Tampa, FL, August 21st
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Tampa, Florida laboratory is accredited by American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for environmental microbiology testing services including bulk, surface and air fungal samples. In addition, the laboratory seeks to add asbestos testing capabilities before the end of the year.
With this accreditation, EMSL Tampa is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. The laboratory meets all program requirements in the environmental field and demonstrates technical competence for the defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system.
EMSL Tampa can examine fungal spores, fungal structures, hyphae, pollen, insect fragments along with fibrous material from surface and bulk samples. The laboratory can also analyze airborne fungal spores, hyphal fragments, pollen, insect fragments, skin fragments and fibrous particulate by optical microscopy of spore trap samples using the industry standard ASTM D7391 method.
“Our newly added Tampa location is one of EMSL’s five testing laboratories in the state of Florida,” said Jason Dobranic, Ph.D., Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences
at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “Mold is a common health concern throughout the state and requires testing to help identify and remediate potential issues. This accreditation adds to our goal of expanding testing, capacity and quick turnaround options for clients. EMSL plans a sixth Florida laboratory opening in Jacksonville, FL before the end of the year.”
The laboratory is located at 5700 Memorial Highway, Suite 122 in Tampa and can be reached by calling (813) 280-8752. For a complete list of EMSL’s laboratory locations, accreditations and capabilities, please visit our website, www.EMSL.com
. For more information about EMSL’s testing services, please call the number above or email info@EMSL.com
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is one of the leading testing laboratories with over 45 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.