EPA Lead Programs:  This EPA site is a good source of information about lead, lead hazards, and provides some steps to protect your family from lead.


"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."

Dwight D. Eisenhower

About Alpine Analytical

Alpine Analytical, Inc. is a full-service, analytical laboratory located in Helena, Montana founded on providing a high level of customer service and rapid turnaround with normal samples reported in less than one week and "RUSH" samples as soon as possible (usually within 24 hours).



We are committed to providing documented, high-quality analytical data to our clients in a reliable, organized and timely manner at competitive prices.  Our current price list is available by clicking on "Downloads"  tab above.  We will gladly assist you in determining what analysis to perform, to provide the data you need depending on your situation, we may be able to save you money through a custom, targeted suite of analysis at a reduced price.  

To find out more click on "Contact Us" above.


We have designed our reports to be complete and easily understood.  To meet your special needs, we can provide data in a wide variety of formats, both electronically and on hard copy.  Once you receive your report you can call us with any questions that you may have and we will try to assist you.

Quality Data
Alpine Analytical, Inc. has a comprehensive, written QA/QC program designed to insure consistent high quality results.  Each analytical report package will include quality control data including a reference to the analytical method.  Our goal is to provide results that are technically sound and legally defensible.

Rapid Turnaround
Turnaround time is very critical.  Rapid turnaround of sample results can save you time and money.  In some instances it can even help to minimize your liability.  We routinely report results within one to two weeks of sample receipt by our laboratory.  When you have a problem and need results right away, we understand.  We can provide rush analyses for most parameters in a matter of hours at an additional cost.

Upon receipt of a sample we will commit in writing to an analysis completion date and time upon request.

Alpine Analytical, Inc. provides at no charge to its customers, properly prepared sample containers, preservatives and  chain of custody forms.  We will also provide sampling instructions upon request, or assist you in locating someone to collect your samples.

Chain of Custody
We require chain of custody forms for all samples submitted for analysis.  It provides evidence of sample handling, which is important in cases involving litigation.  It also expedites the measurement process and adds confidence to the results.  A Chain of Custody form is available by clicking on "Downloads" tab above.

Alpine Analytical, Inc. uses methodology accepted and set forth by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Public Health Association (APHA), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and various other agencies.