Recommended sample volume is 0.3 mL (300 microliters).
Recommended container is 1 mL glass micro-sample vial with a crimp top that has a Teflon-lined septum. Plastic vials with snap caps can also be used. You can use vials found at this site.
Please read our submission guidelines for details on the recommended vials and packing materials.
Beta Analytic has no minimum number of samples required. We provide one report with a unique certificate number for each sample.
For research and development, one measurement is fine. If you are submitting samples for regulatory compliance or tax credits, please consult the governing agencies regarding their required number of samples for testing before you send them to our lab.
Testing is done in our ISO 17025-accredited laboratory in Miami, Florida. We have several forwarding facilities around the world but they are not equipped to handle biofuels. Please ship your samples to Miami under the guidelines of “Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities” :
Beta Analytic Inc.
4985 SW 74th Court
Miami, Florida 33155
Please use the following customs declaration to prevent shipping clearance delays:
Recommended customs declaration – “Biofuel samples for scientific analysis – NO COMMERCIAL VALUE – Destroyed during analysis”.
Customs and carriage value – 1 USD
Harmonized Tariff Number (HS code) – 280300
ASTM adjusts the correction factor periodically to make its D6866 standard more accurate relative to the current global atmospheric carbon measurement.
Page last updated: July 2020