Vogon Laboratory Services Ltd.



Vogon Labs has the personnel and equipment to meet challenging analytical demands. The list below provides some examples of the work performed using GC/QQQ, LC/QQQ and LC/Q-TOF. We have also assisted clients in troubleshooting specific techniques and procedures, and with general lab functions and workflow, making operations more efficient and reliable.

Environmental Contaminants

  • Naphthenic Acids (NAs)
  • Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs)
  • Perchlorate
  • Pesticides, Fungicides, Herbicides
  • Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)
  • Explosives

Food and Feed Safety

  • Mycotoxins
  • Microcystins
  • Veterinary Drugs
  • Pesticides


  • Hydroxy-PAHs
  • Drugs of abuse
  • Steroids
  • Vitamins (B12, D3)
  • Specialty
  • Chemical warfare agents and metabolites


Vogon Labs provides training, method development, sample analysis and troubleshooting support to a variety of institutions and organizations, including:

  • federal government
  • provincial / state governments
  • universities
  • private testing labs
  • private companies

These clients have represented a wide range of industries, including:

  • laboratory
  • health and medical
  • chemical formulation
  • mining
  • oil and gas
  • defense research
  • nutraceutical
  • cosmetic
  • instrument manufacturing

Vogon Labs staff members have traveled to many countries on five continents to provide these services.

Publications and Presentations

Presentations at National and International conferences in the areas of Environmental, Pharmaceutical and Food Safety

  • Western Canada Trace Organic Workshops
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry annual conferences
  • Calibration and Validation Group (CVG), Toronto, ON
  • Decon Science and Technology Conference, Lake Louise, AB
  • Aquatic Toxicity Workshop (ATW), Winnipeg, MB
  • Agilent workshops, Southeast Asia, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Food Safety Seminar, Bangalore, India
  • Agilent workshops, Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia
  • International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances, Edmonton, AB

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