Asbestos Air Test by TEM. 2-sample kit


The kit includes 2 air sampling cassettes, a sampling pump, and a sampling instruction, which can be seen here.  Please note that the cassettes and the pump should be returned for calibration and analysis to our laboratory in London, Ontario, Canada within a month from this order.  The samples will be analyzed using Transition Electron Microscopy as described in a  standard method NIOSH 7402, which is the same procedure that we offer to professional asbestos abatement companies.  In this top of the line analysis, asbestos fibers are detected using  high power electron microscope and identified using electron diffraction spectroscopy.

To place your order, please select desirable turnaround time. The price includes equipment rental, prepaid laboratory analysis, and a laboratory report. Please remember to check shipping instruction tab.

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You laboratory report will show concentration of asbestos fibers in air expressed in fibers per centimeter cube (ff/cc). Generally speaking, the lower concentration of fires in air, the better is quality of air in your house. The following reference numbers will help you to decide if you house requires additional cleaning:

0.010 ff/cc – maximum allowable concentration of asbestos fibers after professional asbestos removal (Ontario Asbestos Regulation)

0.040 ff/cc – maximum concentration of asbestos fibers in ambient air (ONTARIO’S AMBIENT AIR QUALITY CRITERIA, 2012)

0.100 ff/cc  maximum allowable concentration of asbestos fibers during renovation or any work that may involve asbestos (Ontario Asbestos Regulation)

If you have any questions, please contact us by email

Your sampling kit contains 2 air sampling cassettes to capture asbestos fibers from air and and an air sampling pump. The step by step procedure can be seen here.  Typically, it takes 2.5-3 hours for collect a sample.

After you collect all the samples please:

  1. Complete the “Request for Analysis Form” that was provided with your order
  2. Pack the pump and the samples in their original box
  3. Send or deliver the samples and the paperwork to our laboratory (return shipping cost is not included in this order)
LCS Laboratory Inc.
700 Collip Circle, Unit 218
London ON, N6G 4X8
(519) 777-5232


Asbestos is the most toxic when you inhale it. To be safe you should wear N100 or P100 dust mask when you work with asbestos.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 13 × 13 in
Test Turnaround Time

15 business days (default), 8 business days, 6 business days


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