Welcome to Berkeley Analytical: The Environmental Testing Laboratory


Berkeley Analytical (BkA) is an environmental laboratory specializing in the analysis of organic chemicals emitted by and contained in building products, finishes, furniture, medical devices, and consumer products such as toys. We provide independent testing and analysis to support product compliance with product certification, high-performance building rating programs, and regulations.

Our Services Include:

Testing of ventilators, biomedical respiratory devices

  • ISO 18562-3 & 18562-2 biocompatibility testing
  • VOC emission testing of materials by ISO 16000-9 & 16000-6
  • Supply chain QC monitoring
  • Phthalate ester content analysis

Evaluate ventilators, respiratory devices and materials for biocompatibility and FDA compliance

ISO 18562-3 & 18562-2, ISO 16000-9, ISO 16000-6, CPSC-CH-C1001-09.4

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VOC emission testing of interior building products

  • FloorScore®™ / Resilient, hard surface & textile flooring
  • Paint & Coatings / VOC emissions & content
  • Acoustical ceilings / wall panels
  • Insulation, adhesives/sealants, more
  • Odor investigations, Prop 65 Styrene studies

Qualify your interior products for USGBC LEED low-emitting materials credit

CA Section 01350, CDPH Standard Method V1.2, ASTM D6886

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VOC emission testing of furniture

  • Office & lounge seating
  • Workstations
  • Collaborative furniture
  • Upholstery

Earn furniture product credits for BIFMA level™ certification & USGBC LEED v4 ID+C


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Formaldehyde testing – CARB ATCM & US EPA TSCA Title VI

Formaldehyde testing of engineered wood & laminate flooring, composite wood

  • Screen testing for CARB ATCM Phase 2 & US EPA TSCA VI compliance
  • Manufacturing quality control
  • Indoor air quality impacts of products
  • Micro-chamber testing of field-collected flooring & other products

Demonstrate compliance of your flooring products with CARB & EPA regulations

ASTM D6007, CDPH Standard Method V1.2

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DEHP & other phthalates for Prop 65 & CPSIA

  • Phthalate content analysis of plastics
  • CA Proposition 65 exposure assessments
  • CPSIA toy & child care item compliance

Manage exposure risks for your plastic materials & products

U.S. CPSC approved, CPSC-CH-C1001-09-03, U.S. EPA 8270D  

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ClearChem™ transparent self-declared product claims

  • Registry of self-declared claims for LEED v4 low-VOC building products
  • Architects – Download product documentation for LEED projects
  • Manufacturers – Create product claims using Berkeley Analytical test data

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