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  • Asbestos Analysis Laboratory Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., the world's leading asbestos testing laboratory is celebrating its 30th year of providing quality asbestos laboratory results to asbestos and environmental professionals worldwide. Opening in 1981 in Camden, NJ, in a small storefront building on Market Street, EMSL has now grown to over 39 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  In addition to asbestos ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K's Denver Asbestos Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K announces the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Denver, Colorado by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500053-0). EMLab P&K now has ten (10) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for asbestos analysis. The Denver lab is also registered with the state of Colorado as an asbestos laboratory through ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K’s Naperville Asbestos Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K announces the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Naperville, Illinois by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500061-0). EMLab P&K now has eleven (11) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for asbestos analysis.   EMLab P&K’s Naperville lab is located at: 1979 N. Mill Street, Suite 102, ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K Opens Atlanta Asbestos Lab With NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the opening of its asbestos lab in Atlanta, Georgia and accreditation by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 201060-0). EMLab P&K now has eleven (11) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • ASTM D7712 - 11 standard terminology for sampling and analysis of asbestos

    1.1 This terminology standard is a collective vocabulary relating to sampling and analysis of asbestos. As a convenience to general interest, it contains most of the standard terms, definitions, and nomenclature under the jurisdiction of Committee D22. 1.2 Many of the entries in this terminology are copied (with attribution) from the standards of origin referenced in Section 2. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMLab P&K`s Asbestos Laboratory in Phoenix, AZ Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Phoenix, Arizona by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500031-0). 'With our Phoenix laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The recognition ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K Opens Asbestos Lab in Las Vegas and Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the opening of its Las Vegas asbestos laboratory. EMLab P&K’s asbestos lab in Las Vegas, Nevada is accredited by National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500056-0). The Las Vegas lab is located in TestAmerica's Service Center at: 6000 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 5E, Las Vegas, NV ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K`s San Diego Asbestos Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its asbestos lab in San Diego, California by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500034-0). 'With our San Diego laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMSL Portland, Maine Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for TEM and PLM Asbestos Analysis

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of advanced environmental laboratory services, is proud to announce that their Portland, Maine laboratory has been awarded accreditation from the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). The NVLAP Asbestos Fiber Analysis accreditation guarantees that EMSL’s Maine laboratory is proficient in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Houston Lab Expands, Earns NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the expansion of its lab in Houston, Texas and accreditation by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 600122-0). EMLab P&K now has eleven (11) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K’s Phoenix Lab Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for PCM Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its environmental microbiology lab in Phoenix, Arizona by the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program® (AIHA-LAP), LLC for PCM asbestos analysis (IHLAP # 102297). Clients are now able to send asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K’s Cherry Hill, NJ laboratory receives NVLAP accreditation for asbestos lab analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its Cherry Hill, NJ regional laboratory by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code: 200844-0). 'With our Cherry Hill laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • ASTM D2947 / D2947M - 88(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Screen Analysis of Asbestos Fibers

    Test results give some indication of the apparent fiber length distribution in the sample tested. Sieves are ideally suited to measure particle size and particle size distribution when all three axes of the particle are equidimensional or the particle is of spherical shape. Asbestos fibers differ considerably from these ideal conditions and, therefore, results depart ...


    By ASTM International

  • ESG offers enhanced asbestos services

    Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is pleased to announce that it has extended its range of UKAS accredited services for analysing asbestos in soils, to include aggregates. ESG now offers a comprehensive three-stage quantification service, using UKAS accredited methods developed in-house, which covers: 1. Screening ...

  • Fire Debris May Spread Asbestos

    If a fire occurs in a building constructed between 1935 and 1970 near your home, you may want to avoid spending time outside in your yard and call an asbestos remediation professional immediately. The deadly asbestos fibers, which may have been released by the fire, can spread in the air and settle on nearby properties, putting you and your neighbors at risk. A recent incident in Scotland ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K's San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, celebrates its San Diego, California laboratory’s 12th anniversary. For more than a decade, EMLab P&K has been serving the community throughout San Diego County with mold and asbestos analysis. In the past twelve years, the San Diego laboratory has analyzed nearly ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • California Asbestos Testing Laboratory Open 7 Days to Support Upcoming Asbestos Abatement Projects

    Asbestos was used in many building materials that found their way into hundreds of thousands of homes all across the country up until the late 1970s. It’s insulating and fire resistant properties made it a common material used for insulating pipes. As many of these homes begin to age and require updated plumbing and remodeling the risks associated with aerosolizing the asbestos insulation ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos in Soil - new ASTM International standard

    A new ASTM International standard is focused exclusively on testing soil for asbestos. D7521, Test Method for Determination of Asbestos in Soil was developed by Subcommittee D22.07 on Sampling and Analysis of Asbestos, part of ASTM International Committee D22 on Air Quality. According to Alan Segrave, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Minneapolis Laboratory Earns New Asbestos Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our laboratory in Minneapolis, MN has been accredited by the Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) to test for the presence of asbestos in drinking water. According to the ELAP, accredited laboratories have demonstrated the capability to analyze environmental samples using approved ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Maryland Passes Asbestos Worker Protection Law

    Beginning October 1, 2012, asbestos remediation workers in Maryland will be facing a fine five times larger then the maximum amount currently allowed by law for violating any environmental laws relating to asbestos in the state. Leaders of the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) say this new fine, a maximum of $25,000, is setting a standard all states should follow. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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