Environmental Testing News

  • 7 ways to become environmentally friendly!

    Wendell Berry quotes “The Earth is what we all have in common”. We not only inherit it from our ancestors we also have to pass it on to our next generation. We therefore have a responsibility to fulfill towards the condition of the Earth. We need to make constant efforts towards making the environment, we live in, a pure, healthy, safe and green abode for all! Healing the environment means ...


    By Spectro Labs

  • Explore high-quality products for environmental testing

    We can support your environmental testing workflow from sample collection, preparation to analysis whilst supplying all your lab essentials and water needs. Quality is assured with our matrix standards and proficiency testing expertise. Our complete solution includes: Extraction and analysis of organic materials Digestion and analysis of metals Conventional wet chemistry ...

  • Automated Conductivity, pH & Alkalinity

    Conductivity, pH and alkalinity are important water tests common to all commercial and government environmental testing laboratories. Conductivity (SM 2510 B) is an excellent indicator of water purity, and can be used to estimate Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Salinity of a sample, or to monitor a natural water source for contamination and pollution. pH (SM 4500-H+ B) is an essential parameter ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Antimicrobial Resistance, Environmental Pathogens and Confirming Surface Disinfection Procedures in Puerto Rico

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as the ability of microbes to resist the effects of drugs – that is, the germs are not killed, and their growth is not stopped. These pathogens can be found in the environment in the air, water, soil and on surfaces, as well as in or on people and animals. Unfortunately, all types of ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Exova acquires Environmental Evaluation

    Exova Group plc, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has acquired UK-based environmental testing specialist Environmental Evaluation Limited (EEL). EEL is recognised as a leader in asbestos management services for the nuclear decommissioning industry. The company also provides specialist asbestos testing and inspection to a range of private and public sector customers, ...


    By Exova Group plc

  • Arablab 2015. Website Now Live

    On behalf of the ARABLAB Team I would like to thank all our friends from the Global Media for their editorial support and coverage over the past year. The recent ARABLAB SHOW held in Dubai earlier in March was the most successful in the 30 year history of the show. attracting over 11,000 visitors. Already, we have sold over 90% of available space for ARABLAB 2015 and have had to add additional ...

  • Compounding Pharmacies Continue to Put the Public at Risk

    According to Ocala Star Banner, staff writer Fred Hiers has been investigating thousands of compounding pharmacies that are becoming significant players in the nation’s drug market. His series, “Compound Fractures”, reveals that the public is at risk from unsafe drugs made at those pharmacies. Despite the risk to the public, the state and federal response ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environmental Express, Inc. Acquires Daniels Scientific

    Environmental Express, Inc. and Daniels Scientific combine innovation and manufacturing expertise to strengthen their leadership in the environmental testing market. Charleston, SC – Environmental Express, Inc. announced that it has acquired Daniels Scientific, of Greenville, SC, a leading supplier of certified environmental sample collection containers. Founded in 1993 to provide ...

  • i2 Analytical HQ relocates to Croxley Green, Watford

    i2 Analytical, one of Europe’s leading independent environmental testing companies has relocated its UK head office, incorporating purpose built laboratories, to Croxley Green Business Park, Watford. Previously based at BRE, Garston, i2 Analytical has increased its space in the UK three fold to over 16,000 ft²; this now gives i2 Analytical a combined laboratory production, R&D and ...


    By i2 Analytical Ltd

  • Minneapolis Laboratory Earns New Asbestos Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our laboratory in Minneapolis, MN has been accredited by the Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) to test for the presence of asbestos in drinking water. According to the ELAP, accredited laboratories have demonstrated the capability to analyze environmental samples using approved ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • NICNAS Handbook Includes Appendix on New Chemicals That Are Industrial Nanomaterials

    On September 3, 2013, the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) posted an electronic copy of its Handbook for Notifiers, which provides guidance for importers and manufacturers of industrial chemicals in Australia.  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NFL Tackles MRSA Infections in Tampa Bay

    Last month, it was reported that two Tampa Bay Buccaneers had contracted infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics and can be difficult to treat. Reports indicate that once the outbreak was identified, the NFL team’s facility was sanitized to help prevent additional ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Snow and Ice Accretion

    The study and assessment of snow and ice accretion — the process by which snow and ice build up on solid objects exposed to freezing precipitation — will be the purpose of a new ASTM task group within Subcommittee E06.55 on Performance of Building Enclosures, part of ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings. “There ...


    By ASTM International

  • Michigan School Closed Due to MRSA Infections

    Last week, buildings in the Mount Clemens Community School District were closed due to concerns over methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). According to a recent article in the Detroit Free Press, the temporary closure resulted after a teacher and para-professional from the school came down with MRSA infections. During the temporary closure, the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Sterile Compound Products Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

    According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pallimed Pharmacy of Woburn, MA has issued a voluntary recall of all sterile compound products after the Massachusetts Board of Registration detected visible particulates in five vials. As a precautionary measure, Palimed Pharmacy has included all products distributed between January 1, 2013 and March 22, 2013 in this recall. Affected ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environmental Quality Services Appoints Joseph Raineri to National Sales Manager, Water Treatment & Environmental Testing

    Environmental Quality Services, Inc. (EQS), a full-service environmental testing, water treatment and waste management firm, has named Joseph Raineri as National Sales ...

  • EAG Acquires Wildlife International, a Leading Ecotoxicology, Environmental Fate & Chemistry Laboratory

    Evans Analytical Group (EAG), the world's leading, fully integrated, independent laboratory network, providing high value expert analytical and testing services to a ...

  • Prop 37 Will Determine Whether Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Will Be Labeled

    Californiavoters will soon decide whether to require disclosure of the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in raw and processed foods. If Proposition 37 passes, food manufacturers will be obligated to either add a label stating the presence of GMOs or develop a new formula for their product not containing GMOs, according to the Huffington Post. Additionally, supermarkets will be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California’s Prop 65 and Public Health Concerns over 4,4'-Methylenedianiline

    Garden Grove, CA, September 4th, 2012 In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns over exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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