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  • Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek

    Hach Company (hach.com) announced today its acquisition of AppliTek (applitek.com), a manufacturer of online analyzers and monitoring systems based in Nazareth, Belgium. The acquisition was conducted through Belgium-based affiliate Hach Lange N.V. AppliTek is a leading designer and manufacturer of wet chemical and biological online analyzers. The company develops application-specific solutions ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • EU protects citizens from toxic mercury, paves the way for global action

    The ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, confirms Europe's leading role to protect citizens' health and the environment around the world. Upon initiative from the EU, the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the new global treaty on mercury was negotiated and concluded in 2013. The EU has one of the most ambitious policies for ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • EPA improves access to information on hundreds of chemicals / searchable databases on chemical toxicity and exposure data now available

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making it easier to find data about chemicals. EPA is releasing two databases — the Toxicity Forecaster database (ToxCastDB) and a database of chemical exposure studies (ExpoCastDB) — that scientists and the public can use to access chemical toxicity and exposure data. Improved access supports EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s ...

  • Modern Water’s Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor Safeguards Drinking Water Supply for One of Poland’s Largest Cities

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently completed the installation of its first Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitors (CTM) in Poland. The client, Aquanet S.A. operates water and wastewater treatment plants for the city of Poznań, located in Western Poland and commissioned the ...

  • SDIX Collaborates with Ocean Research & Conservation Association to Address Gulf Oil Spill Toxicity Challenges

    Microtox System Deployed to Assess Water Quality and Toxicity in Gulf Coast NEWARK, Del. - SDIX™ (NASDAQ:SDIX), today announced the company is providing its Microtox® Water Quality System and technical assistance to the Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. (ORCA) to aid their work as part of the Gulf Oil Spill response effort. The new system will augment and increase the ...


  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Robot LuminoTox : Fully Automated Online Bio Monitoring

    Untitled Document May 16, ...


  • Modern Water Launches New Portable Metal Monitor

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, launches a new version of its popular PDV6000 trace metal monitor this week at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) exhibition. The new model, the PDV6000ultra still provides the unrivalled accuracy to measure trace metals in water, soil and ...

  • Modern Water plc modern water launches new portable metal monitor

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, launches a new version of its popular PDV6000 trace metal monitor this week at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) exhibition. The new model, the PDV6000ultra still provides the unrivalled accuracy to measure trace metals in water, soil and ...

  • Air Quality Sciences, Inc. Highlights Newest Small Chamber Technology

    AQS meets high domestic and international demand with the addition of 15 new small environmental chambers. ATLANTA - Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) is home to the largest commercial environmental chamber laboratory offering more than 60 state-of-the-art chambers ranging from room-sized to small. Higher international demand for low-pollutant emissions testing and third party ...


  • Newly published ASTM F963-16 allows use of HDXRF testing of heavy metals in toys

    The ASTM F15.22 Toy Safety Committee has just published revisions to its U.S. Toy Safety Standard, F963-16, covering the safety of all toys sold in the United States. Integral among the new changes is a provision allowing for the use of High-Definition X-Ray Fluorescence, or HDXRF, to measure the presence of toxic heavy metals in toys. Compared to traditional wet chemistry testing, HDXRF is much ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Optimising Your Wastewater Process

    The bacteria in activated sludge are at the heart of your waste treatment process. Keeping these bacteria in optimum condition not only avoids significant problems, it can also reduce many of the day-to-day upsets in plant operation. Optimally performing bacteria ...

  • a1-cbiss Provide TWA Monitoring Solution for Petrochemical Plants

    Inherently, petrochemical plants are home to a host of hazardous, combustible gases which present significant risks during production. It is paramount that all plant practices, warnings, and emergency procedures are observed at all times. At any point a large and complex amount of gases, which lead to atmospheric contamination hazards, will be present. Both flammable gases and toxic gases present ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • COD in 10 minutes

    Camlab have just launched a revolutionary product from Aqua Diagnostic which is capable of accurate, sensitive, real-time analysis of Chemical Oxygen Demand. This new green technology is fast, eliminates the digestion step and needs no hazardous chemicals.The core of the technology is the PeCOD™ sensor which has a number of practical advantages over the traditional methods of COD analysis. ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • NIOSH publishes blog item on art and science of OELs for nanomaterials

    On February 1, 2017, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) posted a blog item entitled “The Art and Science of OELs for Nanomaterials.”  According to the item, NIOSH searched for proposals for occupational exposure limits (OEL) for new nanomaterials as part of the development of a World Health ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Thermo Adds Revolutionary Small-Spot Focus Capabilities to its Industry-Leading NITON Portable XRF Analyzer for RoHS Compliance

    Billerica, MA (October 9 2006) - Thermo Electron Corporation, world leader in analytical instrumentation, announces the release of its new NITON XLt 797X portable analyzer. Achieving revolutionary small sample analysis capability, this XLt 797X portable analyzer has been designed to meet the increasingly challenging needs of customers in the electronics industry. Featuring a significantly ...

  • Greenland ice core reveals history of pollution in the arctic

    New research, reported this week in the online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that coal burning, primarily in North America and Europe, contaminated the Arctic and potentially affected human health and ecosystems in and around Earth's polar regions.The study, titled 'Coal Burning Leaves Toxic Heavy Metal Legacy in the Arctic,' was conducted by the ...

  • New tool to assess the environmental impact of landfill sites

    A fast and reliable method to measure the environmental impact of landfill sites has been developed by researchers. Analysis of the chemical composition of gas emissions and water leaching from sites provides a detailed picture of the extent of environmental pollution around landfill sites. Such monitoring is essential in order to manage risks to human health and natural resources. Despite the ...

  • Formaldemeter 400ST supplied to test indoor air quality at World Student Games 2011

    A number of PPM Technology's Formaldemeter 400ST instruments have been supplied to the 2011 World Student Games (Universiade 2011), held in Shenzen, Guandong Province, China. The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes.  Suzhou Stanford, one of PPM's distributors in the People's Republic of China won the contract for the ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Nitrate Reductase

    A proposed new ASTM International test method will present a means to perform nitrate analysis of water without the use of hazardous chemicals. WK27289, Test Methods for Nitrite-Nitrate in Water by Nitrate Reductase, is being developed by Subcommittee D19.05 on Inorganic Constituents in Water, part of ASTM International Committee ...


    By ASTM International

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