SUMMA Canister Rental and TO-15 Analysis

Finding a laboratory partner able to consistently provide summa canisters and analytical services for TO-15 analysis can be challenging.

We at ALS understand the challenge and the importance of our role as a laboratory in the successful completion of projects.

Laboratories built to deliver quicker results

Demand for TO-15 analysis is high during the spring and fall seasons, especially for vapor intrusion projects.

We have made significant investments and implemented streamlined procedures to maximize resources during peak demand times:

  • 3 laboratories across the US able to perform certified TO-15 analysis
  • 13 dedicated instruments for TO-15 analysis
  • 18 ovens for cleaning of canisters
  • Inventory of over 4000 canisters available to clients
  • Bottle-Vacs™ and Tedlar bags available as alternatives to summa canisters
  • TO-17 using thermal desorption offered as an alternative


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What we offer:

62+ compounds reported, Air testing certified in most states through our nationwide laboratory network.

Reporting limits between 0.5 and 5.0 μg/m3 for TO-15. Based on a 1L sample volume from a 6L summa canister.

3 Laboratories across the US, including a dedicated air laboratory with minimal use of solvents in operations to reduce potential contamination of samples.

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