OVER 35 YEARS OF EXPERTISE IN BREATHING & INSTRUMENT AIR PURITY ANALYSIS
A GLOBAL LEADER IN TESTING
Compressedbreathinggas.com is an online ordering site run and managed by Maxxam – A Bureau Veritas Group Company (Maxxam). Maxxam is a leading North American provider of analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food, industrial hygiene and DNA industries. We are a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.
Expertise in Breathing & Instrument Air Purity Analysis
Maxxam has over thirty years’ experience in testing of breathing gas samples from various Department of National Defence locations, other government agencies, utilities, private compressor distributors, and medical/pharmaceutical entities. We have a highly experienced team of scientists and chemists familiar with gas analysis, and experienced project management and logistical personnel (for data reporting, cleaning of cylinders, shipping and receiving).
Adhering to stringent standards
Compressed breathing air testing is mandatory in most jurisdictions and must be performed at regular intervals to rigid standards by an accredited facility. The Canadian Standards Association recommends that an approved laboratory test air systems used to provide compressed breathing air for purity every 6 months. As an approved laboratory, Maxxam routinely provides testing services for breathing air, medical and industrial gases and adheres to stringent quality assurance/quality control program for gas analysis, and regularly participate in audit programs.
Routine testing to ultra-trace
As an international industry leader in air quality testing analysis and technical support, Maxxam provides customers with expert analysis and ultra-trace level detection of hazardous compounds in various air quality testing disciplines. Maxxam also has extensive experience in the testing of matrix gases such as the evaluation of fuel or burning of waste fuel from landfill sites. For customers that require testing for NOX and Carbon Dioxide, quantification of these substances will provide customers with the data they require in order to trade emissions where allowed under specific regulations. From routine air quality analysis to sophisticated technical services, Maxxam has provided customers with the assurance of accurate and defensible data for over 30 years in all Canadian provinces and all U.S. states.
Maxxam’s reputation for delivering reliable, timely data is one of the industry’s strongest. Maxxam’s air services laboratory, which processes all orders from compressedbreathinggas.com is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. We maintain a variety of accreditations and certifications from SCC and NELAP in support of the analysis of breathing air and matrix gases and have an internationally recognized reputation for data reliability.
All Maxxam labs are ISO17025 compliant and accredited and our staff ensure rigorous adherence to Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) programs based upon protocols published by regulatory bodies, including the U.S. EPA, Environment Canada and the California Air Resources Board. We are an SCC accredited laboratory for compressed gas standards CSA Z180.1, CSA Z275.1, CSA Z275.2 and CSA 7396.1, and these accreditations are awarded through on-site audits, check samples, round robin studies and by adhering with strict compliance to the industry’s standard operating procedures.
For information on other industries we support please visit us at