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Our people-our expertise: Organic chemistry

Our people-our expertise

Improving the public health and safety of Queenslanders

The Organic Chemistry laboratory provides expert and unbiased advice, testing and analysis to all levels of government, industry and the private sector on matters relating to organic pollutants, contaminants and toxins in public health samples and the environment.

Our staff have knowledge and expertise in a range of highly specialised disciplines.

Collaborate or partner with us

Organic Chemistry has maintained close collaboration with QAEHS (University of Queensland) over many years with joint projects in emerging environmental pollutants, and access to state of the art instrumentation such as time of flight mass spectrometry, and high resolution mass spectrometry not currently available in FSS.

Organic Chemistry also continues to work closely with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) in the Scientific on-call capability.  Organic Chemistry has four of the five current on call officers.  Organic Chemistry also continues to provide analysis of samples from chemical emergencies and community air monitoring during fires to QFES, as well as on going projects on fire-fighter exposure during fire fighting.

Contact
email: Chief Chemist, Organic Chemistry
Phone: +61 7 3096 2847