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EMSL Portland, Maine Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for TEM and PLM Asbestos Analysis

IAQ professionals across New England turn to EMSL for high quality asbestos analysis.


Portland, ME, November 1, 2013

EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the nationís leading providers of advanced environmental laboratory services, is proud to announce that their Portland, Maine laboratory has been awarded accreditation from the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).

The NVLAP Asbestos Fiber Analysis accreditation guarantees that EMSLís Maine laboratory is proficient in the analysis of bulk asbestos samples using Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) and the analysis of asbestos air samples using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM).

According to the The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program, NVLAP offers 3rd party accreditation to testing and calibration laboratories in response to legislative actions or requests from government agencies or private sector organizations. NVLAP-accredited laboratories are assessed against the management and technical requirements published in the International Standards Organization, ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

ďIAQ professionals across the New England region can rely on EMSL for superior quality asbestos analysis,Ē states Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, Inc. ďWith the new accreditations from the NVLAP program, clients in the New England region can be assured of EMSLís scientifically defensible data and analytical quality.Ē ďIn addition, EMSL always strives to obtain a wide range of accreditations for all of our testing capabilities in order to accommodate any analytical need,Ē he continued.

To learn more about EMSLís laboratory services or 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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