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TestAmerica Announces Webinar on Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances

West Sacramento, CA – WEBWIRE

TestAmerica, the leader in environmental testing, is pleased to announce the newest installment in its Ask the Expert webinar series.  On Tuesday, May 3 at 1:30 P.M. EST, TestAmerica expert Karla Buechler will present a webinar entitled The Analysis of Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) Including PFOS and PFOA. 
The webinar will focus on the unique bio-accumulative characteristics of PFAS compounds, as well as the United States Environmental Protection Agencies’ PFOA Stewardship Program which aims to phase out the emissions and use of long-chain perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).  In addition, Ms. Buechler will discuss the current analytical methods available for PFOA determination, as well as sample collection and handling guidance.
TestAmerica laboratories in Denver, CO and West Sacramento, CA offer PFAS testing by LC/MS/MS procedures to detect and quantify compounds in water, soil and biota samples at trace and ultra-trace levels.  TestAmerica has been at the forefront of LC/MS techniques for nearly 30 years, offering unique solutions to the laboratory analysis of emerging contaminants.
Ms. Buechler, Technical Director for TestAmerica, has more than 30 years’ experience in the environmental testing industry.  She has held positions in Laboratory Management, Project Management and has many years of hands-on experience with chromatography systems including Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry and High Resolution Mass Spectrometry.
TestAmerica’s Ask the Expert program provides unmatched access to a nationally recognized panel of more than 30 experts in the environmental field.  For more information on the program, or to register for the upcoming Analysis of Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) Including PFOS and PFOA, please visit
About TestAmerica
TestAmerica is the leading environmental testing firm in the United States, with over 80 locations providing innovative technical expertise and comprehensive analytical testing services. Specialty analyses include source, ambient and indoor air, water quality, compliance, desalination, shale gas, specialty organics, emergency response, industrial hygiene, dioxins, drinking water, sediments and tissues, PFCs and emerging contaminants, explosives, Federal/DoD, and radiochemistry and mixed waste testing.
TestAmerica affiliate companies include EMLab P&K, the leader in analytical microscopy and indoor air quality; and TestAmerica Air Emissions Corp. (METCO Environmental), specializing in air emissions testing. TestAmerica currently employs more than 2,000 professionals dedicated to exceptional service and solutions for our clients’ environmental testing needs.


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