Compost Testing

Anatek Labs, Inc. is fully equipped and staffed to provide a wide range of analyses in a variety of sample matrices, including compost.

Here are several articles discussing the impacts of clopyralid in compost:

Clopyralid Fact Sheet

Minimizing Pesticide Contaminated Soil

Some of the compost tests available are listed below.

Price List – Compost Testing

Click here for sampling instructions (Compost Sampling)

Compost Tests
  Carbamate Pesticides
  Organochlorine Pesticides
  Organophosphorus Pesticides
  PCB’s
  Triazine Pesticides
  Single SOC (i.e. Atrazine)
  Fluridone
  Chloropropham
  Glyphosate
  Pentachlorophenol
  Clopyralid
  Clopyralid and Picloram
  Phthalates
  Semivolatile Organics (Full List)
  Sulfonyl Urea Herbicides
  Pesticide Screen (see list below for analytes)
Miscellaneous Tests
  N-P-K
  Organic Matter (TVS)
  Percent Solids
  Chloride/Nitrate/Phosphate/Sulfate
  pH
  Conductivity(1:10)
  Total & Fecal Coliform
  Salmonella
  Metals/Cations: Single Metal/Cation includes digestion
     Each Additional Metal or Cation
  Mercury Cold Vapor
  RCRA 8 Metals: (As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Pb, Hg, Se, Ag)
  Washington Fertilizer List Metals:
  (As, Cd, Co, Pb, Hg, Mo, Ni, Se, Zn)
  Priority Pollutant Metals:
  (Sb, As, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Se, Ag, Tl, Zn)
Pesticide Screen
Dichlorvos Atrazine Ronnel
Mevinphos Simazine Malathion
Demeton Alachlor Aldrin
Ethoprop Phorate Fenthion
Naled BHC’s Chlorpyrifos
Sulfotepp Diazinon Trichloronate
Trifluralin Disulfoton Heptachlor Epoxide
Monocrotophos Parathion (ethyl and methyl) Stiriphos
EPN Heptachlor Endosulfan I,II, sulfate
Tokithion DDE DDT
DDD Dieldrin Endrin
Fensulfothion Endrin Aldehyde Bolstar
Endrin Ketone Methoxychlor Azinphos Methyl
Coumaphos Dimethoate Terbacil
Metribuzin Pendimethalin
Call the lab for feasibility of analytes not listed above