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  • PCBTestingLab.com Launched by EMSL Analytical

    Polychlorinated biphenyls, commonly known as PCBs, are man-made toxic chemicals that persist in the environment and can bioaccumulate in living organisms. PCBs were manufactured in the United States up until the late 1970s when their manufacture was banned due to health and environmental concerns. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), studies have shown that PCBs ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Analytical Launches AllergenTesting.com

    This month, a new online resource for the millions of people who suffer from indoor allergens is now available. EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the North America’s largest indoor allergen testing laboratories, is pleased to announce the launch of AllergenTesting.com. Allergens in homes, schools and places of business impact tens of millions of people each year. According to published medical ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Air sampling not the best method for testing defective Chinese drywall

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions for imported drywall.With numerous media reports of imported Chinese drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials EMSL Analytical has been busy testing samples from across the country. The problem appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and ...


  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Potable Water

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos. The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low detection ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Columbia Analytical appoints Rachmaninoff as Lab Director

    Columbia Analytical Services, Inc., a national environmental laboratory network announces the hiring of Andre Rachmaninoff to direct its Jacksonville laboratory.Rachmaninoff joins Columbia Analytical with over 23 years of experience in laboratory management, holding positions such as Laboratory Director and Vice President. In his previous position with Pace Analytical Services (formerly ELAB), ...


  • Dais Analytic Announces Development Progress in Energy Storage

    Dais Analytic Corporation (OTCBB: DLYT) announced today the Company's development progress, since its last report in September 2011, on its program to produce a capacitive energy storage material set for use as an ultracapacitor named "NanoCap?." The Company, working with the University of Florida (UF), tested different capacitive dielectric structures created by Dais from its family of Aqualyte? ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • TCLP analytical services available from IATL

    1311 Method for Lead in Bulk Material Available at IATL. IATL analyzes solid waste (TCLP for lead) in construction debris thru NJDEP’s Annual Certified Parameter List. Our new (2007) state-of-the-art facilities offer over 12,000 square feet of administrative and laboratory space dedicated to customer service and analytical quality. We routinely analyze 1,000-2,000 lead samples each week with the ...

  • ASTM D6562 - 06(2011) standard test method for determination of gaseous hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) in air with 9-(N-methylaminomethyl) anthracene method (MAMA) in the workplace

    HDI is mostly used in the preparation of paints. For the last ten years, the use of isocyanates and their industrial needs have been in constant growth. Diisocyanates and polyisocyanates are irritants to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. They are recognized to cause respiratory allergic sensitization, asthmatic bronchitis, and acute respiratory intoxication (4-7). The American Conference of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Northeast Analytical responds to EPA’s concerns about PCBs in schools with comprehensive analytical testing program

    Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA), an independent testing laboratory specializing in PCB analysis, has developed analytical services to support the testing of caulk, air, and soil for PCBs in schools and municipal buildings. On Tuesday January 19, 2010 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and New York City announced a pilot program to test five NYC schools for PCB in caulk in accordance with ...


  • Northeast Analytical to provide PCB Analytical Services for the Hudson River Phase 1 Dredge

    Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA) is pleased to announce a contract award by The General Electric Company. NEA has been selected to process and analyze water, sediment and air samples for Polychlorinated Biphenyl’s (PCB) during the 200 days of dredging operations on the upper Hudson River. To meet the Phase 1 productivity requirements, dredging operations are expected to occur 24 hours a day, ...


  • ASTM D2752 / D2752M - 88(2011)e1 Standard Test Methods for Air Permeability of Asbestos Fibers

    The degree of fiberization or subdivision of the asbestos fiber bundles in a specimen is related to its resistance to air flow. The number and size of the pores in the specimen are a function of the size of the fiber bundles and determine the resistance to air flow through the plug. Test specimens that have undergone a higher degree of fiberization will yield higher ...


    By ASTM International

  • P S Analytical presents recent developments in Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    At Pittcon 2008, PSA will be presenting posters detailing their latest developments in Continuous Emissions Monitoring and Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy for determination and speciation. This year’s posters will include latest work on the determination of total gaseous mercury in ambient air.   Coal-burning power plants are the largest anthropogenic source of mercury emissions to the ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Analytical Technology introduces new process information note for pharmaceutical industry

    Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology announces the availability of a new technical note entitled ‘Calibration of Dissolved Ozone Monitors on Ultra Pure Water Loops’. The free of charge paper, available via email on sales@atiuk.com, discusses the use of ozone for disinfection and the importance of calibration accuracy in monitors measuring dissolved ...

  • EMSL Analytical Receives New Workshop Continuing Education Credits

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our Hands-On Sampling and Investigative Equipment Workshop has been approved by IICRC for 0.5 credits of continuing education and for 4 ASHI continuing education hours. These new accreditations come in addition to 4 Inter NACHI credits for indoor environmental professionals to earn at the workshop. This workshop will provide attendees with an ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • World renowned chemist Nicolas Bloom joins Columbia Analytical

    Columbia Analytical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Nicolas Bloom, one of the world’s foremost chemists in metals speciation. Bloom will serve as a project manager for selected metals research and development activities at Columbia Analytical’s Kelso, Wash., laboratory.“The addition of Nicolas Bloom affirms our reputation as an innovative analytical laboratory in the field of ...


  • Dais Analytic Corporation Shares Business Activities & Financial Data

    Dais Analytic Corporation (OTC.BB: DLYT) recently filed its Form 10-Q which announced key business highlights affecting the Company's financial and business outlook, as well as financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Key Business Highlights In the Form 10-Q and other SEC filings, the Company announced: ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • EMSL Analytical Releases New Microbiology Laboratory Services Guide

    EMSL Analytical’s new services guide details the vast array of tests and capabilities of the company’s microbiology department. We are the most uniquely diversified contract testing laboratory network in the world, and our microbiology labs support numerous industries and fields, including:   -pharmaceuticals -nutraceuticals -medical devices -cosmetics and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New York State Department of Health Issues New Testing Methods for Vermiculite

    The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued an interim guidance letter providing testing alternatives for materials containing vermiculite after receiving questions from industry representatives. The new guidance document will replace FAQ #10 from April 8, 2011, as well as the guidance letter issued on June 22, 2012. The new interim guidance letter is intended to be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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