Chemicals

Testing for BPA

Testing for BPA  can be performed on a number of consumer products, as BPA is found in such things as hard plastics, canned goods, sporting goods, water bottles, electronics, toiletries, […]

Chemicals

What is Ames Testing?

Today, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company for Ames Testing. The Ames test is an assay used throughout the world done using bacteria to detect chemical substances that […]

chemicals in cigarettes
Chemicals

93 Chemicals in Cigarettes | Tobacco Product

By now it is standard knowledge that chemicals in cigarettes and other tobacco containing products are dangerous. Due to their dangerous nature, the FDA requires tobacco producers to report the […]

Chemicals

7 Carcinogens added to 14th Report on Carcinogens

On November 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released it’s 14th Report on Carcinogens, or RoC. This report includes 248 chemicals, agents, substances, viruses, etc, that […]

Chemicals

Toxicology Testing

The field of toxicology is a branch of science that “helps us understand the harmful effects that chemicals, substances, or situations, can have on people, animals, and the environment.” The field of […]