UKAS accredited testing

A Range of Metals

T&T are UKAS accredited to test for the following metals by ICP-MS
Aluminium, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Mercury, Nickel, Selenium and Zinc.

Calcium and Magnesium

High levels of calcium and magnesium in water for whisky production can lead to flocculation in whisky. Harmless, but unpleasant.

Galena, also called lead glance, is the natural mineral form of lead sulfide


Lead found in whisky may come from lead crystal decanters.

Periodic Table

Other Heavy Metals

Analysis of mercury, cadmium and copper may be carried out to meet certification requirements or for due dilligence.

Arsenic can be like a deadly poison - pictured as word Arsenic on toxic bottles to symbolize that Arsenic can be unhealthy for body and mind, 3d illustration


Very unlikely to be found in spirit drinks in modern times but testing may be required by some importers.