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  • ASTM D5776 - 07(2012) Standard Test Method for Bromine Index of Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Electrometric Titration

    This test method is suitable for setting specification, for use as an internal quality control tool, and for use in development or research work on industrial aromatic hydrocarbons and related material. This test method gives a broad indication of olefinic content. It does not differentiate between the types of aliphatic unsaturation. 1. Scope 1.1 ...


    By ASTM International

  • New methodology for poolside compliance testing

    A new method using a water proof meter with built in photo cell and reagent delivery device (test strips) was presented at the 5th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference in Colorado Springs October 17th. Ivars Jaunakais, President of Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), presented a new method for pool water testing last week during the annual World Aquatic Health Conference. The ...

  • Industrial Test Systems eXact 1,2,3 meters discounted sale

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc. announces the eXact® 1,2,3 Photometer Liquidation Sale. Beginning June 1, customers can purchase an eXact® 1, 2, or 3 Photometer for only $65/each OR get one eXact® 1, 2, or 3 Photometer FREE with purchase of $100 worth of eXact® Strips/Reagents at list price. These affordable eXact® meters are designed to give fast and accurate water chemistry results without having ...

  • Technika Expands Water Quality Testing Product Line by Introducing the eXact™ EZ Meter Kit.

    Scottsdale, AZ October 8, 2007 --Technika announces the addition of the new eXact™ EZ meter kit to its Water Quality testing product line. This affordable, water-resistant, meter kit is designed to give fast water chemistry results for residential, commercial, municipal and environmental water quality testing. The eXact EZ meter kit comes with eXact™ EZ Strips, which can be used for EPA Compliant ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • ASTM F2931 - 11 Standard Guide for Analytical Testing of Substances of Very High Concern in Materials and Products

    The REACH Candidate list classifies substances as SVHCs thus making them subject to possible authorization. Compliance to the REACH regulation requires that any identified SVHC be present at a concentration of less than 0.1 % (w/w) of the total article weight to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Offers Complete RoHS and WEEE Compliance Testing Systems - Producers exporting to Europe and China can assess, attain, and maintain compliance with new environmental regulations

    Untitled Document Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc., one of the leading developers of analytical instrumentation in the U.S., announces the availability of a complete range of analytical instruments to ...

  • ASTM C799 - 12 Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, Spectrochemical, Nuclear, and Radiochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Uranyl Nitrate Solutions

    Uranyl nitrate solution is used as a feed material for conversion to the hexafluoride as well as for direct conversion to the oxide. In order to be suitable for this purpose, the material must meet certain criteria for uranium content, isotopic composition, acidity, radioactivity, and impurity content. These methods are designed to show whether a given material meets the specifications for these ...


    By ASTM International

  • Faster screening of plastic waste for harmful chemicals

    A more efficient method for sorting plastic electronics waste containing harmful chemicals is proposed by a new study. The method combines two analytical techniques that together can quickly and accurately detect levels of flame retardants in plastics used by the electronics industry. The European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive (2011/65/EU)1, adopted in 2003 and revised in ...

  • Evidence of hazardous chemicals and materials found in games consoles

    The Greenpeace scientific report “Playing Dirty”, released this week, reveals that the world’s most popular game consoles, Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3 Elite (PS3) and Microsoft Xbox 360, tested positive for hazardous chemicals and materials such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC), phthalates, beryllium and bromine indicative of brominated flame retardants (BFRs). With some differences in the amount ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • New eXact® Micro 7+ photometer

    New eXact® Micro 7+ photometer Accurate, fast and easy water field testingIndustrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), manufacturer of accurate colorimetric water test kits, introduces its latest handheld photometer: the eXact® Micro 7+. Using a patented method, its ideal for residential, commercial, and municipal water testing, the Micro 7+ reads these parameters directly: Total Alkalinity; Bromine; ...

  • eXact 1,2,3 photometer liquidation sale

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc. announces the eXact 1,2,3 Photometer Liquidation Sale. Beginning May 1, customers can purchase an eXact 1, 2, or 3 Photometer for only $65/each OR get one eXact 1, 2, or 3 Photometer FREE with purchase of $100 worth of eXact Strips/Reagents at list price. These affordable eXact meters are designed to give fast and accurate water chemistry results without having to ...

  • New eXact Micro 7+ Photometer

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), manufacturer of accurate colorimetric water test kits, introduces its latest handheld patented colorimeter: the eXact Micro 7+. Ideal for residential, commercial, and municipal water testing, the Micro 7+ reads 9 parameters directly: Alkalinity; Bromine; Calcium Hardness; Free Chlorine; Total Chlorine; Copper; Ozone; Permanganate; pH and Transmission. ...

  • New pooltest portable photometers for swimming pool water monitoring

    Water analysis expert Palintest Ltd. has developed new Pooltest 3 and Pooltest 6 photometers for on-site pool water quality testing. The new products have exceptional accuracy, using narrow band filters with a wavelength tolerance of +/-2 nm. The instruments also offer enhanced path length for measurement, enabling excellent resolution at low concentrations for precision readings. A 4-button ...

  • Toxic Flame Retardants Found in Office Environments

    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a class of flame retardant chemicals used in plastics, foams, fabrics and other materials.  PBDEs are members of a broader class of brominated chemicals used as flame retardants known as brominated flame retardants, or BFRs. There are dozens of congeners, or varieties of the basic chemical type, of PBDEs. PBDEs are used in many common household and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Get in the Palintest Know!

    Whether it’s a question that’s been nagging away at you for years or something more topical, the Know portal from Palintest has been developed to provide the answers. We have quite a history, a knowledge base accumulated over more than 50 years of developing water test kits to answer all those critical questions about water and environmental testing. Amongst our archive we ...

  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

  • The new eXact Micro 7+ Aquarium and Pond Kit

    A healthy environment for aquarium and pond fish is essential to good health. The health and longevity of fish is directly related to the quality of their water. Now more than ever, aquarists, retailers, breeders and wholesalers have become more aware of the importance of regular water quality testing. Announcing the new eXact Micro 7+ Aquarium and Pond Water Test Kit from ITS, the perfect ...

  • Toy screening fails toys` lead limit compliance

    Many toys for sale in Illinois fail to comply with lead and phthalate limits despite the fact that new legal limits took effect already in 2008. Illinois PIRG has tested lead, phthalates and other chemicals on children’s products. The testing is the first since the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, signed into law in 2008, decreased the allowable amount of lead and banned the use of six ...


  • Toxic PBDEs Found in Offices According to New Research

    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are flame-retardant chemicals that are added to plastics and foam products to make them difficult to burn. PBDEs exist as mixtures of similar chemicals called congeners. Because they are mixed into plastics and foams rather than bound to them, PBDEs can leave the products that contain them and enter the environment.   There are different kinds of PBDEs; ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Hazardous substance reference standards developed for XRF analyzers

    The accredited XRF Standards Laboratory of Eastern Applied Research, Inc has developed a set of hazardous substance reference standards. Initially developed for use on Seiko x-ray fluorescence and Skyray XRF systems, the set can be utilized with both desktop and handheld XRF systems of most brands to increase instrument accuracy.The complete set is known as the “RoHS-Standard Set” because it was ...

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