EMSL Analytical, Inc. Certified in Friction Material Program by NSF International
EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s corporate laboratory has been assessed and approved by NSF International’s Friction Material Program (FMP-LAB). As the second testing laboratory to earn NSF’s approval, EMSL has also demonstrated its commitment to quality by meeting the program’s strict requirements, including maintaining ISO 17025 accreditation and passing annual audits to verify ongoing compliance to friction material testing standard SAE J2975.
As of 2014, states now require that an approved third-party lab tests the levels of asbestos and chemical constituents in friction materials. EMSL offers services that are in accordance with the new friction material requirements to the industries’ use of asbestos, copper, chromium, mercury and other heavy metals standard to California and Washington. Without testing and registration, brake pads cannot legally be sold in those regulated markets.
The level that each friction material has to achieve includes:
- Level A: Limits levels of asbestos, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury
- Level B: Includes all the requirements of Level A and copper levels must be less than 5% by weight
- Level N: Includes all the requirements of Level A and copper levels must be less than 0.5% by weight
“We are proud to be the second laboratory approved by NSF for friction material testing,” said Robert DeMalo, M.Sc., Senior Vice President of Laboratory Services and Business Development at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “We are excited to add another component to EMSL’s extensive list of laboratory services and look forward to making new partnerships within the automotive industry.”
For more information about getting testing performed at EMSL Analytical, Inc. for the Friction Material Program, contact Robert DeMalo at email@example.com or 856-303-2502. To learn more about EMSL’s testing services, please visit www.EMSL.com, call (800)220-3675 or email info@EMSL.com .
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of food, environmental, and materials testing services and products to government agencies, industry professionals and the general public. The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies.
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