CSI INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Updated: Jun-22-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

QUINCY MALL, FIRST FLOOR, POLICE DOG UNIT ROAD, OFF LANGATA ROAD
Nairobi
Kenya

Phone number
+254712603528,+254 736428795
E-mail
info [at] csiinternationalke.co.ke
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
Drinking Water, Effluent/Waste Water, Air Quality/Stack Emission, Soil Analysis
Accreditation body
National Environment Management Authority
NEMA/21/2/VOL.III
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
DR. DICKSON MUBERA ANDALA
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
andalad [at] gmail.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
9
Male laboratory personnel
8
Female laboratory personnel
1

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
5
Male technical personnel
4
Female technical personnel
1

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Environmental
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drinking Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Zinc, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Nickel




pH

EC

Fluoride

Nitrates, Sulphates,
Phosphates

TSS,

TDS

Aluminium

Chloride


TVC
Total Coliforms
E. Coli
Staphylococcus aureus
Sulphite Reducing anaerobe
Psuedomonas aeruginosa
Streptococcus faecalis
Shigella
Salmonella
Type of test/ instrumentation used
AAS






pH Meter

EC Meter

Fluoride Meter


UV/VIS

Gravimetric

TDS Meter

UV/VIS DR 3900

Titration


Methods
Zinc ISO 8288,
Copper ISO8288,
Iron ISO6332, Manganese, Magnesium ISO 7980, Calcium ISO 7980 , Nickel ISO 8288


pH ISO 10525,

EC ISO7888,

Fluoride ISO10359,
Nitrates ISO7890, Sulphates ISO22743, Phosphates ISO15681,

TSS, ISO 11923

TDS ASTMD 5907,

Aluminium ISO 12020

Chloride ISO 9297


TVC ISO 6222
Total Coliforms ISO 4832
E. Coli ISO 9308-1
Staphylococcus aureus ISO 6888-1
Sulphite Reducing anaerobe ISO 6461-2
Psuedomonas aeruginosa ISO 16266
Streptococcus faecalis ISO 7899-2
Shigella ISO 21567
Salmonella ISO 6785
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Wastewater
Test parameter/ properties measured
COD, BOD,

Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Iron Magnesium,


pH,
EC,


Fluoride,

Nitrates, Sulphates, Phosphates,,

TSS,
TDS,


Coliforms,
E. Coli
Methods
COD ISO 6332,
BOD ISO 5815,
Zinc ISO 8288/11885, Copper ISO 8288/ 11885,
ManganeseISO6333, Magnesium,

pH ISO10523
ECISO7888,

FluorideISO10359,

Nitrates ISO7890, Sulphates ISO22743, Phosphates ISO15681,

ISO 11923
ASTM D 5907


ISO 6888-1
ISO 9308-1
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Soil
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH

EC

Fluoride

Nitrates, Sulphates,
Phosphates

Type of test/ instrumentation used
pH Meter

EC Meter

Fluoride Meter


UV/VIS

Methods
pH ISO 10525,

EC ISO7888,

Fluoride ISO10359,
Nitrates ISO7890, Sulphates ISO22743, Phosphates ISO15681,

Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Stack Emission measurement for emitting equipment

Ambient Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Particulate Matter, NOX, SOX, O2, CO, CO2, Velocity, As, Combustion, Parameters
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Direct measurement
Isokinetic Source Sampler (500-Series Models)- Model XC-572-V

E4500S

MicroVol-1100 Particulate Sampler
Methods
PM ISO 25597:2013
Total Particulate Matter (ISO 12141)
Particulate dust PM2.5 (ISO 12141)
Particulate dust PM10 (ISO 12141)
Sulphur Oxides (SOx) (ISO 11632)
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) (ISO 7996)
Carbon monoxide (CO) (ISO 8186)
Carbon dioxide (CO2) (ISO 8186)
Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs) (ISO 16000-5)
Formaldehyde (CH2O) (ISO 14965)

All as per the guidelines of The Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA), 1999
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Noise Testing
Test parameter/ properties measured
Noise
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Direct Measurement
Methods
ISO 1996-2:2017
Accreditation status
Yes
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
KEBS Proficiency Testing Scheme, Quality in Water Analysis
(Microbiology), June 2018

Notification for the 15th SADCWATERLAB Proficiency Testing Round forChemical Analysis of potable Water in Africa


KEBS Proficiency Testing Scheme Quality in Black Tea, (Microbiology) Proficiency Testing Round: 002 June 2018
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
Services that are not rendered by the lab or during equipment breakdown
Documented policies, procedures and records for the qualification, assessing and monitoring of all outsourced services providers
Yes
Please specify in which type of document all these aspects are covered
Quality Manual and Policies and Procedures

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes