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ASME Standards

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is nonprofit organization developing voluntary standards with the intent to facilitate collaboration, enrich careers, allow knowledge sharing, and develop skills throughout the engineering […]

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IEEE Standards

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is the largest professional technical organization whose purposes is to advance technology to benefit humankind. They set standards relating to engineering, computing, electrical, […]

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Halloween Costume Flammability Testing

The Consumer Products Safety Commission reports that in 2011, more than 3,500 Halloween-related injuries occurred in October and November. Injuries due to costumer included falls, collisions, and burns. Halloween costume […]

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USP Standards

The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) is a nonprofit organization aimed at helping to improve human health worldwide through the creation of standards that ensure the “quality, safety, and benefit of medicines […]

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Tea Testing

Last week Contract Laboratory received a tea testing request from a company needing an analytical chemistry laboratory to perform caffeine content testing in brewed tea samples. If you are a […]

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21st Century Cures Act

The FDA is continually working to improve patient outcomes by including patients as well as their comfort and safety in the development of new drugs, biologics, and medical devices. A […]

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What are GLP Regulations?

GLP regulations (Good Laboratory Practices), are a series of guidelines set forth to maintain quality and honesty of research laboratories. This ensures consistency, quality and integrity of non-clinical safety tests. […]

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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 […]

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 […]