Frequently Asked Questions

Answers and information on our most frequently asked questions

Lead and Mercury in Paint - What is the maximum limit?
Limits for the levels of lead or mercury in surface coatings (paint or other similar material that dries to a solid film after it is applied) fall under Sur...
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:09 PM
What are Filtration fees?
Some analyses, dissolved parameters for example, must be filtered prior to analysis (and in many cases also preserved).  It is always best to filter (and pr...
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:14 PM
For RFPs specifying Laboratory Accreditation
In some instances, a request for proposal (RFP) may indicate either the Canadian Association of Laboratory Accreditation Inc (CALA) or the Standards Council...
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:17 PM
After Hour Drop-Off and Door Codes
The following locations in Western Canada have after hours drop-off or lock boxes.   Alberta: Calgary Edmonton Fort McMurray Grand Prairie/Clairmont...
Fri, 20 May, 2022 at 10:24 AM
Bureau Veritas Contact Information, Locations and Hours of Operation
Please click here for a detailed list of all Bureau Veritas locations in Canada.   Sample Reception and Office hours are included for your convenience....
Fri, 20 May, 2022 at 10:30 AM
BV North America Quick Reference Guide & Contacts
  Bureau Veritas is involved in a vast array of certification, inspection and testing industries.  Please see the attached guide as a high-level directory ...
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:25 PM
Calgary Environmental Accreditation
The Calgary Environmental lab is accredited through SCC and the certificate of accreditation is attached. The scope of accreditation for Calgary Environment...
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:29 PM