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NVLAP Accreditation for TEM Asbestos Analysis

Category Press Release
Publish Date 9/28/2018
Author Andres Jaramillo
Title San Diego Asbestos Testing Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation for TEM Asbestos Analysis
Introduction EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its San Diego asbestos testing laboratory has recently been accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for both bulk and airborne asbestos fiber analysis through transmission electron microscopy (TEM).

San Diego, CA,  September 28th , 2018

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its San Diego asbestos testing laboratory has recently been accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for airborne asbestos fiber analysis by transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The laboratory is also accredited for bulk asbestos analysis.
 
The San Diego laboratory (NVLAP Lab Code: 200855-0) will now be able to identify asbestos fibers in both air and bulk samples including those that fall under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) standard. Through the NVLAP program, laboratories are accredited in accordance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025. According to NVLAP, the accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system.

Along with asbestos testing, EMSL San Diego offers mold, indoor air quality (IAQ), combustion by-product testing (soot, char & ash from wildfires) and microbiology testing services. The laboratory is certified by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for fungal testing in bulk, surface and air samples. In addition, the San Diego laboratory is accredited by the State of Hawaii Department of Health and the California State Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program for bulk asbestos analysis of hazardous waste.

“We are pleased to expand our asbestos testing in San Diego and the surrounding area with this NVLAP accreditation,” said Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “In addition to TEM being the only NVLAP Accredited TEM Asbestos Laboratory in the area, EMSL San Diego offers phase contrast microscopy (PCM) and polarized light microscopy (PLM). Our expanding number of accreditations and company-wide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. We are equipped to handle routine work as well as highly specialized projects.”

The laboratory is located at 7916 Convoy Court, San Diego, CA. To reach the laboratory directly, please call (858) 499-1303. For more information about EMSL’s asbestos services and other laboratory testing options, please visit www.EMSL.com or www.AsbestosTestingLab.com, call (800) 220-3675 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.

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