San Bruno, CA, July 13, 2011 -- EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the opening of its Las Vegas asbestos laboratory. EMLab P&K’s asbestos lab in Las Vegas, Nevada is accredited by National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500056-0). The Las Vegas lab is located in TestAmerica's Service Center at: 6000 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 5E, Las Vegas, NV 89119.
'With our Las Vegas laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The recognition shows that the analytical data produced from any of our asbestos laboratories is always of the highest quality. Because major health and financial decisions are made based on the laboratory results and on the laboratory’s quality system, it is very important that the data produced by the laboratory and its QA system are of the highest quality. EMLab P&K’s NVLAP accreditation is a mark of this capability as an asbestos laboratory,' states Tim Costello, EMLab P&K’s Director of Quality Assurance.
NVLAP provides unbiased third-party recognition of quality performance by a laboratory through strict series of assessments. NVLAP accreditation represents a laboratory’s proven ability to meet or exceed technical requirements set by NVLAP management. NVLAP is in full conformance with the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and has become an industry standard for excellence. Areas of assessment include: quality systems, personnel, equipment, measurement traceability, sampling, accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, handling and reports.
About EMLab P&K
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company, is one of the leading commercial indoor air quality laboratories in North America with over 60 service and drop-off locations throughout the United States. EMLab P&K specializes in analyzing air and surface samples to identify mold, bacteria, fungi, asbestos, and allergens. EMLab P&K also offers USP 797 testing, PCR testing, radon analysis, and materials testing. EMLab P&K has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations and government agencies including: AIHA, NVLAP, CA-ELAP, NY-ELAP, Texas DSHS, and other accrediting programs. For more information, visit the official website at http://www.emlabpk.com or call 866-888-6653.
Cole S. Mackelprang
Director of Marketing