Tetras Environmental and Scientific Services Limited

Updated: Jun-23-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

15, Saji Ayangade Street, Anthony Village
Lagos
Nigeria

Phone number
+234 (0) 903 744 1128
E-mail
enquiry [at] tetrasenvironmental.com
tetrasenvironmental [at] yahoo.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
Morphy Ugar-Ifu
CEO E-mail
tetrasenvironmental [at] yahoo.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
12
Male laboratory personnel
8
Female laboratory personnel
4

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
6
Male technical personnel
4
Female technical personnel
2

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
pH
Colour
Temperature
Conductivity
Total Solids
Total Dissolved Solids
Alkalinity
Chloride
Hardness
Coliform Counts
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Potentiometric Method/ pH Meter
Colorimetric Method/UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
Palintest Automatic Wavelength Selection Photometer
Direct Reading Method/Conductivity Meter
Gravimetric Method/Oven
Gravimetric Method/Oven
Titrimetric Method
Argentometric Titration Method
EDTA Titrimetric Method
Multiple tube Fermentation Technique
Methods
4500-H+B APHA
2120C APHA
2550B APHA
2510B APHA
2540B APHA
2540C APHA
2320B APHA
4500-Cl-B APHA
2340C APHA
9221B APHA
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Waste Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dissolved Oxygen
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Titrimetric Azide Modification Method/300ml stopper bottles
Titrimetric Azide Modification Method/300ml stopper bottles
Methods
4500-O-C APHA
5210B APHA
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Beer
Test parameter/ properties measured
Specific Gravity

Ash
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Pycnometer Method/Pycnometer

Gravimetric Method/Furnace
Methods
AOAC 955.37

AOAC 920.54
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Liquid/Evaporated Milk
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Solids
Fat
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetric Method/Oven
Roese-Gottlieb Method/Mojonnier-style ether extraction flask
Methods
AOAC 990.20
AOAC 905.02
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fats/Oils
Test parameter/ properties measured
Moisture/Total Volatile Matter
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetric Method/Oven
Methods
AOAC 926.12
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Milk Powder
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ash
Protein
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Gravimetric Method/Furnace
Kjeldahl Method/Micro Kjeldahl Distillation/Digestion Setup
Methods
AOAC 930.30
AOAC 991.20
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Coliform
Total Plate Count
Mould and Yeast
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Microbiological (MPN) Method/Autoclave, Incubator
Microbiological (Pour Plate) Method/Autoclave, Incubator
Hydrophobic Grid Membrane Filter Method/HGMF apparatus with vacuum source
Methods
AOAC 966.24
AOAC 966.23
AOAC 995.21
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Milk and Dairy Products
Test parameter/ properties measured
Listeria
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Selective Enrichment and Isolation Method/Autoclave, Incubator
Methods
AOAC 993.12
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 non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
i. FAO-IAG Proficiency Test 2017
ii. 14th UILI Interlaboratory Practice 2017 – Phosphate, Silicate, and Nitrate in Water.
iii. 15th UILI ILP 2017 – pH, Density, Alcoholic Strength, Total Acidity and Sugars in Wine.
iv. 18th UILI ILP 2018 – Cations and Anions in Natural Water.
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
Pesticide Residue, Mycotoxins and Toxicants.
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 Subcontracting of Testing Work 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