Laboratorio Quimicontrol Ltda.

Updated: Sep-28-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

carrera 78 J #40b-52 sur
Bogota, ,
Colombia

Phone number
+57 4030613 / 8056270
E-mail
servicios [at] laboratorioquimicontrol.com
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
Constantino Napole├│n Zuloaga Moya
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
gerencia [at] laboratorioquimicontrol.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
26
Male laboratory personnel
10
Female laboratory personnel
16

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
19
Male technical personnel
8
Female technical personnel
11

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Environmental
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total alkalinity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetric
Methods
Standard Methods 2320 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Acidity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetric
Methods
Standard Methods 2310B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Electrical conductivity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Electrometry
Methods
Standard Methods 2510 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Chloride
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Argentometric
Methods
Standard Methods 4500- Cl-B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Real color
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetry
Methods
ISO 7887-2011 - M├ętodo B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Fluoride
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ion-selective electrode
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-F C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Phenols
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Distillation-Extraction with chloroform
Methods
Standard Methods 5530 B, C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total hardness
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetric with EDTA, Computation from atomic absorption
Methods
Standard Methods 2340 C/ 2340 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Calcium hardness
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetric with EDTA
Methods
Standard Methods 3500 Ca -B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Kjeldahl Nitrogen
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Semi-micro-Kjeldahl, Volumetric
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-Norg C, 4500-NH3 B,C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ammonia Nitrogen
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Distillation-Titulometry
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-NH3 B,C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Phosphorus
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Vanadomolybdophosphoric acid
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-PB,C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cadmium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cobalt
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Copper
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Chrome
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Iron
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Lithium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Manganese
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nickel
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Silver
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Lead
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Zinc
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aluminum
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Beryl
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Molybdenum
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vanadium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total dissolved solids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
Standard Methods 2540 C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total suspended solids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
Standard Methods 2540 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total solids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
Standard Methods 2540 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dissolved Oxygen
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Modification of azide
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-O C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Chemical Oxygen Demand
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Closed Reflux, Open Reflux
Methods
Standard Methods 5220 C/5220 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total organic carbon
Type of test/ instrumentation used
UV, Persulfate Oxidation
Methods
Standard Methods 5310 C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfur
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Iodometric
Methods
Standard Methods 4500 S-2 F
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Turbidity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Nephelometric
Methods
Standard Methods 2130 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Surfactants
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Anionic surfactants such as SAAM
Methods
Standard Methods 5540 C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Fats and Oils
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Soxhlet extraction
Methods
Standard Methods 5520 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Hydrocarbons
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Soxhlet-Hydrocarbon extraction
Methods
Standard Methods 5520 D, 5520 F
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Electrometry
Methods
Standard Methods 4500 H+ B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Temperature
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Electrometry
Methods
Standard Methods 2550 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfate
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Turbidimetric
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-SO42-E
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Cyanide
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cyanide selective electrode
Methods
Standard Methods 4500 C, F
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Boron
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Curcumin
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-B B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Formaldehyde
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetry
Methods
Determination of formaldehyde in water by colorimetry - In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Soluble reactive phosphorus (read as orthophosphate)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ascorbic acid
Methods
Standard Methods 4500 P-E
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Arsenic
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Hydride generator atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3114 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Selenium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Hydride generator atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3114 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nitrates
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ion-selective electrode
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-NO3-D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nitrites
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetric
Methods
Standard Methods 4500-NO2-B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Mercury
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cold vapor atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3112 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Antimony
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sodium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Tin
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Barium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Titanium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
Standard Methods 3030 H, 3111 D
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Type of test/ instrumentation used
5-day incubation and azide modification
Methods
Standard Methods 5210B, 4500 O-C
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Coliforms
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Standard Fermentation Technique
Methods
Standard Methods 9221 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Thermotolerant coliforms
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Most likely number
Methods
Standard Methods 9221 E
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Particulate material
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
EPA 5
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nitrogen oxides
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetry
Methods
EPA 7
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfur dioxide and sulfuric acid
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetry
Methods
EPA 8
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Inorganic lead
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 12
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Hydrogen and halogen halides
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ion chromatography
Methods
EPA 26/26A
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Antimony
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cadmium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cobalt
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Copper
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Chrome
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Manganese
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nickel
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Lead
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Thallium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3111 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Mercury
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cold vapor atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3112 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Arsenic
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Hydride generator atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29 Standard Methods 3114 B
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ammonia
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Chromatography
Methods
EPA CTM-027
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Tin
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29, modified
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fixed air-sources
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vanadium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry
Methods
EPA 29, modified
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Suspended Particulate Matter
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
EPA Part 50, Appendix B, High Volume
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Particulate matter such as PM10
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetry
Methods
EPA Part 50, Appendix J, High Volume
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfur dioxide
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Pararrosaniline
Methods
EPA Part 50, Appendix A-2
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Nitrogen Dioxide
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Sodium Arsenite
Methods
U.S EPA EQN 1277-026
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Hydrogen Sulfide
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetry
Methods
Determination of hydrogen sulfide content in the atmosphere-Method No. 701 Methods of air sampling and analysis
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Air Quality
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ammonia
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Colorimetry
Methods
Determination of hydrogen sulfide content in the atmosphere-Indophenol Method No. 401. Methods of air sampling and analysis
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Detergents and soaps
Test parameter/ properties measured
Biodegradability
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Volumetry
Methods
301-D Closed Bottle Method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Detergents and soaps
Test parameter/ properties measured
Phosphorus
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Spectrophotometry
Methods
ASTM D-820-93
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
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
No
PT Scheme details
We participate with the companies ERA, LGC and IELAB.
Inter-laboratory comparison
No
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
Tests in the water or air matrix that we do not have accredited by IDEAM.
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
Purchase procedure

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