mercury analytical system News

  • P S Analytical Online Mercury in Natural Gas Analyser Achieves ATEX Certification

    As part of its ongoing product development P S Analytical has recently received the ATEX EC-Type certification permitting our online mercury measurement system for natural gas to be installed in Category 2 IIC T4 designated areas. The procedure used for the measurement of mercury by atomic fluorescence basically follow the ASTM 6350-98 and ISO 6978-2 procedure and the PSA 10.670 is specifically ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Potable Water

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos. The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low detection ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • California’s Prop 65 and Public Health Concerns over Mercury and Mercury Compounds

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns over exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • SEAL Analytical Acquisition of Thomas Cain

    SEAL Analytical, the leading global supplier of automated colorimetric analyser instrumentation has announced the acquisition of Thomas Cain, a manufacturer of automated chemical addition, sample preparation and digestion systems for the analysis of mercury and metals in environmental laboratories. Thomas Cain designs, manufactures and distributes the DEENA range of graphite block digestion ...

  • Many in the U.S. still Encounter Mercury Hazards

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions for mercury and other heavy metals to protect people and the environment. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 11th, 2010 Egyptian tombs dating back to 1500 BC have been found to contain mercury.  Mercury is a metal that is in a liquid state at standard conditions for temperature and pressure.  Due to mercury’s unique ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mercury conference to address global treaty implementation

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (#ICMGP) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 28th July – 2nd August 2013. The event is the 11th in a series that began in Sweden in 1990 and follows closely behind an international agreement to reduce global mercury emissions. Themed ‘Science Informing Global Policy’ the ICMGP events have been created to ...

  • Mercury Exposure in Womb May Be Connected to ADHD

    As attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rates rise in the United States, more research has been conducted to determine the cause. A new study on mercury exposure during pregnancy indicates that fetal exposure to the toxic substance may be linked to ADHD. Researchers found that children exposed to high levels of mercury while in the womb have a greater chance of developing attention ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Could Your Lotions & Antiseptic Soaps be Contaminated with Mercury?

     Earlier this month, CNN published a report about skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps and lotions that may be contaminated with mercury.  The report cited a U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning of mercury poisoning being linked to skin products. Federal health officials are warning consumers not to use these consumer products that might contain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New PerkinElmer mercury analyzer simplifies contamination testing

    PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, has introduced the SMS 100, a new analyzer designed to improve the detection and measurement of mercury in solids and liquids and help minimize the need for complex sample preparation. The SMS 100 helps accurately measure mercury at low levels in a variety of sample types, enabling environmental ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • SI traceability for mercury vapour measurement in air

    A new experiment, designed by NPL and the Joint Research Centre - Institute for Research Materials and Measurements (JRC-IRMM), has recently been completed and published in Analytical Chemistry. The collaborative experiment, performed as part of the European Metrology Research Programme ...

  • P S Analytical Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence

    In 2008 P S Analytical celebrates its 25th anniversary as one of the leading suppliers of Instrumentation and Technology in the Environmental Market.  P S Analytical is proud to be ISO 9001:2000 certified and to provide online systems which meet international standards.  P S Analytical specializes in the supply of instrumentation for ultra-low level determination and the speciation of ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • P S Analytical presents recent developments in Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    At Pittcon 2008, PSA will be presenting posters detailing their latest developments in Continuous Emissions Monitoring and Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy for determination and speciation. This year’s posters will include latest work on the determination of total gaseous mercury in ambient air.   Coal-burning power plants are the largest anthropogenic source of mercury emissions to the ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Mercury in the Petrochemical Industry – Applications for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

    For many years P S Analytical has been at the forefront of developments relating to the measurement of mercury in the Petrochemical Industry. P S Analytical’s measurement systems are based on the PSA 10.525 Sir Galahad atomic fluorescence instrument. The Sir Galahad is a very flexible system, and using a combination of hardware and software, the PSA Research and Development team have been able ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • P S Analytical achieves ISO 9001:2000 and ATEX Certification

    Following an assessment by an independent body, P S Analytical has been awarded ISO 9001 certification.  This certification has only been achieved by about 5% of UK businesses and this prestigious award is supported by the Government and recognised worldwide. Said a delighted Prof Peter Stockwell “We have always been proud of the service we offer our clients and the way that we conduct our ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Mercury Exposure and Health Effects Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses mercury in both the indoor and outdoor environments.   Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is found in air, water and soil. It exists in several ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Fire & Rescue Service deploy ABLE Jerome for mercury spillage detection

    Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Service, acting on the advice of one of its Fire Board’s constituent local authorities’ scientific advisory services namely, Glasgow Scientific Services, has recently purchased ABLE’s Mercury Detection System for its technical support teams and mobile technical support laboratory. Mercury, also called quicksilver or hydrargyrum , is a chemical element with the symbol ...

  • Continuous Mercury Monitoring with State-of-the-Art Technology = Gasmet CMM

    With the introduction of ever tightening legislation for emissions, new challenges are also facing the equipment that is used for continuous monitoring of trace pollutants. In the United States, the Clean Air Mercury Rule will establish strict limits for Mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. Gasmet Technologies decided to meet this challenge with a novel approach together with the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents report dated April 20, 2012 for Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing Using MBS The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new mercury emissions regulations in 2013 and many cement plants will not be able to meet the more ...

  • Mercury in the Petrochemical Industry – Applications for Control and Certification, utilising the power of Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    P S Analytical stands at the forefront of technological developments for industries relating to the measurement of mercury.  Recent inroads into instrumentation and applications have secured our position as the manufacturer of choice for the determination of mercury in petrochemical products for gaseous, liquid or solid matrices.  The award of the ISO 9001:2000 standard and ATEX ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

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