EMLab P&K's Las Vegas, NV Laboratory Now AIHA Accredited for Mold Analysis
San Bruno, CA, January 7, 2014 – EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company, announced today the accreditation of its mold lab in Las Vegas, Nevada by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) for mold analysis (EMLAP # 208900). Clients are now able to send spore trap samples for mold lab analysis to the Las Vegas location. With this accreditation, all EMLab P&K laboratories and MicroLabs nationwide are AIHA accredited for mold analysis.
"Achieving AIHA accreditation demonstrates our ability to meet their stringent guidelines and we are excited to support our clients with spore trap analysis at our Las Vegas laboratory. Our clients will have confidence that the data we produce and our QA systems are of the highest quality," stated Dave Gallup, EMLab P&K's General Manager and Co-Founder.
AIHA provides unbiased third-party review of quality performance by a laboratory through strict series of assessments. AIHA accreditation represents a laboratory's proven ability to meet or exceed rigorous standards provided by AIHA Accreditation Programs, LLC. The accreditation programs operated by AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Programs, LLC meet international program requirements established under ISO/IEC 17011. Areas of assessment include: quality systems, personnel, equipment, measurement traceability, sampling, accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, handling and reports.
In addition to the mold accreditation, the EMLAB P&K Las Vegas facility is NVLAP-accredited for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500056-0). The lab is co-located with TestAmerica's Service Center at: 6000 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 5E, Las Vegas, NV 89119.
About EMLab P&K
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company, is one of the leading commercial indoor air quality laboratories in North America with over 60 service and drop-off locations throughout the United States. EMLab P&K specializes in analyzing air and surface samples to identify mold, bacteria, fungi, asbestos, and allergens. EMLab P&K also offers USP 797 testing, PCR testing, radon analysis, and materials testing. EMLab P&K has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations and government agencies including: AIHA, NVLAP, CA-ELAP, NY-ELAP, Texas DSHS, and other accrediting programs. For more information, visit the official website at http://www.emlab.com or call 866-888-6653.