New ASTM Standard for Bed Rails

Last month, ASTM released a new international standard with requirements for portable bed rails and accessories. The standard (F3186) addresses issues relating to openings and attachments to beds in hopes […]

Baby Infant Seat Testing

New Federal Standard for Infant Bouncer Seats

Earlier this month the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of the United States approved a new mandatory federal standard relating to infant bouncer seats in an effort to improve safety […]

Air Quality Testing

Hurricane Harvey has caused flooding of numerous industrial and hazardous waste sites in Houston posing the threat of toxic pollutants leaking into floodwaters and eventually reaching the ecosystem downstream and […]

Dietary Supplements | Polyherbal Formulation

This week,  received a test request from a dietary supplement manufacturer needing a third-party laboratory to perform their testing on their polyherbal formulations. A polyherbal formulation is a formulation made of […]

What are ANSI Standards?

The American National Standards Institute, better known as ANSI, was founded in 1918 and is a standards setting organization in the United States, aimed with helping the U.S. economy remain […]

Playground Equipment Safety Testing

During the summer, a park with a playground equipment is a draw for children and parents alike. While children love them and obtain the badly needed exercise, parents on the […]