Addressing Public Concerns - Providing confidential testing services for members of the public, professional individuals and consultants
Independent testing to provide peace of mind

Testing and Business Support Services

scientific services

Staffordshire Scientific Services offers a chemical, microbiological and expert consultation service to the public sector, businesses and individual members of the public.

Our priority outcomes include: 

  • Promoting economic growth by offering legislation advice to UK business owners including guidance on the new Food Labelling Regulations and import/export legislation. We also support regulatory authorities to enable a fair trading environment.
  • Helping members of the public to feel safer through investigations of deliberate or accidental adulteration of food and drink
  • Promoting a healthier life style by providing a comprehensive nutritional and allergen testing service and supporting trading standards in their supervisory role.

Services we offer include:

All our testing includes free expert regulatory and scientific advice from our Public Analysts and Scientific Officers.

Further downloadable information regarding the services we offer can be found here.

Quality - at the heart of everything we do.

The laboratory is managed at all levels to achieve and maintain a high standard of quality in all aspects of the services we provide. Professionalism and a customer driven service is at the heart of everything we do.

As part of ISO/IEC 17025 quality accreditation we participate in FAPAS, Aquacheck, NETCEN and other European proficiency testing schemes.


Our Credentials

Staffordshire Scientific Services is a UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 Official UK Food and Agriculture Enforcement laboratory, serving the analytical needs of the UK. Our Public Analysts and highly qualified staff provide reliable scientific testing, advice on legislation and expert witness representation. We are committed to delivering a flexible client driven service to both the public sector and private business.

A comprehensive range of UKAS accredited tests are available within our laboratory and our UKAS flexible scope protocols allows us to develop client driven methods to high specifications.

View our UKAS accreditation schedule here.

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Getting In Touch

Staffordshire Scientific Services
14 Martin Street
Stafford ST16 2LG

T: 01785 277 825 F: 01785 277 812

Staffordshire County Council

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Q. Can I pay by credit/ debit card?

A. Staffordshire Scientific Services are now able to offer debit/ credit card payment options at no extra charge. A list of cards currently accepted can be found here. Please contact us for further details.