Frequently Asked Questions

Following are answers to some questions you might have about Dalare Associates.

We encourage you to contact us to discuss you specific testing needs. You will speak directly with a senior chemist who can answer all of your questions.

How long has Dalare been in business?

Dalare is a privately held corporation, accredited to ISO 17025 for Analytical Testing. Established in the 1930’s, we are one of the oldest analytical labs in Philadelphia. We are members of the American Chemical Society, the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the RCI and AORC. We have over 100 years of collective experience in analytical chemistry on our team.

What services does Dalare provide?

Dalare provides independent analytical testing and analysis of water, soils, wastes, food, raw material, and commercial products. We also provide drug testing services for race and show horses and consulting on drug testing methodologies.

What industries does Dalare serve?

We serve chemical manufacturers, hospitals, schools, local municipalities, food processors, environmental remediation companies, race horse commissions and horse show organizations, just to name a few. If your business is in need of a testing service that we provide, we can help you. If you don’t see something that you need, just call and ask.

What regions does Dalare serve?

We serve the Delaware Valley tri-state area and we also accept samples from all over the United States via Federal Express.

Does Dalare provide services to individuals?

No. Dalare presently serves businesses only and does not provide services to individuals.

How long will I wait for results?

It depends on the services you request. Our turnaround time is usually five to ten business days for routine testing. We do provide expedited service for an additional cost.

What will my results look like?

Your results can be delivered to you via email, fax or postal service. We provide the information you need at a glance and promise no confusing or lengthy reports. Click for an example of an equine drug certificate of analysis.

What about confidentiality?

Dalare takes the privacy of our clients very seriously. Your information is protected on our secure servers and your samples are handled by trained laboratory professionals.

How do I obtain pricing?

Dalare offers competitive rates for personalized and dependable service. Call us at (215) 567-1953 for information on pricing your project.

How do I submit a sample for testing?

Depending on the type of testing you need, the submission process will vary. For detailed information and step by step assistance, please call us directly at (215) 567-1953.

How do I submit a sample for a horse on therapeutic medication?

When using therapeutic medications, the chances of a false positive are minimized by following the guidelines outlined in our recommended equine medication withdrawal time table.