EMSL Toronto Lab Now Providing Food Safety Testing Services
As one of the North America’s leading environmental, food, indoor air quality, microbiology and consumer products testing companies, EMSL's network of laboratories has been providing quality analytical services to clients since 1981.
Toronto, ON, November 28, 2022
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has a team of highly experienced laboratory professionals including microbiologists, chemists and materials testing experts that can analyze a wide variety of Food, Consumer Products, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical Samples.
In addition, EMSL also offers:
Shelf-life experimental design and result interpretation,
Challenge study design, execution, and review
Nutritional analysis & labeling
FDA import detention services
EMSL Radon Testing Lab now offering Radon in Air and Radon in Water Test Kits
The radiochemistry laboratory can analyze various matrices which include but are not limited to food, soil, vegetation, wipes, and other unique sample matrices.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, November 28, 2022
Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural radioactive decay of radium, which is a natural decay product of uranium. Scientifically, "radon" is known to be radon-222, the most abundant isotope of the element radon. As a noble gas, radon is colorless, odorless, and chemically inert. It can't be detected by human senses. Also, since radon is not chemically reactive with most materials, it will move freely as a gas. Radon has a radiological half-life of.......[Read More]
Portable Back-Up Generators and Detecting Carbon Monoxide Hazards
EMSL Analytical provides laboratory testing services, sampling supplies, gas detection equipment and monitoring instruments to help prevent exposure risks to carbon monoxide and other hazardous gases.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, November 23, 2022
Portable back-up generators powered by fossil fuels are used by many businesses and individuals to provide electricity when utility power fails or because no other source is available. These generators can help to keep critical appliances on, to power a worksite, or to keep a business open after a natural disaster. As useful as portable back-up generators can be, they can also expose people to deadly levels of carbon monoxide (CO) if not properly used. According to the Consumer Product.......[Read More]
Occupational Exposure Risks from Contact with Fentanyl or Other Illicit Drugs
EMSL Analytical provides unknown substance and environmental testing to identify fentanyl and other dangerous drugs that could put first responders and other workers at risk.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, November 22, 2022 Recently, a police officer in Hawaii had to self-administer a dose of Narcan after feeling ill when responding to an overdose call. According to media reports, the officer feared she had been exposed to fentanyl. Fentanyl is increasingly being found in states all across the country. In June of this year, the Hawaii Police Department issued a warning to the public about the dangers of illicit fentanyl. In their media release, the department stated it was seeing an increase in the amount of.......[Read More]
Five People Died Due to Legionnaires’ Disease at a Manhattan Nursing Home
EMSL provides multiple analyses to help detect the presence of legionella.
Manhattan, New York, November 21, 2022
Over the summer, five people died from Legionnaires’ disease at a New York City nursing home. The nursing home had been cited on multiple occasions for improper maintenance of their cooling tower. This outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease is the worst since 2015 when cooling towers were blamed for the cause of 16 deaths. Legionnaires’ disease can spread through inhaling water vapor containing legionella bacteria. Legionella grows in wet environments including hot tubs,.......[Read More]
EMSL Senior Mycologist co-authors New Publication on Aspergillus
EMSL’s National Mycology Program Manager, Dr. Željko Jurjevic, has co-authored a new publication on the Taxonomy of Aspergillus series Versicolores.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, November 18, 2022
EMSL’s National Mycology Program Manager, Dr. Željko Jurjevic, has co-authored a new publication on the Taxonomy of Aspergillus series Versicolores: species reduction and lessons learned about intraspecific variability. Aspergillus series Versicolores members occur in a wide range of environments and substrates such as indoor environments, food, clinical materials, soil, etc. The representatives of series Versicolores are the most common group of Aspergillus species found in.......[Read More]