Microplastics Analysis Laboratory

The Microplastics Analysis Laboratory is dedicated to the characterization of microplastics particles in environmental samples. Services include extraction of microplastics from water and sediments, identification of polymer types and quantification of particle abundance, size and shape.

Fill in the request form below for each set of samples you are requesting to be analyzed. We will respond with a quote based on your submission. For questions, please contact Shuhuan Li (shuhuan.li@uwaterloo.ca).

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Note: All prices are in Canadian dollars (CAD$). For more details on our rental policies and how we set our pricing, please see Our policies and FAQs page.

Microplastics Analysis Laboratory services and fees



Fee per sample
Microplastics separation from environmental matrix Standard operating protocol in dedicated lab $500
Microplastics characterization (polymer identification, particle size and shape)

Laser direct infrared spectrometer (Agilent 8700 LDIR chemical imaging system)

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