WaterCheck Tannins Lab Water Test by National Testing Laboratories will test for tannins in drinking water. Tannins are a natural organic material that can be a found in swampy areas and that make water look like a tea. FilterWater.com has partnered with NTL to offer this fast and accurate lab-level test.
The purchase includes the test kit, the laboratory analysis and the lab water quality report. You are responsible for shipment and shipping cost of the water kit to Michigan. Tests take about 5-7 business days.
Laboratory Tannin Water Test - Why?
Tannins are a natural organic material that can be a byproduct of fermentation and decaying vegetation. Commonly found in ground water in swampy areas or where underground aquifier can be overrun by a swamp. They display a faint yellow, caramel-like color and can cause staining to clothes and laundry. They can also produce a tart after taste or earthy odor.
Tannins are considered to be an aesthetical problem.
WaterCheck Laboratory Analysis Tannin Test Instructions
- Complete all information on the enclosed form.
- Collect all water samples according to the detailed instructions included.
- Samples must be shipped guaranteed next day delivery. Do not collect and ship your water on Friday, Saturday, or the day before a national holiday.
- Ship your kit via next day guaranteed delivery to National Testing Laboratories on the same day water is collected. Don't forget to write down tracking number to verify your package reaches the lab on time.
If you are performing testing to meet a regulatory requirement or if your results may be used for litigation purposes, please contact us for more information about testing packages designed for those purposes.