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  • EMSL Analytical, Inc. Is Now Accepting Food Samples for STEC “Big 6” Testing

    Beginning March 6, 2012, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will test meat products for six additional types of E. coli bacteria to improve its safeguards for consumers. Currently, only 1 type of E. coli bacteria (O157:H7) is tested, but soon the USDA will require testing for 6 additional E. coli serogroups (O26, O103, O45, O111, O121, and O145). If raw beef tests positive for any ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • USEPA Approval for Ecotech’s High Volume Air Sampler

    The US EPA has announced the designation of Ecotech’s HVS3000 High Volume Air Sampler as a new reference method for measuring concentrations of PM10 in the ambient air. The designation is made under the provisions of 40 CFR part 53, as amended on July 18, 1997 (62 FR 38764). The newly designated reference method is identified as follows: RFPS–0706–162, Ecotech Pty. Ltd. Model 3000 PM10 High ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • USEPA Approval for Ecotech’s High Volume Air Sampler

    The US EPA has announced the designation of Ecotech’s HVS3000 High Volume Air Sampler as a new reference method for measuring concentrations of PM10 in the ambient air. The designation is made under the provisions of 40 CFR part 53, as amended on July 18, 1997 (62 FR 38764). The newly designated reference method is identified as follows: RFPS–0706–162, Ecotech Pty. Ltd. Model 3000 PM10 High ...


    By American Innovations (AI)

  • Methane Levels in Air Lower Due to Leakage Control

    Despite an increase in methane-generating activities, such as drilling for fossil fuels, researchers have found that the amount of methane concentrations in the atmosphere have dropped over the past few decades, according to Climate Central. A team of atmospheric chemists have investigated and attribute this phenomenon to significantly diminished methane leakage from oil and gas wells. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Lab and Product Divisions exhibit at Indoor Air Expo in Tampa

    Since its inception, the Indoor Air Expo has proven to be an invaluable resource for all who attend. It continues to be an effective sales vehicle for industry manufacturers, suppliers and wholesale/distributors. The big news again this year is that the Indoor Air Quality Association and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America will be cosponsoring the Indoor Air Expo. This means that over ...


  • EMSL’s Denver laboratory awarded NVLAP accreditation for TEM AIR asbestos analysis

    The Denver, Colorado asbestos and microbiological testing facility has continued its busy expansion of services since moving to its current location. EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced that their Denver laboratory has been accredited by NVLAP for TEM Air asbestos analysis. The exciting news has quickly made its way to Colorado ...


  • Air Quality Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Baton Rouge, LA testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Developer Admits Improper Removal of Asbestos, Violation of Clean Air Act

    Anthony Crompton, the developer in charge of the Citadel Plaza Redevelopment project in Kansas City, pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act on Wednesday. During the demolition process, he improperly removed asbestos-containing materials from numerous houses as he made way for the $85 million retail center.   Crompton faces up to five years in prison without parole and a $250,000 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Testing Lab Helps Clear The Air with Wildfire Smoke Damage in Homes

    In recent years, there has been an increasing number of complaints relating to the sudden and unexpected appearance of soot-like material observed in homes and commercial buildings.  These stains may form on carpets, walls, plastic objects and other materials, and have been noted around ventilation grilles and electrical outlets.  The culprit for this “ghosting” phenomenon ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Microbiology and Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory Expands Phoenix, AZ Operations

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a nationwide leader and local provider of indoor air quality, environmental, food and materials testing has recently moved to a new facility located 3356 West Catalina Dr., Phoenix, AZ. Leading environmental and indoor air quality professionals throughout the south-west turn to EMSL Analytical, Inc. for high quality ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • San Diego Air Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their San Diego, CA testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Phoenix Air Quality Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Phoenix, AZ testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM D6552 - 06(2011) standard practice for controlling and characterizing errors in weighing collected aerosols

    The weighing of collected aerosol is one of the most common and purportedly simple analytical procedures in both occupational and environmental atmospheric monitoring (for example, Test Method D4532 or D4096). Problems with measurement accuracy occur when the amount of material collected is small, owing both to balance inaccuracy and variation in the weight of that part of the sampling medium ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tape-Lift Fungal Material Collection

    Taking a tape-lift sample is one of the main practices used by indoor environmental quality investigators for detecting whether mold structures (for example, spores and hyphae) have either settled onto or colonized the surface. Despite the popularity of the method, there can be significant inconsistency in how tape lifts are collected. A new ASTM International standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Videos Showing IAQ Pump Calibration Procedures Now Available Online

    Last month, EMSL Analytical, Inc., released three new online videos describing how to perform primary calibration of various IAQ and industrial hygiene sampling pumps. The educational videos discussed primary calibration of high volume and low volume sampling pumps as well as popular portable pumps used to collect samples on Air-O-Cell® cassettes. For indoor air quality and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Ozone Testing Protects People and the Environment

    EMSL Analytical provides complete ozone testing services to shield people from unnecessary exposure and to help manufacturers test products and equipment. Ozone consisting of three oxygen atoms and is beneficial in the upper atmosphere due to its ability to protect the planet from harmful radiation.  However, tropospheric ozone, also known as low level ozone, is recognized by the World ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • University Custodian Dies after Contracting Tuberculosis (TB)

    Last month, an Emory University custodian died from TB.  He did not know he was sick and had not been to a doctor.  This resulted in more than 400 people at the university being tested for tuberculosis and letters being distributed to students, faculty and staff.   Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is caused by a bacterium known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL’s Product Division Celebrates New Catalog Release for 2011

    San Leandro, CA, United States, 01/18/2011 EMSL has announced that the EMSL products catalog for 2011 is now available both as a downloadable and CD version.  Environmental professionals turn to EMSL for access to the latest environmental sampling equipment & supplies for air, water, bulk and soil sampling.  IAQ Professionals rely on EMSL for investigative ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL On-Site Testing Labs Ready for Deployment In Flood Damaged Areas

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a full service environmental, indoor air quality and materials testing laboratory is now offering on-site laboratories for the future restoration efforts along the Mississippi River, Ohio River Valleys and other affected areas from the recent flooding. Many times, indoor air quality, environmental, restoration professionals, and government agencies in need of testing ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ON-SITE Testing Labs Available To Support Hurricane Irene Restoration Efforts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a full service environmental, indoor air quality and materials testing laboratory is now offering on-site laboratories for the future restoration efforts from damage created by hurricane Irene. Many times, indoor air quality, environmental, restoration professionals, and government agencies in need of testing services must mail or ship their samples to a laboratory outside ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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