Beltsville, MD Laboratory Now AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP and AIHA ELLAP Accredited

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EMSL's Beltsville, MD laboratory is now AIHA EMLAP accredited for environmental microbiology analyses, AIHA IHLAP accredited for asbestos analyses and AIHA ELLAP accredited for lead analyses.

EMSL Analytical, Inc., the largest network of indoor air quality testing laboratories in the nation, announced its Beltsville, MD laboratory has just received the esteemed AIHA EMLAP Accreditation for environmental microbiology analyses and AIHA IHLAP accreditation for asbestos analysis. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate eleven AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories, seven AIHA ELLAP Accredited lead laboratories, and four AIHA IHLAP accredited laboratories.

"EMSL Analytical, Inc. is available to analyze samples when other laboratories are not open. For example, our New York City laboratory is staffed with employees 24 Hours, 7 Days a week. We are able to provide Asbestos, Lead and Microbiological analyses when other laboratories are not available for emergency situations. All EMSL Laboratory locations are available to analyze samples at late night hours, weekends and holidays with previous arrangement." States Joe Frasca, VP of Sales & Marketing for EMSL. "We will always strive to raise the bar when it comes to providing top notch analytical service and quality results to our clients." Clients may contact our corporate laboratory to schedule off hours analysis at any EMSL Analytical, Inc. laboratory throughout the United States.

When a laboratory is EMLAP Accredited by AIHA, its clients have assurance that the laboratory has met a defined set of performance standards, including personnel qualifications, proficiency under the Environmental Microbiology Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) program, facilities, quality assurance, records, analytical methods, and laboratory operation procedures (SOPs). Additionally, AIHA accreditation insures that the laboratory is compliant with ISO 17025 policies and procedures.

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. currently services 6,500 clients internationally. They operate 24 laboratories throughout the nation with full analytical services, including environmental microbiology (mold, bacteria, legionella, coliforms, indoor allergens, mycotoxins, endotoxins), DNA based polymerase chain reaction (PCR), asbestos, lead, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, environmental chemistry, materials, forensic, failure, and mechanical testing. In addition to laboratory services, the firm provides mold management seminars, free IAQ seminars, and free sampling workshops at locations throughout the country.

EMSL Analytical currently holds accreditations with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the AIHA Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP), the AIHA Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP), the AIHA Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP), the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the New York Department of Health (NYDOH), TX DOH, CA E-LAP and various other state, federal and private accrediting bodies. The labs are also successful participants in AIHA's Proficiency Analytical Testing (PAT), Environmental Lead Proficiency Analytical Testing (ELPAT), and the Environmental Mold Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) programs. It maintains a rigorous in-house QA/QC program to ensure our clients are receiving the most accurate and legally defensible results possible.

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