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Technical Presentations from AIHce 2018

As always, Assay Technology strives to be the technology leader in personal monitoring.  This year, our Chief Technical Officer, Gus Manning, and our Technical Director, Maria Peralta, gave talks at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition. Please click below to view the complete presentations made at the AIHce in May 2018. Testing Used Respirator Read More …



In the Synergist this month: Charles Manning

Cost-Effective and Convenient Exposure Assessment: Could It Be on a Path Toward Big Data? by Dr. Charles Manning, PhD, CIH Industrial hygienists responsible for workplaces that use chemicals typically do chemical risk assessments using combinations of three methods: monitoring (air sampling), modeling, and professional judgment. Professional judgment (so-called “qualitative exposure assessment”) has traditionally been popular Read More …


Transition to new Charcoal Media – Update

In November 2017, we announced that we would begin transitioning to a new charcoal media for all of our charcoal- based badges. This change was made necessary because the manufacturer of the carbon material we have used for the last 10 years or so, decided they would no longer produce the carbon/PTFE material. Knowing that people do not Read More …




Change of Method Reference for Organic Vapors

Notice to Lab Customers For years, Assay Technology has referenced a modified version of OSHA #7 (Organic Vapors) on our reports for most of the chemicals collected on charcoal media. (Badges:  546, 566, 521, and 525 for chemicals like benzene, IPA, and methylene chloride.) This method is very similar or the same as many of the other methods Read More …


Transition to new Charcoal Media

In November 2017, we announced that we would begin transitioning to a new charcoal media for all of our charcoal- based badges. This change was made necessary because the manufacturer of the carbon material we have used for the last 10 years or so, decided they would no longer produce the carbon/PTFE material. Knowing that people do not Read More …