Criterion provides full service Environmental and Industrial Hygiene laboratory analyses. Criterion is a full-service asbestos testing laboratory, lead testing laboratory, and mold & microbiology testing laboratory. Our analytical laboratory tests for asbestos, lead paint, metals, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, inorganic compounds and microbiology including Legionella bacteria. Our laboratory commonly tests bulk materials for asbestos, paint dust wipes for Lead, drinking water for metals, Legionella and other bacteria, and more. Our Environmental Scientists can collect samples, or our laboratory can analyze samples you collect. Criterion can provide sampling equipment and consumables for Lead Dust Sampling, Lead in Water, Legionella or Mold, and more.
Criterion provides fast results and a clear, concise analytical report. Call for a free consultation at (215) 244-1300. Our Staff of Industrial Hygienists, Microbiologists, Environmental Consultants can address your concerns!
Criterion’s laboratory tests drinking water for Legionella and is part of the CDC ELITE Program for the analysis of Legionella bacteria. We also offer qPCR Legionella analysis for fast results.
SARS – CoV-2 Laboratory Analysis
Criterion has a validated RT-qPCR lab method for the detection of SARS - CoV-2. Our method is the one specified by the CDC for clinical COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
Our method can only be used for environmental sampling and is NOT FOR DIAGNOSTIC USE.
Criterion was originally founded to provide asbestos testing services. Our lab analyzes air samples, water samples, soil samples, and building materials for asbestos. We are fully accredited and perform thousands of analyses annually.
Lead (Pb) Analysis
Lead is a highly-regulated, toxic metal that is present in much of our built environment. Criterion monitors and tests potential sources of lead, including drinking water, dust, paint, and soil. Testing for lead is critical because of the serious health consequences of lead poisoning, especially in children.
Criterion provides expert service for monitoring, quantifying and identifying environmental microbiological contamination, including Legionella. A variety of tests can be performed at your facility to assess the cleanliness of your air, surfaces and water.
Criterion supports the environmental protection of our clients by offering a wide variety of analysis for various contaminants in air, water and soil.
Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene
Criterion specializes in working with health, safety and environmental professionals for air quality testing. Our lab is proficient in producing high quality data on samples collected in the workplace to evaluate workplace exposure, on which important health decisions will be based.
Criterion’s Drinking Water Test Kits
Concerned about the quality of your drinking water? Criterion offers multiple test kits to suit your needs. We'll even ship to your door! You'll receive a detailed report including results for Bacteria, Metals, Nitrates, Chloride, and more!