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NAFS Laboratory

National Analytical Forensic Services (NAFS) Laboratory is committed to providing our clients with quality and timely analytical testing results for their South African and international regulatory needs.  We aim to be a recognised accredited laboratory that complies with the current Good Laboratory Practice (Sahpra, Pic/s, WHO).

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NAFS laboratory employs current, state of the art analytical instrumentation to ensure the quality of service in the South African market. We employ weekly, monthly and yearly calibration on all our equipment.  Partnered with Global leaders in analytical instrumentation our clients can rest assured they receive the best.  

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Experienced Staff

All personnel are properly trained and knowledgeable in the analyses they perform. The staff is committed to work efficiently and report only the highest quality data. Reliability and trustworthiness of scientific data are at the forefront of what we do. With decades worth of combined experience, you can trust our staff with your testing needs.  

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Confidence in Results

A duplicate analysis is performed on samples. This means that our clients receive a dual confirmation on every analysis.  We as a laboratory strive to achieve a high standard of ethics as well as client confidentiality because we realise the implications our results have on individuals as well as the environment. 

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We are a SAHPRA (South African Health Product Regulatory Authority) accredited laboratory.  Audits from this body are performed according to WHO (World Health Organisation) and Pic/s (The Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention and Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme) guidelines

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Certificates of analysis for your starting materials or finished products.  Identification testing and impurity analysis.


Testing of a wide variety of cannabis-based sample matrices, and related compounds (CBD/THC). 


Quality control of your process samples, or commercial products.  We have a wide variety of test panels available.


Unknowns analysis of a wide variety of samples.  We have comprehensive libraries for compound identification.  

How To Submit a Sample

Information on how to submit a sample can be found here.  The amount of sample needed, where to ship the samples, the cost of analysis, how invoices are sent out, the laboratory standard turnaround times, and much more.  

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View our competitive pricing structure, which includes discounts for submitting multiple samples, or single samples for multiple test panels.  Expedited analysis pricing available on request.  

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Test Panels Offered

View a comprehensive list of all routine test panels offered by the laboratory.  Test panels include analysis of pharmaceuticals, herbal medicines, cannabis, industry quality control samples, and unknowns analysis. 

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