Radiocarbon or C14 dating employs complex systems of measuring the unstable isotopes in once living matter.There are three forms of carbon that naturally occur forming the building blocks of all plant and animal life.
Note that smaller sample sizes can be dated at a reduced precision. It is important to try to avoid storage and packing methodologies that may contaminate your sample.In addition, the identification code of the sample, laboratory sample code (when sample was previous treated outside our lab), type of material and any other relevant information. Please contact us for any question or further details.Our prices for sample preparation and AMS measurement vary depend on the submitter (UC /non-UC), sample material, pretreatment required, etc. Check Swipe Protocol (C measurements can be provided at additional cost. and Canada, we recommend shipping by airmail, priority mail, or courier. Customs should be clearly labeled on outside pack "SCIENTIFIC SAMPLES - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE".In this case, try to include at least an additional 10% of raw material. Unused sample material will be not being archived or returned, except by special arrangement. Foreign shipments should be sent by airmail or international air courier. Each shipment should contain a packing list of samples inside the main box, including the name and address of the shipper.