Agricultural Testing Laboratory

Pesticides & Heavy Metals

We can test for a wide variety of pesticides and heavy metals. See our pricing catalog to see the full list. According to the National Research Council 1980, the following maximums have been set for heavy metals in cattle diets:

Arsenic (inorganic forms) < 50.00 mg/kg
Arsenic (organic forms) < 100.00 mg/kg
Cadmium < 0.50 mg/kg
Chromium (oxide forms) < 3000.00 mg/kg
Chromium (chloride forms) < 1000.00 mg/kg
Lead < 30.00 mg/kg
Mercury < 2.00 mg/kg
Vanadium < 50.00 mg/kg