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10 Mar

Lac-Mégantic Train Derailment – BTEX Content in Crude Oil

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has recently released its engineering laboratory report of the crude oil contained in the tank cars of the train that derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec on July 6, 2013. The report contains the analytical results of oil samples submitted to several labs across Canada for physical and chemical testing.

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26 Aug

Methylsiloxanes in Great Lake Fish

CASSEN has developed an efficient method using simultaneous thermal stripping and purging of the fish tissues, allowing the VMS to enter the sorbent in a reasonably dry state…

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08 Oct

CASSEN now has a Perkin Elmer Time-of-Flight (TOF) LC/MS System

CASSEN continues to expand its analytical capabilities with the addition of a Perkin Elmer Time-of-Flight (TOF) UHPLC/MS into its arsenal of instrumentation. This is a highly sophisticated accurate mass UHPLC/MS system with the ability to provide rapid and accurate profiling, as well as quantification of target compounds across a wide mass range at the parts

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01 Oct

Industrial Hygiene for Petrochemical Sector in Alberta

CASSEN Testing Laboratories offers testing for an extensive list of chemical parameters catered specifically to the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries operating in Alberta, Canada. Our laboratory routinely analyzes petrochemical products including crude oil  for Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes (BTEX), as well as a wide variety of chemical substances. We determine chemical exposure of workers

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EnviroAnalysis 2013
26 Aug

EnviroAnalysis 2013 Conference Presentations

CASSEN Testing Laboratories will be presenting the following 2 papers at the EnviroAnalysis 2013 Conference (September 13 – 15, 2013) in Toronto 1) Approaches to Investigating the Sources of Airborne Organic Compounds from Industrial Emissions Abstract Industrial activities show a significant contribution to VOCs emissions which play an increasingly important role in affecting the air

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