environmental testing laboratory News

  • Accutest Laboratories Announces the Acquisition of Southern Petroleum Laboratories’ Environmental Testing Operations

    Accutest Corporation, the third largest operator of environmental testing laboratories in the United States, has announced the acquisition of Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.’s (SPL) environmental testing division, based in Houston, Texas. SPL is a full service environmental testing laboratory providing lab services to petroleum, industrial and engineering clients in the Gulf Coast and ...


    By Accutest Laboratories

  • Testing laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials.Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • Testing Laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials. Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • SGS Australia opens new Sydney Laboratory for Environmental Testing

    Today, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, celebrated the opening of its new Sydney laboratory dedicated to environmental testing of air, water and soil. This state of the art facility in Australia is the latest addition to the SGS Environmental Services business international network of 30 environmental laboratories in Asia, North America, Europe ...

  • Thermo scientific LIMS: A solution for water and environmental testing laboratories

    "A safe and secure supply of drinking water is essential to ensuring public and environmental health in every community US EPA, Investing in a Sustainable Future DWSRF Annual Report The Safe Drinking Water Act empowers the US EPA to specify the legal limits for levels of contaminants in drinking water. The EPA additionally determines the water testing methods and sampling schedules that ...

  • Waters Introduces eDATA 2.0 Proficiency Testing Portal for Environmental Laboratories

    Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) today announced that ERA®, A Waters® Business, introduced the new  ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Eurofins Announces New UK Food and Environmental Testing Laboratory

    EUROFINS Scientific, one of the world’s leading laboratory groups, has unveiled a new €1million custom-built microbiology laboratory in Acton, West London. The new facility has been created in response to a significant rise in demand for analytical testing globally and represents a further step in Eurofins’ expansion within the UK. Eurofins CEO, Dr Gilles Martin says, “Following our recent ...


    By Eurofins Scientific

  • Testing laboratory promotes environmental and indoor air quality industries

    EMSL Analytical, one of the largest indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental testing laboratory networks, has been involved with providing public education about environmental issues since the company’s founding in 1981. Few companies in the industry have such a long tradition of providing not only testing solutions, but also free educational information about environmental and indoor air ...


  • Indiana environmental testing laboratory now open 7 days a week

    EMSL Analytical announces fifth laboratory to now operate with extended days and hours. EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that their Indiana laboratory located in Indianapolis is now open seven days a week for Asbestos, Lead and Mold analysis. The decision came after the environmental testing facility saw an enormous increase in sample volume and client requests for the service.“We ...


  • Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Laboratories

    Autoscribe Informatics has published a useful downloadable 9 page guide: Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Labs highlighting the use of its Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for the testing of water, air, gas, soil, and/or leachate samples in environmental laboratories. This new publication highlights how Matrix can be readily configured to accommodate varying local ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Indianapolis Testing Laboratory Announces Client Appreciation BBQ & Laboratory Tour

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced their Indianapolis, IN laboratory will be hosting a client appreciation BBQ and laboratory open house on July 23rd, 2010. “EMSL Analytical"s Indianapolis, IN laboratory is a very well established full service laboratory that has been well rooted in the community for years” ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their San Leandro, California laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing Laboratory Solves Mystery Disease in Fish

    EMSL Analytical’s laboratory identifies microbial growth at a major university’s research laboratory that was utilizing fish and fish eggs for important research. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 4th, 2010 The medical center at a university relied on fish and fish eggs to conduct research, but they had a problem.  Their supply of both of these appeared to be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Toronto Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their Toronto, Ontario laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for mold and lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • LA Testing Expands Material Testing Capabilities in South Pasadena Laboratory

    LA Testing is proud to announce that our laboratory in South Pasadena, CA has expanded material testing capabilities by adding a new environmental chamber. The new chamber has a workspace capacity of 16 cubic feet, heating and cooling ranging from 0 °C to +99 °C, and humidity ranging from 20% to 96%. The chamber is also equipped with a dehumidification system. In ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing by a qualified laboratory can ease asbestos fears

    The use of asbestos has been banned from most products in the United States now for a number of years. However, people can still be exposed to asbestos fibers in homes, workplaces and other buildings that contain the once widely used mineral in products ranging from insulation to ceiling tiles. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, EPA and the International Agency for Research on ...


  • Laboratory Conference

    Kuwait Laboratory Technology Conference is a multi-tracked conference and tradeshow for the laboratory industry, to take place on 30th November and 1st December 2010 in Kuwait. It will cover a diverse range of subjects relating to the science and technology used in medical and non-medical laboratories, as well as their management. It will provide scientists, technicians, laboratory managers and ...

  • LA testing expands materials testing laboratory in Pasadena with addition of FTIR capabilities

    Due to client demand FTIR services are now available at LA Testing. FTIR is a technique used primarily for the analysis of organic compounds as well to determine the chemical structure of inorganic compounds. Since chemical bonds absorb infrared energy at specific wavelengths, the basic structure of compounds can be determined by the spectral locations of their infrared absorptions. When ...


  • California microbiology testing laboratory now offering legionella testing

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader of laboratory testing services and sampling products is pleased to announce the addition of Legionella testing services to their San Leandro, California laboratory to serve health care facilities, indoor air quality and environmental health and safety and professionals. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends routine monitoring of for ...


  • Leading fire testing laboratory adding testing capabilities to San Leandro Facility

    Red flag warnings are in effect for parts of Northern California as strong offshore winds and low humidity settles into the area. In fire ravaged parts of Southern California the forecast calls for continued hot and dry weather increasing fire risks.The latest news reports on Monday listed several fires still burning across the state. These included the Silver Fire, Station Fire, Lion Complex ...


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