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  • 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 ...


  • New Safety Enhanced Laboratory Gas Burners from WLD Tec

    The Fuego SCS series from WLD Tec GmbH provides maximum safety and highest convenience for all flame related applications in the laboratory. The Fuego SCS offers more convenience utilising a new graphic display and comfort functions. The display is wordless and uses symbols for rapid and easy selection of functions. The user can visualise the zero pressure shut-off, gas consumption, cooling ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • COD Analysis for Laboratories

    LAR's QuickCODlab is a COD analyzer for the determination of the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in laboratory applications. Water samples will be injected via a precision syringe or via autosampler. Both injection systems are equipped with special syringes so that unfiltered water samples incl. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • EMSL Opens Portland Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., the largest network of AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP and NVLAP accredited indoor air quality testing laboratories in the nation, is proud to announce that they have expanded their network by opening a new laboratory located in Portland, Maine. With this laboratory opening, EMSL now operates 34 laboratories throughout The United States and Canada. "We realized the need ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • WinLIMS Manages Business and Laboratory Information!

    QSI are now offering their WinLIMS Rental product as a business management tool as well as for the Laboratory. QSI’s Managing Director Clive Collier said “ To make sure that WinLIMS Rental would meet customer expectations, we obviously had to create an “out of the box” package whose functionality could handle the vast majority of user requirements without modification or the need for custom code. ...

  • Phigenics Analytical Service Laboratory Recertified

    Phigenics Analytical Service Laboratory (PASL) has been recertified by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).  The PASL recently completed a biennial certification evaluation by an IDPH Laboratory Quality Specialist.  The evaluation required each analyst to demonstrate the proper procedures using correct laboratory techniques.  The inspector also reviewed all quality ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • State-of-the-art Food Science and Safety Laboratory confirms Maxxam’s long-term commitment to the Food industry

    On May 17th, Maxxam Analytics opened the doors to its state-of-the art, 28,000 sqf Food Science and Safety Laboratory in Mississauga. The new facility is the largest commercial laboratory of its kind in Canada and one of the biggest in North America. “We created a fit-for-purpose facility that allows us to grow with the demands of the rapidly changing food testing landscape”, says Jon ...


    By Maxxam Analytics

  • Underwriters Laboratories Honors Local Heroes and Urges People to Commit a Minute to Safety at Annual White Sox Event

    Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in advancing safety, today announced it will once again host the Chicago White Sox's Annual "Fire & Police Night" on Wednesday, August 17, when the White Sox play the Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular Field. UL has sponsored the event, which pays respect to the thousands of Chicago fire and police ...


    By UL LLC

  • Islands to call for COP21 recognition as climate change laboratories

    Small Islands Coming Together In Malta To Call On Paris Summit To Be Considered As Climate Change Laboratories Islands to issue joint paper at Greening the Islands conference requesting support for sustainable solutions Group includes islands aiming for 100% renewable status and going “fossil free” as well as leaders in water desalination and ...


    By The Green Consulting Group

  • Industrial Combustible Dust Tragedies can be Prevented

    One year ago, a combustible dust explosion killed a worker at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, Tennessee.  During the same year there were additional two accidents at the plant that have been linked to combustible dust resulting in several additional deaths and injuries. The investigation found that significant amounts of fine iron powder had accumulated over time at the facility and the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Memosens and Liquiline – a team that can`t be beaten

    Memosens sensor technology is causing quite a stir on the international circuit and has already won a number of awards and prizes for innovation. Together with the new Liquiline transmitter platform, Memosens forms the most innovative measuring point system currently available in analytical measuring technology. This unparalleled technology is receiving increasing acclaim on the international ...


  • LIMS for the nuclear industry and all radiochemical/radiotracer laboratories

    Matrix Rutherford is specifically designed for the nuclear industry and related test laboratories. The Matrix Rutherford LIMS configuration is an, out of the box, versatile software solution that features workflows for Environmental District Surveys, Liquid Discharge, Gaseous Discharge and Chemistry all in one system. The system can also be easily configured for Radioactive Waste Management ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Brady Introduces v2.0 LABXPERTTM Laboratory Labeling System

    MILWAUKEE - Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) is pleased to announce the release of the upgraded v2.0 LABXPERTTM  Laboratory Labeling System, offering new features for creating fast, legible, durable labels designed for use in the lab ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Minneapolis Laboratory Earns New Asbestos Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our laboratory in Minneapolis, MN has been accredited by the Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) to test for the presence of asbestos in drinking water. According to the ELAP, accredited laboratories have demonstrated the capability to analyze environmental samples using approved ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • Work-Related Respiratory Diseases can be Prevented

    EMSL Analytical provides air testing services to protect workers in the manufacturing sector from respiratory illness. Cinnaminson, NJ, June 8th, 2010 Silicosis, asbestosis, byssinosis and chronic beryllium disease are some of the respiratory diseases caused almost exclusively by workplace exposures.  Recently the National Institute for Occupational Health ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • No Silver Lining - an investigation into bisphenol a in canned foods

    Environmental health advocates released a report last month that demonstrates alarming levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in common canned foods. BPA is a synthetic sex hormone and exposure to low doses has been linked to abnormal behavior, diabetes and heart disease, infertility, developmental and reproductive harm, and obesity, which raises the risk of early puberty, a known risk factor for breast ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ingested nanoparticle safety

    Ingestion of commonly encountered nanoparticles at typical environmental levels is unlikely to cause overt toxicity, according to US researchers. Nevertheless there is insufficient evidence to determine whether chronic exposures could lead to subtle alterations in intestinal immune function, protein profiles, or microbial balance. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Eaton: New safety switches

    Power management company Eaton today announced new safety switches that provide remote tripping and a visible means of disconnect for commercial and industrial applications. The safety switches are the first in the industry to incorporate a shunt trip module. When signaled remotely, the device will electrically trip the switch, enhancing personnel safety and expanding the range of applications ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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