About Pacific Coast Analytical Services

PCAS is an ISO 17025 compliant laboratory providing on-site sampling, food analysis, ingredient and nutrition testing since 1992 and is accredited with the State of California and audited by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). With over 10,000 customers served, PCAS has the experience, knowledge and staff to deliver high quality analytical results and unparralled service. All work is done in-house and meets all FDA food labeling requirements.

PCAS uses an industry leading LIMS (Laboratory Information Systems) platform to manage samples electronically from start to finish. Advanced equipment and technology is used throughout the entire process and overseen by knowledgeable and well-trained staff. From secure sample collection containers to sophisticated protein analyzers, ICPs, HPLCI, GCs, and autoclaves, PCAS labs has made a significant investment in state-of-the-art lab equipment in order to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Take a Tour of the Lab.

We send samples to PCAS five days out of the week, including weekends and they've figured out a way to report our results quickly. We appreciate their attention to our detail.
Genesis Sprouts

Guaranteed FDA Compliance
PCAS ensures the accuracy and precision of results by following a comprehensive Quality Assurance (QA) Program based on the ISO 17025 standard. We provide nutrition labels meet FDA, USDA, and AAFCO standards for food labeling.

Over 10,000 customers served since 1992


PCAS has been our go to laboratory for 12 years and has supported and helped build our business.
Flour Fusion Wholesale, Inc.
Guaranteed compliance with FDA, USDA and EPA standards
Adherence to AOAC, USDA, AACC, AOAC, and EPA methodologies
Fast and accurate test results
On-time product shipments
No time delays due to repeated testing
Avoidance of potential litigation resulting from inadequate testing

This laboratory is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system.

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Accreditations & Certifications
FDA Audited (#3005491555)
California Department of Public Health (ELAP #1531 PCL)
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (#10255)
AOAC approved for Validation of Rapid Microbial Methods
AOAC expert reviewer of new microbial testing methods
Quality Control (QC) program based on ISO 17025 standards
Certified Small Business Enterprise, County of Los Angeles (#184588)
AOAC – Association of Official Analytical Chemists
IFT – Institute of Food Technologists
ANAB - ANSI National Accreditation Board
Recognitions and Awards
United Chambers of Commerce, 2009 Small Business Award
Governor Arnold Swarzenegger recognition
Senator Dianne Feinstein recognition
United States Congress recognition
State of California Senate Certificate of recognition
California State Assembly recognition
California State Legislature Certificate of Recognition
Los Angeles Board of Education, Tamar Galatzah recognition
Zen Yaroslavsky & Michael Antonovich recognition (LA County)


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Fill out your lab information form

After we receive your payment, we’ll email you our Lab Product Information Form.
Please fill out the form and include it with your samples.

Ship your samples and form

You will need to ship 4oz of finished product to our lab.
FedEx or UPS / 1 or 2 day air
No glass containers, please.
If refrigerated, pack with cold packs.
Include your completed Lab Information Form.

We'll email your results

If you have chosen to purchase the label option, you’ll receive a lab report showing your results.
Your nutrition facts labels will be emailed to you in a file that you can download and print or incorporate them into your food label
Please allow 25 business days.