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  • ITS presented with water environment federation award

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc., located in Rock Hill, SC, is proud to announce that it has just been awarded the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Innovation Award for its Quick™ Ultra Low II Arsenic Testing Kit. The achievement of this award marks a second milestone for the Quick™ line of Arsenic testing kits, the first being the completion of the ETV performance review ...

  • Industrial Test Systems, Inc. releases new Arsenic Quick™ mini-kits

    Industrial Test Systems Inc., innovators of water quality testing announce the Arsenic Quick™ mini-kits. Our new mini-kits, a smaller version of our world renowned and highly rated Quick™ kits, are now available in five and two tests with detection ranges from 1-500 ppb. Our Quick™ Arsenic tests were developed with considerations for safety, accuracy, ease-of-use, and speed. They are ideal for ...

  • New arsenic quick™ mini-kits released

    Industrial Test Systems Inc., innovators of water quality testing announce the Arsenic Quick™ mini-kits. Our new mini-kits, a smaller version of our world renowned and highly rated Quick™ kits, are now available in five and two tests with detection ranges from 1-500 ppb. Our Quick™ Arsenic tests were developed with considerations for safety, accuracy, ease-of-use, and speed. ...

  • New arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe reagents. The ...

  • New Arsenic Quick mini kits released - one of the best Arsenic water testing kits available

    Today, Industrial Test Systems Inc., innovators of water quality testing announces two new models of the Arsenic Quick™ mini-kits. The mini-kits, a smaller version of our world renowned and highly rated Quick™ kits, are now available in five tests. The new kits Arsenic Ultra Low Quick™ II (481300-5) with a detection range of 0 to >20 ppb (μ,g/L) and Arsenic Low Range Quick™ II (481301-5) ...

  • Arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe ...

  • New Range of Portable Arsenic Test Kits

    The new DigiPAsS and VisuPAsS systems from Palintest Ltd offer accurate, laboratory-standard testing in a portable field kit format. Both options use the well-established Gutzeit method to detect Arsenic levels in drinking water, up to and well beyond the WHO recommended maximum of 10 mg/l. The method used first converts all Arsenic in a sample to ...

  • Palintest are attending Arablab 2010

    We are attending Arablab 2010 on January 9th - 12th at the Dubai International Convention Centre. We look forward to welcoming you to our stand (235) at the show to discuss your requirements for 2010. We will be showing our complete range of portable testing equipment for drinking water, wastewater/environmental, soil and irrigation applications. Products on the stand include the ...

  • LA Testing Provides California Residents with Information Regarding Arsenic Exposure Risks

    Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the earth's crust.  People can at times be exposed to arsenic through tainted air, water and food. Exposure to higher-than-average levels of arsenic occurs mainly in the workplace, near hazardous waste sites and areas with high levels naturally occurring in soil, rocks and water. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Geologists studying groundwater arsenic levels in India empower Bengali women, children

    A Kansas State University geologist and graduate student are finding that the most important tools in their fieldwork on groundwater arsenic pollution are women and children armed with pamphlets and testing kits. 'When going into a foreign land, you need the common people's help, support and understanding of the work you are doing,' said Saugata Datta, a K-State assistant professor of geology. ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • ASTM D4691 - 11 standard practice for measuring elements in water by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry

    Elemental constituents in water and wastewater need to be identified to support effective water quality monitoring and  control programs. Currently, one of the most widely used and practical means for measuring concentrations of elements is by  atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The major advantage of atomic absorption over atomic emission is the almost total lack of spectral ...


    By ASTM International

  • Carbon Activated Corporation Keeps Growing

    CarbonActivated has been growing rapidly the past few years. By expanding globally, our sales teams are now strategically placed to provide faster service anywhere in the world. We  have US branches in Southern California, New York, Arizona and Northern California. This year we opened offices in Lima, Peru, and in Perth and Melbourne, Australia. Our UK ...

  • Los Angeles Area Residents Concerned Over Lead & Arsenic Hazards from Recycling Plant

    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published a report about area residents’ concerns over exposure to lead and arsenic from a Vernon battery recycling plant.  The plant is one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast.  It has been around for decades and is located in an area with a dense population. The Los Angeles County Department of Health has announced ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • AdEdge Technologies Bayoxide® E33 Rated Number One Performing Media in Recent SANDIA Pilot Test Report.

    Buford, Georgia (April 17, 2007) - AdEdge Technologies, Inc. announces test results rating its Bayoxide® E33 media as the number one performing media in recent SANDIA National Labs Pilot Test at Socorro, N.M. The report, prepared by SANDIA National Laboratories, documents the results of a pilot demonstration program at the Socorro Springs, N.M. site. Performance evaluations were made on five ...

  • First accurate test for arsenic in soil developed

    If you have a cat or dog who likes to hide under the deck or children who play on equipment made with pressure-treated wood, you’ll be glad to hear that analytical chemist Julian Tyson and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently developed the first-ever accurate test for arsenic compounds in soil, promising a significantly improved environmental and health impact ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Arsenic Illegally Released into California’s Groundwater

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined a natural-gas fired power plant $13,500 for improper management of hazardous waste. According to the EPA, the plant, located in Yuba City, California, generated arsenic from the treatment of wastewater and failed to minimize releases of hazardous waste to the environment. Arsenic occurs naturally in the local groundwater, which the plant uses in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA to restart work on South Minneapolis superfund site; open houses planned for April 20-21

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host two open houses April 20-21 to discuss the cleanup of arsenic at the South Minneapolis Residential Soil Contamination site. The first open house will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, at the East Phillips Park Community Center, 2307 17th Ave., South. The second open house will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 21, at the Corcoran ...

  • Dartmouth researchers evaluate rice as a source of fetal arsenic exposure

    A study just published by a Dartmouth team of scientists in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) advances our understanding of the sources of human exposure to arsenic and focuses attention on the potential for consuming harmful levels of arsenic via rice. Arsenic occurs naturally in the environment and in elevated concentrations it can be harmful to human health. Common in ...

  • CBS Affiliate Utilizes the IAQ Video Network’s Legionella Video

    This week, WRBL, a CBS affiliate from Georgia, reported about the death of a man caused by Legionnaires’ disease.  Army officials from the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, are conducting tests following the man’s death.  In their latest news report from last night, WRBL used parts of an online educational video produced by the IAQ Video Network during the evening ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Adedge water technologies awarded contract to provide Arsenic treatment systems for spring creek utilities company

    Three AdEdge WaterPOD containerized water treatment systems will remove arsenic from threewells that are non-compliant with the EPA Arsenic MCL of 10 ppb. Buford, Ga. (September 2011) AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC, a leading supplier of water treatmentsystems, has been awarded a contract to work with the owners engineer, Sunrise Engineering to design andbuild three AdEdge WaterPOD containerized ...

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