Analytical Chemistry


Health Canada Accredited
for pharmaceutical testing

Official Methodologies:

USP/NF          BP
BHP               EP
FCC               AOAC

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CAL’s Analytical Chemistry department maintains state-of-the-art equipment designed for continuous a throughput of samples, as well as a Wet Chemistry Laboratory for more traditional analyses analysis.

Our Analytical Chemistry group offers a diverse range of analytical tests that range from classical Wet Chemical methods to modern instrumental methods of analysis.

CAL’s Analytical Chemistry services are frequently utilized for the Quality Control aspects associated with regulated products. This includes raw materials, finished products, and packaging material. We are able to test all dosage formats including but not limited to: tablets, capsules, creams, ointments, liquids, powders, and powder blends.

Canadian Analytical Laboratory Tests

Our Analytical Chemistry group stays current and performs a wide range of chemical and instrumental analyses that follow official methodologies, other compendia, and clients' procedures for:

  • Gravimetric Analysis
  • Atomic Absorption
  • Muffle Furnace Pretreatment
  • Acid Digestion
  • Flame AAS
  • Head Space Analysis
  • Organic Volatile Impurities
  • UV/VIS Spectroscopy
  • Microwave digestion
  • ICP
  • Gas Cromatography with G Mass Specs (GC MS MS)
  • High Performance Thin Layer Cromatography (HPTLC)
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization (FIR)
  • Thin Layer Chromatography TLC Identification & Impurities
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography UV/VIS, Refractive Index, Evaporative Light Scattering, Diode Array Detection systems and Fluorescence Detection


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CAL Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation



  • Gas Chromatography (GC, GC MS MS)
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • i) UV-VIS Visible Detector
  • ii) Refractive Index Detector
  • iii) Electron Light Scattering Detector
  • iv) Fluorescence Detector
  • Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC)
  • High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC)


  • Atomic Absorption
  • (a) Flame Atomic Absorption (AA)
  • (b) Emission Atomic Absorption (ICP)
  • Fournier Transform Infrared (FTIR)
  • Ultraviolet – Visible Spectroscopy