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  • AQE 2017 air quality event partners with IAPSC

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions show (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has partnered with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference) to deliver the conference on the second day of the AQE event. Administrative services for IAPSC are provided by Ricardo Energy & Environment. Their Alison ...

  • MCERTS Certification for ambient air analysis on benzene and VOCs

    Chromatotec® is proud to announce that the FID ins­trument airmoVOC (measurement of benzene but also 12 compounds of the European list between C6 and C12) and the PID instrument airToxic (measurement of Benzene but also BTEX compounds) have obtained MCERTS certification since June 2013. These two MCERTS certifi­cates have been delivered by SIRA Certification Service on behalf of the ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Ambient monitoring will never be the same again…

    It is fitting that AQE 2013 has been themed ‘2013 Year of Air’ because Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors Ltd, says “We will be launching game-changing new technologies at this event which will significantly improve the way in which air quality is monitored.” Traditionally, ambient air quality has been monitored by networks of large monitoring stations that are ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • SIR develops a NEW SERIES for Ambient Air Gas Analyzers

    SIR S.A., Madrid, Spain – SIR, an environmental monitoring instrumentation manufacturer, announced today that it is implementing state of the art distributed technologies as the basis for a new series of ambient air gas analyzers. By adapting advanced mobility technologies, SIR will be able to provide a rich and friendly working environment (color touch screen) together with maximized ...


    By CERTIO MEDIO AMBIENTE, S.L.

  • ASTM D3249 - 95(2011) standard practice for general ambient air analyzer procedures

    The significance of this practice is adequately covered in Section 1. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice is a general guide for ambient air analyzers used in determining air quality. 1.2 The actual method, or analyzer chosen, depends on the ultimate aim of the user: whether it is for regulatory compliance, process monitoring, or to alert the user of adverse trends. If the ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Website Launched Featuring Products for Wastewater, Biofuels, Ambient Air, and Soot in Lube Oil Measurements

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce a new website – www.WilksIR.com – focused on providing simple analytical solutions for practical on-site measurements. The website features easy-to-use application specific mid-infrared (mid-IR) analytical instruments – both for qualitative and quantitative measurements. While all Wilks instruments are designed for easy, on-site field or at-line use, they ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Wilks Launches New Website featuring Products for Oil in Water/Soil, Biofuels, Ambient Air, and Other Application-Specific Measurements

    Wilks – A Spectro Scientific Company is pleased to announce a new website – www.WilksIR.com – focused on providing users with easy-to-use, portable analyzers for a variety of practical on-site measurements. The website features a tab format making it easy to access technical and reference information including application notes, White Papers, videos and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Why More People Now Test the Air in their Homes, Schools and Offices

    During the last twenty years, people have become increasingly concerned about the quality of air they breathe indoors.  Both scientists and the general public have come to understand that many of the building materials, household furnishings and cleaning supplies used everyday can alter the air people breathe and impact their health.   Society has also become increasingly aware of the ...


    By IAQ Index

  • Prism Analytical Technologies, Developer of Home Air Check™, Offers Air Test to Determine Presence of Tobacco Smoke in Indoor Environments

    Prism Analytical Technologies, Inc., a leading U.S. consultative air testing laboratory devoted to the chemical identification and analysis of air contaminants, announced today that it has developed an air test to predict the usage of tobacco smoke in indoor environments. Prism’s Tobacco Smoke Check™ test looks for specific chemical compounds known to be present in ...

  • MCERTS and EU Equivalence approvals awarded for newest TEOM FDMS ambient particulate monitors

    Following the successful completion of a series of rigorous field trials in both the UK and Germany, Air Monitors is delighted to announce that the latest TEOM FDMS instruments have met the MCERTS performance standards and the EU Equivalence designation criteria (Defra approval) for continuous ambient air quality monitoring for both PM2.5 and PM10. Commenting on the announcement, Air Monitors MD ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New York City Air Quality Testing Lab holds IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, will be leading a workshop for New York-area environmental professionals. The event will be dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New England Air Quality Testing Lab holds Boston IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, is scheduled to speak in front of New England area environmental professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • All Aboard For The Air Quality Roadshow

    Enviro Technology will be holding their first ever Air Quality Roadshow at Tower Bridge in London from 8.00am – 4.00pm on Thursday July 12th. The roadshow, which will showcase the latest vehicle and ambient emissions monitoring technology, will be the first of its kind that the company has held in the capital. London has been chosen as the first city to stage the roadshow following 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

  • Real Time Air Dispersion Modelling

    WKC reach a major milestone in the implementation of a facility-wide REAL-TIME AIR DISPERSION MODELLING system at a major refinery in the Sultanate of Oman; WKC has successfully combined its air quality consultancy experience with a sophisticated real-time modelling software package to provide a powerful tool in the management of impacts to ambient air quality. ...


    By WKC Group

  • New TEOM particulate monitor passes equivalence tests

    Specialist instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that the new TEOM 1405-F and 1405-DF ambient particulate monitors have successfully completed a series of laboratory and field trials in the UK and Germany. The trials were part of a combined UK-Germany PM Equivalence Program to achieve both MCERTS and German UBA certification for the measurement of PM2.5 and PM10 without the need for ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Formaldehyde Hazards in Homes Identified with Convenient Test Kit

    Just last month, KXLY in Washington published and article about indoor air quality (IAQ) problems in homes and why people should get their homes tested.  According to the article, “Poor indoor air quality can seriously impact health. Many chemicals, including formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are often found in homes and offices, can contaminate indoor air, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Test Kit Identifies Formaldehyde Hazards

    Earlier this year, the company behind a popular hair straightening product came to a settlement agreement with the Attorney General of California.  The Brazilian Blowout hair product had made headlines across the nation due to concerns over potential exposure to formaldehyde for both hairstylists and the general public.  The agreement now requires the product manufacturer to warn ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Allergy Causing Molds Identified with Home Test Kit

    Over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. People suffer from allergies caused by everything from insects to certain types of foods. Of all those with this condition, some 40 million have indoor and outdoor allergies as their primary allergy.  These may be comprised of allergic triggers to grass, pollens, molds and other irritants.   For people who suffer month after month the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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