PEI Analytical Laboratories (PEIAL)

PEI Analytical Laboratories is currently operating on Winter hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

The last day for submitting samples to the Plant Diagnostic section of PEI Analytical Laboratories for 2022 will be Thursday November 10th.   Samples may be dropped off directly to the lab, or at PEI Access sites outside of Charlottetown.

Please ensure that the sample submission form is completed prior to arrival at the laboratory.  Do not hesitate to contact us at 902-620-3300 if you have any questions.

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PEI Analytical Laboratories (PEIAL) provides chemical and microbiological analysis for water, soil, dairy, animal feed, seed, plant tissue, manure, and compost samples, and disease identification service for crops.

The lab is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to the international standard for the general requirements for competence of testing and calibration laboratories, ISO/IEC 17025:2005.  A copy of PEIAL’s Scope of Accreditation may found on the Standards Council of Canada website at: https://www.scc.ca/

Where can samples be submitted?

Samples may be submitted at the lab or via any of the AccessPEI locations outside of the Charlottetown area. Please check with the AccessPEI site in your area for courier pickup days and times.

The lab is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to the international standard for the general requirements for competence of testing and calibration laboratories, ISO/IEC 17025:2005. Download a copy of the facility's scope of accreditation from the Standards Council of Canada website.

If I am outside of PEI, may I submit samples for soil,soil health, feed, greenhouse, plant tissue and special products?

Yes.

Where is the PEIAL located?

What services are available at PEIAL?

The PEI Analytical Laboratories offer some services to French clients outside of the province

Soil Analysis:

Soil Health Analysis:

Water Analysis*:

*Water Analysis Request forms and sample bottles are available at Access PEI Sites or at the lab

Dairy Analysis:

Feed Analysis:

Greenhouse Sample Analysis:

Plant Disease Diagnostics:

Plant Tissue Analysis:

The Plant Disease Diagnostic Service provides farmers, agri-business and agricultural extension staff with a disease identification and control advisory service.

Seed Germination Analysis:

Special Product Analysis (Manure, Compost, Organic Materials):

Published date: 
November 2, 2022
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General Inquiries

PEI Analytical Laboratories
23 Innovation Way,
BioCommons Park,
Charlottetown, PE C1E 0B7

Phone: 902-620-3300
Fax: 902-569-7778

Hours of Operation:
Summer (June - September) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Winter (October - May) 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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