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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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, ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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), ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 14th Conference on Methods & Applications of Fluorescence

    The fluorescence technique utilized by ARJAY ENGINEERING LTD equipment for detection of oil in-water is such a potent and widely-used scientific method that there is a special conference dedicated to it! The 14th Conference on Methods and Applications in Fluorescence (MAF-14)  held in Würzburg, Germany,was intended to reflect the enormous progress that had been made in ...


    By Arjay Engineering Ltd.

  • 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, ...


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