Laboratory Information

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture Analytical Services Laboratory has numerous instruments and certifications to help provide the best analysis possible for the agriculture industry and citizens of Wyoming.

Laboratory Instruments and Purpose

Agilent ICP-MS: Metal Analysis

Metrohm Ion Chromatography: Water Cation Analysis

Agilent Gas Chromatography: GC Multipurpose Instrument

Petrotest AUDR Distillation Unit: Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Analysis

Petrotest PMA4: Flash Point Gasoline Fuel Analysis

Lawler Cloud Point: Diesel Fuel Analysis

Biomerieux VIDAS: Pathogen Detection

Applied Biosystem BOX: Pathogen Detection

Milestone Ethos Microwave: Digestion Oven

Tekmar Dohrman Phoenix 8000: TOC Analysis

Laboratory Certifications

Analytical Services maintains several certifications to ensure the quality of the work we produce. Most of these are required by federal regulations, while some programs are subscribed to on a voluntary basis.

  • U.S. EPA Region VIII certifies the lab under the provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act. The lab has been continuously certified since the early 1970's.
  • Under provisions of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance administered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the lab is certified to examine raw and finished dairy products for microbiological contaminants, regulated quality factors and vitamins A and D.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture, under provisions of the Wholesome Meat Act, certifies the laboratory to examine products from the State's slaughter houses and manufacturing facilities.
  • The laboratory participates in interlaboratory split sample programs sponsored by the Association of American Feed Control Officials and the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials.

State of Wyoming Petroleum Laws

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture administers petroleum fuel quality standards. Following are the links to official statutes and rules.

  • Standards for Antifreeze and Petroleum Products: Title 40 - Chapter 7
  • Wyo. Petroleum & Antifreeze Products Standards & Regs: Chapter LIIThe Wyoming Department of Agriculture and the

Wyoming Public Service Commission administers administer statutes and rules relevant to the quality, transportation, sale and safety of natural gas. Following are the links to official statutes and rules.

  • Standards for Natural Gas: Title 40 - Chapter 9
  • Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority: Title 37 - Chapter 5
  • Rates, Interchange of Services and Safety: Title 37 - Chapter 3Gas Utilities Only: Title 37 - Chapter 4

The Wyoming Department of Transportation administers statutes concerning the labeling of alcohol blended fuels, which is located in the following statute.

Antifreeze Registration

Automotive antifreeze offered for sale in Wyoming must be registered. Registration forms are available from the State Chemist at the Analytical Services Lab. The manufacturer or bottler of the product is responsible for registration. There is no fee for registration and registration is permanent unless any of the following change.

  • Product formulation
  • Product label

Analytical Services Laboratory Office

Phone Number


Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm


1174 Snowy Range Road

Laramie, WY 82070

To voice a concern or complaint about WDA programs, please call the WDA hotline at 888-413-0114.