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  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • 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) ...


  • Camfil APC expands testing laboratory

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Technology Spotlight: Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane

    A growing suite of Gene-Trac® tests now include targets for the metabolic biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane. Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane is based on two functional genes (dxmB and aldH) identified in the laboratory of Dr. Shaily Mahendra (UCLA) that are active in critical steps of the aerobic 1,4-dioxane degradation pathway. Figure 1 is a simplified degradation pathway for 1,4-dioxane. The ...


    By SIREM

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Diagnostic Testing of STDs Market (Laboratory Testing, Point-Of-Care Testing, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies) to 2013 2019

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Diagnostic Testing of STDs Market (Laboratory Testing, Point-Of-Care Testing, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies) to 2013 - 2019 " to its huge collection of research reports. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are diseases that spread primarily through person-to-person sexual contact. Varied testing technologies used for the identification and ...


  • Neptune - LIMS for all water testing laboratories

    Neptune - LIMS -The Modern Solution for all Water Testing Laboratories Laboratories that support water treatment plants have long discovered the benefits of Laboratory Information Management Systems - LIMS. Today many laboratories are looking to replace their earlier systems with ones that are easier to support, more friendly to use and that can be connected easily with other plant computer ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Protea’s FTIR Analyser Undergoes Laboratory Validation Testing

    As part of our participation in a Support for Impact Project (SIP) as part of EMPIR, Protea’s FTIR analyser has undergone laboratory validation testing. Protea’s atmosFIR biogas analyser was validated against multiple siloxane standards developed by NPL. Mixtures of linear and cyclic siloxane compounds were analysed in a typical biogas ...


    By Protea Limited

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • A UK first for WRc’s Waste Testing Laboratory

    WRc’s laboratories have received the first Third Party Accreditation from UKAS on its waste testing capabilities. This national third party accreditation will be used by WRc to demonstrate the performance of staff and laboratories, giving clients enhanced confidence in the quality of the results from their waste and treatment technology investigations. Peter Mills who is the Commercial ...


    By WRc plc

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • Beware of microbiology laboratories entering the asbestos testing marketplace

    Be sure to investigate the qualifications of any asbestos laboratory before using them for asbestos analysis. In recent years, the increased awareness of potential health effects of exposure to airborne mold created many testing laboratories that focused solely on mold analysis. Many of these laboratories are now attempting to diversify into the well established asbestos analysis market. The ...


  • 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.

  • 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.

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