A diagram of the testing setup for vapor emissions.

Measuring Emission of Airborne Chemicals from Medical Devices per FDA’s “Letter to Health Care Providers”

by Dr. Charles Manning, PhD, CIH In a recent “Letter to Health Care Providers”, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested medical device suppliers study the potential emission of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde and cyclohexanone or other chemicals from neonatal incubators or other devices in close contact with neonatal infants. I would like Read More …

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Upcoming Holiday Schedule

To our valued customers: One of the real joys of the holiday season is to express our sincere thanks for your loyalty and good will throughout the year. We appreciate the opportunity to assist you with personal samplers and laboratory services in meeting your personal monitoring needs and look forward to continuing to work with Read More …

Assay Technology 545 Methanol Badge

Introducing the New Methanol Badge

Our new 545 methanol badge allows for easy and cost-effective determination of personal exposure to methanol! The 545 is sensitive enough for 15-minute STEL sampling, while also providing plenty of capacity for 8-hour TWA sampling. Its bead shaped activated carbon media (G-BAC) and strong organic solvent extraction solve the poor desorption recovery and reverse diffusion Read More …