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  • On-line demonstration of direct mercury analysis from Quantitech

    QUANTITECH, the Milton Keynes based supplier of environmental monitoring instrumentation, has published a short video showing a new mercury analysis technology that demonstrates the speed and simplicity that is now possible in the analysis of both liquid and solid samples. The video can be viewed at www.quantitech.co.uk/entity11.aspx Performed by ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • UK Launch for New Direct Mercury Analyser

    QUANTITECH LTD is launching a new addition to the Teledyne Leeman Labs ‘Hydra’ family of mercury analysers: the Hydra-C. The Hydra-C is a fully automated mercury analyser employing thermal decomposition and atomic absorption for the rapid (5 minutes) direct analysis of liquid or solid samples without a need for acid digestion. Hydra-C is designed to satisfy the requirements of the US EPA ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • ERM-CA400 : How to ensure the reliability of mercury analysis in seawater

    The JRC  released a new seawater reference material certified for its mercury concentration. This certified reference material (CRM) was produced in support of the Water Framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC) and will make the quality assessment of coastal waters more reliable. Because of its acute and chronic toxicity, mercury is included in the list of priority substances to determine ...

  • Analysis of Samples with High Mercury Content - A Smooth Transition from PPB to PPM

    Very often, laboratory specialists who analyze mercury in solid samples (such as contaminated soil, sorbents and sorbent traps, waste water, etc.) have to address the problem of high variations of mercury content in the samples that are analyzed. It is not unusual to have to clean the mercury analyzer or manually readjust the instrument’s settings/parameters in order to be able to switch ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Does mercury damage genes?

    Mercury has many uses but its toxic properties are a health concern. A recent analysis explored the effects of mercury exposure on human genes. They identify four possible processes that could lead to genetic damage and suggest that international safety limits may need reviewing. Mercury is versatile and this means it is used in areas ranging from industry to dentistry and from pharmacology to ...

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Potable Water

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos. The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low detection ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • New world record for mercury emissions monitor

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its Continuous Mercury Monitoring system (CMM) is the first instrument to be certified for monitoring at the low levels required by industry and regulators. “This is extremely important news,” says Matti Haapala, Gasmet’s Application Development Manager. “In the past the low concentration levels in industrial emissions have ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New world record for mercury emissions monitor

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its Continuous Mercury Monitoring system (CMM) is the first instrument to be certified for monitoring at the low levels required by industry and regulators. “This is extremely important news,” says Matti Haapala, Gasmet’s Application Development Manager. “In the past the low concentration levels in industrial emissions have ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Mercury conference to address global treaty implementation

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (#ICMGP) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 28th July – 2nd August 2013. The event is the 11th in a series that began in Sweden in 1990 and follows closely behind an international agreement to reduce global mercury emissions. Themed ‘Science Informing Global Policy’ the ICMGP events have been created to ...

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • Agilent Technologies announces compliance with RoHS Directive Company advances sustainability goals

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the majority of its electronic test and measurement products are now designed for compliance with the European Union’s restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Commonly referred to as RoHS, the European directive bans the sale of equipment containing more than the agreed level of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • New Application Bulletin Covers Mine Face Analysis Grade Control

    Untitled Document Billerica, MA. Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers product line, internationally recognized as the leader in handheld, portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology, together ...

  • New NRDC climate analysis: nation can create jobs and save on electricity bills while cutting carbon pollution from power plants

    The nation can significantly cut carbon pollution from power plants, the centerpiece of President Obama’s climate action plan, while adding thousands of new jobs and saving families money on their electric bills, according to a new analysis released by the Natural Resources Defense Council and business and labor groups. Countering ...

  • COD in 10 minutes

    Camlab have just launched a revolutionary product from Aqua Diagnostic which is capable of accurate, sensitive, real-time analysis of Chemical Oxygen Demand. This new green technology is fast, eliminates the digestion step and needs no hazardous chemicals.The core of the technology is the PeCOD™ sensor which has a number of practical advantages over the traditional methods of COD analysis. ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Getting the most from substance flow analyses

    New research from Sweden identifies the characteristics of substance flow analyses that make them useful to policy makers. Substance flow analyses that focus on measuring rather than modelling pollution and which are aligned to existing measures are more likely to influence policy. Substance flow analysis (SFA) or material flow analysis (MFA) is a method of studying the stocks and flows of ...

  • PANalytical spectrometers support compliance with RoHS, WEEE, ELV and other environmental legislations

    Almelo, the Netherlands, February 2007. PANalytical’s comprehensive range of XRF systems and reference standards enable industry to meet the challenges set by the new EU RoHS and WEEE directives and to monitor levels of regulated substances covered by other important environmental legislation such as ELV (End-of-Life Vehicles directive) and the EU packaging directive (EPD) as well as emerging ...

  • Rental partnership announced for portable metal analysers

    Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive rental partner for the world's top selling range of portable XRF analysers from Niton UK. The agreement will cover UK and Republic of Ireland markets. XRF analysers provide fast, non-destructive, qualitative and quantitative assessment of metals and alloys in a variety of materials. Applications include quality control in manufacturing, metal ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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

  • Lead in Toys & Consumer Products: Innov-X Systems Announces Release of Reference Materials for XRF Calibration

    Innov-X Systems is pleased to announce the development of reference materials specifically for the analysis of lead in toys and other consumer products. Critical for responsible toy and imports testing, these materials allow Innov-X to pre-calibrate their portable XRF units to offer immediate, quantitative results of ppm levels of lead in coatings. Previous to this development, it was not ...


    By Olympus

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