Filling out the Request for Analysis will provide all of the information required to process your samples. Instructions for report and invoice distribution should be included with each sample shipment. For convenience and to improve turnaround time, the Request for Analysis should accompany your samples. Make sure to include date of shipment, carrier of shipment and the waybill number so that we can track any delayed shipments. An accurate sample list will speed up order processing and can be sent as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Poorly labelled or packaged samples, or samples having incomplete or no submission sheets may not be processed until adequate written instructions are received from the client. Additional sorting charges will be incurred on shipments which are chaotic.
If using pop-top vials or glass bottles ensure that they are taped shut and protected from breakage. Complimentary shipping labels are available upon request. Heavy duty plastic sample bags, cloth sample bags, soil envelopes and sample books are available at cost. If using Bus Parcel Express, the bus stations of destination is Hamilton, Ontario. For most efficient delivery, we recommend the use of couriers.
Samples should be shipped to:
Activation Laboratories Ltd.
41 Bittern Street,
CANADA L9G 4V5
Information for waybill: (for samples originating from outside of Canada)
Mineral Samples for Analysis
No Commercial Value
Value for Customs: CDN$5.00
Canada Customs Tariff 2617.90.00.90
Customs Broker: Thompson Ahern & Co Ltd