California Residents Learn about Ticks during National Lyme Disease Awareness Month
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers an easy-to-use sampling kit to identify Borrelia burgdorferi from infected ticks to help determine Lyme disease exposure risks.
San Leandro, CA, May 26, 2017
Earlier this month, San Francisco’s KGO-TV broadcast a story about Lyme disease and the medical challenges faced by area residents who have been diagnosed with the condition. The report chronicles the potential difficulties of getting an accurate diagnosis and efforts to improve the situation.This month also happens to be National Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the return of tick season in many parts of the state. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to.......[Read More]
NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Provides In-Depth Understanding of Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to offer this comprehensive four-day course at their dedicated training center located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 25, 2017 From June 12th through the 15th, EMSL Analytical, Inc. is offering a NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course. Taught by leading asbestos experts from EMSL, one of North America’s largest asbestos and indoor air quality testing laboratories, the event is expected to attract attendees from across the country.The four-day course will be held at EMSL’s Cinnaminson, New Jersey training center located in their state-of-the-art corporate headquarters. The workshop will be held from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. The.......[Read More]
Identifying Vinyl Chloride to Prevent Occupational and Environmental Exposures
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify potentially hazardous chemical compounds to protect workers and the public.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 24, 2017 Vinyl chloride is an important industrial chemical that is produced in large quantities as a chemical intermediate for use in manufacturing other products. It is a key component in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make a variety of plastic products, including pipes, wire, cable coatings and packaging materials.At room temperature, vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that burns easily. It also exists in liquid form if kept under high pressure or at low temperatures.According to the.......[Read More]
NYC Health Issues Warning About Pottery Containing High Lead Levels
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services to identify lead exposure risks from pottery, paint, dust, air, water, soil and other sources.
Manhattan, NY, May 23, 2017 Earlier this month, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) issued a warning to residents after several New Yorkers were diagnosed with lead poisoning. The agency issued the public notice after it was determined that the victims developed lead poisoning after eating and drinking from ceramics that had lead in the glaze, paints or pottery clay.According to the DOHMC release, “Health Department investigators found ceramic ware containing lead at stores in two different areas of the.......[Read More]
EMSL Microbiologist Contributes to the Identification of New Species of Aspergillus
EMSL Analytical, Inc. congratulates Dr. Željko Jurjevic on his discovery.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 22, 2017 A new species of Aspergillus was identified by a group of scientists including Dr. Željko Jurjevic, Senior Mycologist at EMSL Analytical, Inc. Other key members to the discovery included Vit Hubka, Zuzana Dudová, Alena Kubátová, Jens C. Frisvad Takashi Yaguchi, Yoshikazu Horie, Seung-Beom Hong and Miroslav Kolarík.The two strains that were identified within the new species were discovered in Australian soil and were investigated using multigene phylogeny based on ß-tubulin.......[Read More]
EMSL’s San Leandro Lab Accredited by A2LA for Lead Wipe Testing
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers lead wipe testing at its San Leandro, California location.
San Leandro, CA, May 19, 2017
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its San Leandro, California laboratory is accredited by American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for environmental lead (Pb) testing services including total lead in dust wipes by the EPA 7000B – (FLAA) Method. Under A2LA, EMSL San Leandro also tests for lead in air, soil and paint chip samples.
With this accreditation, EMSL San Leandro is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General.......[Read More]