Our Environmental Fate staff includes internationally recognized experts in environmental fate, biodegradation
. With dedicated laboratories, sophisticated equipment, and expert knowledge of global guidelines, Smithers provides extensive experience in the environmental challenges associated with product development.
Our soil scientists provide a water, sediment, and soil analysis service
for agrochemical clients. Smithers provides adsorption / desorption testing
in soils, sediment and activated sludge. We have decades of experience conducting biodegradation
studies. Our studies assess a compound’s propensity to be readily or inherently biodegradable based on standard ready biodegradability guidelines or higher-tiered inherent biodegradability guidelines.
test species include a variety of cold and warm water fish species such as trout, bluegill and carp, as well as invertebrates such as oysters, aquatic worms, and earthworms.