heavy metals analysis News

  • Latest Advancement for On-Site Analysis of Heavy Metals

    The PDV6000plus is the latest generation of portable instruments which provide excellent accuracy and convenience when performing on-site heavy metal analysis in water or soil. Building upon the reputation of the PDV6000, which is globally accepted as the benchmark system, the PDV6000plus boasts a range of software and hardware improvements. It further improves data quality by lowering ...

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • 946 Portable VA Analyzer – Heavy metal analysis goes mobile

    Metrohm is pleased to introduce the 946 Portable VA Analyzer, a compact, portable, all-in-one solution for heavy metal analysis of surface waters. Measurements with the 946 Portable VA Analyzer are sensitive enough to detect trace level concentrations of total arsenic, mercury, and copper well below the guideline values of the world health organization. For lack of viable alternatives, ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Palintest are attending Arablab 2010

    We are attending Arablab 2010 on January 9th - 12th at the Dubai International Convention Centre. We look forward to welcoming you to our stand (235) at the show to discuss your requirements for 2010. We will be showing our complete range of portable testing equipment for drinking water, wastewater/environmental, soil and irrigation applications. Products on the stand include the ...

  • TSCA Reform Is Here

    On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and expands the authority and requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with regard to the regulation of “chemical substances,” notably including heavy metals considered to be harmful to ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • HDXRF approved for elemental analysis of soil and solid waste by new method – ASTM D8064-16

    Newly published ASTM D8064-16 standard test method has been approved for the quantification of heavy metal elements in soil and solid waste by monochromatic Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometry using multiple monochromatic excitation beams – also known as High-Definition X-ray Fluorescence (HDXRF). With a growing global demand for soil remediation and treatment, this ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • PANalytical’s XRF range supports RoHS/WEEE compliance

    PANalytical’s extensive range of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometers and reference standards provides elemental analysis of heavy metals in a wide variety of materials, including plastics, polymers, metals, brass, solder and wire. These advanced systems are enabling industry to meet the new challenges of stringent EU directives such as RoHS, WEEE and ELV. PANalytical systems support compliance ...

  • Healthy incoming order situation for Analytik Jena in the summer months

    Analytik Jena AG has received a healthy number of incoming orders in its core business of Analytical Instrumentation and in the growth segment of Life Science, exceeding last-year's figures. Two major orders for delivery of analytical instrumentation to China and of products for automated nucleic acid purification for a laboratory well-positioned on the market in Germany have contributed to this. ...

  • ASTM F963 - 11 standard consumer safety specification for toy safety

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification relates to possible hazards that may not be recognized readily by the public and that may be encountered in the normal use for which a toy is intended or after reasonably foreseeable abuse. It does not ...


    By ASTM International

  • Voltammetry: trace level determination of Cu, Pb, and Zn in fish for human consumption

    A research paper recently published by Jafari and Sobhanardakani in Current World Environment suggests voltammetry as a viable method for the determination of the heavy metals Cu, Pb, and Zn at trace levels in three different species of freshwater fish. Contamination of fish for human consuption by heavy metals is a health hazard and an analytical challenge at the same time. While there are ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Voltammetry: Trace Level Determination of Cu, Pb, and Zn in Fish for Human Consumption

    A research paper recently published by Jafari and Sobhanardakani in Current World Environment suggests voltammetry as a viable method for the determination of the heavy metals Cu, Pb, and Zn at trace levels in three different species of freshwater fish. Contamination of fish for human consuption by heavy metals is a health hazard and an analytical challenge at the same time. While there are ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Analytik Jena AG: Analytik Jena present at ARABLAB 2012

    At ARABLAB 2012 in Dubai, which begins today, Analytik Jena AG presents itself at booth 427 in the German Pavilion with its current instrument portfolio for Analytical Instrumentation and Life Science and with a new solution for laboratory information management systems (LIMS). ARABLAB is one of the analytical industry's most important annual platforms for the growth markets of the Middle East, ...

  • New Commission research facility will contribute to reliable measurements and testing throughout Europe

    Better healthcare, safer food and environmental protection are just some of the ways in which accurate measurements enhance our quality of life. On 23 November, a new scientific facility to develop measurement standards in challenging areas such as life sciences will be inaugurated at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Geel, Belgium. The European Commissioner for Research, ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Flame and Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometers Facilitate Accurate, Optimized Analyses of Trace Elements in Rice Products

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has published a new application note illustrating the superior analytical capabilities of the Thermo Scientific iCE 3000 Series range of atomic absorption (AA) spectrometers for monitoring multiple trace metals in rice products. This powerful range of AA instruments allows quick and easy optimization for precise flame and furnace ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Don’t forget about conflict minerals

    When thinking of consumer products safety compliance, lead in paint and substrates is usually top of mind. However, heavy metals exposure is not the only risk managed with elemental analysis. Another major consideration is the Conflict Minerals section of the Dodd Frank Act. First, you must identify if any 3TG (Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum, or Gold) elements are present in your products. If so, you ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • New Commission research facility will contribute to reliable measurements and testing throughout Europe

    Better healthcare, safer food and environmental protection are just some of the ways in which accurate measurements enhance our quality of life. On 23 November, a new scientific facility to develop measurement standards in challenging areas such as life sciences will be inaugurated at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Geel, Belgium. The European Commissioner for Research, ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Women’s Handbags may Contain Dangerous Levels of Lead

    Earlier this year, ABC News reported that several big chain retailers have agreed to limits of lead found in handbags and wallets. The agreement came about after the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) had tested these products for lead from 100 of the nation’s top retailers. The handbags and wallets were tested for total lead content and lead that came off the product from a wipe test. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mapping human health risk in urban environments

    A new study demonstrates how mapping software can be used to analyse data on heavy metal soil pollution in an urban environment. The researchers incorporated land use information to gain realistic estimates of potential risks to human health that could help inform land use planning. Human activities, including industrial manufacturing and road travel, contaminate the soil with heavy metals such ...

  • ENSR Announces New Remediation Account Director Don Clabaugh, PE

    Untitled Document Redmond, WA, September 23, 2005 – Mr. Don Clabaugh, PE has joined ENSR International as an Account Director based in ENSR’s Redmond, Washington office. In this role, Mr. Clabaugh will help transportation, manufacturing and energy companies in the northwest U.S. to reduce their environmental liabilities through remediation and risk management. ...


    By AECOM

  • SPECTRO launches next generation SPECTRO xSORT Handheld EDXRF Spectrometer Offers Breakthrough Speed, Accuracy, and Ease of Use

    SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, a leading supplier of analytical instruments for optical emission and XRF spectrometry, has introduced the next-generation SPECTRO xSORT handheld energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometer. The new instrument comes in a smaller, lightweight package that offers better analytical performance, and incorporates many exclusive new features. The new xSORT ...

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