Do I have to physically bring my sample to the lab? What is on-site sampling?

You have the option of bringing your sample directly to Rose City Labs or let us drive to you anywhere in Oregon for your convenience.

How soon will the results be ready?

Typical turnaround time on tested samples is 5 subsequent days from date of sampling excluding holidays and weekends. We offer our customers the ability to login and see their results in real time.

Do you test samples from a personal grow?

Yes we will gladly test samples from a non-commercial personal grow. Also, if preferred, we accept anonymous samples for maintaining customer privacy.

What type of products do you test?

The products we currently test include wine, soil, water and cannabis products.

What are the testing services offered?

Rose City Labs is a full service laboratory testing:
Moisture content
Water Activity
Residual solvents

Coming soon:
Heavy metals and Microbiology

Is the lab accredited? What for?

Yes. We are a full service laboratory with accreditations from:

Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Oregon Administrative Rules Compliant

Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program

Oregon Department of Agriculture

What building materials are likely to contain asbestos?
  • Vinyl/Linoleum/Floor Tiles
  • Drywall (Gypsum, Paint, and Skim Coats)
  • Mastic/Adhesives
  • Popcorn Ceilings/Ceiling Texture/Ceiling Tiles
  • Vermiculite Insulation
  • Siding
  • Window Glazing
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Fiber-concrete panels
  • High Temperature Gaskets (like those on wood stoves)
  • Old High-temperature Protective Equipment (firefighter jackets, non-leather welding gloves, grips for high-temp tongs)
  • Insulation for Kilns, Furnaces, Incinerators, etc.
  • Fabric Wire Insulation
  • Sprayed-on Fire Protection (typically on ceiling beams in commercial building)
How do I take an asbestos sample?
  1. A mask, protective glasses and gloves should be used at all times.
  2. If the sample is likely to create dust, spray lightly with water before cutting or breaking a piece off.
  3. Samples should be roughly 1-4 inches wide and as representative as possible of the material as a whole.
  4. Place the samples in either a sealed plastic bag or within a sealed, clear and airtight container.