The quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink are essential conditions for human life and a healthy environment. Managing environmental risk is also essential to protecting your business and reputation as a good corporate citizen.
As a leader in the field of environmental sciences, Mérieux NutriSciences brings proven expertise to offer analytical testing, technical support and consulting services to our customers in industry, manufacturing and government.
Our specialized environmental services include sampling and analyses of surface and ground water, leachates, soils, sediments, sludge, solid waste, liquid and gaseous effluents as well as stack emissions. Our portfolio includes 1,200 types of physical, physicochemical, chemical, microbiological, toxicological and ecotoxicological analyses.
Mérieux NutriSciences’ global network of waste management experts also offer their knowledge and insight about the proper classification of waste for final disposal according to current environmental quality standards and regulations worldwide.
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Water is a fundamental element for the life of organisms and for all human activities. Current legislation specifies the chemical, physical and biological characteristics to abide by according to the final purpose of water: Mérieux NutriSciences performs water analysis to ensure the quality of surface, underground and waste water in full compliance with global standards.
The analyses performed on soils play a role of utmost importance in environmental investigations targeted to the characterization of sites: Mérieux NutriSciences samples and analyses both contaminated sites to verify their contamination, and non-contaminated areas, to check the possibility to re-use the soil obtained from excavations.
All manufacturing processes produce liquid and solid waste that must be correctly managed. Mérieux NutriSciences provides a full range of testing to support environmentally responsible waste management programs: waste characterization and classification, chemical and product analyses, ADR (Accord Dangereuses Routes) consultancy.
Stack emissions are one of the aspects of prevailing environmental impact produced by companies. Thanks to a specialized team, Mérieux NutriSciences performs the monitoring of micropollutants with equipped vehicles, sampling of organic micro-pollutants (dioxins, furans and PCBs), verification of Automatic Measuring Systems and management of QAL2 and AST protocols in compliance with EN 14181 standard.
Industrial activities might imply environmental pollution both in the workplace (indoor) and outside (outdoor) due to chemical, physical or biological agents. Thanks to a team specialized in industrial hygiene, Mérieux NutriSciences analyses several fundamental environmental parameters for the monitoring of the quality of the environment in the industrial field to protect the health and the well-being of both workers and the population.
Even the most structured companies need to make the necessary checks that allow them to evaluate their performance, to understand if they are operating according to the expected requirements and if the outcome is positive in technological, economic and environmental terms. Mérieux NutriSciences performs testing services dedicated to different production sectors, and checks both raw materials and waste products such as electrical and electronic equipment, building materials, metals and alloys, fuel oils and polymers.