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SGS AXYS Holiday Closures 2022

2022 was a year that allowed us to finally connect with friends, family and colleagues again. As always, thank you for letting us partner with you to provide analytical services this past year. To keep you on track and prevent interruption during this busy holiday season, below is information on our holiday closures for Christmas […]

SGS Introduces Absorbable Organic Fluorine by EPA Method 1621 Draft

We are very pleased to announce the availability of the EPA’s newest PFAS method EPA 1621 Draft: Screening Method for the Determination of Adsorbable Organic Fluorine (AOF) in Aqueous Matrices by Combustion Ion Chromatography (CIC). Our work on Method 1621 continues our long tradition of PFAS excellence and our commitment to helping people measure PFAS […]

What the HAL? Understanding EPA’s new PFAS Health Advisory Levels

On 15-June-2022, the EPA announced Interim Health Advisory Levels (HALs) for PFOS and PFOA (updated), and Final Health Advisory levels for GenX chemicals and PFBS. The PFOS and PFOA numbers were eye-popping! Interim updated HAL for PFOA = 0.004 parts per trillion (ppt) Interim updated HAL for PFOS = 0.02 ppt Final HAL for GenX […]

SGS Receives DoD ELAP Accreditation for PFAS Draft EPA 1633

SGS AXYS is pleased to announce that we have received accreditation for EPA Method 1633 from the US Department of Defense under QSM 5.4 Table B-24. Our accreditation (search for SGS AXYS Analytical Services Ltd.) covers all 40 PFAS in EPA 1633 for water, solids and tissue matrices. The US DoD has required that all new task orders after 01-Jan-2022 for PFAS analysis be carried out by EPA 1633. As the originator […]

SGS AXYS measures the major antiozonant degradation product 6-PPD Quinone and 6-PPD

New! SGS AXYS is pleased to measure the major antiozonant degradation product 6-PPD Quinone and its parent compound 6-PPD at sub ng/L reporting limits. SGS Solution Once again, SGS AXYS has put its scientific expertise to use in developing the first method that quantifies 6-PPD quinone together with its precursor compound, 6-PPD. Quantification of 6-PPD, a […]

2021 RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop

SGS AXYS speaking on PFAS and Sampling at the Inaugural Virtual Workshop on November 15 – 18, 2021 SGS AXYS Analytical Services Ltd. (SGS AXYS) is featuring work on PFAS Analytical and Sampling Considerations at the inaugural virtual 2021 Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop, held from November 15-18, 2021. As a world leading specialist in […]

SGS LIVE PRESENTS “EMERGING CONTAMINANTS: A HISTORY OF CONCERN”

Sarah De Luca, the Business Development Manager for North American Environment, Health and Safety, Conventional Labs at SGS sits down with Dr. Bharat Chandramouli for our first ever SGS Live on Wednesday, March 24th at 1:00 PM EDT/10:00AM PDT. Their discussion, entitled Emerging Contaminants: A History of Concern, will examine the life cycle of contaminants […]

What’s Next After Dioxins and Furans? A Free Webinar Presented by Dr. Chandramouli

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Please join Bharat Chandramouli, Ph.D., for a free webinar Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 1:45 PM EST, presented by Waters. Dr. Chandramouli will be discussing the successful review of SGS AXYS Method ATM 16130 – Determination of 2,3,7,8-Substituted Tetra- through Octa-Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans (CDDs/CDFs) Using Waters and Agilent Gas Chromatography-Tandem-Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS/MS) by the US […]

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