RPC
Language:  English | Français
Aquatic Toxicity
   
     
Aquatic Toxicity Testing    

RPC provides acute and chronic sub-lethal aquatic toxicity assessment of effluent, wastewater and leachate utilizing standard aquatic test organisms. Testing is also applicable to the assessment of new products (cleaners, detergents, etc.) that have the potential to be released into the environment. All testing is conducted in full compliance with Environment Canada biological test methods and protocols and conforms to requirements as set forth by Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to the ISO 17025 standard for specified testing procedures and protocols.

The laboratory works in close contact with clients to provide prompt, thorough, and responsive regulatory monitoring and compliance testing to an internationally recognized quality standard. Guaranteed sample security and record confidentiality.

Acute Lethality Testing
  • Rainbow trout acute lethality - * (EPS 1/RM/9, 13)
  • Rainbow Trout pH stabilization - * (EPS 1/RM/50)
  • Daphnia magna acute lethality - * (EPS 1/RM/11, 14)
Chronic/sub-lethality Testing
  • Ceriodaphnia dubia - Test of Reproduction and Survival - * (EPS 1/RM/21)

* Environment Canada Biological test methods

 

   
CONTACT
bar

Lindsey Boone
Ecotoxicology Lab Technician
Tel: 506.452.1212
Toll Free: 1.800.563.0844
info@rpc.ca

Dr. Ben Forward
Department Head, Food, Fisheries & Aquaculture
Tel: 506.452.1212
Toll Free: 1.800.563.0844
info@rpc.ca

 
   
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
bar
 

Aquatic Toxicity Testing (PDF)

 
   
RELATED SERVICES
bar

Microbiology
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry