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International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments

February 11, 2019 - February 14, 2019

Only One Company has the Capacity to Meet Your Ultratrace and PFAS Analysis Needs

The Battelle International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments, February 11-14 in New Orleans, LA, offers you the  opportunity to meet our experts to learn about trace and ultratrace analysis of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) and rapid turnaround time (TAT) of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The SGS network of ultratrace laboratories innovate for the wider SGS network, delivering expertise and analytical excellence across the US and Canada. Please visit us at Booth #334.

SGS has multiple NELAP, ISO 17025 and DoD 5.1 accredited laboratories, including:

  • Wilmington, North Carolina
  • SGS AXYS, Sidney, British Columbia

Full service U.S. and Canadian laboratories include:

  • Orlando, Florida
  • Dayton, NJ
  • Scott, LA
  • Houston, TX
  • Wheat Ridge, CO
  • with more DoD-certified labs in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Lakefield, Ontario

As accurately monitoring the occurrence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has become a priority, SGS is your global leader in PFAS analysis, including total oxidizable precursors (TOP). Our scope, accuracy and monitoring proficiency, testing and data analysis are unmatched.

We support various matrices by EPA 537, EPA 537 modified with Isotope Dilution, and DOD QSM 5.1. As a matter of fact, our Orlando laboratory was recently certified for the latest DoD version of QSM 5.1! 

Our extensive technical expertise is available for PFAS in drinking water, ground water, soils, sediments, tissue and serum.  SGS is DOD accredited, NELAC accredited in AK, NY, FL, AZ, KS, LA, NV, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OR, PA, and UT, with NELAC/ISO 17025 accreditation applicable in over 30 additional states.

Additionally, the SGS Ultratrace Lab in Wilmington, NC, recently earned Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation (DoD ELAP) for ultratrace organics. Our ultratrace services offer you analysis of dioxins/furans, PCBs, PAHs, SVOAs and pesticides using EPA Methods 23, 8290, 1613, 1668, 1699, 0023A, TO-9A, CARB 428, 429, and their international equivalents/derivatives; WHO-2 (combined D/F+PCB analysis, e.g. for EU food/feed testing).

SGS offers a full array of laboratory analysis, and consulting services to help you get to where you need to be:

  • Industry-leading environmental analytical services, including high resolution mass spectroscopy and MS/MS analysis of emerging contaminants, to meet your every need
  • Quality data that has stood up in court for over 60 years
  • Industry leader LabLink®, your complete real time online data service with power and ease of use

Don’t Miss! 

Experts from SGS will present important scientific information on PFAS at Battelle’s upcoming International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments in New Orleans, LA, February 11-14.

Dr. Harry Behzadi, VP Business Development, SGS EHS North America, will present “The Next Frontier on PFAS Contamination, Sediment, Surface Water and Fish Tissue” at Session A7: Characterization and Remediation of PFAS Contaminated Sediments/Media on Thursday, February 14 at 10:05 a.m.

Dr. Behzadi will also present the following posters:

  • “DOs and DONTs of PFAS Sampling and More” at Poster Group #2, Session: E3: Field Sampling Methods and Techniques, Wednesday, February 13 from 5:45-7:00 p.m.
  • Advances in Oil Spill Forensic Using Biomarkers and Isotope Ratio Technique, Poster Group #1, Session: A6: Contaminant Forensics, February 12 from 5:45 – 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Bharat Chandramouli, SGS Environment, Health and Safety, Manager, Metabolomics Services poster, “Use of Isotope Dilution Methods and the Total Oxidizable Precursor Assay (TOP) to Evaluate Effectiveness of PFAS Remediation” will be on display at Poster Group # 2, Session A7: Characterization and Remediation of PFAS Contaminated Sediments/Media on Wednesday, February 13 from 5:45-7:00 p.m.

If you’re not attending, please contact me any time, connect immediately at (800) 329-0204 or email ehs.clientcare@sgs.com.

Hope to see you there!

Geoffrey Pellechia

Environment, Health and Safety
National Sales Manager

SGS North America


February 11, 2019
February 14, 2019


Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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(504) 561-0500
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