Toxicity Monitoring News

  • We are pleased to announce the New GDS GasVac System

    The GasVac system is designed to monitor gas levels in situations where the positioning of conventional gas sensors may not be practical. This may be due to equipment security, cable routing, access for detector head installation/maintenance or harsh environment, or a cost-effective means of monitoring plant rooms, supermarkets, cool stores and designated hazardous areas, such as tunnels ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek

    Hach Company (hach.com) announced today its acquisition of AppliTek (applitek.com), a manufacturer of online analyzers and monitoring systems based in Nazareth, Belgium. The acquisition was conducted through Belgium-based affiliate Hach Lange N.V. AppliTek is a leading designer and manufacturer of wet chemical and biological online analyzers. The company develops application-specific solutions ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • No-Boo!-to Test Strips

    Nobuto Blood Filter Strips are the bloodiest product in Sterlitech’s catalog; get some in time for Halloween sample testing! Made from high-purity cellulose fibers, these strips are structured for uniform sampling. Each strip holds approximately 0.1 mL of blood or 0.04 mL of serum. Once blood is applied and the ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Determination of toxicity in water

    LAR's online analyzer ToxAlarm is a measuring system for the determination of toxicity in drinking and surface water. The analyzer contains a highly sensitive bacteria culture in a fermenter, which constantly and independently produces biomass. Since every water sample is tested with a small and fresh amount of bacteria, the risk of the entire bacteria culture within the analyzer being ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Health professional societies send joint statement on diesel NOx emissions to members of German Parliament

    Together with three health professionals societies the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has sent a statement to members of the German Parliament on evaluating health risks from diesel NOx emissions, on the occasion of a parliamentary report on the subject.  The European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) Environment and Health Committee, the International ...

  • EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 22, 2017, the pre-publication Federal Register notices of the final framework actions under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (new TSCA).  The final rules include the prioritization process rule, which establishes ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical-free COD analysis for labs

    The new QuickCODlab laboratory analyzer from LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) without chemicals. The high-temperature method used has proven itself in online analytics for years and has now been optimized for laboratory use. The sample is injected directly into the furnace using a precision syringe. Optionally, an Autosampler is ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • HDXRF Offers Many Advantages Over ICP Methods

    HDXRF® technology is fast, precise, and easy to use. In addition, the technology offers a 1-mm analysis area that provides the ability to test small features for the presence of potentially toxic heavy metals, including lead. When it comes to analyzing glass materials for lead, HDXRF can offer many advantages over ICP methods. In 2013, the CPSC expanded upon its approval of HDXRF ASTM method ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • A New Mentality in Process Modeling

    BREEZE Software is featured in the Chemical Engineeringarticle titled "A New Mentality in Process Modeling" that was published on June 1, 2017. The section heading titled Visualizing Complex Scenarios highlights the abilities of BREEZE Incident Analyst and BREEZE’s custom real-time modeling solutions to effectively assess impacts from a hazardous toxic release at a ...

  • Nitrificants toximeter for WWTP protection

    The toximeter NitriTox of LAR Process Analysers AG is a continuous operating analyzer for the determination of nitrification toxicity. Especially in water treatment, toxic substances can harm the waste water treatment plant's biomass in a negative way and in worst case lead to a entire plant shutdown. Therefore, the monitoring of ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • EU protects citizens from toxic mercury, paves the way for global action

    The ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, confirms Europe's leading role to protect citizens' health and the environment around the world. Upon initiative from the EU, the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the new global treaty on mercury was negotiated and concluded in 2013. The EU has one of the most ambitious policies for ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • 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

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • EPA Proposes Procedures to Prioritize Chemicals for Risk Evaluation under TSCA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed on January 17, 2017, procedures to establish the risk-based screening process and criteria that EPA will use to identify chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) as either High-Priority Substances for risk evaluation, or Low-Priority Substances for which risk evaluations are not warranted at the time. 82 Fed. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Extension Of Comment Period On SCP Draft Alternatives Analysis Guide

    On December 22, 2016, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced that the public comment period for the draft Alternatives Analysis (AA) Guide for the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program has been extended to February 3, 2017. The guide, which was released on December 19, 2016, aims to help ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ERM-AE671: A new CRM to make mercury measurements in food more reliable

    JRC scientists developed a new certified reference material (CRM) to improve the accuracy of methylmercury measurements in food. This CRM (ERM-AE671) consists of isotopically labelled methylmercury with certified values for the isotopic composition. Used as internal standard, it will make the measurements of methylmercury more accurate.   Regulation 466/2001/EC sets limits for the total ...

  • EPA issues changes to OCSPP final test guidelines for Series 850 group a - ecological effects

    On December 29, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice regarding the availability of final test guidelines, OCSPP Series 850 Group A -- Ecological Effects, part of a series of test guidelines established by the Office of Chemical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring of Waste Water

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online Water Toxicity Monitoring

    Monitoring of water toxicity is of special importance, especially when surface water or ground water are used for the preparation of drinking water. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Modern Water receives order commitments for monitoring equipment in China

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading technologies for water, wastewater treatment and the monitoring of water quality, announces that its Monitoring Division has received order commitments from customers in the Asia Pacific region, in excess of £550,000, for its range of online toxicity and trace metal monitoring equipment.  Delivery of the orders will be completed during ...


    By ModernWater PLC

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