MDDELCC accreditation for Radium 226 and Tritium analysis Maxxam Analytics

Maxxam receives MDDELCC accreditation for Radium 226 and Tritium analysis

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March 27, 2015. Maxxam’s Becquerel Laboratories has recently received accreditation by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) to ISO/CEI 17025 standards for analysis of Radium 226 and Tritium in drinking water and Radium 226 in effluent.

iStock_000001809540MediumRadium 226 testing is a requirement under Canadian federal Metal Mining Effluent Regulations and Québec provincial MDDELCC Directive 019 relating to the mining industry.  Radium 226 is also tested to determine if a material is classified as “hazardous” under the Hazardous Materials Regulation, Environment Quality Act of Québec.  Tritium is one of eight radionuclides listed under Health Canada’s Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality and is analyzed when monitoring water sources associated with nuclear power generation.

Click here for more information about our MDDELCC testing capabilities.

Contact us if you would like more information on Radium 226 or Tritium testing at rad@maxxam.ca.



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Donna Garbutt, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility. LinkedIn
Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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