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We deliver high-quality results in only 3-5 business days
We are co-developers of the ASTM D6866 method
We deliver high-quality results in only 3-5 business days
The world leader in Carbon-14 measurements since 1979

Biobased Content & Natural Products Testing Services

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About Beta Analytic

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Beta Analytic provides biobased content / renewable carbon measurements to top commercial organizations, government agencies, scientists and engineers. BETA has been the world leader in Carbon-14 analyses since 1979 and has unmatched expertise analyzing complex samples.

Since 2008, the lab has been annually awarded the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, a guarantee that it has the technical competency and management systems required to consistently deliver technically valid results.

The laboratory uses Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) technology for all analyses, giving the most advanced precision and accuracy. All analyses/measurements are performed in-house. As a tracer-free laboratory, BETA doesn't accept biomedical samples or any material artificially enriched with with Carbon-12, Carbon-13, Carbon-14 or any other isotope.

As part of its client support initiatives, the lab provides prices in all major currencies and responds to inquiries within 24 hours.

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BioPreferred Program – Choosing a Qualified Lab for Biobased Content Testing

Not all laboratories providing ASTM D6866 biobased content testing are qualified to provide such service to applicants of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's BioPreferred Program. Biobased content testing labs must first be accepted by Safety Equipment Institute (SEI), the manager of the BioPreferred Program's Product Certification and Labelling initiative. SEI requires that labs must be ISO 17025-accredited, have no direct exposure to artificial carbon-14 and can demonstrate capability to perform ASTM D6866 testing. Read More

Verifying Natural Products: Is Carbon-14 Analysis Necessary?

essential oils carbon 14 analysisAs natural products become more popular, so follows the increasing incentive for adulteration. There are many testing methods available to help authenticate natural products. However, owing to the complexity of many natural products and new adulteration methods, there is no single test that can guarantee 100% authenticity. Read More