Mérieux NutriSciences - Waste

All manufacturing processes produce liquid and solid wastes. Mérieux NutriSciences provides a full range of testing capabilities to support the classification of waste and environmentally responsible waste management programs.

Our specialized analytical tests provide physicochemical and biological characterization of waste in order to establish proper methods for its handling, harvesting, treatment and disposal. 
We offer the following testing services for solid wastes and industrial materials:

 

  • Classification of waste for disposal according to local and international regulations
  • Efficacy of inertization treatment verification
  • In vitro tests to evaluate the behavior of materials with high PH
  • Ecotoxicological tests:
    • Acute and chronic toxicity in fishes, microtox, microcrustaceans (Daphnia similis), algae, etc
    • Genotoxicity test on plants and bacteria
    • Cytotoxicity tests

Mérieux NutriSciences offers specific expertise in the detection and quantification of asbestos. 
Waste water analyses are performed as part of Water Testing, depending on chemical and physical contamination of the sample. 

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Water is a fundamental element for organisms and human activities. Current rule specifies its chemical, physical and biological characteristics according to the final use.

Mérieux NutriSciences performs a wide range of analyses to support the controls in the field of hydrological risks, monitoring of contaminated areas and farmlands. 

All manufacturing processes produce liquid and solid wastes. Mérieux NutriSciences provides a full range of testing capabilities to support the classification of waste and environmentally responsible waste management programs.

The Mérieux Nutrisciences emission sampling team has a thirty-year experience and it is composed of highly skilled technicians. It also has state-of-the-art materials and sampling lines: they are constantly updated and meet the requirements of technical standards. It deals with the measurement of stationary source emissions from large industrial facilities (incinerators, refining and petrochemical plants). 

Air quality monitoring and analysis is an integral part of environmental protection. Mérieux NutriSciences provides monitoring of air quality in the industrial setting to ensure a safe workplace environment.

Initial and subsequent checks of the Asset care allow assessing whether the performances of a manufacturing system or part thereof fall within the expected requirements and respond effectively in technological, economic and environmental terms. Such approach is extremely useful for people entrusted with deciding the business strategy since it allows a balance between economic investments and production performances.

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