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California Asbestos, Lead and Mold Testing Lab

Category Press Release
Publish Date 9/3/2015
Author Joseph Frasca, Senior VP, Marketing, LA Testing
Title LA Testing adds New Sierra Madre, CA Lab Location
Introduction EMSL Acquires Ownership of 3 Hygeia Labs in CA, TX and FL
On September 3, 2015, EMSL Analytical, Inc. will acquire three testing laboratories from Hygeia Laboratories Inc. (Hygeia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardno. EMSL will continue to operate the Sierra Madre, California laboratory from its current location under LA Testing, EMSL's Southern California bases testing laboratories until further notice, while the Houston and Miami laboratories will merge with EMSL’s existing laboratories in those respective cities.
 
Founded in 1993, Hygeia Laboratories Inc. provides analysis for asbestos, bacteria, environmental lead and other metals, mold/fungi and specialty services such as particle characterization and gravimetric analyses.
 
“We look forward to continuing Hygeia’s tradition of delivering quality testing services, accurate results and fast turnaround times,” said Robert DeMalo, Senior Vice President of Laboratory Services and Business Development at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “EMSL has extensive resources with highly specialized personnel and state-of-the-art instrumentation that will benefit Hygeia’s current clients and future partners.”
 
EMSL operates 38 testing laboratories across the United States and Canada. Since 1981, EMSL specializes in asbestos, environmental chemistry, environmental microbiology, indoor air quality, food and beverage, forensics and materials science, industrial hygiene and radiological testing services. EMSL is an authorized distributor for manufacturers of air sampling pumps, equipment, sampling cassettes and monitoring equipment. EMSL also hosts frequent training courses and free webinars. To view a complete list of EMSL’s accreditations, capabilities and laboratory locations, please visit www.emsl.com.

About LA Testing

LA Testing is California’s leading laboratory for indoor air quality testing of asbestos, mold, lead, VOCs, formaldehyde, soot, char, ash and smoke damage, particulates and other substances.  In addition, LA Testing offers a full range of air sampling and investigative equipment to professionals and the general public. LA Testing maintains an extensive list of accreditations including: AIHA LAP LLC., AIHA ELLAP, AIHA EMLAP and AIHA IHLAP, CDC ELITE, NVLAP, State of California, State of Hawaii Department of Health and other states.  LA Testing, along with the EMSL Analytical, Inc. network, has multiple laboratories throughout California including South Pasadena, Garden Grove, Sierra Madre, San Leandro and San Diego.