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Asbestos Lab Services

As the nation’s leading asbestos testing laboratory, EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s network of laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene applications. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.
Our unmatched capacity coupled with a company-wide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. Our corporate research and development capabilities allow us to bring new methodologies on line quickly to meet new industry challenges and client needs. In recruiting and retaining talented and motivated scientists on a national scope, our expertise is marshaled throughout a nationwide network of analytical laboratories. We are committed to providing reliable, defensible data in a standardized and user-friendly format. Rapid turnaround and competitive prices make the dependable results you get that much more valuable.
At EMSL, we’re much more than another testing laboratory. We are your project partner. Give us a call today to find out how we can help to make your next project a success.

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Other   200.8 Testing Method
  ASTM D-5755 (MicroVac) TEM
  ASTM D-6480 (Wipe) TEM
  CARB 435 (PLM) Level A
  CARB 435 (PLM) Level B
  CARB 435 (TEM) Level B
  CARB 435 (TEM) Level C
  Carpet Sonication EPA/600/J-93/167
  Cincinnati Method EPA 600/R-04/004 PLM Only
  Cincinnati Method EPA 600/R-04-004 PLM and TEM
  EMSL MSD 9000 (Fibers Per Gram)
  EPA 600/R-93/116 section (TEM % by Mass)
  EPA Region 1 Screening Protocol Qualitative Results Only
  EPA Sieve Protocol EMSL Modified for Quantitative Results
  Fibrous Talc
  GERMAN VDI 3492 (Asbestos and Fibrous Glass by SEM)
  Man Made Mineral Fibers (MMMF's)
  Man Made Vitreous Fibers (MMVF's)
  Method Development
  Non Asbestos Respirable Fibers (NARF's)
  NY ELAP Method 198.1
  NY ELAP Method 198.4 (TEM with Gravimetric Prep)
  NY ELAP Method 198.6 (PLM with Gravimetric Prep)
  OSHA ID-160
  OSHA ID-191
  PCM ASTM 7200
  PCM ASTM 7201
  PCM NIOSH 7400
  PCM NIOSH 7400 B Rules
  PCM NIOSH 7400 Method with OSHA 8 Hour Time Weighted Average (TWA)
  PLM & TEM (A-F) Additional/Extra Client Specified Sub-sample Riffle Split
  PLM & TEM (A-F) Outside homogenization
  PLM (A-B) Digital PLM Photos
  PLM EPA NOB - EPA/600/R-93/116 1000 Point Count with Gravimetric Prep (Ontario Regulation 278/05)
  PLM EPA NOB - EPA/600/R-93/116 400 Point Count with Gravimetric Prep (Ontario Regulation 278/05)
  PLM EPA NOB - EPA/600/R-93/116 with Gravimetric Prep
  PLM EPA NOB - EPA/600/R-93/116 with Gravimetric Prep (Ontario Regulation 278/05)
  PLM EPA/600/R-93/116
  PLM EPA/600/R-93/116 (1000 Point Count)
  PLM EPA/600/R-93/116 (200 Point Count)
  PLM EPA/600/R-93/116 (400 Point Count)
  PLM NIOSH 9002
  Refractory Ceramic Fibers (RCF's)
  SEM Analysis
  SUPERFUND EPA 540-R-97-028 (Dust Generation Method) TEM
  TEM (B-F) Custom report format
  TEM (B-F) Digital TEM Photos SAED Chemistry Pattern
  TEM (B-F) Lower Reporting Limits, Modified Methodologies
  TEM AHERA (40 CFR Part 763 Appendix A subpart E)
  TEM ASTM D-6281-98
  TEM EPA Method 100.2 (fibers > 10 microns)
  TEM EPA Method 100.2 (fibers >0.5 microns)
  TEM EPA NOB - EPA/600/R-93/116b section (TEM % by VEA)
  TEM ISO 10312
  TEM ISO 10312
  TEM ISO 13794
  TEM NIOSH 7402 (40 Grid Openings Analyzed)
  Zinc Whiskers
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