Welcome to our lab!

Specialty Analytical was established in 1997 by a group of experienced chemists with a common goal - to provide superior client service and unparalleled technical excellence to our colleagues in the consulting, compliance and industrial communities.

We are first and foremost an analytical laboratory that constantly looks for the best and most appropriate technological solutions to help our colleagues understand, deliniate and mitigate the complex environmental challenges they face each day.

Because we are an employee-owned company each employee is vested in the continuing success of the laboratory and to providing our clients with data and expert opinion of the highest possible quality.

Our facility consists of 12,000 square feet of laboratory and office space located in Clackamas, OR just east of downtown Portland.

The laboratory was designed by chemists and built to allow our scientists to generate data of the highest quality, free from background contamination.

Contact us for a quote for your next project or to talk with one of our experienced scientists.

At the most basic level environment and chemistry are synonymous. Let us put our skills, knowledge and experience in analytical chemistry to work for you in solving some of our current problems and helping create a better environment for future generations to enjoy.

Unique Analysis

In response to client requests for analytical solutions to a diverse set of problems, Specialty Analytical has developed a number of analytical approaches and technologies that are unique within the industry.

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Environmental Analysis

Specialty Analytical has developed expertise in several areas of evironmental investigation. Click the program that interests you to get a description of our capabilities, specific analytical methods, analyte lists and detection limits.

Headlines - What’s new at Specialty

- EPA clarifies rules on Available and Free Cyanide --- Specialty Analytical has the answers! more information...

- Specialty gives back--- Engineers Without Borders more information...

- Specialty Analytical Awarded Fish and Wildlife Contract --- PCB Congeners, PBB, PBDEs and Metals on Avian Tissue Samples more information...

- Specialty enters new era in Environmental analysis --- Triple Quad means parts per quad.. drillion that is! more information...

- Specialty goes ultra acidic! more information...

- Specialty pioneers use of ThermoInstruments Triple-Quad technology in environmental analysis! more information...

- Specialty Analytical Provides Measure of Metals Toxicity in Sediments Using AVS SEM more information...

- Trace Mercury Analysis by EPA 1631 --- When Low is not Low Enough! more information...

- Specialty Analytical Helps Define Biodegradation Through Analysis of VFA (Volatile Fatty Acids) more information...