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 […]

Container Closure Integrity Testing (CCIT)

Last week, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company needing container closure integrity testing (CCIT) of an injectable drug product. Integrity testing of the containers of pharmaceutical products is […]

Capsaicinoid Analysis for Scoville Heating Unit (SHU)

How hot is my product is a frequently asked question that food manufacturers, importers, distributors and restaurants ask.  Today, received a request from a company that distributes hot peppers […]

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 […]

ISO Certification

On Monday, August 21, every state in the US will get a glimpse of a total or partial solar eclipse. Experts have warned that no matter where you are, “it […]

Anti-fungal Testing against Candida

Antifungal Efficacy Testing against Candida

Today, we received a request from a hand sanitizer company for a laboratory to perform an anti-fungal efficacy study against Candida. So, what is Candida? Candida is a type of […]

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, […]

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 […]

Adhesive Testing

Adhesive testing is performed on tapes, glues, gels, paint, and other substances to test their bonding strength. Testing is performed at different temperatures and is also done to determine strength […]