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  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Straightforward determination of anhydrosugars in aerosols

    Metrohm presents a new method for the sensitive and robust routine determination of the «smoke markers» levoglucosan, mannosan and galactosan in aerosols. The method couples ion chromatography with a highly sensitive pulsed amperometric detector (IC-PAD) and provides a simple and less expensive alternative to GC/MS. As such, it facilitates research into the effects of biomass burning aerosols on ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • New Aerosol Generators for Low Mass Flows with High Reproducibility

    Especially for setting of low mass flows with very high reproducibility Topas launched the Aerosol Generators ATM 221 and ATM 231 as an extension of the very successful product range ATM. The ATM 221 has an nozzle submersed in the test liquid (Laskin mode) and the ATM 231 uses a Laskin-nozzle. These modifications ensure better ability to set ...


    By Topas GmbH

  • New High Speed Micro Leak Detector for filled Aerosol cans

    Our AeroCan° family of Micro Leak Detection Systems for filled aerosol cans offers a very economical and practical solution to achieve immediate production  savings and improve safety and quality by eliminating bubble detectors and water  bath operators. In addition, the complementary water bath test  method with  partially submersed cans generates accurate data to be easily ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • Avomeen Analytical Services Announces Its Further Expansion into Its VOC Testing Service for Cleaners, Coatings, Aerosols, and Additional Consumer and Industrial Products

    Due to ever-changing and consistently improving standards for both consumer’s safety and environmental concerns, more manufacturers and distributors are having their products tested for VOC or volatile organic compounds. These compounds can be released from a variety of gases as well as some liquid and ...


    By Avomeen

  • ASTM D6552 - 06(2011) standard practice for controlling and characterizing errors in weighing collected aerosols

    The weighing of collected aerosol is one of the most common and purportedly simple analytical procedures in both occupational and environmental atmospheric monitoring (for example, Test Method D4532 or D4096). Problems with measurement accuracy occur when the amount of material collected is small, owing both to balance inaccuracy and variation in the weight of that part of the sampling medium ...


    By ASTM International

  • Exposure to Aerosolized Chemicals from Popular E-Cigarettes Has Many in Puerto Rico Concerned

    In 2013, Puerto Rico’s attorney general joined dozens of other attorney generals in a letter sent to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging the regulation of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).  Puerto Rico had already taken a strong stance against traditional tobacco smoke with the 2007 implementation of Puerto Rico’s Law 66.  It banned smoking in most enclosed work ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • Flooring contractors should test flooring for asbestos to avoid EPA fines

    This summer a flooring company from New England was involved with renovating a school in Montpelier, Vermont. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the company violated federal asbestos regulations when they removed a vinyl tile floor that contained asbestos. Now the company is facing a possible $32,500 fine per day for the alleged violations.According to the Clean Air Act ...


  • News on filter (media) test systems - Brand-new brochure available!

    Filter Test Systems Nature is also home to effective filters. For example, the leaves of a tree can absorb up to 700 kg of dust per year. But even the best filtration and separation system is useless if its function cannot clearly and reproducibly be validated. This is what the modular test rigs for complete filters and filter media that Palas® has already been building and developing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Announces Significant Advances in Its Portable Power Generation Capability

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that it has designed and tested a new AlumiFuel cartridge for a man-portable power system that eliminates the need for bulky reactor vessels. This new prototype ...


    By Marketwire

  • Michigan asbestos testing laboratory can help prevent dangerous exposure to deadly asbestos fibers

    Last month it was reported in Detroit that close to 1,000 students and volunteers may have been exposed to deadly asbestos at a historic Detroit landmark. The volunteers worked over 75,000 hours this summer cleaning up the aging Michigan Central Train Station.The historic landmark has been an eyesore for area residents and its owner that had been under pressure to begin renovations. The ...


  • Diesel Fumes May be More Polluting than Gasoline

    During a recent study conducted in California, researchers took air samples from California’s San Joaquin Valley and an Oakland traffic tunnel and performed a chemical analysis. The results indicated that diesel fuel emissions are actually more polluting than many perceive, according to the LA Times. The study specifically focused on the pollutant known as secondary organic aerosol (SOA), a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Removed from Denver Federal Center

    EMSL Analytical provides asbestos testing services and products to protect people from the deadly carcinogen. Cinnaminson, NJ, August 16th, 2010 Last week Denver’s ABC affiliate, Channel 7, reported that dirt piles containing asbestos materials were being moved from the Denver Federal Center property.  Several large mounds of earth were found to contain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environmental Protection Agency Approves California Shipyard’s Asbestos Controls

    The laboratories at LA Testing provide asbestos testing solutions to protect people, the environment and property from the dangers of asbestos exposure. Los Alamitos, CA, July 12th, 2010 A recent investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of a redevelopment project at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in Bayview, California found that current ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Beware of asbestos hazards in popcorn ceilings

    Popcorn ceilings, also referred to as acoustic ceilings, are found in many homes across the country. From the late 1950s all the way until the early 1980s the ceiling style was popular. Today many property owners have been removing the outdated ceilings and replacing them with flat or textured ceilings to update the look and feel of the property.Not only is the process of removing popcorn ...


  • Register now for Palas training courses - Registration deadline: 09 October 2015

    Registration deadline: 09 October 2015 Based on the successful hands-on training courses last year, we continue to offer hands-on training courses for the following applications: Monday, 02 November 2015, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Palas® training course “Particle Measurement from nano to micro” Tuesday, 03 November 2015, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Carpets May Become Contaminated with Lead and Asbestos during Renovations

    The national trend towards home improvement projects continues to grow as more people are staying in their homes.  Tight economic times also have many people looking to complete projects utilizing their own sweat equity.  These projects can add new life to a home and increase property values.  Unfortunately, many homeowners living in homes constructed in the 1970s or earlier, fail ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • University of California Dorm Mold Concerns

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to help identify microbial contaminants and prevent health problems. Pasadena, CA, August 24th, 2010 Earlier this summer KCRA reported that the Northern California Carpenters Union brought to light concerns about framing at a new dormitory at the University of California, Davis.  They claimed that mold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California’s Prop 65 and Respirable Glass Wool Fiber Public Health Concerns

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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