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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 […]

SGS AXYS Employs New Method to Measure PFAS in Ambient Air at Very Low Concentrations

Problem While PFAS in drinking water and other ecosystem components have raised alarms throughout the world for some time, PFAS in ambient air is receiving increasing attention for numerous reasons including: Reports of elevated concentrations in communities adjacent to factories producing or using PFAS Evidence of PFAS emissions from incinerators causing elevated concentrations nearby Once […]

SGS AXYS Features POPs and CEC Expertise at SETAC North America Virtual Conference SciCon2

SGS AXYS will be featuring our work on PPCPs, Flame Retardants, PFAS, and more at the virtual edition of SETAC North America 41st Annual Meeting, SciCon2, November 15-19. As a world leading specialist in the measurement of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC), SGS AXYS contributes to the SETAC body of knowledge […]

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