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Analyses of asbestos and other harmful substances

We provide diverse services for identifying asbestos and other harmful substances in building materials, and air and surface swab samples. We also study asbestos in rock material samples.

Our services are intended for both companies and individuals. Our analysis portfolio covers, for example, asbestos, PAHs, PCB, lead, heavy metals, mineral oil, and quartz.
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Helsinki: 030 474 2964  (chemistry, asbestos, dust)

Kuopio: 030 474 2262 (microbial samples)

Laboratories are open weekdays from 9 am to 3 pm.

Recognize the health hazards caused by harmful substances

Our high-quality analyses help to identify and discover harmful and hazardous substances in building materials. Our reliable analyses also provide a foundation for successful asbestos or other demolition work.

Building-related health is regulated, for instance, in the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Decree on Housing Health, as well as in the renewed asbestos legislation that became effective in 2016.

Our analyses help you to ensure that the conditions meet all the legal requirements.

Building a safe and healthy indoor environment requires reliable and competent builders

The Laboratory Services of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health is a testing laboratory T013 accredited by FINAS accreditation services, accreditation requirement SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Operations included in the accredited scope of competence are available on the website (in Finnish).

In addition, our laboratory has been approved by the Finnish Food Safety Authority 2495/961/2008 for conducting studies for authorities as required by the regulations in the Health Protection Act (763/1994).

Order analyses of asbestos or other harmful substances

You can order an analysis by completing a form, through the online store (only individuals and private traders) or by calling our laboratory. You can find the price list, sampling instructions and delivery times below. 


Order the analyses and the sampling tools by completing the form or by calling the laboratory

Download and complete the form (form is available only in Finnish):

Send the completed form to kemia [at] or order the analysis by calling +358 30 474 2964.

Price list (in Finnish):

Asbestin ja muiden haitta-aineanalyysien hinnasto 2023


Order analyses online (individuals and private traders)

Individuals or private traders can order analyses of asbestos and harmful substances of PAH compounds in building materials easily in our online store (in Finnish).

Ask about services!

Reima Kämppi

reima.kamppi [at]
+358 30 474 2235

Annika Nurkki

annika.nurkki [at]
+358 30 474 3108
Henkilökuva: Tapani Tuomi

Tapani Tuomi

tapani.tuomi [at]
+358 30 474 2926
Tiina Rantio

Tiina Rantio

tiina.rantio [at]
+358 30 474 2231

Outi Kammonen

outi.kammonen [at]
+358 30 474 2951
Henkilökuva Jenna Nordström

Jenna Nordström

jenna.nordstrom [at]
+358 30 474 2874