Frequently Asked Questions

What is ALS?

ALS in a global commercial laboratory group divided into 4 divisions; Life Sciences, Minerals, Industrial and Energy

What fields does ALS Life Sciences work in?

The Life Sciences division is mostly focused on testing environmental and food samples. In addition we are contracted by pharmaceutical companies to perform testing for e.g. batch release. From our special metals testing facility in Sweden we serve clients worldwide with testing of metals or matrices that other laboratories cannot perform.

Is ALS Accredited?

Yes, all our laboratories are accredited in accordance with ISO 17025.

In what countries in Europe are ALS Represented?

ALS is represented in 13 countries in Europe; Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

Links to national websites can be found here:

How do I get in contact with ALS?

The easiest way to get in contact with ALS in through our website;

Here you will find e-mail and telephone numbers to our national offices and general contact details for Europe should ALS not be represented in your country.

Can I request a quote from ALS?

 Yes, please contact us via e-mail or telephone,

I have received a report from ALS, can I get assistance in interpreting results?

Yes, all our client service staff has been trained to assist client with interpreting results. For more complex matters, you will be transferred to one of our expert or the Laboratory Manager responsible for the results.

How do I order containers for sampling?

You can order containers via our website, or you can contact your nearest ALS office.

How do I order sampling equipment for air testing (emission, ambient air etc)

Sampling equipment can be order via our website,

Can ALS assist me with logistic services?

Yes, we have clients from all over the world that uses our logistics services when submitting samples. We work closely with global courier companies to ensure that our clients are getting the best solution to the right price