Could the Duct Work in Your Home or Office be Causing Indoor Air Quality Issues?
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers air quality testing services and monitoring instruments to identify airborne pollutants in homes, schools and commercial properties.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 22, 2017 The air ducts in a home or building are a crucial component of the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Air ducts allow for ventilation and a path for conditioned air to provide a comfortable indoor environment for families or building occupants. However, if the ducts become dirty and contaminated, they may not operate efficiently and could create indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns.To help prevent air duct contamination, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.......[Read More]
Are NDM-Producing CRE Infections Spreading Outside of Healthcare Settings?
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers environmental testing services to identify microbial pathogens to help prevent infections and outbreaks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 21, 2017 In December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published information about six patients in Colorado who are believed to have acquired community-associated, New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM) producing Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). NDM-producing CRE is an emerging global superbug threat that in the past has primarily been associated with healthcare exposures, such as hospitalizations, outside of the United States.CRE are a family of germs that are difficult to treat.......[Read More]
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposure Risks to Manganese
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify potentially hazardous materials to protect workers and the public.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 21, 2017 Manganese is a metal that is found in many types of rocks. It occurs naturally in most foods and may be added to some foods. The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) reports that consuming a small amount of manganese from food or water is needed to stay healthy. However, exposure to elevated levels can cause health concerns.Manganese is used principally in steel production to improve hardness, stiffness and strength. It can be released into the air, soil and water from the.......[Read More]
EMSL Radiochemistry Lab Receives State of Connecticut Certification
EMSL Analytical, Inc.'s Cinnaminson radiochemistry lab can now accept samples from Connecticut.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 20, 2017 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its corporate headquarters located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, is accredited by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Environmental Laboratory Certification Program (ELCP) for radiochemistry laboratory testing services. EMSL Cinnaminson can now test drinking water samples (SDWA) for Gross Alpha, Gross Beta, Radium-228, Radium-226, Tritium and Uranium samples from the state of Connecticut.EMSL Cinnaminson can analyze SDWA for bacteria,.......[Read More]
South Florida Mold Inspections Professionals Presented a Free Mold, IAQ and IH Sampling Workshop Offering Florida Mold Credits
Join EMSL Analytical for a free workshop in March covering Mold, Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling to gain continuing education credits.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 17, 2017
On March 15, 2017, EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a Free Mold, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Industrial Hygiene (IH) Sampling Workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Registration will begin at 8:30AM followed by training from 9:00AM to 4:00PM. EMSL will provide a tour of its Fort Lauderdale laboratory immediately after the workshop for an additional learning experience.The free workshop is comprised of a morning and afternoon session. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager at EMSL, will.......[Read More]
Property Managers Turn to Nicotine Smoke Contamination Test Kit to Confirm Smoke-Free Policies
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides test kits to identify nicotine residues on surfaces in homes, hotels, rental units and other indoor environments.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 17, 2017 Today, a number of municipalities prohibit tenants in multi-family properties from smoking as secondhand smoke is known to cause cancer and other respiratory issues. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that secondhand smoke, also referred to as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), contains more than 7,000 substances and that exposure causes approximately 3,000 lung cancer deaths per year in nonsmokers. The agency also states that exposure to ETS has been shown in a number of studies.......[Read More]