Elevated Carbon Dioxide Levels in Middle School are the Likely Cause of Student Complaints
EMSL Analytical provides testing services and field instrumentation to identify carbon dioxide, other gases and particulate matter that cause indoor air quality issues.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 18th , 2018 New York’s CBS2 recently broadcasted a story about student complaints at a New Jersey middle school. According to their report, some students have been complaining of being constantly tired and suffering from severe headaches when in the school building. Parents interviewed and shared concerns over these complaints and brought up poor test scores that could be related to indoor environmental quality (IEQ) issues at the school. In response to the complaints, health officials performed air.......[Read More]
Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts the Recall of Neckerchief Slides from Renowned Scout and Youth Organization
EMSL Analytical offers comprehensive lead testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead hazards from consumer products, toys, paint, dust, food, liquid and soil samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 17th , 2018 Earlier this fall, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of approximately 110,000 neckerchief slides used by one of the largest scout and youth organizations in the United States due to potentially dangerous lead levels. The brass uniform pieces were sold in four styles including red wolf, green bear, orange lion and blue Webelos. The “Made in China” and P.O. number 200228276, 20023175, 200233281 or 200236630 are printed on a white label attached to.......[Read More]
E. coli Fears Prompt the Recall of Some Macadamia Nut Products Sold in Hawaii
EMSL Analytical offers testing services to identify E. coli and other foodborne pathogens to help prevent outbreaks, product recalls and the high costs associated with these events.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 14th , 2018 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently posted information about a recall of macadamia nut products that were packaged in Hawaii and sold in retail stores across the islands. The voluntarily recall was announced out of an abundance of caution under the advisement of the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH). According to the posting, the company that owns the packaging facility was “recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due.......[Read More]
Workers at Two Poultry Plants Sickened by an Outbreak of Psittacosis
EMSL Analytical provides rapid pathogen detection to identify the presence of Chlamydia psittaci from environmental samples utilizing advanced PCR and DNA testing methods.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 12th , 2018 Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced they were assisting the Departments of Health from both Virginia and Georgia to investigate a multistate outbreak of psittacosis. The outbreak sickened multiple workers from two poultry slaughter houses owned by the same corporation. Psittacosis is referred to as parrot disease or parrot fever by some people, but the bacterium, Chlamydia psittaci, that causes it can infect many.......[Read More]
Boston Laboratory Earns AIHA-LAP, LLC ELLAP Accreditation
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Boston laboratory is now ELLAP proficient for lead testing in soil and settled dust by wipe.
Boston, MA, December 11th , 2018 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Boston, MA laboratory has been awarded accreditation through the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP). EMSL Boston is now certified for lead testing in soil and settled dust by wipe. EMSL is in compliance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 policies and procedures along with offering high-quality testing services to its clients. The laboratory can now test using the.......[Read More]
Asbestos Fears Confirmed for Residents Living Near Partially Demolished Hospital
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify asbestos hazards and other harmful substances commonly found during demolition projects.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 3rd , 2018 North Carolina’s WSOC-TV recently broadcasted a report about a former hospital in Statesville, North Carolina that has sat vacant and partially demolished for years. In addition to being an eyesore for the community, some nearby residents have worried about the possibility of asbestos in the area due to all the debris and the decrepit condition of the property. According to the news story, a recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed those fears and stated.......[Read More]