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  • 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

  • Compendium on analytical methods to enforce restrictions published

    The compendium will be used in the ongoing REACH-EN-FORCE 4 (REF-4) project which is coordinated by ECHA's Enforcement Forum. In this project, enforcement authorities in 29 European countries inspect restrictions of 14 substances which may be found in consumer products, such as textiles, toys or jewellery or used professionally, for glues or brazing fillers. The inspections under the REF-4 ...

  • 20 year old FTIR gas analyzer finally retires

    After almost 20 years of reliable service a Gasmet FTIR multigas analyzer has finally been retired. The instrument, which is a Gasmet 9540 was purchased at the end of the last century by VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland. “We have utilised this analyzer in a variety of research projects over the years and it has performed extremely well. However, some of the spare parts are no ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Online monitoring of chlorine (free or total) in wastewater streams

    Metrohm Process Analytics is pleased to present a dedicated solution for the online monitoring of free chlorine or total chlorine in wastewater streams. This turn-key solution uses photometric determination and is performed on the ICON ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 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.

  • ASTM D7728 - 11 standard guide for selection of ASTM analytical methods for implementation of international cyanide management code guidance

    This guide is intended as a means for selecting the proper methods for measuring cyanide to conform to the International Cyanide Management Code guidance related to the analysis of cyanide bearing solutions. Cyanide is analyzed in process solutions and in discharges in order to apply code guidance; however, improper sample collection and preservation can result in significant ...


    By ASTM International

  • SEAL Analytical expands US manufacture

    The laboratory instrument manufacturer SEAL Analytical has transferred the production of its market leading automated discrete analyzers, the AQ1 and AQ2, to the company’s facility in Mequon, USA. The move follows the acquisition of a block digestion business from Aim Lab Automation Technologies Pty Ltd. SEAL’s President Stuart Smith said: “Digestion is an essential part of the ...

  • New Thermo Scientific Lab Execution System (LES) Functionality Gives QA/QC and Analytical Labs Control of Standard Operating Procedures and Methods

    Analytical and QA/QC labs, under ever-increasing pressure to improve time to market, ensure compliance and realize cost savings, now have an all-inclusive informatics solution that gives them complete control over their methods and standard operating procedures (SOPs) without having to purchase, integrate and validate software from multiple vendors. The new Thermo Scientific Lab Execution System ...

  • Columbia Analytical Services Implements New USP Guidelines

    Columbia Analytical Services is pleased to announce its implementation of heavy metals testing that follows new recommendations released by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Columbia Analytical’s Pharmaceutical Division, a registered analytical laboratory providing current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) compliant testing, abides by newly released instrumental methods guidelines for ...


  • 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

  • SEAL Analytical publishes program of international expositions

    Leading laboratory instrumentation manufacturer SEAL Analytical has announced its participation in a series of international events that will include North America, Europe and the Middle East. Company President Stuart Smith says: “The latest models of our highly automated segmented flow and discrete analyzers are proving extremely popular, so we made a decision to expose them to as many ...

  • SEAL Analytical invests in new UK facility

    In response to UK customer demand SEAL Analytical has recently recruited new technical and sales support staff, and invested in new larger premises. The new Southampton facility includes a state-of-the-art method development laboratory, which will also be used for training and demonstrations, featuring advanced segmented flow analysers such as the AA3 and discrete analysers such as the AQ1, AQ2, ...

  • EMSL Analytical adds to a growing list of qualifications

    Prominent laboratory approved by Consumer Product Safety Commission. EMSL’s commitment to quality testing is well-established and recent news from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) further entrenches the prominent laboratory as a leader and pioneer in the environmental industry. The CPSC which is charged with ‘protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or ...


  • SEAL Analytical focuses on reliable high-throughput analysis

    The SEAL Analytical booth (3831, 3931) at Pittcon 2016 will provide visitors with an opportunity to see the latest technologies in sample digestion systems and colorimetric nutrient analysis instruments. SEAL will feature their range of new AQ automated discrete analysers and segmented flow analyzers - for high-speed, greater capacity, improved reproducibility and greater flexibility. SEAL will ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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), ...


  • EPA revisions to method 301 validations

    On May 10, 2011 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revised its field validation procedure known as Method 301. Method 301 is used when a source owner or operator proposes to use a new or alternative test method to meet an EPA compliance requirement. The method specifies procedures for determining and documenting the precision and bias of measured concentrations from various media ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • 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

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