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EMSL’s Ohio Microbiology and Asbestos Testing Laboratory Receives AIHA Accreditations

Cincinnati Testing Lab Awarded AIHA IHLAP and AIHA EMLAP Accreditations


Cincinnati, OH, August 5, 2013

EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our Cincinnati laboratory has been awarded accreditations through the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). The Cincinnati, Ohio laboratory is now AIHA EMLAP and AIHA IHLAP accredited in addition to being NVLAP accredited for asbestos PLM analysis. Through the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP), EMSL Analytical is now accredited to test for Asbestos/Fiber Microscopy Core through Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) – Method NIOSH 7400. EMSL is also accredited for Fungal testing in Air – Direct Examination, Method - 05-TP-003.5 through the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA EMLAP).

When a laboratory possesses IHLAP and EMLAP Accreditations, clients can be assured that all laboratory performance standards are met, including personnel qualifications, proficiency under the Environmental Microbiology Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) program and Industrial Hygiene Proficiency Analytical Testing (IHPAT), quality assurance, analytical methods, and laboratory operation procedures (SOPs).

The AIHA accreditation guarantees a laboratory is in compliance with ISO 17015 policies and procedures. Additionally, regular site visits are conducted by trained and experienced personal to ensure laboratories are committed to continuous quality.

“With these new accreditations from the AIHA, clients can be assured of EMSL’s scientifically defensible data and analytical quality,” states Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, “EMSL always strives to obtain a wide range of accreditations for all of our testing capabilities in order to accommodate any analytical need.”

To learn more about EMSL’s Laboratory services or for upcoming workshops, please visit, email , or call (800) 220-3675.

[b] About EMSL Analytical, Inc. [/b]
EMSL is a full service testing laboratory specializing in air quality testing (indoor and ambient air), microbiology (environmental & aquatic), water quality (waste water & drinking water), compliance & regulatory, industrial hygiene, combustible dust, explosives, radiochemistry and mixed waste testing, dioxins, materials and forensic testing, pharmaceutical testing, mechanical testing, food & consumer products testing.



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