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There are 24 Public Analyst laboratories within the UK, forming an integrated and mutually supportive network with massive technical capability to ensure the best scientific expertise is available to local authorities for their law enforcement role. The Association of Public Analysts is strengthened by another 7 laboratories located in Eire, The Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and Australia.

The APA is an independent, professional association whose members are appointed Public Analysts. The objectives for which the Association was established are:

  • To uphold and maintain the character and position of Public Analysts and Official Agricultural Analysts and of the profession of analytical chemistry in the public service; 

  • To protect and advance the interests of Public Analysts and Official Agricultural Analysts;
  • To promote co-operation between Public Analysts;
  • To encourage, assist and extend the knowledge and study of analytical chemistry;
  • To encourage, assist and extend the knowledge and study of all questions relating to the adulteration, contamination, description and composition of food, drugs and commercial products

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The Honorary Secretary 
Association of Public Analysts
 c/o West Yorkshire Joint Services 
PO Box 11, Nepshaw Lane South Morley, Leeds,
United Kingdom (GB/UK)