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REACH Registration of Consumer Products

Today Contract Laboratory received the following test request, “Laboratory needed that can perform all individual testing for REACH registration of a personal care product specifically the analytical testing for product […]

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NIST Technology Transfer 2016 Report

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, known as NIST, published the 2016 Annual Report on Technology Transfer. The report gives a detailed overview of technology transfer […]

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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 […]

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$15 million Awarded by NIH for 3-D Tissue Development

According to the NIH, during clinical trials more than 60 percent of investigational drugs fail, even if they showed promising results in pre-clinical studies on cell and animal research. In […]

Baby Infant Seat Testing
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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dietary Supplements | Polyherbal Formulation

This week, ContractLaboratory.com  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 […]

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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 […]