odour assessment News

  • New Ultra Portable Olfactometer for field measurement of odours

    Alpha M.O.S extends its range of odour measurement equipment with a new ultra portable olfactometer. Lightweight and very easy to use, this rugged instrument is used for accurate quantification of odour strength by sensory analysis. This versatile field olfactometer is a valuable instrument for multiples applications: Ad hoc assessment of odour emissions in the field, emission sources ranking, ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Keynote speech delivered at Riga Odour Workshop

    In November, CERC, along with our partner SIA Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Environment (ELLE), took part in the workshop ‘Odour measurement, control, reduction measures and monitoring in the Baltic countries’ in Riga, Latvia. The workshop was organised by The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the ...

  • 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 ...

  • ERG helps Crown Pet Foods deliver improvements in odour emissions

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the successful installation of a new odour control plant at Crown Pet Foods as part of a £1m plus investment in upgraded odour control at their Castle Cary, Somerset, factory.Crown Pet Foods, who are owned by the global group Royal Canin, completed a new state-of-the-art pet food production facility at Castle Cary in late 2007. Although the facility ...

  • Nanomaterials: Commission proposes case by case approach to assessment

    Why a second regulatory review for Nanomaterials? Both the potential of nanomaterials to create major new technological breakthroughs1 as well as concerns about their safety have attracted considerable attention. The regulatory review is a systematic analysis of all relevant EU legislation to determine whether current legislation is appropriate to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials, ...

  • Newest Odournet UK lab gains ISO 17025 Accreditation

    Odournet UK is pleased to announce the opening of their second UK olfactometry laboratory, following the recent granting of UKAS accreditation according to the internationally recognised standard 17025:2005 (laboratory no. 2430). The accreditation covers both odour sampling and analysis to BSEN 13725:2003. The laboratory is located in Altrincham (near Manchester) and provides Odournet ...


    By Olfasense Group

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

    Special odour sampling procedure with nitrogen dilution has been developed by Uniqair and Purdue University Odor Lab for odour 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 odour lab is utilizing human noses of screened panel members with odor sensing ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • Waste handling facilities speaking opportunities

    The seminar, taking place on 16th November 2010 at The Royal Armouries in Leeds as a part of the 15th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference and Exhibition aims to review the legislation on the control of odours from waste handling facilities and to understand by case-study, how this is interpreted and applied by the competent authorities. Also, reviewing the background to odour ...


    By Aqua Enviro Ltd

  • Mouchel welcomes new air quality expert

    Mouchel, the consulting and business services group, has appointed internationally-recognised air quality assessment expert, Dr Ana Grossinho, to the post of Associate Director and Technical Manager in its air quality and odour control team. Dr Grossinho has over 20 years’ experience of environmental assessment work, including air quality monitoring, dispersion modelling and mapping and has ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • Portable FTIR verifies safe working environment

    One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies recently employed a new portable FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Quantitech to check air quality in an office for which there had been a number of odour complaints. Monitoring up to 25 compounds simultaneously, the FTIR was able to demonstrate compliance with occupational safety limits. Many gases are odourless, however, it is important ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Ofwat publishes eftec reports on customer behaviour

    Ofwat (the Water Services Regulation Authority) has published two reports prepared by eftec in association with Cascade Consulting on the role of revealed customer behaviour in providing evidence to support water companies’ business plans. The reports cover both conventional economic revealed preference methods and more general customer behaviours, such as complaints, that can be observed ...

  • ADMS 5.1 released

    A new version of ADMS 5 (version 5.1) is now available. ADMS 5 simulates a wide range of buoyant and passive releases of pollutants to the atmosphere, either individually or in combination. Applications include planning and permitting, stack height assessment, odour modelling, environmental impact assessments and ...

  • Atmosphere Pollutants: A new version of ADMS 5 (version 5.1) is now available

    ADMS 5 simulates a wide range of buoyant and passive releases of pollutants to the atmosphere, either individually or in combination. Applications include planning and permitting, stack height assessment, odour modelling, environmental impact assessments and safety planning. The new features in ADMS 5.1 include: ...

  • Trinity Consultants Announces its 2007 Training Schedule

    Dallas (December 11, 2006)-Trinity Consultants, a nationwide firm that assists facilities with regulatory compliance and environmental management issues, announces its environmental training schedule for 2007. Senior members of Trinity’s technical staff teach the courses, which are held at convenient locations nationwide. Trinity provides comprehensive resource manuals for each course, and ...

  • Mouchel launches CAFE project at INSPIRE Conference

    Mouchel, the consulting and business services group, has revealed that a prototyping study conducted in Slovakia as part of an international project will help marry up INSPIRE services and the CAFE Directive.Dr Ana Grossinho, Associated Director and Technical Manager of Mouchel’s Air Quality and Odour Team, has presented the interim findings of prototyping solutions of the European Commission ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • Landfill sites: to air or not to air?

    The EU Landfill Directive sets out requirements to landfill waste in the least harmful way for the environment. For example, it aims to reduce the amount of biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) going to landfill, and promotes the use of reasonable landfill fees under the 'polluter pays principle', thus making recovery an alternative to landfilling. However, although landfill will never be ...

  • Nanomaterials: Case by case safety approach for breakthrough technology

    Nanotechnology is delivering major advances today and also has the potential to allow “game changing” technological breakthroughs and rekindle economic growth. In recognition of this fact, the European Commission today adopted a Communication on the Second Regulatory Review on Nanomaterials, which also includes the Commission’s plans to improve EU law to ensure the safe use of ...

  • Australia upgrades formaldehyde from class 3 to class 2 carcinogen

    Safe Work Australia, a government statutory agency, has changed formaldehyde's carcinogen classification from category 3 (limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect) to category 2 (may cause cancer by inhalation), basing its decision on a 2006 assessment by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (Nicnas). Manufacturers and importers need to consider this amendment ...


    By PPM Technology

  • AQE 2013 Conference details announced

    The organisers of AQE 2013, the Air Quality and Emissions show (formerly ‘MCERTS’), have announced a comprehensive conference programme for the event which will take place in Telford, UK, on 13th and 14th March. Previous events were known as ‘MCERTS’ because they addressed industrial emissions to air, but the focus of AQE 2013 has been expanded to incorporate all factors ...

  • Detect and monitor Glutaraldehyde with PPM Technology`s Glutaraldemeter 3

    Employers who require their staff to work with glutaraldehyde have a duty of care in law (in the UK) to ensure that personal ...


    By PPM Technology

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