The Corrosion Testing Division (CTD) is primarily a testing / research facility with both SWEET (CO2) and/or SOUR (H2S) – Low and/or High temperature / pressure gas capabilities; however, Standard ASTM, API, NACE, CSA, and other recognized or client specified test methods (routine or otherwise) are also available, upon request.

Member of AMPP (formally NACE International) for over 40 years.

Key areas of specialty include:

  • Microscopy
  • Metallurgy
  • Electrochemistry (i.e., Ionics / Electrodics)
  • Chemical Applications
  • Technical Field Support
  • Root-Cause Failure Analyses
  • Research Design / Test Implementation
  • All technical & field services relating to mandated corrosion control objectives at oil / gas facilities

Corrosion Services (overview):

  • Corrosion Inhibitor Performance Test
  • Biocide Performance Evaluations (Planktonic /Sessile)
  • Scale Inhibitor Performance Test
  • Deposit / Scale Analysis (XRD, XRF, etc.)
  • Metal Fracture / Stress Cracking Analysis
  • Electrochemical Product Evaluations (ECN, LPR, etc.)
  • Rotating Cage Study
  • Quality Control Testing (FTIR, UV/VIS, etc.)
  • Microscopic Material Assessment (PLM, SEM, etc.)
  • Computational Services
  • Complete Failure Analysis
  • Mechanical Testing (Tensile, Hardness, etc.)
  • Non-Destructive Material Testing
  • Coating Evaluations
  • Metallography
  • Material Selection / Design
Member of AMPP (NACE International) including 40 year member of MIC Corrosion Control Committee


Accredited & Proficient

CALA - ISO 17025 Accredited Laboratory

Bio-Chem Consulting Services (1980) Ltd. maintains on-going successful participation in various proficiency analytical testing programs from AIHA and CALA, and maintains ISO 17025 accreditation for these services through CALA.

Our licensing with Health Canada allows us to offer a wide range of OTC/NIFP & DIN product pharmacological testing.


Please refer to our Scope of Accreditation for details.

Accreditation Certificate

CALA Accreditation certificate-HEALTH CANADA Drug testing licence

Health CANADA Cannabis testing licence