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Environmental Analysis

Environmental Analysis

Our laboratories for environmental analysis combine swift and competent consulting with the complete range of modern environmental analysis.

GBA's spectrum of consulting and services is adapted to each individual situation in the different metropolitan regions. In addition to "classic" environmental analysis, the routine operations of the GBA laboratories also integrate testing of PCDD/F, brominated flame retardants, active pharmaceutical ingredients in medicinal products, pesticides, fluorosurfactants, priority substances according to European Water Framework Directive, and organotin compounds in various matrices, for example, soil, water, sediment, and biota. We hold ourselves responsible for continually updating and expanding this field of work.

One of GBA’s additional services is the support and management of industrial in-house laboratories.

The division for environmental analysis can analyze the following kind of samples for you:

  • Water analysis: drinking water, waste water, seep water, groundwater, surface water, process water, untreated water, private wells, as well as the evaluation of bathwater and/or swimming pool water according to DIN 19643:2012-11.
  • Analysis of soil, sediment, and rubble: in the context of areas suspected of inherited waste, ground management, surveying building sites, chain of effects in the context of the federal soil protection act (BBodSchV), sediment from surface waters.
  • Analysis of waste and recyclables: used oil, wood waste, sewage and other sludge, sediment, dust, electronic waste.
  • Compost analysis: finished compost, fermenting products
  • Fuel analysis: refuse-derived fuel (RDF) / solid recovered fuel (SRF), biofuels
  • Analysis of mineral oil products: insulating oil, used oil
  • Gas and air analysis: soil air, landfill gas, exhaust, crude gas, gas products, biogas, ambient air.
  • Biota: residue analyses of organic and inorganic contaminants in plant or animal tissue.

Our technical equipment and staff expertise enables comprehensive, high-quality processing of your samples as well as on-time delivery. These services are provided in accordance to DIN EN ISO/ICE 17025:2008 (DAkkS Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH).

Do you have any questions? You can find the regional contact information of your nearby GBA laboratory for environmental analysis in our contact section.

In the field of environmental analysis, the GBA Group guarantees fast and reliable transportation solutions. Our transport service ensures that your samples are packed appropriately and that they safely reach our nearby laboratories. Upon the arrival of your samples, any open questions or uncertainties are clarified with your individual customer service representative in order to ensure smooth processing from the very beginning. Our competent evaluation of the results and the solution-oriented support that we provide are based on our employees' long-term experience dealing with almost all kinds of matrices.

30th - 31th January 2019
Essen, Congress Center West

Exhibition Dates

GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik mbH


GBA Group Exhibiting at the 27th Asbestos Forum

On November 8th and 9th, 2018, the 27th Asbestos Forum will take place in Essen once again. The GBA Group is participating for the first time as an exhibitor with its new subsidiary, Biomess. We will be providing this audience of specialists with information on our analytical services in the field of asbestos and building contaminants. more

GBA at the 2018 Trade Fair for Recycling Technology in Dortmund

On November 7th and 8th, 2018, visit us in Dortmund at the “RECYCLING-TECHNIK” trade fair. We will be sharing a stand with “WFZruhr” located at position X08 C in Hall 7. Over 500 companies will be presenting their latest products and solutions in recycling and bulk material technologies. With its continuous growth, this trade fair has established itself as an important platform for local and international specialists in the field. We are looking forward to your visit! more