Some Decorative Glassware Found to Contain High Levels of Lead and Cadmium
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides consumer product testing services to identify heavy metals and other hazardous substances in all types of materials.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 17th, 2018
Late last month, Consumer Reports published an article about a study that examined the safety of painted glassware. The study was conducted in the United Kingdom and examined the presence of toxic heavy metals in new and secondhand glassware produced in China and the European Union.
According to the report, over 70 pieces of painted glassware were tested and more than 70% of the painted surfaces tested positive for lead (40 to 400,000 ppm) and almost 70% contained cadmium (300 to 70,000 ppm). These.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Opens New Mold Testing Laboratory in Tampa, Florida
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has opened a new mold testing laboratory in Tampa, which marks the company’s fourth facility in the state of Florida.
Tampa, FL, January 16th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has opened a new mold testing laboratory in Tampa, which marks the company’s fourth facility in the state of Florida. EMSL’s Tampa laboratory offers quality analysis and customer service for mold testing services. EMSL has now expanded to 42 testing laboratories throughout the United States and Canada.
“Mold is a common issue throughout the state of Florida due to high humidity levels, frequent heavy rains and vulnerability to power storms,” said Joseph Frasca,.......[Read More]
Water Damage Leads to Mold Concerns for Residents of Six-Story Apartment Complex
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify mold and other indoor environmental quality issues.
Orlando, FL, January 11th, 2018
Recently, multiple media outlets reported on a significant water leak at a six-story apartment complex in Daytona Beach, Florida. According to the news reports, over 100 residents of the apartment building had to be temporarily evacuated after heavy rains breached the ceiling and caused widespread flooding in a number of apartments and common areas of the large building.
Residents shared stories of water gushing from ceilings and photos of hallways under several inches of water. One tenant spoke of ongoing.......[Read More]
Safety Experts Weigh in on Dangers of Latest Health Craze Trend “Raw Water”
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify a wide range of microbial and chemical contaminants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 12th, 2018
Recently, The Washington Post published an article outlining the dangers of the “raw water” movement, the latest health trend that has been sweeping the nation. Suppliers have sold consumers on the idea of drinking water directly from nature without the use of urban water treatment processes, which often contain chemicals such as chlorine.
Experts are warning that by ignoring recommended water safety practices, companies may not only be providing beneficial bacteria and possible.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Acquires Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s Industrial Hygiene / Asbestos Division
EMSL Analytical, Inc. acquires Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s Industrial Hygiene / Asbestos Division in Minneapolis, MN.
Minneapolis, MN, January 10th, 2018
On January 4, 2018, EMSL Analytical, Inc. acquired Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s industrial hygiene and asbestos laboratory division located in Minneapolis, MN. This acquisition supports EMSL and Pace’s primary focus, which is to provide the industry with focused, high-quality laboratory testing services. For stability and consistency of services, EMSL will continue to operate the division out of its current facility located at 1830 Elm Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pace’s.......[Read More]
Workplace Exposures to Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma
EMSL Analytical provides air testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify substances known to cause or exacerbate asthma.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 9th, 2018
Many men and women enjoy the scent of perfumes and fragrances that are found in personal care products, air fresheners and even cleaning products. However, these same scents can act as a respiratory irritant for others. Even worse, the smell of a strong perfume or fragrance could possibly trigger an asthma attack for some people with the condition.
For some asthmatics, exposure to asthma triggers, such as perfumes and fragrances, occur frequently in the work environment. Work-related asthma, also.......[Read More]