The RSTL provides laboratory and testing services to industries, academe, local governmentv units, private institutions and individuals in Western Visayas. These laboratory services are critical in the product development as well as quality assurance requirements of our MSMEs. These services are likewise very important to our public institutions and local government units particularly in addressing public welfare concerns and consumer protection. The academe is likewise being supported in their research and development undertakings through these laboratory services. The laboratory offers chemical and microbiological testing as well as calibration services. It is accredited by the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services (DOH-BHFS). It is likewise accredited by the Philippine Accreditation Office (DTI-PAO) based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005. Among the wide range of analytical service capabilities that the DOST VI RSTL offers are the testing of food and water, both for physic-chemical and microbiological properties. It also offers calibration services, formula of conversion, consultancy services and use of facilities.