Chemistry Testing Services

Certified Laboratories specializes in chemistry testing services across various industries including food & beverage, cosmetics, personal care, dietary supplements, and over-the-counter products. As a premier chemical analysis laboratory, we offer validated methods to ensure quality assurance and verify product safety in compliance with FDA, USDA, AOAC, and USP standards. 

Chemistry Lab Testing for Food & Beverage

From adulterants to water activity, our chemical analysis labs offer an expansive range of tests. Whether you need Allergen testing or Filth and Decomposition analysis, we’ve got you covered. Please contact us if you can’t find the specific test you need.

We Test for the Following in Food and Beverage Products

  • Adulterants (Melamine and related compounds, Thiocyanate, Furosine) 
  • Allergens/ELISA Testing (including FDA’s “Big 9”) 
  • Amino Acids 
  • Antibiotic residuals (including Nitrofurans, Chloramphenicol, MG/GV, etc.) 
  • Antioxidants 
  • Artificial Colors 
  • ASTA testing (moisture, volatile oil, ETO/ECH, Sudan dyes, etc.) 
  • Beta-Agonists (Ractopamine by LC-MS/MS) 
  • Caffeine 
  • Carbohydrates, Sugars, and Sweeteners
  • Common raw materials tests
  • Crude Analysis Panel & Minerals
  • Dietary Fiber
    (including low molecular weight fiber)
  • Histamines
  • Fat & Water-Soluble Vitamins
  • Fatty Acid Profile
  • Filth and Decomposition
  • Foreign Matter Identification
  • FTIR Scan
  • ICP-MS – Trace Heavy Metals
  • ICP-OES – Quantitative Metals
  • Mycotoxins (Aflatoxin, Ochratoxin)
  • Nutritional Analysis and Labels 
  • pH 
  • Preservatives and Additives 
  • Proximate Analysis 
  • Pungency – Scoville Heat 
  • Rancidity tests (TBA, Free Fatty Acids, p-Anisidine Value, Peroxide Value) 
  • Salt 
  • Solubility/Insolubility 
  • Titratable Acidity 
  • Viscosity 
  • Water Activity Testing

Accurate Nutritional Analysis & Labeling Services for Food & Beverage

Depend on our analytical chemistry labs for data-driven, accurate nutritional label testing for food and beverage products. We ensure your products comply with FDA, Health Canada, and other regulatory requirements, delivering the nutritional information about your products that your customers want. 

  • Ash 
  • Caloric Content 
  • Carbohydrates 
  • Cholesterol 
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Fatty Acids 
  • Fat 
  • Iron 
  • Minerals (including calcium, iron, potassium, and sodium)
  • Potassium
  • Protein 
  • Sugars 
  • Sodium 
  • Vitamins (including Vitamin D) 

Food Forensics & Filth Testing

Enhance the integrity of your supply chain with our specialized food forensics and filth testing services. Using advanced analytical methods, we adhere to FDA Defect Action Levels (DALs) and ASTA guidelines to provide robust quality assurance. 


Light Filth:

Detection of insect fragments, animal hair, mites, and synthetic materials like rubber and plastic.


Heavy Filth

Analysis for sand, grit, stones, and heavy metallic contaminants. 


Sanitation (Macro Filth Analysis):

Specialized detection of whole insects, rat hairs, and feather barbules. 

Chemistry Testing for Cosmetics 

Certified Laboratories offers a broad range of chemical analysis lab services for cosmetics and personal care products, complying with various regulatory requirements for product safety and quality. 

Heavy Metals
  • Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium, and Antimony 
  • USP <232> and USP <233> 
Residual Solvents/VOC Testing
  • Class 1, 2, 3  
  • 1,4 dioxane, Benzene are the most popular 
  • USP <467>
Specialized Assay Testing
  • SPF active assay testing  
  • Preservative assay testing  
  • An array of cosmetic/OTC assay testing 
SPF Determination
  • Broad Spectrum
  • 15 main PFAS compounds, per FDA 

OTC Chemistry Testing Services

We provide a full range of analytical chemistry testing services for over-the-counter (OTC) products, covering everything from raw materials to finished goods. Regardless of dosage or packaging form, we can confirm identity, purity, strength, and quality. 

  • OTC-Specific Monograph  
  • Raw materials, in-process, and finished OTC products  
  • Active Ingredients  
  • Excipients  
  • Dissolution and Disintegration 
  • Identification and quantification of elemental impurities  
  • Residual Solvents  
  • Viscosity 
  • Moisture 
  • GMOs 
  • Mycotoxins  
  • Heavy Metals  
  • Allergens  
  • Pesticides & PCBs  
  • Adulterants

Certifications & Accreditations

Certified Laboratories is a fully compliant cGMP/GLP testing facility following the 21 CFR 111 sub J and ISO 17025 standards.

Burbank, CA

Formerly Micro Quality Labs

Carrollton, TX

Formerly Microconsult

Chemistry Lab Testing for Supplements 

Our cGMP/GLP-compliant analytical chemistry labs provide a broad range of testing services for dietary supplements. We assist you in meeting 21 CFR 111 requirements and offer international GFSI compliance support, safeguarding against food fraud and economically motivated adulteration. 

  • 5,000+ Dietary Component Assays 
  • Amino Acids 
  • Botanicals 
  • Minerals 
  • Vitamins
  • Fatty Acids 
  • Physical Examination 
  • Contaminants

Cutting-Edge Analytical Instruments 

Our analytical chemical laboratories use state-of-the-art instrumentation to ensure precise, timely results. We are your go-to source for high-quality analytical chemistry lab testing services.  

  • UHPLC: Ultra High-Performance Liquid Chromatography 
  • HPLC: HighPerformance Liquid Chromatography 
  • GC: Gas Chromatography 
  • GC-MS/MS: GC-Tandem Mass Spectrometer
  • ICP-OES: Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometers 
  • ICP-MS: Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometers 
  • LC-MS/MS: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrophotometers
  • FTIR, NIR: Fourier Transform Infrared with Near IR capabilities 
  • UV/VIS Spectrophotometry 
  • Fluorometry

Why Choose Certified Laboratories for Chemistry Testing?   


Competitive TAT


Direct access to your experienced lab manager and technical team


Flexible courier service


North American network of 30+ ISO 17025 accredited labs


Turn-key pricing


24/7/365 dedicated, reliable service


Real-time data access – anytime, anywhere

Conduct your complete testing program with Certified Laboratories.

One stop offers you nutritional analysis, residue testing, regulatory guidance, and all other chemical and instrumentation analysis pertaining to food.