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  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Respiratory Protection for Workers Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the importance of respiratory protection for workers in various industries.  “OSHA reports that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Recognized by Nation’s Premier Lead Testing Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to property owners and environmental professional to help prevent lead poisoning. In April 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule to reduce contamination associated with the removal of lead-based paint chips and dust generated when homes are remodeled. The rule requires training and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New LEADQuick™ lead in soil test kit

    Lead exposure can cause serious health problems. When lead is absorbed into the body, it can cause brain damage and harm other vital organs. It’s common to find 15 to 40 parts per million (PPM) Lead in soil, which can also be expressed as milligrams per kilogram of lead (mg/kg). Soil lead levels can increase to several thousand mg/kg as a result of contamination by lead in urban areas due ...

  • 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.

  • UVDI Elevates UV-C Lamp Testing with Industry Leading Test Facility

    UVDI recently commissioned a new, world class lamp testing facility to support their goal of providing customers with superior UV disinfection systems. At the company’s headquarters in Valencia, California, the R&D testing laboratory is managed by UVDI’s Director of Technology, Dr. Ashish Mathur.   A key element of UV-C system performance involves understanding UV lamp ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Computrac Upgrades Moisture Testing at Leading Lubricant Test Lab

    Engineered Lubricants is one of the most advanced lubricant testing facilities in the United States. They specialize in lubricant design, quality control and investigative lubricant analysis. Their knowledge and expertise of lubricants and machinery lubrication are instrumental in helping customers maintain equipment, optimize performance and reduce overall maintenance costs. ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Leading Lead Laboratory Helps Building Owners with New EPA Lead Regulations

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 6th, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S." ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Test Kit Swabs Fail to Detect Lead Dust in Homes

    ROCHESTER, New York (ENS) - The quick, inexpensive test kits used by homeowners nationwide to detect lead-laced dust are prone to high error rates, according to a new University of Rochester study. Researchers found that 64 percent of the locations that LeadCheck Swabs indicated were safe, actually had hazardous concentrations of lead in dust, according to federal ...

  • Testing for lead in paint gets easier, faster and cheaper with ANDalyze - Powered by DNA

    ANDalyze offers a new EPA tested technology for detecting and measuring lead levels in paint. The combined sensor/fluorimeter platform solution requires no special knowledge of chemistry, and produces no hazardous chemical waste and shows test results in less than ten minutes, greatly reducing operational testing time and cost. Champaign, IL, USA: ANDalyze has developed an innovative lead (Pb) ...


    By ANDalyze

  • Infectious Disease Testing Market 2014 Strategic Assessments of Leading Suppliers

    ReportsnReports.com adds report2014 Infectious Disease Testing Market: Strategic Assessments of Leading Suppliers to its store. This 155-page report provides detailed analyses of current and emerging technologies, and their potential applications for the infectious disease testing market, including molecular diagnostics, biochips, monoclonal antibodies, immunoassays, IT, gel microdroplets, ...

  • MMR Mold Stain Remover Tested by Leading Accredited Laboratory

    Several months ago, the manufacturer of MMR mold stain remover had their product put under the microscope.  Mold Solutions’ FastMoldRemoval.com subjected MMR mold stain remover to extensive laboratory tests that were conducted by Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.   The purpose for the testing was to determine the effectiveness of MMR.  Three different types of fungi ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Revolutionary new meter field tests Lead, Mercury and Cadmium levels in Water

    The new eXact LEADQuick™ photometer is the ideal meter for field testing Lead, Mercury and Cadmium amounts in potable water. This new modified method accurately detects 3 to 500 µ/L (ppb) on site lead (as Pb+2) levels in either water (as low as 3 µg/L), soil (as low as 50 mg/kg) or paint (as low as 0.05 mg/cm2) with resolution of 1 µg/L and accuracy of +/-3 µg/L. The ...

  • EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement valued at $55,000 with Destination Maui, Inc. for failing to notify its tenants about the potential presence of lead-based paint at eight properties located on Maui. “More than half a million children in America have blood lead levels that can lead to learning disabilities and behavior problems,” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • Florida Lead Testing Laboratory Provides FREE Lead In Homes Poster for Renovators, Contractors and Painters

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Orlando, FL – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are one of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California County Urges Parents to Test Children for Lead Poisoning

    LA Testing provides affordable lead testing solutions for parents, property owners and environmental professionals to ensure environments are safe for children. Garden Grove, CA, August 19th, 2010 San Bernardino County health officials recently issued an alert for parents of young children to have them tested for lead poisoning.  As recently as 2009 the county ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Louisiana Mold and Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced that their Baton Rouge 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 their ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing Laboratory Provides FREE Lead Sampling Wipes for Renovators, Contractors and Painters

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements.  EMSL provides FREE Lead sampling wipes to clients wishing to send samples for lead testing. Cinnaminson, NJ – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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