lead screening News

  • Toy screening fails toys` lead limit compliance

    Many toys for sale in Illinois fail to comply with lead and phthalate limits despite the fact that new legal limits took effect already in 2008. Illinois PIRG has tested lead, phthalates and other chemicals on children’s products. The testing is the first since the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, signed into law in 2008, decreased the allowable amount of lead and banned the use of six ...


  • XRF Analysis - a method of screening products for lead content

    Concerned toy manufacturers can be reassured with Oxford Instruments’ complete solution for safe toys and consumer goods Almost daily, we wake to the news that another toy has been recalled from the market due to the presence of lead in the paint applied to the toy. The recalls are primarily being carried out by the major toy manufacturers, but it seems that the problem exists throughout the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Getting Lead Out of the Home

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is set aside to educate parents and children about the dangers of lead exposure, especially lead-paint hazards in housing. As part of the observance, many states and communities will offer free lead screening, and conduct education and awareness events. Lead exposure among young children has been drastically reduced over the last three decades due to ...

  • Rapid screening for RoHS compliance

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF analyser from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments is the ideal tool for the rapid screening of electronic components and products to check for the presence of substances banned under the RoHS regulations and for screening other material of environmental concern. It is also perfect for screening for lead in a variety of consumer products from paints to toys. XRF (X-ray ...

  • AZUD, a leading manufacturer of disc filters and screen filters is looking to expand distributor network

    We are amongst the world leading companies manufacturing DISC & SCREEN FILTERS, specially designed to remove suspended solids from water in industrial processes. Learn more about AZUD and its products on the website: www.azudwaterfiltration.com. Present in over 70 countries worldwide through a large network of subsidiaries, dealers, agents and ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Moyno Strengthens its Leading Position

    WEFTEC visitors will see some of Moyno’s progressing cavity (PC) pump and grinder products, plus the Universal Parts range for progressing cavity pumps. Designed to fit many different PC pump brands, Universal Parts are manufactured in house to exacting standards, thoroughly tested, and now available through an extended distribution network. Also present will be Moyno’s flagship 2000 ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Portable XRF for soil and waste screening

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments can achieve laboratory-quality analysis on soil and waste samples.  Laboratory analysis by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry has been an accepted technique for the analysis of such materials for many years and was given official approval by European Standard EN 15309:2007. Using the simple sampling procedures ...

  • Leading portable biogas analyser from Geotech

    Those searching for an all-encompassing portable biogas analyser need look no further than Geotech's BIOGAS 5000. It combines accurate measuring of three key gases, CH4, CO2, O2 plus optional H2S, temperature and flow with an easy to use layout. The impressive range of H2S measurement from 0-50ppm to ...


    By Geotech

  • Innovative TR2500 technology for leading disposal experts

    UNTHA shredding technology has introduced a completely new concept to the second stage shredding market for alternative Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) substances. This series has been specially developed for alternative fuel applications. The new TR series offers some new high-tech benefits, such as a quick-change cutter system, a hydraulic foreign body ejection system and high-pin-count drive ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Casella continues to lead the way in occupational dust measurement

    The brand new CEL-712 Microdust Pro from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) is a rugged, hand-held, data logging instrument for the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. Boasting the highest measurement range of any device of its kind currently available on the market, it features a unique filter that enables on-site ...


    By Casella

  • Leading portable biogas analyser from Geotech

    A year after launch, Geotech have just sold the latest portable biogas analyser, the BIOGAS 5000, to its 57th new country. Customers across six continents searching for an all-encompassing portable biogas analyser are satisfied that they have found their solution in the BIOGAS 5000, with the latest units ...


    By Geotech

  • EPA plans to restrict toxic airborne lead

    For the first time in 30 years, the US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to further reduce the amount of lead in the air. While leaded gasoline is history, about 1,300 tons of lead a year is emitted into the air from smelters, iron and steel foundries, and general aviation gasoline, the EPA estimates. Once it is airborne, lead can be inhaled. Or, after it settles out of the air onto ...

  • NEMEX is the UK’s leading energy conference and exhibition

    Visit the website at www.nemex-energy.co.uk for further information about speakers, conference topics, registration and exhibitors. So, the formal consultation process has ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead

    Untitled Document NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead Paint Analyzer ...

  • At the leading edge of sewage biogas - now and a century ago

    In the city which built the UK's first anaerobic digester in 1895 and had sewage-gas street lighting around the 1900s, today's state-of-the-art sewage biogas analysis equipment is monitoring today's biogas at South West Water's Countess Wear Sewage Treatment Works in Exeter. On watch Countess Wear's sludge reception centre serves more than ...


    By Geotech

  • CDEnviro offer free sludge screen trials

    “The potential efficiency gains from the widespread introduction of the S:Max across the industry cannot be overstated based on the experience we have had.” So said Severn Trent Water following the installation of an S:Max SRU25 sludge screen at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works in Birmingham, England. Following on from this success CDEnviro have announced the launch of a program of ...


    By CDEnviro

  • US Tox21 to begin screening 10,000 chemicals

    A high-speed robotic screening system, aimed at protecting human health by improving how chemicals are tested in the United States, begins today to test 10,000 compounds for potential toxicity. The compounds cover a wide variety of classifications, and include consumer products, food additives, chemicals found in industrial processes, and human and veterinary drugs. A complete list of the ...

  • Software Enables Rapid Screening for RoHS Compliance

    Software enables rapid screening of electronics systems, PC boards, plastic parts and components for RoHS compliance. Innov-X Systems has extended its leadership in X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology with the release of new RoHS-Star software to assist manufacturers in complying with the European Union's Restriction on hazardous substances (RoHS) Directive. The new software enables rapid ...


    By Olympus

  • FDA joins US chemical screening initiative

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Toxicology Program (NTP) and the National Institute of Health Chemical Genomics Center (NCGC) welcome the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the Tox21 collaboration. The Tox21 collaboration merges federal agency resources (research, funding and testing tools) to develop ways to ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Getting the Best Performance From Vibrating Screen Machines

    VibraScreener is a leader in the manufacture of high-quality round and rectangular screeners, vibratory sieves and gyratory sifters for a range of industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, chemical, nutraceutical, cosmetics, ceramics, metal powder, powder coating and more. We engineer our products to deliver maximum quality, reliability and cost effectiveness compared to other ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you