Laboratoire des Sciences et Techniques de l'Environnement (LSTE)

Updated: Sep-15-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Bamako
Mali

Phone number
+223 20223244/ 76417468
E-mail
kalifa.keita [at] usttb.edu.ml
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
No
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Kalifa Keita
CEO Phone

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
8
Male laboratory personnel
6
Female laboratory personnel
2

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
2
Male technical personnel
1
Female technical personnel
1

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Chemical
Water / food
Environmental
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water/ Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Physico-chemical parameters
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Molecular UV spectometry
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemical
Test parameter/ properties measured
Organic products
Type of test/ instrumentation used
CG-MS
Methods
NF-EN ISO 5667-3
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water/ Environment
Test parameter/ properties measured
Metallic trace elements, heavy metals, pesticide residues
Type of test/ instrumentation used
AAS, CG-MS
Methods
NF P41-021
Accreditation status
No
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
No
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
Inter-laboratory comparison
Yes
Interlaboratory comparison scheme
We are part of the collective of laboratories in Mali.
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
Quantification tests of specific elements (Hg, Ar, etc.).
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
Partnership agreement

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