Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories (CBAL) is a full-service analytical laboratory providing environmental and industrial hygiene services in the Pasco/Columbia Basin, Wa. region.

Industrial Hygiene Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories


CBAL is accredited under the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA’s) Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program for the analysis of:

  • Asbestos using:
    • Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM)
    • Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM)
    • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • Beryllium (Be)
  • Metals
  • Formaldehyde
  • Organic Compounds and Solvents

CBAL is also accredited by the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP 4061) for the analysis of:

  • Air and Emissions
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Non-Potable Water
  • Potable Water

Mobile Monitoring and Analytical Services

In addition to the standard collection methods for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) using thermal desorption unit (TDU) tubes or Summa canisters, CBAL also offers mobile laboratory services for continuous monitoring of VOCs using Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry (PTR-MS).


Additional Services Available

For a more comprehensive selection of industrial hygiene and environmental analytical and consulting services, our headquarters in Monroeville, Pa. offers consultation, site inspection, sampling, analysis and evaluation with a recommended plan of corrective actions by our accredited and certified staff.