1354637549_EMSLPremier environmental testing laboratory EMSL Analytical, Inc., provides a range of lab services, including consumer-product, radiological, metallurgical, and forensic testing. The firm also assesses indoor air quality; polymers, paints, plastics, and coatings; food; and industrial hygiene. Led by President Peter Frasca, who founded the company in 1981, the EMSL Analytical senior management team includes Luc Boisclair, Senior Vice President of Operations; Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing; and Rob DeMalo, Senior Vice President of Lab Services and Business Development. Based in New Jersey, the company includes more than 32 laboratories throughout the United States and in Ontario, Canada.

Collectively, the EMSL Analytical labs conduct a range of tests related to environmental chemistry and microbiology, industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, forensics, and other areas of concern. The laboratories’ state-of-the-art technologies detect everything from E. coli and MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) to mold, fungi, and hazardous materials. EMSL Analytical partners with such clients as industrial and commercial concerns, law-enforcement organizations, and regulatory agencies. Offering quick turnaround through its network of professional laboratories, the firm provides dependable results at competitive prices.

In product testing, including cosmetic and personal care items, EMSL Analytical conducts pathogen screens, sensitivity tests, and safety and efficacy tests, including contact lens disinfectant testing. The company’s labs also assess preservatives, antimicrobials, yeast, mold, and water. Environmental screening at EMSL Analytical detects health hazards and impurities such as nitrate, mold, acid, asbestos, mercury, lead, and other substances. Forensics services range from fire investigation to DNA testing. Food safety efforts detect the usual suspects, such as salmonella, listeria, and E. coli; and the not-so-usual suspects, including osmophilic yeast and Clostridium perfringens. Microbiology testing detects and assesses pollen, Lyme disease, anthrax, slime-forming bacteria, wood rot, and a range of other unpleasant substances.

In addition to its analysis services, EMSL Analytical sells testing kits and related products, and rents equipment to customers. It also presents periodic seminars and workshops.

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