National Testing Laboratories is a leading provider of quality laboratory services supporting environmental health and safety issues and is recognized worldwide for its commitment to customer service.
National Testing Laboratories (NTL) is one of the largest independent laboratories in the U.S, specializing in analyzing drinking water for chemical and microbiological contamination. The corporate office in Cleveland, Ohio, is integral to the operation of our laboratory facility.
National Testing Laboratories is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Since 1985, they have offered a wide range of services for residential and commercial customers.
Commercial customers include public water systems, environmental consultants, engineers, water treatment professionals, bottled water plants, well drillers, food producers, pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, and home inspectors.
National Testing Laboratories performs analysis according to USEPA and Standard Methods to meet state compliance in addition to performing informational tests for quality control purposes. They hold certifications in many states across the country to provide regulatory testing to meet customers' needs. NTL successfully participates in the USEPA Proficiency Testing Program, and their laboratory management system is ISO 17025 accredited.
Their technical representatives contribute to various industry associations, including the International Bottled Water Association and the Water Quality Association, and many state and regional associations. Their staff of industry experts is frequently sought after for educational seminars on water quality and water testing topics.
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Before investing in water testing, the KnowYourH2O team recommends first using our Self-Diagnostic App to get a preliminary diagnosis of your water issue. Also, visit the Get Informed section of our website to learn more about the contaminant or issue affecting your water and additional information recommendations on testing.
The Complete RO Screen was developed to be the most thorough analysis available for reverse osmosis design. The Complete RO Screen offers a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of parameters necessary to determine the proper reverse osmosis system specification.
The Dual Lead Test will test for lead content in water that allows a “first draw” sample and a “flush” sample. This test is helpful for concerns about the amount of lead that may be found in the water from the plumbing.
The Standard Radiological water testing package includes Uranium, Gross Alpha & Beta, and Radon in Water.
The Deluxe Radiological water testing package includes Uranium, Gross Alpha & Beta, Radon, and Radium 226 & 228.
Radon in Water testing will provide you with the information you need to know if the Radon in your water adds to your Radon in the air levels.
An informational testing package was developed for people experiencing signs of corrosion in their plumbing fixtures. This test analyzes contaminants that can specifically affect corrosion. This package can be used for well water and city water.
The Problem-Check analyzes water for the 20 most common nuisance contaminants. It was designed to help people who are experiencing problems with iron (this test package checks both total and dissolved iron and iron bacteria). Additionally, we look at other contaminants that can cause aesthetic issues such as odor, taste, or discoloration.
Tannins are naturally occurring and can cause aesthetic problems such as discoloration, a possible tangy aftertaste, and an earthy or musty odor. The water may be yellowish and can cause staining on laundry and fixtures.
For those who may not recognize the chemical name Glyphosate, it is the most widely used herbicide on the market today, known as Roundup™. I’m sure many of us have a bottle of this on hand to deal with those pesky weeds in our landscaping. This test would solely look for Glyphosate with a detection level of 0.1 mg/L or parts per million.
National Testing Laboratories, Ltd.
6571 Wilson Mills Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44143
Phone (440) 449-2525
Toll-Free (800) 458-3330