As the province starts to loosen COVID-19 related restrictions, the University of Ottawa has put in place a plan to gradually resume operations in its research laboratories. The AEL AMS Laboratory will be resuming operations in a limited capacity as of June 1, 2020.
Please contact us BEFORE shipping any samples and include tracking numbers in your correspondence. To maintain a safe and healthy environment for our personnel, lab capacity has been limited and processing times may be longer than usual.
We thank you for your continued patience, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
|DISCLAIMER: The AEL AMS Laboratory is a LOW-BACKGROUND laboratory, FREE OF ENRICHED MATERIAL OF ANY KIND (14C, Tritium). As a submitter, you warrant that your samples are free of any enriched material. If enriched material from the samples (or the packaging in which they are shipped) results in contamination of equipment or instrumentation requiring decontamination or replacement, significant charges will be incurred.|
Sample Submission FormTo submit samples for actinide and fission product analysis, please email your completed submission form to email@example.com prior to shipping your samples.
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Please review our Terms of Service:
Terms of Service AEL AMS Lab
Please include a printed copy of the submission form with your shipment.
- Courier or ship samples with registered post (please indicate the tracking number in your correspondence).
- Please inform us prior to shipping if you are sending hazardous material or refrigerated samples.
- Classify material as "Geologically inert samples for destructive scientific analysis - no commercial value".
- Send only the material you would like analysed.
- Customs charges are the responsibility of the submitter; they will be added to your invoice.
- For biota such as non dried organic samples (ex. Fresh fish), place in a cooler with plenty of ice.
- Ores or Radioactive Material:
- Place the sample in a metal container. If the radiation level is below background, proceed with shipment to the address below.
- If the radiation level is above background, DO NOT SHIP THE SAMPLE TO THE ADDRESS BELOW. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Mailing AddressActinides and Fission Product Laboratory
AEL-AMS Lab, University of Ottawa
Advanced Research Complex (ARC)
25 Templeton Street
K1N 6N5, Canada
613-562-5800 ext. 6830
Turnaround TimeCurrent Estimated Turnaround Time:
12 weeks (upon sample receipt)
Please inform us of any project deadlines, we will do our best to accommodate your request.