Certifications & Methodologies

Paradigm Environmental Services, Inc. is a full-service environmental laboratory specializing in environmental chemistry, asbestos, lead-based paint, and consumer products testing. We routinely sample and analyze a wide range of materials, including hazardous/solid waste, industrial waste-water, contaminated soils and ground water, building materials, and consumer products.

New York & Pennsylvania 

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency Lead-Based Paint Activities Certification # NY-01-042003-229
  • New York State Department of Health (NELAC) Environmental Analysis/Air and Emissions # 10958
  • New York State Department of Health (NELAC) Environmental Analysis/Non-Potable Water # 10958
  • New York State Department of Health (NELAC) Environmental Analysis/Solid and Hazardous Waste # 10958
  • National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Airborne Asbestos Fiber Analysis/ Bulk Asbestos Fiber Analysis
  • (NVLAP) Lab Code 200530-0
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (NELAP) Asbestos, Lab ID 68-02351
Paradigm Environmental Services uses EPA and New York State Department of Health approved methodologies. Listed below is a summary of applied methodologies:

  • Asbestos Regulations for the Construction Industry, EPA, 29 CFR 1926.1101
  • Interim Method for the Determination of Asbestos in Bulk Insulation Samples – EPA publication 600/M4-82-020 December 1982
  • Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes, EPA 600/4 79 020
  • Methods for the Determination of Organic Compounds in Drinking Water, EPA-600/4-88/039
  • Methods for Organic Chemical Analysis of Municipal and Industrial Wastewater, EPA, 40 CFR Part 136, Appendix A
  • New York State Department of Health Environmental Laboratory approval Program Certification Manual
    NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods, 2nd & 3rd Editions
  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 15th, 16th, 17th editions, APHA, AWWA, WPCF
  • Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste and Physical/Chemical Methods, EPA SW 846, Third Edition, Vol. IA, IB, IC, II