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  • Proimco Installs First Sulfur Analyzer in Spain, the Sindie On-Line   Proimco, a Mara Group company, installed for the first time in Spain a sulfur analyzer, the Sindie On-Line, from the American company XOS, a world-leader in sulfur analyzers. Starting with a demo over three months, CEPSA refinery in Huelva, Spain measured sulfur in diesel oil (finished type A, B and C). This analyzer, which uses ...
  • XOS unveils the fleX-Beam™: its latest excitation system New system delivers flexible design and unyielding performance EAST GREENBUSH, New York, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — XOS (xos.com), a leading provider of advanced optics and OEM sub-systems, announced today the release of its latest excitation system, the fleX-Beam. The fleX-Beam provides a fully-integrated X-ray beam solution that maintains the performance of the well-known XOS X-Beam ...
  • TSCA Reform Is Here On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and expands the authority and requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with regard to the regulation of “chemical substances,” notably including heavy metals considered to ...
  • ASTM F963-11 Update: Total Heavy Metal Screening Changes Per last month’s post, the negatives at the F15.22 subcommittee were voted non-persuasive. Those negatives went out for electronic ballot at the main Consumer Products F15 committee level. The ballot closed on April 15 and the main committee voted to uphold the non-persuasive votes of the sub-committee. Once the new F963 standard is published, the ...
  • ASTM Subcommittee Vote on ASTM 2853 as an Alternative Total Screen Method Last month, immediately following the ICPHSO Annual Meeting in Washington DC, there was an ASTM Subcommittee F15.22 meeting on Toy Safety held at the law offices of Keller and Heckman. The meeting was well attended by representatives from third party test labs, toy manufacturers, Health Canada, and the CPSC. One of the agenda items discussed ...
  • Mars 2020: Seeking Evidence of Life with Micro-XRF Spectroscopy The new Mars rover that is being developed for launch in 2020 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will include a micro-X-ray fluorescence (micro-XRF) instrument called “PIXL,” which stands for “Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry.” PIXL will be mounted at the end of the rover’s robotic arm and is designed to provide fine-scale ...
  • XOS Introduces HD Rocksand, a Break-Through Technology for Heavy Metal Detection in Soil EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., June 2, 2015 – XOS (www.xos.com), a leading provider of mission-critical materials-analysis solutions for industries and regulators, announced today the release of its latest HDXRF® innovation, the HD Rocksand™. The HD Rocksand is a lightweight, portable, and easy-to-use solution for heavy metal detection in soil, saving users time and money. By using patented ...
  • DARD Deploys HDXRF Technology for Consumer Product Testing DARD Deploys XOS’s HDXRF Technology for Consumer Product Testing at Evanston, Ill Headquarters — the HD Mobile Analyzer, powered by HDXRF, is being used to test for hazardous elements in consumer products.
  • XOS Hosts JPMA Webinar on CPSIA Compliance XOS hosts JPMA Webinar on CPSIA compliance. Learn more and access recording.
  • New ‘1112 Rule’ Method for Testing Lead Children’s Products Safety U.S. CPSC Approves New Method for Testing Lead in Substrates of Children’s Products — U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission approved HDXRF technology for lead in substrate testing of children’s products via test method ASTM F2853-10.