EMLab P&K's Houston, TX Laboratory Now AIHA Accredited for Viable Mold and Bacteria Analysis
EMLab P&K announces expanded analytical laboratory services for viable mold and bacterial analysis through its Houston, Texas laboratory.
- (1888PressRelease) March 16, 2011 - EMLab P&K is pleased to announce expanded analytical laboratory services for mold and bacteria analysis at its Houston, TX regional laboratory. The Houston lab is now accredited by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) for viable mold and bacterial analysis (EMLAP # 193549). Clients are now able to send non-viable and viable samples for mold and bacterial lab analysis. The Houston lab is also able to perform Quanti-Tray analysis. All of EMLab P&K's laboratories and MicroLabs are currently AIHA accredited.
"We are excited to offer additional analytical capabilities at our Houston laboratory. Through our AIHA accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the best mold and bacteria laboratories in the nation for quality and accuracy," states Tim Costello, EMLab P&K's Director of Quality Assurance. "The recognition demonstrates the high quality of analytical data produced from our Houston mold and bacteria lab. Because major health and financial decisions are made based on laboratory results and on the quality system in place in the laboratory, it is very important that the data produced by the laboratory and its QA system are of the highest quality. EMLab P&K's AIHA accreditation is a mark of this capability as a mold and bacteria laboratory you can trust."
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.
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.emlabpk.com or call 866-888-6653.