How To Send Your Samples

If you have any questions about chain of custody procedures, please feel free to call us or you may download a sample form here.


Please view our Sample Acceptance Policy.


Please follow all proper procedures when shipping hazardous materials. If you have any concerns about shipment of materials, please contact us to discuss alternative arrangements. 

We are conveniently located in Durham, North Carolina – ten minutes from RDU International Airport and a short drive from Research Triangle Park.  You may either ship or physically drop off your samples to the following address:


First Analytical Laboratories

4620-B Industry Lane

Durham, NC 27713



To preserve natural resources, First Analytical Laboratories ships reports electronically but, if requested, we will provide send a hard copy of your report at no additional charge.

If you need to obtain a copy of a past report, please email or call with the following information:

  • Your company project number
  • Approximate date the samples were submitted or
  • FAL project number. The format is YYMM###.

Electronic reports will be reissued at no cost.  There may be a small charge for the re-issue of hardcopy reports to cover shipping and handling.

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