Welcome to Berkeley Analytical: The Environmental Testing Laboratory

 

Berkeley Analytical (BkA) is an environmental laboratory specializing in the analysis of organic chemicals emitted by and contained in building products, finishes, furniture, medical devices, and consumer products such as toys. We provide independent testing and analysis to support product compliance with product certification, high-performance building rating programs, and regulations.

Our Services Include:

VOC emission testing of interior building products

  • FloorScore™ / Resilient, hard surface & textile flooring
  • Paint & Coatings / VOC emissions & content
  • Acoustical ceilings / wall panels
  • Insulation
  • More…

Qualify your interior products for USGBC LEED low-emitting materials credit

CA Section 01350, CDPH Standard Method, V1.1, ASTM D6886

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VOC emission testing of furniture

  • Office & lounge seating
  • Workstations
  • Collaborative furniture
  • Upholstery

Earn furniture product credits for BIFMA level™ certification & USGBC LEED ID+C

ANSI/BIFMA M7.1, ANSI/BIFMA e3

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Formaldehyde testing – CARB ATCM Phase 2

Formaldehyde testing of engineered wood & laminate flooring, composite wood

  • CARB ATCM Phase 2 compliance
  • Manufacturing quality control
  • Indoor air quality impacts by CA Section 01350
  • Micro-chamber testing of field-collected flooring

Demonstrate compliance of your flooring products with CARB ATCM Phase 2

ASTM D6007, CA Section 01350, CDPH Standard Method V1.1 

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DEHP & other phthalates for Prop 65 & CPSIA

  • Phthalate content analysis of plastics
  • CA Proposition 65 exposure assessments
  • CPSIA toy & child care item compliance

Manage exposure risks for your plastic materials & products

U.S. CPSC approved, CPSC-CH-C1001-09-03, U.S. EPA 8270D  

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ClearChem™ transparent self-declared product claims

  • Registry of self-declared claims for LEED v4 low-VOC building products
  • Architects – Download product documentation for LEED projects
  • Manufacturers – Create product claims using Berkeley Analytical test data

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