Testing Services

Amazon boasts a state of the art laboratory which not only controls the quality of all Amazon products but also offers testing services to the industry. Testing is conducted in a large modern facility using the most advanced equipment such as the Atomic Absorbtion Spectrometer, UV-VIS Spectrometer, high definition microbiological microscope and more.

Amazon laboratory services has a loyal base of customers in the landscaping community and conducts a wide range of tests ranging form soil, water, pathogen and plant tissue testing to testing of products to Australian Standards specifications. The laboratory operates under the guidelines of the International Quality Standard ISO9001 and is a member of the Australasian Soil and Plant Analysis Council (ASPAC)

Code Product Sample Size Description
Lab0050 Soil analysis About 700g to 1kg in weight for full soil analysis Includes pH, organic matter, nitrate nitrogen, ammonia nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, chloride, electrical conductivity, copper, zinc, manganese, iron and boron.
Lab0060 Water Analysis 1 litre of water sample for full water analysis Includes pH, electrical conductivity, total dissolved salts, nitrate-nitrogen, ammonium-nitrogen, phosphorus, chloride, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, boron, sulphur, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, total hardness, sodium adsorption ratio, carbonates, bicarbonates and total alkalinity.
Lab0020 Plant tissue analysis Each sample should contain 40-50 leaves for full plant analysis Includes total nitrogen, nitrate nitrogen, chloride, phosphorus, sulphur, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, copper, zinc, manganese, iron adn boron.
Lab0010 Pathogen Testing About 1Kg or 1L of sample Fungal disease testing (Phytophthora – dieback & pythium)
Lab0030 Potting mixes About 5L of representative media All testing conducted in accordance to Australian Standards 3743 for potting mixes
Lab0040 Mulch & soil conditioners About 5L of representative media All testing conducted in accordance to Australian Standards 4454 for soil conditioners, composts and mulches
Lab0070 Soil blends About 5L of representative media All testing conducted in accordance to Australian Standards 4454 for soil conditioners, composts and mulches

Results

All analytical tests come with a comprehensive user-friendly report that details the critical information you need. The turnaround time for a complete analysis is approximately 2 weeks (depending on the complexity of testing) from the time we receive the sample.

NOTE: Partial Analysis Available on Request

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