Toxic Gas News

  • Toxic gas analysis - new video, white paper and case study

    Dangerous levels of toxic gases in freight containers represent a major threat to port and transport workers, customs officials, warehousemen, store employees and consumers. However, the risks posed by these gases can be effectively assessed with Gasmet FTIR multigas analysers. Gasmet has therefore published a video, a white paper and a case study; providing comprehensive help and advice for any ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Gasera launches disruptive gas analyzer to protect humans from serious health effects

    Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a pungent odor. Formaldehyde levels above 0.1 ppm can cause acute health problems, e.g. sore throat, skin irritation, nausea, scratchy eyes and cough. It is also classified as highly carcinogenic compound. Exposure to moderate amounts of formaldehyde has been linked to cancer, such as leukemia. However, the full effect of exposure to small amounts and all of ...


    By Gasera Ltd

  • Another example of ENMET`s Creative Gas Detection Solutions at work

    ENMET was recently approached by an oil refinery requesting a breathing air system that not only required monitoring Carbon Monoxide (CO), but also oxygen (O2), lower level hydrocarbons and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). The system was to be used in a toxic, multi-work zone, requiring a Class I, Div 2 rating. ENMET engineers designed a custom breathing air system that utilizes an ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Shawcity announces new partnership for 2017 with Blackline Safety and their game-changing G7

    Shawcity are very pleased to announce the latest addition to our gas detection portfolio, the Blackline Safety G7. After nearly two years in development in response to customer feedback, Blackline’s new system is a world first – a work-anywhere, global employee safety monitoring system with total detection capacity. Highly configurable for every organisation, G7 warns both the user ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health ...

  • Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

    From the worrying rise in zoonotic diseases around the world to an examination of how climate change is increasing the toxicity of crops, a UNEP report out today seeks to highlight a number of the world's key emerging environmental issues. UNEP's Frontiers report identifies, highlights and offers solutions to six emerging issues, including the threat to human health posed by the ...

  • Sewer Gas Testing and Consulting Services Allow Residents of Puerto Rico to Breathe Easier

    Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present in a home, school or building depending on various circumstances. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. There can be highly toxic components of sewer gas which include hydrogen sulfide and ammonia. Sewer gas also contains methane, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Tackling 2016 Lab Challenges

    And if those needs happen to be related to moisture, solids and ash analysis or even hydrogen sulfide and mercury vapor analysis, come visit us at booth 2031/2033 in Atlanta, GA March 6-10 to learn how Computrac and Jerome can help you. Why Choose Our Instruments? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Gas analyzer builds complete picture of contamination

    Occupational health specialists from Wisconsin, USA, are utilising FTIR gas analysis technology to identify and quantify both known and unknown gas species in a wide variety of applications in which workers are potentially at risk. The FTIR instrument, a Gasmet DX4040, is owned by North Shore Environmental Construction (NSEC), a specialist in the management of hazardous materials response and ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Quick, Accurate Mercury Measurement for Miners

    Join us February 21-24 in Phoenix, AZ at the Society of Mining Engineers Annual Conference and Expo (SME) booth 543, and see why our instruments have been trusted by some the biggest names in mining for over 30 years. Why Choose Jerome®? Jerome® Mercury Vapor Analyzers make it easy to comply ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Toxic Gas Monitoring in Response to Tianjin, China Explosions

    GrayWolf’s portable AdvancedSense toxic gas monitoring instruments were utilized in response to the tragic August 12th explosions in Tianjin, China. Evaluation of the resultant pollutant plumes have been critical for residents in the local vicinity. Datalogging various parameters with these instruments (including TVOCs, and many specific gases) has now been supplemented with additional ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Nationwide Workplace Safety Checks Ordered by Chinese Government Following Tianjin Disaster

    Earlier this month, a catastrophic series of explosions took place at the Chinese port city of Tianjin.  The explosions originated at a warehouse filled with hazardous materials.  Some media reports have stated that there were 700 tons of sodium cyanide being stored in the location, a safety violation.  Managers of the facility have provided limited information to emergency ...

  • Unconventional shale gas and oil: overview of ecological impacts

    Research findings on the wildlife and habitat impacts of unconventional shale gas and oil developments in the US have been collated in a new review. Its authors stress the importance of collecting data on local ecosystems before such developments begin, to allow changes in nature be tracked and aid on-going improvements to management. Unconventional shale oil and gas are already important sources ...

  • New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

    Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and high-risk installation. Reliability is key and is ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • RAE Systems Introduces First Wireless, 4-Gas Pumped and Diffusion Monitor For Real-time Industrial, Oil & Gas and Emergency Response Gas Detection

    RAE Systems Inc., the leader in wirelessly connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today introduced the industry’s first wireless, portable, 4-gas pumped and diffusion gas monitor that will significantly enhance worker safety in industrial environments and better protect first responders. RAE Systems’ new QRAE 3 is a versatile, rugged, one- to four-sensor gas monitor that ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • AWWA comments address fracking fluids rulemaking

    In recent comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency, AWWA detailed its interests in an Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics rulemaking regarding the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act for collecting information on hydraulic fracturing chemicals and their use. There are numerous questions answered in the comments, but most connect with these central themes: Water utilities ...

  • Safety and Health Expo Success

    We exhibited at this year's Safety & Health Expo at London's Excel arena in which we deemed as a success. The event was timely with the launch of the BM25 Wireless so we were the first of Oldham's distributors to exclusively promote the product. Our products were ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Darigold failed to report chlorine gas release in Portland to authorities in timely manner

    Darigold Inc. failed to immediately notify federal and state emergency authorities of a chlorine gas release in 2012 at a milk facility in Portland, Oregon, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. By law, facilities are required to report hazardous releases to state and federal emergency response authorities in a timely manner. The facility produces ultra ...

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