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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dürr Closes Acquisition in the Industrial Environmental Technology Business

    Dürr has completed the previously announced acquisition of the industrial environmental technology business of the US company Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) as of October, 5th, 2018. The transaction creates one of the leading global providers of air pollution and noise control technologies offering companies from all industries a broad range of solutions for tightening emissions regulations ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Gasmet focuses on mercury monitoring at AQE 2018

    The Gasmet Technologies (UK) stands (Nos. 38 & 39) at AQE 2018 will focus on continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) for a wide variety of parameters including mercury. In January this year, Gasmet announced that the CMMS (Continuous Mercury Monitoring System) had successfully completed EN15267-3 testing and now provides ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Free Radon Test Kit Offered by the Leading IAQ Home Test Kit Provider

    With fall officially arriving last month, many parts of the country are experiencing cool days and even cooler nights.  This autumn weather often causes people to begin shutting windows and firing up the HVAC system to bring warmth and comfort to their homes.   As people begin to keep doors and windows shut, any indoor air pollutants may begin to buildup.  One of these pollutants ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Aids Renovators with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    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.   San Leandro, CA - October 17, 2010   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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.

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Lead Disclosure Requirements and Testing Options for Homebuyers in Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated that approximately three-quarters of the nation’s housing stock built before 1978, the year the federal government ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMSL’s North Carolina Lead Testing Laboratory Receives AIHA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina has been granted accreditation through the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA-LAP). The Charlotte lab is now AIHA-LAP ELLAP accredited for lead testing. The Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP) is recognized by the EPA National Lead ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New York City Lead Testing Laboratory Helps Contractors with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    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. New York, NY - 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.

  • Lead Free Renovations

    This spring, dear friends of mine renovated an old house. Because they are committed to recycling wherever possible, they saved the old doors and decided to refinish them themselves. In a bare patch of their backyard, they merrily stripped and sanded 14 layers of paint off the old doors, marvelling at the many colours the house had gone through over the century. It was a dusty task, but they ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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.

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