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Chromatography - Certification & Assessment

Management system services and solutions

We provide certification and assessment services and training for all of the Chromatography processes, equipment, accessories, services and standards. Auditing and certification is undertaken using specialist assessors in this sector.

Product certification & marks

SABS Product Services offer a Qualification Scheme for the Chromatography Industry. This scheme provides the Chromatography components industry with an independent qualification service that enables them to demonstrate compliance through a qualification certificate.

Related certifications

ISO 11089:2010

Rubber, raw synthetic -- Determination of antidegradants by high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 17059:2007

Oilseeds -- Extraction of oil and preparation of methyl esters of triglyceride fatty acids for analysis by gas chromatography (Rapid method)

ISO 14674:2005

Milk and milk powder -- Determination of aflatoxin M1 content -- Clean-up by immunoaffinity chromatography and determination by thin-layer chromatography

ISO 17858:2007

Water quality -- Determination of dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls -- Method using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 14501:2007

Milk and milk powder -- Determination of aflatoxin M1 content -- Clean-up by immunoaffinity chromatography and determination by high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 16703:2004

Soil quality -- Determination of content of hydrocarbon in the range C10 to C40 by gas chromatography

ISO 22855:2008

Fruit and vegetable products -- Determination of benzoic acid and sorbic acid concentrations -- High performance liquid chromatography method

ISO 17052:2007

Rubber, raw -- Determination of residual monomers and other volatile low-molecular-mass compounds by capillary gas chromatography -- Thermal desorption (dynamic headspace) method

ISO 16702:2007

Workplace air quality -- Determination of total organic isocyanate groups in air using 1-(2-methoxyphenyl)piperazine and liquid chromatography

ISO 24293:2009

Water quality -- Determination of individual isomers of nonylphenol -- Method using solid phase extraction (SPE) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS)

ISO 2561:2006

Plastics -- Determination of residual styrene monomer in polystyrene (PS) and impact-resistant polystyrene (PS-I) by gas chromatography

ISO 16014-1:2003

Plastics -- Determination of average molecular mass and molecular mass distribution of polymers using size-exclusion chromatography -- Part 1: General principles

ISO 21438-2:2009

Workplace atmospheres -- Determination of inorganic acids by ion chromatography -- Part 2: Volatile acids, except hydrofluoric acid (hydrochloric acid, hydrobromic acid and nitric acid)

ISO 17226-1:2008

Leather -- Chemical determination of formaldehyde content -- Part 1: Method using high performance liquid chromatography

ISO 17372:2008

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of zearalenone by immunoaffinity column chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography

ISO 6225-1:2006

Rubber, raw, natural -- Determination of castor oil content -- Part 1: Determination of castor oil glyceride content by thin-layer chromatography

ISO 3924:2010

Petroleum products -- Determination of boiling range distribution -- Gas chromatography method

ISO 27108:2010

Water quality -- Determination of selected plant treatment agents and biocide products -- Method using solid-phase microextraction (SPME) followed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)

ISO 2718:1974

Standard layout for a method of chemical analysis by gas chromatography

ISO 8260:2008

Milk and milk products -- Determination of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorobiphenyls -- Method using capillary gas-liquid chromatography with electron-capture detection

ISO 14502-2:2005

Determination of substances characteristic of green and black tea -- Part 2: Content of catechins in green tea -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 16000-14:2009

Indoor air -- Part 14: Determination of total (gas and particle-phase) polychlorinated dioxin-like biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/dibenzofurans (PCDDs/PCDFs) -- Extraction, clean-up and analysis by high-resolution gas chromatography and mass spectrometry

ISO 11868:2007

Heat-treated milk -- Determination of lactulose content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 13885-1:2008

Binders for paints and varnishes -- Gel permeation chromatography (GPC) -- Part 1: Tetrahydrofuran (THF) as eluent

ISO 10304-1:2007

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved anions by liquid chromatography of ions -- Part 1: Determination of bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and sulfate

ISO 9936:2006

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of tocopherol and tocotrienol contents by high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 12871:2010

Olive oils and olive-pomace oils -- Determination of aliphatic alcohols content by capillary gas chromatography

ISO 12873:2010

Olive oils and olive-pomace oils -- Determination of wax content by capillary gas chromatography

ISO 12966-3:2009

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Gas chromatography of fatty acid methyl esters -- Part 3: Preparation of methyl esters using trimethylsulfonium hydroxide (TMSH)

ISO 12080-2:2009

Dried skimmed milk -- Determination of vitamin A content -- Part 2: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 19739:2004

Natural gas -- Determination of sulfur compounds using gas chromatography

ISO 2561:2006

Plastics -- Determination of residual styrene monomer in polystyrene (PS) and impact-resistant polystyrene (PS-I) by gas chromatography

ISO/TS 23647:2010

Vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of wax content by gas chromatography

ISO 21458:2008

Water quality -- Determination of glyphosate and AMPA -- Method using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and fluorometric detection

ISO 23065:2009

Milk fat from enriched dairy products -- Determination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid content by gas-liquid chromatography

ISO 21438-3:2010

Workplace atmospheres -- Determination of inorganic acids by ion chromatography -- Part 3: Hydrofluoric acid and particulate fluorides

ISO 10638:2010

Rubber -- Identification of antidegradants by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 17735:2009

Workplace atmospheres -- Determination of total isocyanate groups in air using 1-(9-anthracenylmethyl)piperazine (MAP) reagent and liquid chromatography

ISO 15192:2010

Soil quality -- Determination of chromium(VI) in solid material by alkaline digestion and ion chromatography with spectrophotometric detection

ISO 22959:2009

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by on-line donor-acceptor complex chromatography and HPLC with fluorescence detection

ISO 25101:2009

Water quality -- Determination of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) -- Method for unfiltered samples using solid phase extraction and liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 3594:1976

Milk fat -- Detection of vegetable fat by gas-liquid chromatography of sterols (Reference method)

ISO 4581:1994

Plastics -- Styrene/acrylonitrile copolymers -- Determination of residual acrylonitrile monomer content -- Gas chromatography method

ISO 5508:1990

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Analysis by gas chromatography of methyl esters of fatty acids

ISO 6225-2:1990

Rubber, raw, natural -- Determination of castor oil content -- Part 2: Determination of total ricinoleic acid content by gas chromatography

ISO 6841:1988

Surface active agents -- Technical straight-chain sodium alkylbenzenesulfonates -- Determination of mean relative molecular mass by gas-liquid chromatography

ISO 6867:2000

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of vitamin E content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 7359:1985

Essential oils -- Analysis by gas chromatography on packed columns -- General method

ISO 7543-2:1993

Chillies and chilli oleoresins -- Determination of total capsaicinoid content -- Part 2: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 8128-1:1993

Apple juice, apple juice concentrates and drinks containing apple juice -- Determination of patulin content -- Part 1: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 8128-2:1993

Apple juice, apple juice concentrates and drinks containing apple juice -- Determination of patulin content -- Part 2: Method using thin-layer chromatography

ISO 8165-2:1999

Water quality -- Determination of selected monovalent phenols -- Part 2: Method by derivatization and gas chromatography

ISO 8432:1987

Essential oils -- Analysis by high performance liquid chromatography -- General method

ISO 9167-1:1992

Rapeseed -- Determination of glucosinolates content -- Part 1: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 10633-1:1995

Oilseed residues -- Determination of glucosinolates content -- Part 1: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 11023:1999

Liquorice extracts (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) -- Determination of glycyrrhizic acid content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 11027:1993

Pepper and pepper oleoresins -- Determination of piperine content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 11292:1995

Instant coffee -- Determination of free and total carbohydrate contents -- Method using high-performance anion-exchange chromatography

ISO 11369:1997

Water quality -- Determination of selected plant treatment agents -- Method using high performance liquid chromatography with UV detection after solid-liquid extraction

ISO 11423-2:1997

Water quality -- Determination of benzene and some derivatives -- Part 2: Method using extraction and gas chromatography

ISO 11632:1998

Stationary source emissions -- Determination of mass concentration of sulfur dioxide -- Ion chromatography method

ISO 10304-3:1997

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved anions by liquid chromatography of ions -- Part 3: Determination of chromate, iodide, sulfite, thiocyanate and thiosulfate

ISO 13493:1998

Meat and meat products -- Determination of chloramphenicol content -- Method using liquid chromatography

ISO 13496:2000

Meat and meat products -- Detection of colouring agents -- Method using thin-layer chromatography

ISO 10304-4:1997

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved anions by liquid chromatography of ions -- Part 4: Determination of chlorate, chloride and chlorite in water with low contamination

ISO 13685:1997

Ginger and its oleoresins -- Determination of the main pungent components (gingerols and shogaols) -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 13741-1:1998

Plastics/rubber -- Polymer dispersions and rubber latices (natural and synthetic) -- Determination of residual monomers and other organic components by capillary-column gas chromatography -- Part 1: Direct liquid injection method

ISO 13741-2:1998

Plastics/rubber -- Polymer dispersions and rubber latices (natural and synthetic) -- Determination of residual monomers and other organic components by capillary-column gas chromatography -- Part 2: Headspace method

ISO 13877:1998

Soil quality -- Determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons -- Method using high -performance liquid chromatography

ISO 6974-1:2000

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 1: Guidelines for tailored analysis

ISO 14565:2000

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of vitamin A content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 14797:1999

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of furazolidone content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 14718:1998

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of aflatoxin B1 content of mixed feeding stuffs -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 14939:2001

Animal feeding stuffs -- Determination of carbadox content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 14911:1998

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved Li+, Na+, NH4+, K+, Mn2+, Ca2+, Mg2+, Sr2+ and Ba2+ using ion chromatography -- Method for water and waste water

ISO 14892:2002

Dried skimmed milk -- Determination of vitamin D content using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 15061:2001

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved bromate -- Method by liquid chromatography of ions

ISO 6974-2:2001

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 2: Measuring-system characteristics and statistics for processing of data

ISO 6974-3:2000

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 3: Determination of hydrogen, helium, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons up to C8 using two packed columns

ISO 6974-4:2000

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 4: Determination of nitrogen, carbon dioxide and C1 to C5 and C6+ hydrocarbons for a laboratory and on-line measuring system using two columns

ISO 6974-5:2000

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 5: Determination of nitrogen, carbon dioxide and C1 to C5 and C6+ hydrocarbons for a laboratory and on-line process application using three columns

ISO 15366:1999

Nuclear energy -- Chemical separation and purification of uranium and plutonium in nitric acid solutions for isotopic and dilution analysis by solvent chromatography

ISO 9377-2:2000

Water quality -- Determination of hydrocarbon oil index -- Part 2: Method using solvent extraction and gas chromatography

ISO 15788-1:1999

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of stigmastadienes in vegetable oils -- Part 1: Method using capillary-column gas chromatography (Reference method)

ISO 15885:2002

Milk fat -- Determination of the fatty acid composition by gas-liquid chromatography

ISO 15788-2:2003

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of stigmastadienes in vegetable oils -- Part 2: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

ISO 16017-1:2000

Indoor, ambient and workplace air -- Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by sorbent tube/thermal desorption/capillary gas chromatography -- Part 1: Pumped sampling

ISO 16017-2:2003

Indoor, ambient and workplace air -- Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by sorbent tube/thermal desorption/capillary gas chromatography -- Part 2: Diffusive sampling

ISO 15913:2000

Water quality -- Determination of selected phenoxyalkanoic herbicides, including bentazones and hydroxybenzonitriles by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry after solid phase extraction and derivatization

ISO 16014-4:2003

Plastics -- Determination of average molecular mass and molecular mass distribution of polymers using size-exclusion chromatography -- Part 4: High-temperature method

ISO 16014-3:2003

Plastics -- Determination of average molecular mass and molecular mass distribution of polymers using size-exclusion chromatography -- Part 3: Low-temperature method

ISO 18054:2004

Oils of orris rhizome (Iris pallida Lam. or Iris germanica L.) -- Determination of irone content -- Method using gas chromatography on a capillary column

ISO 8974:2002

Plastics -- Phenolic resins -- Determination of residual phenol content by gas chromatography

ISO 16000-6:2004

Indoor air -- Part 6: Determination of volatile organic compounds in indoor and test chamber air by active sampling on Tenax TA sorbent, thermal desorption and gas chromatography using MS/FID

ISO 16200-1:2001

Workplace air quality -- Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography -- Part 1: Pumped sampling method

ISO 16200-2:2000

Workplace air quality -- Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography -- Part 2: Diffusive sampling method

ISO 16740:2005

Workplace air -- Determination of hexavalent chromium in airborne particulate matter -- Method by ion chromatography and spectrophotometric measurement using diphenyl carbazide

ISO 17495:2001

Water quality -- Determination of selected nitrophenols -- Method by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography with mass spectrometric detection

ISO 10727:2002

Tea and instant tea in solid form -- Determination of caffeine content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 16362:2005

Ambient air -- Determination of particle-phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by high performance liquid chromatography

ISO 16014-2:2003

Plastics -- Determination of average molecular mass and molecular mass distribution of polymers using size-exclusion chromatography -- Part 2: Universal calibration method

ISO 18856:2004

Water quality -- Determination of selected phthalates using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 18857-1:2005

Water quality -- Determination of selected alkylphenols -- Part 1: Method for non-filtered samples using liquid-liquid extraction and gas chromatography with mass selective detection

ISO 7981-1:2005

Water quality -- Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) -- Part 1: Determination of six PAH by high-performance thin-layer chromatography with fluorescence detection after liquid-liquid extraction

ISO 7981-2:2005

Water quality -- Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) -- Part 2: Determination of six PAH by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection after liquid-liquid extraction

ISO 20179:2005

Water quality -- Determination of microcystins -- Method using solid phase extraction (SPE) and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with ultraviolet (UV) detection

ISO 20481:2008

Coffee and coffee products -- Determination of the caffeine content using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) -- Reference method

ISO 10981:2004

Nuclear fuel technology -- Determination of uranium in reprocessing-plant dissolver solution -- Liquid chromatography method

ISO 22892:2006

Soil quality -- Guidelines for the identification of target compounds by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry

ISO 22972:2004

Essential oils -- Analysis by gas chromatography on chiral capillary columns -- General method

ISO 22032:2006

Water quality -- Determination of selected polybrominated diphenyl ethers in sediment and sewage sludge -- Method using extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 22478:2006

Water quality -- Determination of certain explosives and related compounds -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with UV detection

ISO 22662:2007

Milk and milk products -- Determination of lactose content by high-performance liquid chromatography (Reference method)

ISO 23631:2006

Water quality -- Determination of dalapon, trichloroacetic acid and selected haloacetic acids -- Method using gas chromatography (GC-ECD and/or GC-MS detection) after liquid-liquid extraction and derivatization

ISO 11814:2002

Dried milk -- Assessment of heat treatment intensity -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 7609:1985

Essential oils -- Analysis by gas chromatography on capillary columns -- General method

IEC 61619

Insulating liquids - Contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Method of determination by capillary column gas chromatography

ISO 2561:2006

Plastics -- Determination of residual styrene monomer in polystyrene (PS) and impact-resistant polystyrene (PS-I) by gas chromatography

ISO 11709:2011

Soil quality -- Determination of selected coal-tar-derived phenolic compounds using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

SANS 163-1

Water quality - Determination of dissolved fluoride, chloride, nitrite, orthophosphate, bromide, nitrate and sulfate ions, using liquid chromatography of ions Part 1: Method for water with low contamination

SANS 163-2

Water quality - Determination of dissolved anions by liquid chromatography of ions Part 2: Determination of bromide, chloride, nitrate, nitrite, orthophosphate and sulfate in waste water

SANS 8165-2

Water quality - Determination of selected monovalent phenols Part 2: Method by derivatization and gas chromatography

SANS 17495

Water quality - Determination of selected nitrophenols - Method by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography with mass spectrometric detection

ISO/TS 28581:2012

Water quality -- Determination of selected non-polar substances -- Method using gas chromatography with mass spectrometric detection (GC-MS)

ISO 6974-1:2012

Natural gas -- Determination of composition and associated uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 1: General guidelines and calculation of composition

ISO 6974-2:2012

Natural gas -- Determination of composition and associated uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 2: Uncertainty calculations

ISO 14378:2009

Milk and dried milk -- Determination of iodide content -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 12966-2:2011

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Gas chromatography of fatty acid methyl esters -- Part 2: Preparation of methyl esters of fatty acids

ISO 7941:1988

Commercial propane and butane -- Analysis by gas chromatography

ISO 13365:2011

Leather -- Chemical tests -- Determination of the preservative (TCMTB, PCMC, OPP, OIT) content in leather by liquid chromatography

ISO 10504:1998

Starch derivatives -- Determination of the composition of glucose syrups, fructose syrups and hydrogenated glucose syrups -- Method using high-performance liquid chromatography

ISO 11344:2004

Rubber, raw synthetic -- Determination of the molecular-mass distribution of solution polymers by gel permeation chromatography

ISO 17736:2010

Workplace air quality -- Determination of isocyanate in air using a double-filter sampling device and analysis by high pressure liquid chromatography

ISO 7358:2002

Oils of bergamot, lemon, citron and lime, fully or partially reduced in bergapten -- Determination of bergapten content by high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC)

ISO 16564:2004

Rubber, raw natural -- Determination of average molecular mass and molecular-mass distribution by size exclusion chromatography (SEC)

ISO 12078:2006

Anhydrous milk fat -- Determination of sterol composition by gas liquid chromatography (Reference method)

ISO 18395:2005

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of monoacylglycerols, diacylglycerols, triacylglycerols and glycerol by high-performance size-exclusion chromatography (HPSEC)

ISO 17734-1:2006

Determination of organonitrogen compounds in air using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry -- Part 1: Isocyanates using dibutylamine derivatives

ISO 15302:2007

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of benzo[a]pyrene -- Reverse-phase high performance liquid chromatography method

ISO 22854:2008

Liquid petroleum products -- Determination of hydrocarbon types and oxygenates in automotive-motor gasoline -- Multidimensional gas chromatography method

ISO 16931:2009

Animal and vegetable fats and oils -- Determination of polymerized triacylglycerols by high-performance size-exclusion chromatography (HPSEC)

ISO 11337:2010

Plastics -- Polyamides -- Determination of e-caprolactam and w-laurolactam by gas chromatography

ISO 11401:1993

Plastics -- Phenolic resins -- Separation by liquid chromatography

ISO 18329:2004

Milk and milk products -- Determination of furosine content -- Ion-pair reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography method

ISO 18252:2006

Anhydrous milk fat -- Determination of sterol composition by gas liquid chromatography (Routine method)

ISO 21438-1:2007

Workplace atmospheres -- Determination of inorganic acids by ion chromatography -- Part 1: Non-volatile acids (sulfuric acid and phosphoric acid)

ISO 17734-2:2006

Determination of organonitrogen compounds in air using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry -- Part 2: Amines and aminoisocyanates using dibutylamine and ethyl chloroformate derivatives

ISO 22634:2008

Cigarettes -- Determination of benzo[a]pyrene in cigarette mainstream smoke -- Method using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

ISO 6974-6:2002

Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 6: Determination of hydrogen, helium, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and C1 to C8 hydrocarbons using three capillary columns

ISO 25139:2011

Stationary source emissions -- Manual method for the determination of the methane concentration using gas chromatography

ISO 11206:2011

Water quality -- Determination of dissolved bromate -- Method using ion chromatography (IC) and post column reaction (PCR)

ISO 28540:2011

Water quality -- Determination of 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in water -- Method using gas chromatography with mass spectrometric detection (GC-MS)

ISO 4901:2011

Reinforced plastics based on unsaturated-polyester resins -- Determination of the residual styrene monomer content, as well as the content of other volatile aromatic hydrocarbons, by gas chromatography

ISO 15011-5:2011

Health and safety in welding and allied processes -- Laboratory method for sampling fume and gases -- Part 5: Identification of thermal-degradation products generated when welding or cutting through products composed wholly or partly of organic materials using pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

ISO 16000-6:2011

Indoor air -- Part 6: Determination of volatile organic compounds in indoor and test chamber air by active sampling on Tenax TA sorbent, thermal desorption and gas chromatography using MS or MS-FID

ISO 2561:2006

Plastics -- Determination of residual styrene monomer in polystyrene (PS) and impact-resistant polystyrene (PS-I) by gas chromatography

ISO 15163:2012

Milk and milk products -- Calf rennet and adult bovine rennet -- Determination by chromatography of chymosin and bovine pepsin contents

ISO 12010:2012

Water quality -- Determination of short-chain polychlorinated alkanes (SCCPs) in water -- Method using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and negative-ion chemical ionization (NCI)

IEC 62321-3-2

Determination of certain substances in electrotechnical products - 3-2: Screening - Total bromine in polymers and electronics by Combustion - Ion Chromatography