SAL provide a complete range of routine and specialist analytical capabilities, delivering the highest quality results, within the time constraints set by the client.

SAL Ltd. is an independent company specialising in accredited analytical services for the; Environmental, Health and Safety, Chemical, Petrochemical, Food growers and retailers and Electronics sectors of industry throughout the UK and world wide.

Established in 1990, SAL has five of the most up to date laboratory facilities in Europe. With 8000m2 of active laboratory space SAL is one of the largest independent laboratories in Europe. SAL laboratories are spread throughout the UK so that you are never far from your local laboratory.

Technical and support staff have many years experience in the theory and practice of analytical chemistry. We understand the needs of today’s consultants, regulators, and managers and we are committed to providing analytical services of the highest standard.

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  • A complete range of routine and specialist analytical capabilities
  • Highest quality results, delivered within the time constraints set by the client
  • Expertise in developing new methods in response to client needs
  • A secure and confidential service
  • An environment in which long term relationships with clients can be developed beneficially
  • The majority of tests that SAL preforms are accredited to the ISO 17025:2005 Standard by UKAS. Details of the scope of accreditation are available here





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SAL Golf Day

SAL Golf Day: Wet weather putt up with for a top-hole day!


SAL Annual Golf Day Goes Down a Storm Yesterday was possibly one of the wettest days of the year, and, as it happens, was also SAL’s annual golf day. For the fourth year running, Duncan Campbell, Commercial Director for SAL’s air division, arranged for 40 of SAL’s clients to have a jam packed day of […]

East Kilbride Superhero Day

Superhero Day at East Kilbride


Last week, our East Kilbride office took part in Superhero Day raising money for a worthy charity, ‘Cash for Kids’ around the Glasgow area. Cash for Kids is a charity granting the wishes of those children who face life threatening illnesses or who are terminally ill. The East Kilbride team made a great effort to […]

Concept Life Sciences Strengthens Senior Management Team


Knowledge based, science led business, Concept Life Sciences, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of three executives. Dave Watson has been appointed Managing Director of Scientific Analysis Laboratories (part of the Concept Life Sciences Group); Sarah Taylor as Group HR Director; and, David Wood (co-founder of Scientific Analysis Laboratories) has been […]



We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new service, Refused Derived Fuel (RDF) and Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) to add to our collection of specialist accredited analytical services. Due to Government changes, there is an increase in demand for RDF and SRF testing across the UK. Landfill sites have traditionally been extensively […]

Microbiology and Pesticides Training Courses


Throughout 2016, SAL are pleased to announce they will be holding several dates for the ‘Introduction to Microbiology Testing in Food’ course. Alongside this, a select few dates will be held for the ‘Introduction to Pesticide Residue Analysis and Legislation’ course. The one day courses will be held at the Hallmark Hotel, Cambridge. Further details […]

Christmas and New Year Opening Times


A SAL Courier can be booked for collections and deliveries between Christmas and New Year if required, please arrange with your Project Manager prior to Thursday 24th December. Monday 21st December: Normal Laboratory Service Tuesday 22nd December: Normal Laboratory Service Wednesday 23rd December: Normal Laboratory Service Thursday 24th December: Normal Laboratory Service until 2pm Friday […]

Upcoming Events


Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 12:00 am Event


Monday, 19 September 2016 - 12:00 am Event

Exposure Control and Containment II

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 12:00 am Event