toxic gas News

  • Offshore safety requirements for toxic gas detection

    The American Petroleum Institute, the governing body of offshore safety, requires all toxic gas detection devices to conform to the standard ISA92.0.01. As you design and update safety plans to protect offshore personnel, consider that requirement and the standard. The Det-Tronics NTMOS hydrogen sulfide gas detector meets ISA92.0.01 and exceeds the directive in speed of response and ...

  • Phosgene Vol. IX Issue 6

    Phosgene is a toxic gas once used as a chemical warfare agent during World War I and continues to be used by industry in the synthesis of plastics and other chemicals. Over one billion pounds of phosgene are used by industry in the United States annually. The gas can also be generated inadvertently during fires involving plastics and other chemicals and solvents containing chlorine, which is of ...


    By AristaTek, Inc.

  • PureAire Releases Universal Toxic Gas Monitor

    PureAire Monitoring Systems manufactures and distributes toxic gas monitors for safety, and as of August 2013, releases new toxic gas monitor called the Universal Toxic Gas Monitor. Their monitors make sure areas where toxic gases exist the area remains at a safe and breathable level, some gasses included are chlorine, bromine, HCL, HF, ammonia, toxics, and hydrides. These gases, commonly known ...

  • NEW Zero Filter Attachment for IAQ Monitors

    E Instruments proudly presents our brand new Zero Filter Attachment. This filter attachment allows for a much more accurate zeroing of our VOC, and toxic gas sensors. The filter removes all of the VOC’s and other toxic gases (Except CO2) from the ambient air and allows the instrument to properly measure the zero point for the gas sensors. Once the filter is removed, the instrument will read ...

  • Det-Tronics gt3000 toxic gas detector family receives atex approval

    Minneapolis, MN (May 4, 2010) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) GT3000 Toxic Gas Detectors have received ATEX hazardous location and performance certification (http://gt3000.det-tronics.com). In addition, GT3000 Toxic Gas Detectors are FM, CSA, CE, and IECEx certified and have earned the IP66 rating. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United ...

  • Toxic Gas Monitoring in Response to Tianjin, China Explosions

    GrayWolf’s portable AdvancedSense toxic gas monitoring instruments were utilized in response to the tragic August 12th explosions in Tianjin, China. Evaluation of the resultant pollutant plumes have been critical for residents in the local vicinity. Datalogging various parameters with these instruments (including TVOCs, and many specific gases) has now been supplemented with additional ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

    Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and high-risk installation. Reliability is key and is ...

  • Toxic gas analysis - new video, white paper and case study

    Dangerous levels of toxic gases in freight containers represent a major threat to port and transport workers, customs officials, warehousemen, store employees and consumers. However, the risks posed by these gases can be effectively assessed with Gasmet FTIR multigas analysers. Gasmet has therefore published a video, a white paper and a case study; providing comprehensive help and advice for any ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • PIDs – A versatile device for emergency services in response to a HAZMAT incident

    The ability of a photoionisation detector (PID) to measure low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) makes them a vital tool in the decision making process following a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident. In the immediate aftermath of an accident, chemical spill or other incident involving hazardous materials there are many unknown factors. The speed at which these can be identified is ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health & safety ...

  • Benefits of HART-enabled detectors

    The open HART protocol improves the flow of diagnostic information from process instruments including optical flame detectors and combustible/toxic gas detectors. User benefits of Det-Tronics HART-enabled flame detectors and gas detectors include faster commissioning and enhanced maintenance efficiency. Typical flame and/or gas detector configuration options accessible via HART communications ...

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials are burning. The BASF Fire Technology Laboratoryin Ludwigshafen, Germany, conducts fire testing on materials to ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • MiniRAE 3000 Correction Factors

    Geotechnical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the introduction of the MiniRAE 3000 to the U.S. market. As a premier consulting organization and instrumentation sales company dedicated to providing laboratory and field analytical solutions, Geotechnical Services - a leader in elemental and materials analysis - to offer a complete range of XRF handheld and benchtop instruments for elemental ...


    By Geotechnical Services, Inc

  • Oregon cheese processing company pays EPA penalty for failing to report ammonia release

    Columbia River Processing, Inc. failed to report an anhydrous ammonia release at its Boardman, Oregon cheese processing facility in June 2008. The company agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that includes a $42,435 penalty. On June 30, 2008, an electrical storm caused power surges that disrupted the computers and compressors that control the ammonia system at the ...

  • AQMesh highlights London’s NO2 problem

    Staff from Air Monitors took an AQMesh air quality monitor to London’s High Court whilst ClientEarth launched a new legal challenge against the UK government due to its repeated failure to tackle illegal air pollution. ClientEarth believes the government is in breach of a Supreme Court order to clean up air quality and the data recorded on the pavement outside the court showed Nitrogen ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

  • Spokane cold storage company pays $67,000 epa penalty for failure to report ammonia release

    Empire Cold Storage, a Spokane cold storage warehouse and packaged ice producer, will pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $67,142 for its failure to report an estimated 400 pounds of anhydrous ammonia release at their Spokane facility. On July 14, 2007, the Empire facility released approximately 400 pounds of ammonia into the environment at its facility located at 1327 N. Oak Street ...

  • Metalwork Industry Protected by SharpEye Flame Detectors

    ELECMETAL (Chile), a leading metal parts manufacturer, has just installed 60 SharpEye model 40/40L UV/IR opticalflame detectorsto protect its 2 new production facilities where high end alloy metals are produced for the aerospace and mining industries. Thechemical processes and power requirements to manufacturesuch high grade steel components create a variety of special fire hazards. ELECMETAL ...

  • City of Great Falls and Malteurop North America agree to control toxic gases and raw sewage overflows to protect community

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Great Falls, Mont., and Malteurop North America, Inc. (Malteurop) have agreed to control wastewater discharges that generate high levels of toxic gas in the City’s sewer system. The City has also agreed to make improvements to its wastewater treatment system to reduce raw sewage overflows in the city and the ...

  • Autochim to Display the TD-120 at Pollutec 2016

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments’ newest oil in water monitor, the TD-120, will be shown at Pollutec 2016 by our French distributor, Autochim. The 27th international exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services will be held at Eurexpo France in Lyon from November 29–December 2. To see the TD-120, visit the Autochim booth in the ...

  • TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor at NAPEC 2017

    Autochim, our French distributor, will show the TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor at the 7th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (NAPEC). This year's exhibition will be held March 21–24 at the Convention Center of Oran, Algeria. In addition to the TD-120, Autochim will be showing other analyzers and monitors from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments and displaying product ...

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