Water Damage Leads to Mold Concerns for Residents of Six-Story Apartment Complex
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify mold and other indoor environmental quality issues.
Orlando, FL, January 11th, 2018
Recently, multiple media outlets reported on a significant water leak at a six-story apartment complex in Daytona Beach, Florida. According to the news reports, over 100 residents of the apartment building had to be temporarily evacuated after heavy rains breached the ceiling and caused widespread flooding in a number of apartments and common areas of the large building.
Residents shared stories of water gushing from ceilings and photos of hallways under several inches of water. One tenant spoke of ongoing.......[Read More]
Safety Experts Weigh in on Dangers of Latest Health Craze Trend “Raw Water”
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify a wide range of microbial and chemical contaminants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 12th, 2018
Recently, The Washington Post published an article outlining the dangers of the “raw water” movement, the latest health trend that has been sweeping the nation. Suppliers have sold consumers on the idea of drinking water directly from nature without the use of urban water treatment processes, which often contain chemicals such as chlorine.
Experts are warning that by ignoring recommended water safety practices, companies may not only be providing beneficial bacteria and possible.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Acquires Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s Industrial Hygiene / Asbestos Division
EMSL Analytical, Inc. acquires Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s Industrial Hygiene / Asbestos Division in Minneapolis, MN.
Minneapolis, MN, January 10th, 2018
On January 4, 2018, EMSL Analytical, Inc. acquired Pace Analytical Services, Inc.’s industrial hygiene and asbestos laboratory division located in Minneapolis, MN. This acquisition supports EMSL and Pace’s primary focus, which is to provide the industry with focused, high-quality laboratory testing services. For stability and consistency of services, EMSL will continue to operate the division out of its current facility located at 1830 Elm Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pace’s.......[Read More]
Workplace Exposures to Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma
EMSL Analytical provides air testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify substances known to cause or exacerbate asthma.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 9th, 2018
Many men and women enjoy the scent of perfumes and fragrances that are found in personal care products, air fresheners and even cleaning products. However, these same scents can act as a respiratory irritant for others. Even worse, the smell of a strong perfume or fragrance could possibly trigger an asthma attack for some people with the condition.
For some asthmatics, exposure to asthma triggers, such as perfumes and fragrances, occur frequently in the work environment. Work-related asthma, also.......[Read More]
National Radon Action Month Arrives as a Reminder to Test Homes and Buildings
EMSL Analytical offers analytical services and easy-to-use test kits to identify radon risks in people’s homes, schools and work environments.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 8th, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that although people can’t see, smell or taste radon, it could still be present at dangerous levels in a home. The agency goes on to report that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America, claiming the lives of about 21,000 people each year. To bring increased awareness of radon exposure risks, the EPA has designated January as National Radon Action Month.
Radon comes from the natural breakdown of.......[Read More]
The Importance of Checking Flooring Materials for the Presence of Asbestos
EMSL Analytical provides testing services to analyze all types of building materials for asbestos before renovation activities take place.
Houston, TX, January 5th, 2018
Recently, KTRE broadcasted a story about the discovery of asbestos in several buildings owned by a college in Lufkin, Texas. The hazardous material was reportedly found by school officials who performed testing before a remodeling project was to take place.
The culprit in this case was primarily the mastic that holds down the floor tiles. Asbestos was once also commonly added to floor tiles during the manufacturing process to strengthen and increase their durability. According to the Minnesota.......[Read More]