SPEX CertiPrep is pleased to announce that we have two new phthalates in polyvinyl (PVC) products now in stock! These products are in addition to the current line of our popular consumer safety standards to include phthalate standards in PVC. Many popular consumer products and toys are made from PVC. The regulations for phthalates in children’s toys have forced the testing of thousands of children’s products for these restricted phthalates creating an increased need for Certified Reference Materials.
Phthalates in Poly(vinyl chloride) – 1.5 g
Poly (vinyl chloride) Phthalate Blank – 1.5 g
Please keep in mind that we also offer polyethylene standard to our customers in the plastics market
Phthalates in Polyethylene Standard – 5 g
8 Regulated Phthalates and BPS in PE – 5 g
Polyethylene QC Standards Blank – 5 g
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Yvonne Cangelosi, President, and Suzanne Lepore, International Sales Specialist at SPEX CertiPrep, were featured in the Spring 2013 edition of William Patterson University’s WP Magazine for their work with the university’s WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) program. Ms. Cangelosi and Ms. Lepore, who were presented with an award for their work, serve as mentors to women in the science and math field, and help them develop leadership skills and explore careers related to their majors and related disciplines.
SPEX CertiPrep Certified Reference Materials are often used in research projects all over the world. Recently an article that appeared in Atmospheric and Climate Sciences (2013, 3, 186-192) entitled, “Mineral and Sea-Salt Aerosol Fluxes Over the Last 340 kyr Reconstructed from the Total Concentration of AL and NA in the Dome Fuji Ice Core”, describes the use of a SPEX CertiPrep standard (XSTC-13) for the anlaysis.
SPEX CertiPrep standards were also recently used in research for an article entitled, “Profiling the trace metal composition of wine as a function of storage temperature and packaging” and appeared in Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (2013, Advance Article.)
SPEX CertiPrep and SPEX SamplePrep recognized Seishin Trading Co., Ltd., for their 50 years of dedicated partnership in a ceremony that took place in Japan. As a token of our appreciation, they were presented with an award for their hard work, sales contributions and dedication to our products. We look forward to continued collaboration with them.