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  • 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 ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • LEED Homes May Not Be Less Toxic

    EMSL Analytical offers LEED testing solutions for both new and existing commercial and residential properties. Cinnaminson, NJ, July 14th, 2010 Environmental and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • FEMA`s Toxic Trailers Exposed

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - The Sierra Club is declaring a partial victory in its fight with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, over toxic formaldehyde found in some of the 120,000 mobile homes and travel trailers provided to hurricane survivors left homeless in 2005 by Katrina and Rita. In response to a public outcry by the Sierra Club and others, FEMA has decided to ...

  • Is Your Child Exposed to Toxic PCBs at School?

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep students and faculty safe from the dangerous the chemicals posses. Cinnaminson, NJ, September 8th, 2010 Production of PCBs in the United States was halted in the late 1970s, but prior to then it was used in some building materials, including caulks.  Caulking materials were used in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Are toxic vapors entering your house from underground?

    The issue of vapor intrusion in buildings has become a significant environmental concern for building occupants, regulators and industry leaders. According to the EPA, the potential health issues vary and are dependent upon the types of chemicals and concentrations of the chemicals. The length of the exposure and the overall health of those exposed is also a factor. At one end of the spectrum, ...


  • Gas analyser radically enhances container testing and port security

    Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has announced that a new portable FTIR gas analyser has dramatically improved the testing of cargo containers at ports and airports. Dr Andrew Hobson explains: 'Existing portable instruments are limited in the range of parameters that they are able to measure, so it is often necessary to take grab samples for subsequent laboratory analysis. In contrast, the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • ESS Conducts H2 Gas Test at Coca-Cola Factory in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Environmental Source Samplers, Inc. (ESS) continues growth in the Asian market with recent air emissions and ambient test programs for clients in Vietnam. ESS most recently secured a contract to sample for hydrogen gas at the Coca-Cola factory in Hanoi. The project was conducted in October 2013 and led by ESS President Mark Looney, QSTI.   ESS sampled for H2 gas at multiple ...

  • 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 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • Sewer Gas Testing and Consulting Services Allow Residents of Puerto Rico to Breathe Easier

    Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present in a home, school or building depending on various circumstances. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. There can be highly toxic components of sewer gas which include hydrogen sulfide and ammonia. Sewer gas also contains methane, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • New Multi-Threat Portable Gas-Detection Monitors Now Available Following Extensive Field Testing

    RAE Systems Inc. today announced its new portable MultiRAE instruments with unmatched sensor versatility have been field tested in responder, government and industrial environments, and are now available worldwide. The new MultiRAE monitors reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data to enhance safety for workers, responders and ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • New Rental Fleet of Gas Detectors

    Ashtead Technology Rentals is launching a new fleet of instruments designed specifically to detect the many toxic and hazardous gases that can arise in drains and underground cavities. It is believed that over 80,000 new chemicals have been created in the last 50 years and many of them, unfortunately, end up in our drainage systems. A high proportion of these chemicals are toxic and anyone ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively

      Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively Southern Research to give technical presentations at EUEC in Phoenix ...


    By Southern Research Institute

  • New Range of Portable Arsenic Test Kits

    The new DigiPAsS and VisuPAsS systems from Palintest Ltd offer accurate, laboratory-standard testing in a portable field kit format. Both options use the well-established Gutzeit method to detect Arsenic levels in drinking water, up to and well beyond the WHO recommended maximum of 10 mg/l. The method used first converts all Arsenic in a sample to ...

  • Phosgene testing recommended to prevent worker exposure

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions to ensure safe work environments across many industries. Phosgene is a colorless gas that is used as an industrial reagent and building block in organic synthesis in numerous manufacturing processes. Small amounts of phosgene also occur naturally from the breakdown and combustion of chlorinated compounds and chlorine containing organic compounds. It is a ...


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