its customers as well as very competitive prices on the market.

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A sophisticated laboratory

At Benjel, we are proud to offer our customers an analysis laboratory equipped with the latest analysis technologies. Our center is certified by the AIHA or American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Thanks to our highly sophisticated equipment package, we are able to carry out different methods of analysis, including the usual microbiological techniques, the methods of analysis according to IRSST or the ASTM D7391-09 method (Standard Test Method for Categorization and Quantification of Airborne Fungal Structures)

Reliability and professionalism: our watchwords

Our analysis center is renowned for its reliability. We use only proven and recognized processes as well as precision and quality equipment so that our analysis results are as reliable as possible.

We also take into account the urgent needs of our customers with regard to analysis results. It is for this reason that we deliver them a detailed report of crop analysis in 7 days, and species analysis in 15 days. The results of samples that are directly analyzed are available within 72 hours or less at your convenience.

Finally, all our analysis services are accessible at affordable and competitive prices. It will be difficult for you to find better rates for an incomparable quality of service.

Comprehensive services offered to customers

We offer the analysis of different samples, whether tape, kneaded, spore trap, surface sampling, dust, swab, insulating wool and weighing. The analysis of your samples includes a detailed report, an interpretation guide, as well as a census of the different agents present in the sample and their effects on health.

In order to satisfy our customers, we offer an offer for the most regular customers using our laboratory. Indeed, by sending more than 10 samples per shipment, we offer transport to our analysis center.