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NPAL offers an accredited program, providing complete product and ingredient testing services. Whether you are developing a nutrient label, monitoring ingredient quality, evaluating new product concepts, or verifying product safety, our experienced staff of chemists and microbiologists work with you to provide the reliable information you need.

NPAL services are listed alphabetically below. Select a category to narrow your search. If you do not see a test you are looking for, please contact us — we may be able to provide the services you need.

Download the Sample Submission Form to select tests to be applied to your sample(s) and calculate the estimated cost of services. Complete this submission form and include with your samples.

Aerobic plate count  $13.00
Anaerobic bacterial spore MPN  $42.00
Anaerobic plate count  $19.00
Available water (water activity)  $23.00
Bacillus cereus count  $39.00
Bacillus cereus MPN (add'n cost to confirm)  $72.00
Clostridium perfringens (add'n cost to confirm)  $41.50
Coagulase positive Staphylococcus aureus Count  $25.00
Coliform (3M Petrifilm)  $14.00
Coliform count (VRBA)  $18.00
Coliform MPN  $17.00
E. coli (3M Petrifilm)  $14.00
E. coli MPN (add'n cost to confirm)  $17.00
Enterobacteriaceae (3M Petrifilm)  $18.00
Enterobacteriaceae count  $18.00
Enterococci / fecal Streptococci count  $20.00
Fecal coliform MPN  $17.00
Lactobacilli count  $19.00
Listeria monocytogenes (add'n cost to confirm)  $34.00
Listeria species (VIDAS)  $30.00
Mesophilic aerobic spore count  $32.00
Mesophilic anaerobic spore MPN  $42.00
Microbial Challenge Study  Inquire
Microbial Shelf-life Study  Inquire
Mold count  $16.00
Osmophilic yeast count  $30.00
Psychrotrophic plate count  $23.00
Salmonella MPN  Inquire
Salmonella, complete serological ID.  $165.00
Salmonella/25g (add'n cost to confirm)  $26.00
Salmonella/375g (add'n cost to confirm)  $34.00
Staphylococcus aureus count  $22.00
Staphylococcus aureus MPN (add'n cost to confirm)  $38.00
Thermophilic aerobic and flat sour spores  $37.00
Thermophilic aerobic plate count  $19.00
Thermophilic anaerobic spores H2S negative  $37.00
Thermophilic anaerobic spores H2S positive  $41.00
Total Plate Count (Aerobic)  $13.00
Water activity (available water)  $23.00
Yeast and Mold count  $16.00