EMSL Acquires Assets from NJ State Certified Drinking Water Laboratory Formally Known as BEP Labs, Inc.
EMSL’s corporate headquarters will now offer PWTA new service line, which is in accordance to NJ DEP laboratory regulations.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 22nd, 2018
On January 22, 2018, EMSL Analytical, Inc. reached an agreement to purchase the assets from Better Environmental Protection (BEP) Labs, Inc. that specialized in analysis of drinking water in compliance with the New Jersey Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Private Well Testing Act (PWTA). EMSL’s corporate headquarters located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey will now offer PWTA new service line, which is in accordance to NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) laboratory regulations. .......[Read More]
Student Athlete Contracting MRSA Results in Temporary Closure of High School Training Facilities
EMSL Analytical provides environmental and surface testing to identify MRSA and other microbial pathogens to help prevent the spread of disease.
Boston, MA, January 22nd, 2018
Recently, the Boston Globe published an article about a high school student athlete from the Boston-area that was diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Fortunately, no other students are known to have come down with the infection and according to the news report, the school’s athletic facilities were closed so they could be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics called beta-lactams. These antibiotics.......[Read More]
Cosmetic and Perfume Workers May Face Phthalate Exposure Concerns
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides environmental and product testing services to identify a wide range of occupational exposure risks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 19th, 2018
Several months ago, an article in Chemistry World garnered the attention of countless workers involved with the sale and production of perfumes and fragrances. “Cosmetic and perfume sales staff exposed to high phthalate levels” discusses a recent Taiwanese study of phthalate levels in the air and bodies of sales clerks involved with these products.
The study found that phthalate levels in the workers’ urine were higher after they had completed their shift. Exposure to phthalates is a.......[Read More]
Tampa Mold and Air Quality Testing Laboratory Offers Free Water Damage & Fungal Growth Workshop
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host this comprehensive day-long course that is scheduled to take place in Tampa, Florida on January 25th.
Tampa, FL, January 18th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is offering a free one-day workshop, Assessing the Built Environment for Water Damage & Fungal Growth, on January 25th at the Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel in Tampa, Florida. Professionals involved with building science, water damage, mold remediation and indoor air quality (IAQ) will benefit from this training, which is being taught by Enviro Team North America’s Patrick O’Donnell, CIEC, and Jason Popovic, CIE.
Attendees will receive 7.0 DBPR MRS Credits, which can.......[Read More]
Some Decorative Glassware Found to Contain High Levels of Lead and Cadmium
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides consumer product testing services to identify heavy metals and other hazardous substances in all types of materials.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 17th, 2018
Late last month, Consumer Reports published an article about a study that examined the safety of painted glassware. The study was conducted in the United Kingdom and examined the presence of toxic heavy metals in new and secondhand glassware produced in China and the European Union.
According to the report, over 70 pieces of painted glassware were tested and more than 70% of the painted surfaces tested positive for lead (40 to 400,000 ppm) and almost 70% contained cadmium (300 to 70,000 ppm). These.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Opens New Mold Testing Laboratory in Tampa, Florida
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has opened a new mold testing laboratory in Tampa, which marks the company’s fourth facility in the state of Florida.
Tampa, FL, January 16th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has opened a new mold testing laboratory in Tampa, which marks the company’s fourth facility in the state of Florida. EMSL’s Tampa laboratory offers quality analysis and customer service for mold testing services. EMSL has now expanded to 42 testing laboratories throughout the United States and Canada.
“Mold is a common issue throughout the state of Florida due to high humidity levels, frequent heavy rains and vulnerability to power storms,” said Joseph Frasca,.......[Read More]