dioxin analysis News

  • High-speed Sample Preparation and Analysis of Dioxins and Dioxin-like PCBs

    Shimadzu and BUCHI cordially invite you to our lunch seminar at the Dioxin 2011 conference in Brussels. The following presentation will be given: BUCHI Solutions to speed up the Sample Preparation Process for POP Analysis, Sabine Cleres, BÜCHI Labortechnik AG Dioxin and PCB Control in Food and Feeding Stuff with Single Quadrupole GCMS, Dr. Margit Geissler, Shimadzu Europe GmbH ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Agilent Technologies to Host Seminars at International Dioxin Symposium in Madrid

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it will host two seminars at the Dioxin 2014 International Symposium in Madrid, Spain. Food safety experts Dr. ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • EPA analysis shows reduction in 2009 Toxic chemical releases / agency completes analysis on chemical disposal and release (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods ...

  • EPA analysis shows reduction in 2008 Toxic Chemical Releases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).  The TRI database contains information on chemical releases into the air, land and water, as well as waste management and pollution prevention activities.  The analysis of the 2008 data, the most recent data set available, shows that 3.86 billion pounds of toxic ...

  • Unmixing Analysis: A Powerful Forensics Tool for Source Identification and Allocation

    Integral scientists have developed software to apply a powerful but rarely used numerical technique to environmental investigations, in ways that provide a robust quantification of potential contributions of chemical sources at contaminated sites. Known as unmixing analysis, this mathematical technique has produced effective results by providing strong lines of evidence for estimating the ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • 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.

  • Agilent Technologies to Present Food Science Data at International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that company scientists and collaborators will present at the 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) in Prague, Czech Republic, today through Nov. 8. The event draws food researchers and representatives of international regulatory agencies, commercial ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Results of Soil Sampling at Route 66 State Park near Eureka, Mo., Show No Significant Health Risks for Park Visitors, Workers

    EPA Region 7 has concluded after considering new soil sampling data and new toxicity information for dioxin that the cleanup conducted in the 1990s at the Route 66 State Park near Eureka, Mo., remains protective of human health and the park's current uses can continue. Dioxin soil sampling in June 2012, conducted at the request of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), which owns ...

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • Dow Chemical Removes Contaminants Near its Home Factory

    MIDLAND, Michigan, July 12, 2007 (ENS) - The Dow Chemical Company began work this week to remove contaminated sediments in the Tittabawassee River, just upstream of the Dow Dam in the company's hometown of Midland. The sediments are contaminated with high levels of dioxins and furans, chlorobenzenes, metals, and other materials. On June 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 gave ...

  • Standing room only at FTIR workshop

    The Quantitech workshop on FTIR gas analysis at AQE 2013 was completely full, with many attendees forced to stand outside the entrance. Commenting on the appeal of this event, Quantitech’s Dominic Duggan said: “FTIR can measure almost any gas in almost any application, so anyone with an interest in three or more gases will need to know about FTIR.” About half of the workshop ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Casella ETi Appointed by Digitel as UK & Ireland Distributor

    Casella ETi (UK) has been appointed by DIGITEL-Swiss air pollution measurement experts, as their United Kingdom and Ireland distributor. Digitel, the Swiss specialist for automatic aerosol, gas and wet-only samplers, has been manufacturing for over 35 years and specialises in High Volume Samplers such as the DHA-80, a fully gravimetric system to sample dust and aerosol particles for later ...


    By Casella

  • Pace Analytical Services, Inc., Purchases Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA)

     Pace Analytical Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of Northeast Analytical, Inc., located in Schenectady, NY. NEA is an environmental testing laboratory originally specializing in high resolution PCB analysis.  For the past two decades, NEA has built a distinguished national reputation for uncompromising data quality, service and ...


    By Pace Analytical

  • Quantitech instruments measure nothing

    Whilst many of Quantitech’s customers need to measure gas concentrations for reporting or process management purposes, some customers simply have to demonstrate that nothing is there. The Quantitech stand at AQE 2013 (40 & 41) will therefore feature instruments that are able to meet both needs. Reflecting the new theme of AQE 2013, the Quantitech stand will feature the latest ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Quantitech workshop will be one of your ‘five-a-day’

    Every attendee at Quantitech’s gas analysis workshop at AQE 2013 will receive a free orange. The purpose of the complimentary citrus refreshment will be revealed during the workshop, which will take place from 12-12.30 on Thursday 14th March in Workshop Room 1. Entitled ‘FTIR analysis for complex gas mixtures – real world examples of trace gas analysis in ambient air and stack ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Four Columbia Analytical Laboratories Receive DoD-ELAP Certificates of Accreditation

    Columbia Analytical Services, Inc. has announced that four of its laboratories have met the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) and each have been awarded a certificate of accreditation.The recently accredited laboratories are located in Houston, Texas, Simi Valley, Calif., Rochester, N.Y., and Kelso, Wash. Columbia Analytical’s ...


  • Casella ETI Shows How to Monitor Air Quality at MCERTS 2007

    Casella ETI, a leading supplier of air quality and emission monitoring instruments will display a broad range of specialist instrumentation at this year’s MCERTS Exhibition at the Bretby Conference Centre in Bretby, Staffordshire on the 25th and 26th April 2007. The range includes the MCERTS approved Casella Monitor ambient air quality analysers for CO, O3, NOx & SO2, along with its new ...


    By Casella

  • Toxic chemical releases declining

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA seeks comment on cleanup plan for a tittabawassee river island

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting Thursday, April 28, to accept comments on its proposed plan to clean up dioxin on an island in the Tittabawassee River. The public meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Saginaw Valley State University, Curtiss Hall, Banquet Rooms B and C, 7400 Bay Road, Saginaw. Representatives from the EPA and the Michigan Department of ...

  • Low cost ‘chinese drywall’ testing available for elemental sulfur

    A low cost testing option is now available from Columbia Analytical for detecting elemental sulfur (S8) in bulk drywall. The testing focuses on orthorhombic cyclooctasulfur (elemental sulfur: S8), a unique marker compound found only in drywall which causes corrosion. The test costs approximately $100 per drywall sample, depending on your project.Columbia Analytical’s proven method for elemental ...


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