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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Concept Life Sciences further expands it service offering by investing in Micro Chamber and Thermal Extraction Facilities


Concept Life Sciences has further expanded its analytical testing capabilities by making significant investment into Micro-Chamber and Thermal Extraction facilities , used to sample VOCs or SVOCs emitted from products and materials. The investment has been made to cope with the growing demand from both new and existing clients who insist on speedy, cost effective […]

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Concept Life Sciences Group Announces Multi-Million Pound Expansion Programme and Rebranding


Concept Life Sciences Group, the business formed in 2014 to break into the international Discovery & Development and Analytical markets, has announced its intention to significantly increase its investment in laboratory capacity and scientific staff. Michael Fort, Concept’s Executive Chairman said “The last two years has seen our company successfully integrate its acquired businesses and […]


Is 2017 the year to expand upon your capabilities?


Scientific Analysis Laboratories (SAL) are starting the year off by hosting several training courses across the UK. Continuing on from the success of 2016, course dates have now been booked for the Microbiology and Pesticides training courses in Cambridge – with a new, additional Microbiology course in Manchester later on in the year (dates to […]


SAL Introduces Specific Aerosol and E-cigarette Emission Testing Service


Scientific Analysis Laboratories (SAL) is now delivering specific aerosol and e-cigarette emission testing throughout the UK and worldwide. As one of the largest laboratories in Europe, SAL has pioneered and developed robust methods for device operation and sampling of such emissions for parameter such as, Nicotine dose consistency,  Aldehydes (typically acetaldehyde, acrolein  and formaldehyde) Heavy metals […]


UKAS Accredited for RDF and SRF Testing


Scientific Analysis Laboratories (SAL), one of the largest independent laboratories in Europe and part of the Concept Life Sciences Group, has achieved UKAS accreditation for their newly acquired service; Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) and Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) testing. The ever increasing need for waste recycling rather than disposal combined with government incentives, legislative changes […]


Training Courses – Last 2 of the Year…


After a very successful year so far at SAL’s Cambridge branch, our training courses are now coming to an end for 2016. Two of our courses, ‘Introduction to Microbiology Testing in Food’ and ‘Introduction to Pesticide Residue Analysis and Legislation’ have proven to be extremely popular this year – and are already almost fully booked […]

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