Sample Submission Forms

All submitted samples require a completed, signed, Chain of Custody to be submitted with the samples.
Please complete the appro­priate Chain of Custody based on your testing needs.

Incom­plete or missing COC’s may results in processing delays.

Hemp and Cannabis

Food, Kratom, Feed & Nutri­tional Analysis

Envi­ron­mental Testing & Water Analysis

TEST SPECIFIC SAMPLING INSTRUCTIONS

-Disin­fec­tion By-Product Instructions

-Lead and Copper Home­owner Instructions

-Inor­ganic Analysis Instructions

Coliform

All sample submis­sions are subject to our Terms and Condi­tions.

Shipping Instructions

Please call us to coor­di­nate the ship­ping and receiving of samples that are iced or frozen in order to mini­mize the chance of warming or spoilage.

  • Perish­able Samples: Should be shipped overnight and on blue ice” chill packs.
  • Frozen Samples: Should be main­tained in the frozen state using dry ice.
  • Customers outside of the USA: We have USDA import permits avail­able for those customers wishing to send us soil or vege­ta­tion (raw, non-processed) samples from outside the United States. Having the proper permit attached to the package facil­i­tates passage through US Customs. Please call or e‑mail us for details.

Turn­around Times

We offer a range of Turn­around Time (TAT) options to meet your project and budgetary require­ments. TAT’s vary by test and commodity with some reporting options avail­able by end of next busi­ness day, with our most cost effec­tive options ranging from 5 to 8 busi­ness days. Please note: that end of next busi­ness day options are avail­able upon prior noti­fi­ca­tion and only for certain methods, and samples must be received at the lab before 11AM to ensure timely processing in the lab. TAT’s start from successful receipt of a complete COC upon intake.

Delivery of Certifi­cates of Analysis (COA)

COA’s will be e‑mailed as soon as work is completed. You may request a paper copy by mail. If payment must be received prior to release of COS’s unless payment terms have not been estab­lished prior to receipt of samples.

Sampling, Sample Sizes, and Preservation

Please call us if you have ques­tions concerning sampling, sample sizes or preser­va­tion of samples. These factors can vary widely per sample so contact us for specifics on your sample.

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday
8AM – 5PM Pacific Stan­dard Time (UTC-08)

Samples shipped by:

  • Private carrier (UPS, FedEx, Airborne, etc.)
  • US Postal Service (USPS)

Columbia Labo­ra­to­ries
12423 NE Whitaker Way
Port­land, OR 97230 USA

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