SOURCE: Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc.

March 02, 2006 18:42 ET

EMLab's Ft. Lauderdale Regional Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation

SAN BRUNO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2006 -- Environmental Microbiology, Inc. (EMLab™) is pleased to announce the accreditation of its Fort Lauderdale regional laboratory (NVLAP Lab Code: 200738-0) by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis.

"This accreditation is a great accomplishment and re-emphasizes the fact that EMLab is among the very best indoor air quality laboratories in North America. As major decisions are taken based on the results from the lab, it is very important that the data generated by a lab is of the highest quality and NVLAP accreditation serves as a testimony for this high quality," states Dr. Kamash Ramanathan, EMLab's Laboratory Manager.

NVLAP provides recognition of quality performance by a laboratory through strict unbiased assessment. NVLAP accreditation represents a laboratory's proven ability to meet or exceed technical requirements set by NVLAP management. Areas of assessment include: quality systems; personnel; accommodation and environment; test and calibration methods; equipment; measurement traceability; sampling; handling of test and calibration items; and test and calibration reports.

EMLab™ is recognized as one of the leading commercial indoor air quality laboratories in North America, specializing in the analysis of air and surface samples for asbestos, bacteria, and fungi. EMLab has received AIHA, A2LA, NVLAP, and CA-ELAP accreditations. For more information, visit the official website at or call 866-888-6653.

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