EMSL Now Offering Microplastics Testing in Water Samples
EMSL Analytical provides microplastics testing services in water samples by using a combination of optical and electron microscopy.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 5th , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its scientists have developed testing procedures that allow analyses for the presence and particle size of microplasticparticles in water samples by using a combination of optical and electron microscopy. At EMSL, additional characterization of microplastic particles with the use of Fourier Transform Spectorscopy (FT-IR) and Raman Spectroscopy is available to determine the polymer type and additives. Microplastics are generally defined as polymeric.......[Read More]
Respiratory Protection Makes OSHA Top 10 List of Citations Yet Again
EMSL Analytical provides respirators, filters, accessories and fit testing supplies, along with other personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect workers from airborne hazards and to help keep companies in regulatory compliance.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 3rd , 2019 In September, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the 2019 fiscal year. Respiratory protection made the top 10 list again with a 5th place ranking, down one position from last year. OSHA reports that millions of workers are required to wear respirators in workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect them against insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs,.......[Read More]
The 18-Month Listeria Food Outbreak That Started in Canada Has Ended
EMSL Canada provides food testing services to identify mycotoxins and other microbial and chemical contaminants.
Toronto, ON, December 2nd, 2019 The Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was the first to issue the food recall warning for cooked, diced chicken that caused the year-and-a-half Listeria outbreak. As of November 2019, there were a total of seven confirmed cases of Listeria monocytogenes in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. Of the seven cases, six were hospitalized with ages ranging from 51 to 97 years old. This product was distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia and.......[Read More]
Students to Be Tested for Lead Poisoning and Ways to Identify Exposure Risks in Homes and Schools
EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead hazards from air, soil, paint, dust, water, and other indoor and outdoor samples.
Indianapolis, IN, November 27th , 2019 Lead exposure can have a devastating impact on the health and well-being of everyone, but children are especially vulnerable. Lead poisoning can occur from exposure to lead in the home, at a school or daycare, or anywhere children spend time. To address lead in water concerns in schools across Indianapolis, the Marion County Health Department published a report with water test results from almost 300 school facilities this past January. The information provided showed that 8,842 samples were.......[Read More]
Arizona Government Building Temporarily Closed Due to Bed Bug Infestation
EMSL Analytical provides easy-to-use test kits and laboratory services to identify the existence of bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) in homes and buildings utilizing advanced qPCR testing methods.
Phoenix, AZ, November 25th , 2019 Earlier this fall, the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced one of the agency’s offices would be temporarily shut down for ten days. The closure impacted 130+ employees and all of the clients that would normally use the facility. The reason for the closure was bed bugs. Bed bugs are small, flat, parasitic insects that feed on the blood of people and animals, usually while they sleep. They are experts at hiding, which can make them difficult to find. The presence of bed.......[Read More]
Environmental Testing Lab Presents FREE Lunch and Learn on PFAS in Drinking Water
EMSL Analytical provides laboratory testing to identify PFAS, PFNA, PFOS, PFOA, GenX and many other chemicals.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 22nd , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a free lunch and learn presentation along with a question and answer session related to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. This event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4th at its corporate headquarters located in the greater Philadelphia area. PFAS chemicals can be found in a wide range of materials including food packaging, industrial production facilities, and commercial household products,.......[Read More]