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  • Acid Number testing – Save thousands of dollars with ASTM D8045

    Recently the ASTM published method D8045 for Acid Number determination in crude oil and petroleum products. Now there is an online calculator available to help users determine how much their laboratory will save, if they switch from method D664 to the new method D8045. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 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) ...


  • Green Grass and Bioremediation Success

    Have you ever looked at your neighbor’s lawn and wondered how they grow such green grass? You quickly hop on the internet and search for tips and tricks to a greener lawn only to find there’s no simple solution, there’s work involved. The principle of having to take care of your lawn in order to produce results is reflected across most areas of work. People working in ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


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