Heavy Metals & Minerals Testing for Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Chromium, Cadmium, Nickel, Aluminium, Zinc etc. by ICP MS – CALIBRATION & VALIDATION DATA

TOXIC (HEAVY) METALS - MAIN PANEL

01. LEAD TESTING by ICPMS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for lead testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: whole blood ≥45 µg/dL (pediatric), ≥70 µg/dL (adult); water >0.01 mg/L

 

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Lead Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Lead exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Encephalopathy (headache, seizures), nausea & vomiting
  • Chronic exposure: Encephalopathy, anemia, abdominal pain, nephropathy

 

02. ARSENIC TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for arsenic testing in the range of 1 ppb to 1 ppm by ICP-OES/ICP-MS
  •  Toxic concentrations: 24-hr urine ≥50 µg/L urine or 100µg/g creatinine

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Arsenic Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Arsenic exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Encephalopathy, diarrhoea, MOTS, painful neuropathy & LoQTS
  • Chronic exposure: Encephalopathy, diabetes, cancer: lung, skin, bladder, hypopigmentation/hyperkeratosis

03. MERCURY TESTING by ICM-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for mercury testing in the range of 1 ppb to 1 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  •  Toxic concentrations: 24-hr urine ≥20 µg/L urine, whole blood ≥10µg/L

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Mercury Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Mercury exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Fever, diarrhoea, MOTS, acute lung injury (inhaled)& caustic gasteroenteritis (ingested)
  • Chronic exposure: Neurasthenia, nephrotic syndrome, hypersensitivity (Pink disease)

04. CADMIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for cadmium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: Proteinuria &/or ≥15 µg/g creatinine

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Cadmium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Cadmium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Pneumonitis (oxide fumes)
  • Chronic exposure: Proteinuria, lung cancer & osteomalacia

05. CHROMIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for chromium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  •  Toxic concentrations: No clear reference standard

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Chromium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Chromium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: GI hemmorhage, hemolysis, acute renal failure
  • Chronic exposure: Pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer (inhaled)

HEAVY METALS - DETAILED PANEL

 

06. ALUMINUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for aluminum testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: whole blood >3 µg/L, water >0.03 mg/mL

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Aluminum Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Aluminum exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Affects nervous, respiratory & skeletal systems
  • Chronic Exposure: Osteomalacia

07. BARIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for barium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: water >0.7 mg/L

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Barium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Barium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Cardiac arrhythmia, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal dysfunction, paralysis
  • Chronic Exposure: Kidney damage, respiratory failure, cardiac arrest

08. COPPER TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for copper testing in the range of 1 ppb to  10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: 24-hr urine ≥25 µg/L, water >0.05 mg/L

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Copper Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Copper exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: MOTS (ingested), MFF (inhaled)
  • Chronic Exposure: Vineyard sprayer's lung (inhaled), Wilson disease

09. COBALT TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for cobalt testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood ≥1.2 µg/L, 24- hr urine ≥2.2 µg/L

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Cobalt Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Cobalt exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Exposure: Goiter, Pneumoconiosis (inhaled)

10. NICKEL TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for nickel testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood ≥8 µg/L, water >0.02 mg/L

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Nickel Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Nickel exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Dermatitis, encephalopathy, myocarditis, acute lung disease
  • Chronic Exposure: Pulmonary fibrosis (inhaled), low sperm count, nasopharyngeal tumors

11. SELENIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for selenium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 1 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood >1 mg/L (mild), >2 mg/L (severe); water >0.01 mg/L

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Selenium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Selenium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Pneumonitis, hypotension, caustic burns
  • Chronic Exposure: Parasthesia, red skin, hemiplegia, brittle nails & hair

12. SILVER TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for silver testing in the range of 1 ppm to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood >3 µg/L, spot urine >2.6 µg/L, water >0.1 mg/L

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Silver Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Silver exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Bone marrow suppression, hepatorenal necrosis, pulmonary edema
  • Chronic Exposure: Argyria

13. ZINC TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for zinc testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood ≥1.1 µg/L, water >5 mg/L

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Zinc Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Zinc exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: MFF (oxide fumes), diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain (ingestion)
  • Chronic Exposure: Anemia, osteoporosis, neurologic degeneration

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14. CALCIUM TESTING by ICP

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for calcium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: >75 mg/L

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Calcium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Calcium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Lethargy, mental imbalance, constipation, bone weakness
  • Chronic Exposure: Heart arrhythmia, cancer

15. IRON TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for iron in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood ≥300 µg/L (toxic), ≥500 µg/L (severe); water >0.3 mg/L

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Iron Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Iron exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: GI hemorrhage, cardiac depression, metabolic acidosis
  • Chronic Exposure: Hepatic cirrhosis

16. MAGNESIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity and detection data for magnesium in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: blood >27 mg/L, water >0.1 mg/L

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Magnesium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Magnesium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Electrolyte disturbance
  • Chronic Exposure: Decreased breathing rate, kidney failure, cardiac arrest

17. MANGANESE TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for manganese testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: water >0.1 mg/L

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Manganese Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Manganese exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: MFF (inhaled)
  • Chronic Exposure: Parkinson-like syndrome, respiratory illness, neuropsychiatric illness

18. POTASSIUM TESTING by ICP-MS

  • Linearity analysis and detection data for potassium testing in the range of 1 ppb to 10 ppm by ICP-OES / ICP-MS
  • Toxic concentrations: no standards available

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Potassium Calibration Curve

Hazardous Health Effects of Potassium exposure/ingestion:

  • Acute Exposure: Stomach cramps, fatigue, diarrhea, irritability, vomiting
  • Chronic Exposure: Kidney failure, cardiac arrhythmia