Identifying Mystery Odors to Confirm their Source and Composition
EMSL Analytical provides air testing and odor identification services to help resolve both known and mystery odor complaints.
Carle Place, NY, April 19th, 2018
Recently, there were media reports about neighbors of a plastics manufacturer in New York taking legal measures after dealing with strong odors they claim come from the manufacturing plant. A class-action lawsuit has reportedly been filed asking that the company be forced to reduce or eliminate offensive odors emitted from the plant and seeking compensation for the impact the odors have had on people’s property values and the nuisance plaintiffs claim they have had to put up with for so.......[Read More]
Carbon Dioxide and Measuring Levels as an Indoor Air Quality Indicator
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services, sampling supplies and field instrumentation to identify carbon dioxide along with other gases and substances.
Phoenix, AZ, April 17th, 2018
Earlier this year, KSAZ in Phoenix reported on the mass evacuation of a commercial building in the metropolitan area. The evacuation was due to a leak from a carbon dioxide (CO2) tank in the building that caused a potentially dangerous spike in levels of the gas indoors. Fortunately, no one was hurt and emergency responders found and repaired two leaking gas lines connected to the tank.
Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless gas that naturally occurs in the atmosphere as a trace gas. In its frozen form, it.......[Read More]
Bill Introduced to Congress Would Help to Safeguard Children from Cosmetics Containing Asbestos
EMSL Analytical offers consumer product testing to manufacturers, retailers, importers, regulators and the public to protect people from exposure hazards.
Cinnaminson, NJ, April 13th, 2018
Last month, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell introduced legislation mandating that all cosmetics marketed to children are demonstrated to be free of asbestos or otherwise carry a warning label. The bill, Children’s Product Warning Label Act of 2018, was drafted after an accessories retailer that markets merchandise to young girls pulled a number of products from their shelves late last year.
“Parents across the country should have the peace of mind in knowing that the cosmetics.......[Read More]
Mississauga Asbestos Testing Lab Offers NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Providing In-Depth Understanding of Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust
EMSL Canada, Inc. is pleased to offer this comprehensive four-day course located in Mississauga, Ontario.
Mississauga, ON, April 9th, 2018
EMSL Canada, Inc. announces its hosting a NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course on Monday, June 11th through Thursday, June 14 in Mississauga, Ontario. This four-day course will be held at the Corporate Event Centre at CHSI and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.
This course covers all aspects of sampling and analysis using the NIOSH 7400 Method. Proper equipment selection, calibration of equipment, sampling, sample preparation, sample analysis, calculation of results, quality assurance and quality.......[Read More]
EMSL Indianapolis Laboratory Hosting EIA Silica Seminar on April 9th
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host this comprehensive half day course on April 9th, 2018.
Indianapolis, IN, April 5th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting the upcoming Environmental Information Association (EIA) Silica Seminar at its Indianapolis laboratory on Monday, April 9th. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and will feature information on Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) from the perspective of an attorney, a consultant as well as a laboratory professional.
This class is designed to meet the requirements of the OSHA Construction Standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica which has.......[Read More]
Floor Cleaning Project at New York Library Inadvertently Exposes Asbestos Tiles Beneath
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services and all of the sampling supplies necessary to identify asbestos hazards to protect workers and the public.
Carle Place, NY, April 3rd, 2018
Recently, the Sunnyside Post published an article about the re-opening of a community library in Queens, New York. The library had been closed for asbestos abatement work after asbestos-containing floor tiles that had been covered over, were accidently exposed during cleaning activities.
Asbestos was once added to many types of floor tiles during the manufacturing process to strengthen and increase their durability. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, “Flooring, including sheet.......[Read More]