pzh@pzh.gov.pl

Manager
dr Bożena Krogulska

Contact persons

dr Sławomir Garboś
Dr. Renata Matuszewska
dr Adam Krogulski

Persons approving the reports

dr Bożena Krogulska
dr inż. Elżbieta Kaniowska-Klarzyńska
Dr. Renata Matuszewska
dr Sławomir Garboś

The scope of accredited tests

Physicochemical examination:

Research on the content of elements in water of health significance by means of inductively coupled plasma excitation spectrometry (ICP-AES). PB-01-LHK / W,
Examination of the content of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water using high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection after initial concentration using solid phase extraction. PB-02-LHK / W,
Determination of by-products of disinfection of water and bromides by ion chromatography with conductometric detection. PB-03-LHK / W,

Microbiological examination:

PN-EN ISO 19458: 2007 Water quality – sampling for microbiological analyzes
PN-EN ISO 6222: 2004 Water quality – Quantification of microorganisms capable of growth. Determination of the total number of colonies by inoculation on nutrient agar.
PN-EN ISO 6222: 1999 Water quality – Determination of live microorganisms. Determination of the total number of microorganisms on the nutrient agar by surface or depth plating.
PN-EN ISO 9308-1: 2014 Water quality – Quantification of Escherichia coli and coli bacteria – Part 1: Membrane filtration method for testing waters with a small amount of associated microflora
PN ISO 9308-1: 1999 Water quality – Detection and quantification of coliforms, thermotolerant bacteria (faecal, faecal) and Escherichia coli by membrane filtration.
PN – EN ISO 11731-2: 2008 Water quality. Detection and quantification of bacteria from the Legionella genus. Part 2: Membrane filtration methodology for waters with a small number of bacteria
PN – EN ISO 16266: 2009 Water quality. Detection and quantification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by membrane filtration
PN EN ISO 7899-2: 2004 Water quality. Detection and quantification of faecal enterococci. Part 2: Membrane filtration method
PB-01-LHK / M ed. 04: 2012.04.30 Quantification of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi) by collision method
PB-04-LHK / M ed.01: 2012.12.21 Evaluation of the susceptibility of materials for contact with water to biofilm formation by bioluminescence measurement method

The scope of non-accredited research
Physicochemical tests:

Examination of metals leachability from filters used for water purification,
Examining the leaching of metals from fittings (including batteries),
Testing the concentration of metals on filters and materials for water purification,
Metal washability testing of materials used in water treatment processes (activated carbon, ion exchangers, hydrated lime, etc.),
Leaching tests for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) – benzo (a) pyrene, benzo (b) fluoranthene, benzo (k) fluoranthene, benzo (ghi) perylene and indeno [1,2,3-cd] pyrene – from materials used for treatment water intended for consumption and other materials by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection after preconcentration of analytes by solid phase extraction (SPE),
Analysis of the free chlorine content by spectrophotometric method in water and in extracts obtained as a result of contact with water materials and devices for treatment, cleaning, transport and storage, and other materials,
PH testing using an electrochemical sensor in water and in extracts obtained as a result of contact with water materials and devices for treatment, cleaning, transport and storage, and other materials,
Examination of nitrate / nitrite content by spectrophotometric method in water and in extracts obtained as a result of contact with water materials and devices used for treatment, cleaning, transport and storage of water intended for consumption and other materials,
Examination of organochlorine pesticides content in water – gas chromatography with electron capture detection after pre-concentration of analytes by solid phase extraction (SPE).
Examination of the content of halogenated hydrocarbon derivatives in water by gas chromatography with ECD detection after extraction with n-pentane. PB-04-LHK / W.

Microbiological testing

PN-EN 2646-2: 2001 Water quality – Detection and quantification of spores of sulphite-reducing anaerobes (clostridia). Part 2: Membrane filtration method
Methodology of PZH: 2006 Methodology of detection and isolation of Clostridium perfringens from the aquatic environment
Methodology of PZH ZHK: 2007 Research into the detection and isolation of coagulase-positive staphylococci from the aquatic environment
Research on the determination of the total number of bacteria, molds and fungi on the surfaces (tops, walls, floors, equipment, etc.) The method of imprint plates.
Detection of presence in water and in primary waste parasites Cryptosporidium and Giardia according to ISO 15553: 2006 – Water quality – Isolation and enumeration of Cryptosporidium oocyst and Giardia cysts from water.