Pet Food Testing for Campylobacter

Pet food testing is common to ensure it is free of disease causing organisms such as campylobacter. Campylobacter is a bacterial infection that causes food poisoning that is somewhat common […]


Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is a technique used to diagnose, or even differentiate, different types of cancers or other diseases. This lab test uses fluorescently dyed antibodies to selectively test for specific […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]