Safety

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
Safety

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 […]

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 […]

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Water Quality Testing After Hurricane Harvey

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a lot of safety testing will need to occur to ensure the people affected by the storm are safe from toxic waste whose sites […]

Safety

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 […]

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NFPA Standards

From August 1, 2017 to August 22, 2017 there were 6 products recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), due to fire hazards, burn hazards, or not […]

Furniture TIp-over Prevention Testing
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Furniture Tip-over Prevention Testing

With the potential for serious injuries and death, furniture tip over prevention testing is a major concern for manufacturers and distributors of furniture products such as dressers, cribs, cabinets, and tables […]

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Biocompatibility Testing

Biocompatibility testing is commonly done for medical devices with testing ranging from screening of new materials to safety evaluations. The term “biocompatibility” refers to the compatibility of materials with living tissue. […]

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Medical Device Testing | Cleaning & Validation

Medical device testing is of major importance to companies and manufacturers as a device failure can cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Medical device testing helps to ensure […]

chemicals in cigarettes
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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 […]