EMLab P&K's Asbestos Laboratory in Phoenix, AZ Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

EMLab P&K's Phoenix, Arizona laboratory is NVLAP accredited for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code: 500031-0).

Phoenix, AZ, January 13, 2010 --(PR.com)-- EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Phoenix, Arizona by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500031-0).

"With our Phoenix laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The recognition shows that the analytical data produced from any of our facilities is always of the highest quality. Because major health and financial decisions are made based on the laboratory results and on the quality system in place in the laboratory, it is very important that the data produced by the laboratory and its QA system are of the highest quality. EMLab P&K’s NVLAP accreditation is a mark of this capability as an asbestos laboratory," states Ed Kot EMLab P&K’s Director of Quality Assurance.

NVLAP provides unbiased third-party recognition of quality performance by a laboratory through strict series of assessments. NVLAP accreditation represents a laboratory’s proven ability to meet or exceed technical requirements set by NVLAP management. NVLAP is in full conformance with the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and has become an industry standard for excellence. Areas of assessment include: quality systems, personnel, equipment, measurement traceability, sampling, accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, handling and reports.

EMLab P&K, a Test America company, is one of the leading commercial indoor air quality laboratories in North America, specializing in the analysis of air and surface samples for asbestos, mold, bacteria, fungi, and USP 797. EMLab P&K has over 60 service and drop-off locations nationwide and has received accreditations from AIHA, NVLAP, and CA-ELAP. For more information, visit the official website at www.emlabpk.com or call 800-651-4802.

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