The CELMapp application can be used to search for all commercial environmental laboratories that are certified by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) Office of Environmental Laboratory Certification. Listings found with CELMapp are general and do not specify parameters, methods, or analytes a certified laboratory may use. Analytes are the chemical substances in a sample to be analyzed.
Users may filter laboratories by "Acts" and "Categories" for which they hold certification. The filter tool allows users to narrow results by categories, such as:
A list outlining all possible methods and parameters under each category can be found at the following link: Parameter List by Category - (PDF).
A tabular view of certified commercial laboratories appears when you open the application. The table's height may be adjusted by clicking or dragging the arrow above it. To download records follow these steps:
To request a list of certified labs for specific methods, parameters, and/or analytes, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the laboratory directly to verify they have the necessary certification.
Do you need to know what laboratories may be able to process your water samples and check for lead (aka, metals)? Here's how you filter: Open the application, click the "Drinking Water" filter, then click the "Trace Metals" filter. The application will then display those laboratories which hold certification for Trace Metals.
Want to know which laboratories may be able to process your sample and check for bacteria? Here's how you filter: Open the application, select the "Drinking Water" filter, then select the "Microbiology" filter. The application will then display those laboratories which hold certification for Microbiological (e.g., bacteria) analyses.