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  • Massachusetts Mold Testing Lab Warns of Potential Mold Growth From Flooding

    Heavy rains and melting snow combined to cause major flooding in several parts of western Massachusetts this past weekend as More than two and a half inches of rain fell over the last 24 hours in East Longmeadow.  Flooding was reported in locations across Western Massachusetts, including in Easthampton, where there was flooding on Fort Hill Road. Many people have been evacuated from homes ...


    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 ...


  • 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.

  • Allergy Causing Molds Identified with Home Test Kit

    Over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. People suffer from allergies caused by everything from insects to certain types of foods. Of all those with this condition, some 40 million have indoor and outdoor allergies as their primary allergy.  These may be comprised of allergic triggers to grass, pollens, molds and other irritants.   For people who suffer month after month the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Florida Mold Testing Lab Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Hurricanes and Floods

    Hurricane Irene is threatening the east coast of the united states with strong winds and torrential rains.   This potential severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about protecting their homes from water damage. If a severe storm threatens property with water damage there are some basic steps property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Pennsylvania Mold Testing Firm Provides Tips To Prevent Mold Growth From Hurricane Irene and Flooding

        Hurricane Irene is expected to create problems along many states of the east coast from North Carolina to Maine.  Many property owners may return to flood damaged properties that can harbor environmental issues such as raw sewage, ...

  • 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 ...


  • Pensacola Mold Testing Firm Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Recent Flooding

    Potential severe weather is certainly enough to make property owners concerned about protecting their homes from water damage.This weekend’s storms in Pensacola and the surrounding areas have caused flooding and water damage to both residential and commercial buildings.    EMSL offers some basic steps that property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage and risks of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Chicago Mold Testing Lab Gives Midwest Residents Tips on Preventing Mold Growth from Floods

    EMSL Analytical offers preventive tips and testing solutions for residential and commercial properties threatened by devastating floods and water damage. Chicago, IL - March 14, 2011 Powerful storms recently slammed several Midwestern States including Indiana and Ohio causing severe flooding.  All of this severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Expands Charlotte Asbestos and Mold Lab Testing Lab

    EMSL is pleased to announce the recent move of their Charlotte laboratory.  The new facility is a state of the art 4,500 square foot building which nearly doubles EMSL’s laboratory space.  This move was necessitated by EMSL’s tremendous growth in the Charlotte area since opening in June 2008.  Contributing to this tremendous growth has been the steady addition of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Test Kit Identifies Fusarium and other Fungal Contaminants

    Earlier this year, USA Today published an article about the high incidence of Fusarium that was found in a research study that tested sink drains in homes, businesses and institutions.    The article discussed these findings as a possible source of Fusarium infections in people.   Fusarium is a genus of fungi that is widely distributed in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...


  • Florida Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Orlando and Fort Lauderdale Area Environmental Professionals Look Forward to Advanced Mold Diagnostic Solutions & Information Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak infront of Orlando & Fort Lauderdale area indoor air quality professionas this December.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand ...


    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.

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