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  • Free Mold Sampling Webinar hosting by EMSL

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. will be hosting “The Basics of Mold Sampling for an IAQ Investigation” free webinar on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST. Dr. Jason Dobranic, EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, will host the webinar and discuss different methodologies for mold sampling. The webinar will cover the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Minnesota Mold Testing Lab Holds Sampling Workshop

    EMSL will be holding a workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota regarding Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene. The workshop will be held on August 15th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel located at 618 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN. 55402. Registration begins at 8:30AM with the workshop being held from 9:00AM to 5:00PM at a cost of $299 per person. The workshop will ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • The Perfect Mold

    The latest Sorbilite technology - the green highway to prosperity Through waste utilization technology and mold making, Sorbilite Technology has found a way to mold waste into profits. The man is a genius.  He has vision, ability and something that apply anywhere in the world using one simple concept-utilizing waste. The subject of this high praise is Hungarian born Andrew ...


    By Sorbilite, 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 ...


  • Maryland Mold Testing Lab offers IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop in Richmond, VA

    Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, is scheduled to speak in front of Virginia area indoor air quality professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshops for IAQ ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL lowers ERMI mold testing price to $150

    Due to increased operating efficiencies we are now offering the ERMI mold test for $150 for a 5 day TAT. If you are not familiar with the test it was developed by EPA as a screening test to predict which homes have a potential mold burden.The test is conducted by collecting a composite dust sample in the living room and bedroom using a vacuum dust collection device. The dust is then analyzed by ...


  • 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.

  • Mold Contamination Forces Florida Elementary School to Close

    According to The Gainesville Sun, Starke Elementary School in Bradford County, Florida has been closed due to mold and fungus contaminations. The five hundred students who attend the school will be sent to alternate schools in the area or other locations until the issue is resolved. The school has reportedly experienced mold issues since it was built sixteen years ago. After ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Is Mold in School Making Your Child Sick?

    Studies estimate that a third or more of American schools have mold and other indoor air pollutants that are serious enough to provoke respiratory issues, says CNN in a special report on air problems making children sick in schools.   The news organization also cites a national survey of school nurses which found that 40 percent knew of students and staff adversely affected by indoor ...


    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.

  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold problems expected for many across Northeast US

    Record warm temperatures are blaketing the northeast this week replacing historical flooding from the past of storm of this past weekend. Many towns in the northeastern United States have gotten as much rain in the past month as they normally do during six months. This historical type flooding will lead to a variety of potential environmental contaminations including drinking water ...


  • The Tale of the Tape Lift Samples

    Effectively capturing a sample is crucial when testing an indoor environment for mold. A proposed ASTM standard will meet the need for a method that labs can follow when testing mold samples collected through the tape lift method. WK17177, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy, will provide labs with an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Mold Count Triples the Threshold Alert in Midwest

    According to NBC Chicago, an air quality alert has been issued in the Midwest after dangerous levels of mold were detected. Allergists in the area suggest that the high mold level could cause headaches, congestions, runny nose, itchy and watery eyes, and fatigue in individuals exposed to the air. Reports state that the mold count on Monday August 6th reached 125,000, nearly triple the threshold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Ten Steps to Find Hidden Mold Infestation

    Often mold infestation problems are hidden inside the building materials of a home, condominium, apartment, office, or commercial building. To find hidden mold problems, use the following mold investigation steps, according to international mold expert Phillip Fry, author of the e-book Do-It-Best-Yourself Mold Inspection, Testing, Remediation, and Prevention. 1. Use do it yourself mold test kits ...


    By C.M.I.C.I.

  • EPA Discusses Health Effects due to Mold Exposure

    Repeated exposure to elevated levels of mold is recognized as potentially harmful to human health.  During the last decade, a great deal of media attention has focused on this fact that has helped to raise public awareness on the issue.   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has also recognized this fact and developed an online course regarding mold in indoor ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Arson Results from a Mold Problem in an Arizona Hotel

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for mold, bacteria and other contaminants that impact indoor air quality Pasadena, CA, February 18th, 2011 Last month a person staying at a hotel in Phoenix, Arizona was accused of setting fire at the property.  The accused man actually called 911 to report the fire in his hotel room.  When the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Discovered in New Jersey Primary School

    According to The Upper Township Gazette, mold has been discovered in ceiling tiles throughout Upper Township Primary School in Marmora, NJ. The mold was discovered by the school’s custodial staff and administration during a preliminary inspection to ensure the building was ready for the school year. The mold was found throughout the entire building, but there were large ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New Mold Fact Sheet Released to the Public

    Recently, technical committee members from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) released an informational document entitled, “Facts about Mold”.  The document addresses a number of issues regarding mold and specifically mold in indoor environments.   According to the document, “The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Institute of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMLab P&K Releases Zip Code-Based Mold Lab Report for Mold Testing in Nevada

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the release of the MoldRANGE Local Climate report for clients in Nevada. Now EMLab P&K’s patent-pending, zip code-based MoldRANGE Local Climate report is available across the entire contiguous United States. The mold laboratory ...


    By EMLab P&K

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