To provide analytical solutions for our clients that are timely, accurate and affordable. To respond rapidly but thoughtfully to the needs of our clients and to developments in the industry. To cultivate, in our employees and in ourselves, the utmost in ethical and professional behavior, as well as continued personal and professional development.



The Company was founded in 1993, with a focus on providing inorganic analytical services to the air and emissions testing industry. Over the years, First Analytical has developed a reputation for quality, affordable results as well as a willingness to work with clients to develop creative solutions to their inorganic analysis problems.

In recent years, we have continued to expand the lab’s capabilities and expertise. Today, First Analytical performs inorganic analysis of solid, liquid and air samples for a variety of industries.


First Analytical Laboratories  maintains primary NELAP certification trough the State of Louisiana, and secondary certification through the State of Virginia.

In addition, the lab is certified through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to perform inorganic chemical analysis of drinking water (Lab #37902), and through the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources to perform inorganic analysis of wastewater and groundwater.


First Analytical Laboratories uses the following equipment in its chemical analysis:

  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometers (ICP)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometers (ICP-MS)
  • Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption Spectrometers (CVAA)
  • Ion Chromatograph with variable wavelength detectors (IC)

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