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  • NJ mold testing laboratory prepares to help flood victims

    Flooding continues in several places across New Jersey following last weekends rainstorms brought heavy winds. Damage which included downed powerlines, trees and flooding prevented commuters from getting to work easily. It has been reported that at least eight people have died from storm related accidents this past weekend. As the flood waters eventually begin to recede some property owners who ...


  • 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

  • Atlanta mold testing laboratory prepares to help flood victims

    Some schools and businesses have been closed as record rainfall amounts have hit the state of Georgia. Up to 22 inches of rain fell in some parts of Atlanta since last week. The death toll has already reached seven with the latest victim being a young boy. The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency in 17 flood-stricken counties and with the ground already saturated almost the ...


  • New Jersey mold testing laboratory helps area residents

    Just the other week the Fox News channel in Philadelphia reported on a South Jersey woman’s battle with a perplexing illness. Ordinary household odors were making the young woman sick and even caused her to be hospitalized in the past. Her condition deteriorated to the point that she began living in a tent in her parent’s backyard.After years of searching for the cause of her illness a doctor in ...


  • Maryland Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Mold Growth from Melting Snow and Recent Rain Flooding

    The Baltimore County Fire Department was busy going from home to home filled with several inches of water in basements as three inches of rain filled the streets in Baltimore this past storm. This past weekends rain and melting snow has flooded basements in several maryland communities accross the state.During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the ...


  • Boston Mold Testing Laboratory Warns Residents About Potential Mold Growth from Recent Flooding Events

    This weekends Nor'easter flooded streets and basements and also left many drivers stranded in their vehicles in Waltham, MA. Residents from Linden Street were evacuated and taken to a high school shelter the day after heavy rains flooded the area. Although damage from water alone can be costly, once mold begins to grow in a property the costs and repercussions can quickly escalate. In most indoor ...


  • Houston Mold Testing Laboratory is Ready to Help Area Residents Test for Mold and Other Contaminants from Hurricane Alex

    EMSL Analytical’s Houston laboratory has prepared their facility to rapidly respond to Texas residents who experience flooding and water damage by offering fast and affordable testing solutions. Cinnaminson, NJ, July 2nd, 2010 What was once Hurricane Alex is forecast to continue to drop large amounts of precipitation across parts of Texas and the Houston region.  Some ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • 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.

  • Rapid Detection of Pathogens and Mold in

    Society has become acutely aware that infection-causing pathogens can be found in food, drinking water and the surrounding environment. Properly testing for pathogens is a very effective approach for preventing these infections. In spring and summer, E.coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Clostridium botulinum and Shigella are the common food borne bacterial pathogens. Helicobacter pylori and Enterovirus ...


  • September is mold awareness month

    In 2008, the governors of Georgia, Michigan and several other states proclaimed September 2008 to be Indoor Mold Awareness Month. Earlier this year the Nevada State Legislature also designated September 2009 as National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month. This special designation for September is meant to increase public awareness of how indoor molds can adversely affect human health. Since mold ...


  • Tips for preventing mold allergies

    Allergies affect millions of Americans across the country. Many of these allergy sufferers are allergic to mold, both from indoor and outdoor environments. Mold allergies can cause a host of symptoms for those with allergic reactions, not to mention it can also be a trigger for those suffering from asthma. These symptoms can include watery eyes, congestion, itchy nose, sneezing, coughing and even ...


  • University of California Dorm Mold Concerns

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to help identify microbial contaminants and prevent health problems. Pasadena, CA, August 24th, 2010 Earlier this summer KCRA reported that the Northern California Carpenters Union brought to light concerns about framing at a new dormitory at the University of California, Davis.  They claimed that mold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • North Carolina’s First and Only Mold Testing Lab with two AIHA EMLAP Accredited Laboratories

    EMSL Labs Provide Asbestos, Mold, Lead, IAQ, Microbiology and Food Testing in Raleigh, Charlotte and Kernersville, North Carolina. EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced their Charlotte, NC laboratory has been accredited by AIHA EMLAP for mold analysis in addition to being already accredited by NVLAP for PLM ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K`s Houston, TX laboratory receives AIHA accreditation for mold lab analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its Houston, TX regional laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) for mold analysis (EMLAP # 193549). All of EMLab P&K's laboratories and MicroLabs are currently AIHA accredited. 'With our Houston laboratory receiving AIHA accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the best mold ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Atlanta mold testing laboratory warns flood victims of potential asbestos contamination in buildings

    As the flood waters eventually begin to recede some property owners who venture back into their homes and businesses will discover water damaged properties and ruined belongings. Fortunately many of the water damaged properties can be saved with proper and extensive water extraction and mold remediation and prevention techniques. Damaged properties not only have to deal with water damage issues, ...


  • EMLab P&K's Las Vegas, NV Laboratory Now AIHA Accredited for Mold Analysis

    EMLab P&K announced today the accreditation of its mold lab in Las Vegas, Nevada by the American Industrial Hygiene Association®(AIHA) for mold analysis (EMLAP # 208900).Clients are now able to send spore trap samples for mold lab analysis to the Las Vegas location. With this accreditation, all EMLab P&K laboratories and MicroLabs nationwide are AIHA accredited for mold analysis. ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K's Houston, TX Laboratory Now AIHA Accredited for Viable Mold and Bacteria Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce expanded analytical laboratory services for mold and bacteria analysis at its Houston, TX regional laboratory. The Houston lab is now accredited by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) for viable mold and bacterial analysis (EMLAP # 193549). Clients are now able to send non-viable and viable samples for mold and bacterial lab analysis. The ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMSL Moves Asbestos and Mold Lab to Denver

    EMSL - 30 Years of Quality Asbestos Lab Results PRLog (Press Release) - Aug 11, 2011 - EMSL is pleased to announce the move of their Colorado laboratory currently located in Centennial to a new location in Denver conveniently located off I-25.  The new facility is a state of the art 3,800 s.f. building which nearly doubles ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Louisiana Advanced Mold Workshops for IAQ Professionals Announced

    Baton Rouge Area Environmental Professionals Look Forward to Advanced Mold Diagnostic Solutions & Information Baton Rouge , September 15th , 2010 Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in Houston, TX at a seminar dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi.  Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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