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  • Asbestos Discovered in Cars Manufactured in China

    The Brisbrane Times reports that nearly 25,000 cars, manufactured in China and exported to Australia, are expected to be recalled after some of their parts were found to be contaminated with asbestos. The asbestos was detected in the car’s engines and exhaust gaskets. Ateco Automotive, the company that imported the affected vehicles, has reportedly known about the issue for months. They are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Asbestos in Chinese Cars Recall Expands to Five More Countries

    According to Bloomberg News, China’s largest car exporter, Chery Automobile Co., is expanding their car recall in Australia to five more countries after detecting asbestos in some models. The company will be recalling a total of 18,875 cars in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Singapore and Uruguay–in addition to 23,000 cars already recalled in Australia. The recall was announced after ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Mine Reopening in Canada Sparks Criticism from Thailand

    As reported in June, the Quebec government granted the Jeffery Mine in Quebec’s Eastern Townships $58 million to reopen. Once opened it will be the only remaining asbestos mine in the country.  This has sparked much controversy, including overwhelming opposition in Thailand one of the world’s largest consumers of asbestos. According to the Huffington Post, anti-asbestos advocates ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos-Containing Brake Pads and Pipes Continue to Be Imported to Canada

    Recent reports have suggested that the asbestos industry in Canada will soon be nearing an end; however, products containing the carcinogenic mineral continue to be imported and used in Ontario, according to The Star. Throughout Canada, insulation containing asbestos is being removed from buildings, but asbestos-containing brake pads and cement pipes are being brought into the country. Reports ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Developer Admits Improper Removal of Asbestos, Violation of Clean Air Act

    Anthony Crompton, the developer in charge of the Citadel Plaza Redevelopment project in Kansas City, pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act on Wednesday. During the demolition process, he improperly removed asbestos-containing materials from numerous houses as he made way for the $85 million retail center.   Crompton faces up to five years in prison without parole and a $250,000 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Woburn, MA testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Leading Asbestos Lab Experts Return From ASTM Johnson Conference

    EMSL Celebrates 30th Anniversary our leading experts from EMSL Analytical, Inc. recently returned from The ASTM Johnson Conference.  The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was  held last week at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. Objectives of the conference were asbestos monitoring, with emphasis on topics such as the current regulatory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Found in Soil of South Korean Baseball Parks and High Schools

    The Korea Baseball Organization states that its pro baseball season will continue despite the high levels of asbestos found in several parks’ soil. After testing, five of the seven pro baseball stadiums showed elevated asbestos levels due to the presence of olivine, a type of mineral used to make sports fields drain more easily after a rainfall.   The KBO said that the contaminated ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Contamination in Water Poses New Problems for Cleanup in Libby, MT

    Tests of the waterways surrounding Libby, Montana show extremely high levels of asbestos, complicating a cleanup that has already cost $370 million over the past decade, reports the Great Falls Tribune. W.R. Grace & Co. mined asbestos-tainted vermiculite near Libby to make residential insulation until 1990. Now the area is one of the largest superfund sites in the nation’s history. An ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Toronto Mold and Asbestos Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Toronto testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New York Asbestos Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their New York, NY testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Connecticut Asbestos and Mold Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Wallingford, CT testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • New York State Department of Health Issues New Testing Methods for Vermiculite

    The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued an interim guidance letter providing testing alternatives for materials containing vermiculite after receiving questions from industry representatives. The new guidance document will replace FAQ #10 from April 8, 2011, as well as the guidance letter issued on June 22, 2012. The new interim guidance letter is intended to be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • North Carolina’s First and Only Mold Testing Lab with two AIHA EMLAP Accredited Laboratories

    EMSL Labs Provide Asbestos, Mold, Lead, IAQ, Microbiology and Food Testing in Raleigh, Charlotte and Kernersville, North Carolina. EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced their Charlotte, NC laboratory has been accredited by AIHA EMLAP for mold analysis in addition to being already accredited by NVLAP for PLM ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ON-SITE Testing Labs Available To Support Hurricane Irene Restoration Efforts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a full service environmental, indoor air quality and materials testing laboratory is now offering on-site laboratories for the future restoration efforts from damage created by hurricane Irene. Many times, indoor air quality, environmental, restoration professionals, and government agencies in need of testing services must mail or ship their samples to a laboratory outside ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Laboratory analyses of contaminated groundwater

    The Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna located in New Cumberland, PA has a requirement for the establishment of an Indefinite-Delivery Requirements contract to provide the necessary labor and materials to perform laboratory analyses on samples of contaminated/non-contaminated groundwater, drinking water, hazardous wastes, PCBs, bulk samples and air monitoring cassettes for asbestos. Due to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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