non-culturable air sampling News

  • Introducing multi-modal sampling GC/MS with continuous air monitoring

    The new Griffin™ 460 provides detection, confirmation and continuous monitoring in a single instrument. The Griffin™ 460 mobile GC/MS enables innovative multi-modal sample introduction for liquid, solid, and vapor samples while also providing continuous, direct air monitoring and MS/MS. The Griffin 460 is ideal for field-based forensics and other mobile laboratory ...

  • Introducing multi-modal sampling GC/MS with continuous air monitoring

    The new Griffin 460 provides detection, confirmation and continuous monitoring in a single instrument. The Griffin 460 mobile GC/MS enables innovative multi-modal sample introduction for liquid, solid, and vapor samples while also providing continuous, direct air monitoring and MS/MS. The Griffin 460 is ideal for field-based forensics and other mobile laboratory applications, as well as for ...

  • Air sampling not the best method for testing defective Chinese drywall

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions for imported drywall.With numerous media reports of imported Chinese drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials EMSL Analytical has been busy testing samples from across the country. The problem appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and ...


  • EMSL Announces North Carolina Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    The event will be 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 Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshops for IAQ Professionals are scheduled for July 24th in Charlotte, NC. Currently the course is approved for 8 continuing ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New England Air Quality Testing Lab holds Boston IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, is scheduled to speak in front of New England area environmental 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 Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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.

  • New York City Air Quality Testing Lab holds IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, will be leading a workshop for New York-area environmental professionals. The event will be 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 Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL analytical offers analysis for USP 797 samples

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of laboratory services, recently announced they have begun to analyze samples for USP 797. Issued by the US Pharmacopoeia (USP), USP 797 regulations provide a standard for all pharmacies that prepare ‘compounded sterile preparations’ (CSPs). Most pharmacies must comply with this regulation and many hospitals that operate pharmacies meeting the same criteria are ...


  • Automatic Duckbill Composite Sampling System: Reach New Heights!

    Automatic sampler monitors effluent for regulatory compliance, even in freezing temperatures. Explosion-proof, using compressed air (no pumps; no vacuum system) with a self-cleaning action, it moves samples up high lifts (24+m) and over long runs (30+m) from multiple sites simultaneously. The controller can be located far from the sampling site and programmed to sample based on time or by a flow ...

  • NYC Environmental Professionals Armed With Latest Sampling Techniques to Combat IAQ Problems

    Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, led the workshop for a large group of New York-area environmental professionals, who received continuing education credits for their participation.   The popular workshop, held May 31, 2012, was dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics covered fungal cultures, PCR, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Beacon Environmental Services Introduces BESURE Sample Collection Kit™

    Bel Air, MD -- Beacon Environmental Services, the international leader in soil gas surveys and vapor intrusion monitoring, introduces their proprietary BESURE Sample Collection Kit™. Unrivalled in its ease-of-use and reliability, the kits are custom packaged for each project to include samplers and all the hand tools and materials a client needs to conduct on-site sampling – providing a fast, ...

  • Air Monitors launches nanoparticle detector

    Traditional methods for measuring airborne particulate matter measure particle mass per unit air volume, usually with an upper size limit of x microns (PMx etc.). However, from a human health perspective, the particles of most interest are those that penetrate deep into the lungs. For this reason, Air Monitors has launched the Naneos Partector nanoparticle detector in the UK. The Swiss made ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Newly published research paper demonstrates test inaccuracies due to sample holding time

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was below detectable levels ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • ASTM D2590 / D2590M - 98(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Sampling Chrysotile Asbestos

    Sampling and conditioning are equally as important as testing. The reliability of the test results depends primarily upon how well the specimens tested represent the true character and condition of the lot of asbestos fiber. Much care and effort are required to be sure that all the sampling operations are systematic or at random and are representative. Failure to provide a ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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.

  • Methane Levels in Air Lower Due to Leakage Control

    Despite an increase in methane-generating activities, such as drilling for fossil fuels, researchers have found that the amount of methane concentrations in the atmosphere have dropped over the past few decades, according to Climate Central. A team of atmospheric chemists have investigated and attribute this phenomenon to significantly diminished methane leakage from oil and gas wells. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Compliance Testing Now Offers FTIR

    Commonly referred to as FTIR, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy is the most recent addition to the Air Compliance Testing technological toolbox. FTIR can be used to identify chemicals from paints, polymers, coatings, spills, drugs, and contaminants (qualitative analysis). FTIR is likely the most powerful tool for identifying types of chemical bonds (functional groups). The wavelength of ...

  • ASTM D7758 - 11 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    Passive soil gas samplers are a minimally invasive, easy-to-use technique in the field for identifying VOCs and SVOCs in the vadose zone. Similar to active soil gas and other field screening techniques, the simplicity and low cost of passive samplers enables them to be applied in large numbers, facilitating detailed mapping of contamination across a site, for the purpose ...


    By ASTM International

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