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  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their San Leandro, California laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Aids Renovators with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements.   San Leandro, CA - October 17, 2010   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Louisiana Mold and Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced that their Baton Rouge laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for mold and lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for their ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Florida Lead Testing Laboratory Provides FREE Lead In Homes Poster for Renovators, Contractors and Painters

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Orlando, FL – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are one of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New York City Lead Testing Laboratory Helps Contractors with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. New York, NY - October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are one of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Irvine Lab Expands Services, Providing Accredited Lead Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the expansion of services in its lab in Irvine, CA for Lead testing, including wipe, paint chip and bulk Lead samples, using flame atomic absorption spectrometry (Flame AA) Lead analysis. EMLab P&K’s lead analysis service is available to clients across the ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Old Shooting Ranges Cause Lead Contamination Worries

    LA Testing provides affordable lead testing solutions for developers and municipalities who are in the process of transforming old shooting ranges into new uses. Los Alamitos, CA, May 26th, 2009 A former biathlon shooting range in Alaska caused a multi-million dollar project to halt construction earlier this year.  The shooting range was located in a part of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Disneyland Exposes Visitors to Lead, Claims Environmental Group

    An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. after finding lead levels exceeding the legal state limit in numerous door knobs, chains, windows, and drinking fountains at Disneyland.   According to the Los Angeles Times, the Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation took wipe samples at various attractions throughout the amusement park. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Women’s Handbags may Contain Dangerous Levels of Lead

    Earlier this year, ABC News reported that several big chain retailers have agreed to limits of lead found in handbags and wallets.  The agreement came about after the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) had tested these products for lead from 100 of the nation’s top retailers.  The handbags and wallets were tested for total lead content and lead that came off the product from a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • High Lead Levels Found in Some Children’s Bounce Houses

    Children’s bounce houses have long been a common sight at birthday parties and other social gatherings.  Few parents likely knew that some of these bounce houses also contained high levels of lead. Last month, two leading manufacturers of children’s bounce houses agreed to strictly limit the lead in their products.  The announcement followed a lawsuit filed by ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Cadmium Is Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk

    New research indicates that women with higher levels of cadmium in their diets are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who consume less of the heavy metal, reports the LA Times. The study, conducted in Sweden, followed approximately 56,000 women for over 12 years to record their diets and breast cancer diagnoses.   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Cadmium Found on Popular Fast Food Restaurant’s Glassware

    EMSL Analytical provides cadmium testing services to protect people from the dangers of cadmium exposure. Cinnaminson, NJ, June 9th, 2010 On May 21 the one of the world’s largest fast food chain began offering four drinking glasses with images of a popular movie painted on the outside of the glassware.  The enamel used to paint the glasses has since ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 3M LeadCheck Swabs Now Recognized for Use in Wisconsin

    3M announced today that 3M™ LeadCheck™ Instant Lead Tests are now recognized for use in the State of Wisconsin, providing an instant and cost-effective way for certified lead-safe renovators to test for lead on painted wood, metal, plaster and drywall surfaces. ...


    By 3M

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