Government Analytical Services

Phone

(246) 310-2836

Contact

Culloden Road St. Michael Barbados 246-310-2836(PBX) 246-310-2811 asstdir@gas.gov.bb, director@gas.gov.bb

Country

Barbados

Lab Type

Chemical Analysis
Microbiological

Website

www.agriculture.gov.bb

Director

Ms. Dolores Haynes

Established

1981

Staff

30

Usage Category

Government Only

Specialization Areas

Organic Chemistry-pesticide residues, trace organic compounds, alchohols, fats and oil. Developing histamines, antibiotic residues. Inorganic Chemistry- trace metals, nitrates, BOD, COD, Pna Ketc. Micro Biology- Coliforms enterococcus, Ecoli 0157. H7 Sample types - all types of water, food soil, fertilizers, plant tissue.

Specialized Equipment

UV VIS spectrophotometer, AA/ Graphite Furnace, Ion Chromatography, GS/MS, Flame Photometer, Atomic Florescence FID, Auto Analyser (x2)

Additional Information

yes
Yes. Laboratory was assessed under a GEF/ IWCAM Project. Attendeance in a workshop in St. Lucia in May2009
Government Only
English