odor detection News

  • A new automatic sampling solution, combining Rubix WT1 and Lab Service OdorPrep will be presented at the NOSE conference

    On the occasion of the 6th International Conference on Environmental Odour Monitoring an Control in Milano (Italy) from September 9 to September 12 2018, Rubix S&I and its Partner Lab Service Analytica will present in exclusivity their new automatic sampling solution, wich combines Rubix WT1 and Lab Service OdorPrep. The sampling is automatically triggered by the WT1 in case of odor emission ...


    By Olores.org

  • Asthma Triggers from Mold in Indoor Environments can be Deadly

    A new study reported in Indoor Environment Connections’ August issue discusses Harvard researchers’ findings that some people with certain genes appear to be more likely to suffer asthmatic attacks in homes with high levels of mold. A few years ago a study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, indicated that children’s asthma risk more than doubled if ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  •  OdorPrep, the on-demand system for monitoring and sampling air

    The last version of the system OdorPrep®, manufactured by Lab Service Analytica, has been developed thanks to the European project “OdorPrep”: funded under the “Research for the benefit of SMEs” programme [Grant Agreement number 756865]. You can report olfactive troubles in real-time, as the system comprises a mobile app allowing citizens to report olfactory ...


    By Olores.org

  • Officials: Gasoline caused mystery odor in homes

    Gasoline-tainted groundwater caused the mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of more than 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, authorities said Monday. The noxious odor primarily affected three townhouses in Skippack after contaminated water got into the sump pumps, officials said. Firefighters were flushing those pumps with fresh water and airing out the homes with fans on Monday ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mold Exposure to Infants Triggers Asthma Attacks

    This month, U.S. News & World Report published a story from HealthDay News about exposure to household mold and infants’ asthma. The article discusses a new study that analyzed seven years worth of data covering 176 children. The Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study found that exposure to mold in the home during a child’s infancy greatly increased the risk of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dogs Demonstrate Ability to Detect COVID-19

    It is no secret that dogs have long been used for purposes other than companionship. Because of an acute sense of smell, dogs can be trained in medical arenas to detect cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases or conditions. You may have also seen the incredible sniffing power of dogs used in missing persons cases, illegal drugs, and hunting applications. Therefore, researchers are now ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • EC could ban creosote as wood preservative

    The European Commission is launching an online consultation to collect evidence about the possible consequences of a phase out of creosote, a widely used wood preservative. Recent studies have identified some risks to human health and to the environment when creosote comes into direct contact with soil or water. Like many other substances, creosote is being evaluated as part of the ten-year ...


    By European Commission

  • OdaLog Type 1 Phase Out

    App-tek have announced the phase out of their OdaLog Type 1 Hydrogen Sulphide Logger which means we will no longer stock consumables for the Type 1 nor can we service them. It's not all bad news though... From now until the end of September we will offer you £70 off the price of a new OdaLog L2 when you trade in your existing type 1. OdaLogs are a preferred method of detecting H2S odour ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Revolutionary analyzer for Sulfurs & odor monitoring

    The latest analytical solutions, vigi-eNose from Chromatotec is an analyzer dedicated to the monitoring and quantification of odors and sulfurs with automatic gas chromatograph on WWTP or refineries. Thanks to sensitivity on odorants compounds down to human nose detection (ppb-ppt levels), such analyzer is a revolution in odor market. In addition to its capabilities to monitor sulfur gas with ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • US Peroxide Eliminates Sioux City Wastewater Odor

    SIOUX CITY -- The odors emanating from the city's Wastewater Treatment Plant and lift stations should not emit much odor at all after chemicals are added to the system next month. On Monday, the City Council awarded a $209,000 contract to US Peroxide, of Atlanta, to treat the sewage. "The detectable odors should go down 100 percent," Public Works Director Jade Dundas told the council. "There ...


    By USP Technologies

  • Mystery Odor Causes Evacuation of Major Florida Airport

    In May, more than 1,000 people were evacuated from Terminal 2 at the Fort Lauderdale airport. The evacuation was caused after a strong odor was detected near the security checkpoint. Three Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and two travelers were overcome by the fumes and taken to a nearby hospital. Part of the terminal remained evacuated for approximately 2 hours as local ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Colorado Drops Lawsuit Over Longmont Oil, Gas Rules; Fracking Ban Case Continues

    Colorado is dropping its legal challenge of the City of Longmont's oil and gas regulations following a recent deal struck to avoid a ballot clash over fracking in the November election. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Aug. 7 to file a motion to dismiss its Longmont oil and gas regulations lawsuit without prejudice, while simultaneously directing its attorney to draft a ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • WWEM 2012 exhibition Sold Out!

    With WWEM 2012 just around the corner (7th and 8th November) the organisers have announced that the last exhibition stand has been sold, a packed workshop programme has been published and visitor registrations are filling quickly. WWEM 2012 has grown by over 20% in comparison with the hugely successful 2010 event and this year is set to be the biggest and best yet. WWEM 2012 will see the launch ...

  • WWEM 2012 exhibition Sold Out!

    With WWEM 2012 just around the corner (7th and 8th November) the organisers have announced that the last exhibition stand has been sold, a packed workshop programme has been published and visitor registrations are filling quickly. WWEM 2012 has grown by over 20% in comparison with the hugely successful 2010 event and this year is set to be the biggest and best yet. WWEM 2012 will see the launch ...

  • New Good Practices Guide Developed to Help Manage Odour Issues in Alberta

    A new guide developed by the Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) brings together, for the first time in the province's history, comprehensive resources on odour management that span prevention, mitigation, assessment, regulatory management and odour complaints. The Good Practices Guide for Odour Management in Alberta is a reference guide that explains some of the most common tools used in ...

  • New Odor Sampling Procedure for high humidity air flow from food or feed dryers/coolers

    Special odor sampling procedure with nitrogen dilution has been developed by Uniqair and Purdue University Odor Lab for odor samples with high humidity from dryers and coolers. The nitrogen will preserve the odor and prevent condensation for more accurate odor concentration test results. Unlike VOC testing, the odor lab is utilizing human noses of screened panel members with odor sensing ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • UNIQAIR providing Odor Evaluation Service with PURDUE UNIVERSITY Odor Lab

    Special odor sampling procedure with nitrogen dilution has been developed by Uniqair and Purdue University Odor Lab for odor samples with high humidity from fishfeed and Petfood dryers. The nitrogen will preserve the odor and prevent condensation for more accurate odor concentration test results. Unlike VOC testing, the odor lab is utilizing human noses of screened panel members with odor sensing ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • ASTM D4081 - 00(2011) standard specification for drycleaning-grade perchloroethylene

    This specification covers dry cleaning-grade perchloroethylene suitable for use in the dry cleaning industry. Materials shall be tested and the individual grades shall conform to specified values of appearance, water content, residual odor, specific gravity, non-volatile ...


    By ASTM International

  • State Agency Takes Aim at Reducing Potentially Toxic VOCs in the Home

    The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has developed materials to help educate the state’s residents about volatile organic compounds and what people can do to limit their exposure. The MDH has published a brochure and developed a website full of helpful tips, information and advice. VOCs are all around people in the typical home, office and school environment. Building materials, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Symposium Emissions and Odours from materials - BELGIUM

    Bruxelles - 1 - 2 October 2008 Air quality concerns more and more industries and scientists. More materials are emetting volatile organic compounds. CHROMATOTEC is active in this market thanks to its range of CG dedicated to ambient air monitoring. During this symposium, we will be holding a conference on "Sensitive detection of odour by gas chromatography: VOC and sulphur compounds ...


    By Chromatotec Group

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