Teledyne Leeman Labs Blog

Landfill Leachate: a Source of Mercury Contamination in Groundwater

2023 Mercury Inventory Report Published by the EPA

Bright ideas to Reduce Mercury in the Energy Stream

QuickTrace Startup and Shutdown: Returning to the Lab After a Long Break

Mercury Stability in Hydrochloric Acid vs. Nitric Acid

New USEPA Rule Proposal Directed at Wastewater Produced at Coal Fired Utilities

Low-Level Total Mercury Determination: From Collection to Determination - Part 3: Determination

Low-Level Total Mercury Determination: From Collection to Determination: Part 2 - Digestion: Chemicals and Procedure

Low Level Total Mercury Determination: From Collection to Determination

Going for the Gold: Benefits of a Gold Trap in Mercury Analysis

Usefulness of a Direct Combustion Mercury Analyzer

Run it, don’t pollute it — filter your mercury exhaust

Do you know your QuickTrace M-8000's PMT voltage?

Battery Recycling: The Surge for Green Materials

Getting to Know Your QuickTrace® 7600 Hg Analyzer - Liquid flow: Pump Tubing (Part 3 of 3)

Getting to Know Your QuickTrace® - The Effect of Liquid Flow: Importance of Capillary Action (Part 2 of 3)

Getting to Know Your QuickTrace®: The Effect of Liquid Flow: Pump Rate (Part 1 of 3)

Mercury - From Fire to Ice

Lower Costs for Mercury Determination

Nobel Prize Metals

Heavy Metal Exposure From Tattoo Ink

Trace Elemental Analysis by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

The Benefits of Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence (CVAF) Spectroscopy for Mercury Determination

Why Testing Mercury in Wastewater and Drinking Water Is Important

Who are the employees of Teledyne Tekmar/ Teledyne Leeman Labs - Aaron Keller

Who are the employees of Teledyne Tekmar/ Teledyne Leeman Labs - Sara Kennedy

ICP Sample Preparation - An Overview - Part 2

Mercury Testing in Water and Health Effects of Mercury in Drinking Water

ICP Heavy Metal Analysis

Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) Overview and Components - Part 2 of 2

Sample Preparation for ICP-OES - An Overview - Part 1

How Valid Is Your Data? - Part 2

How Valid is your Data? - Part 1

Who are the employees of Teledyne Tekmar/ Teledyne Leeman Labs

The Simplicity of Direct Mercury Analysis

Small Scale Gold Mining has a Large Impact on Mercury Emissions

First Day as a Quality Control Chemist

Sample Introduction - Nebulizers

Learning through Failure from a Quality Control Chemist's Perspective

What is Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES)? Part 1 of 2

Mercury in Skin Lightening Creams

Are you considering purchasing an ICP - here is a guide to help in selecting the right ICP for your needs.

Used Coffee Grounds Can Save Polluted Water

New Elements Have Names

Global Study Finds Mercury Threatening Women and Unborn Children

Are there Consequences of Eating a Gluten-free Diet?

Using Pine Needles to Monitor Mercury Contamination

Coffee Grounds as Filters for Mercury and Lead

Where and How the Elements of the Periodic Table are Made

Determining Mercury in Kerosene

Reptiles are Ideal Indicators of Mercury Contamination

Everything You Wanted to Know about Olive Oil

Clear Lake a Poster Child for Mercury Contamination

About Mercury, its Toxicity, Levels in Fish, and a Suspected Link to ALS

New Augmented Reality App Brings Chemistry to Life

Mercury Determination in Tuna – a Thorough Analysis

Meet the Teledyne Leeman Team - Manny Almeida

Meet the Teledyne Leeman Team - Jeff Forsberg

Thunderstorms and Mercury

Mercury Pollution and Resource Management in Western North America

Food Sleuths Seek Out Bogus Ingredients, Bad Pathogens and Imposter Foods

Could Remediated Ammo Manufacturing Site in Ohio be New Home to Luxury Apartments?

Heavy Metals in Reagent Chemicals

Analyzing Beverages for Mineral and Heavy Metal Conten

Peru’s Mercury Emergency

Introducing the Prodigy Plus Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectrometer

Department of Energy Wants New Research and Technology to Fight Mercury Contamination

Citrus Peels and Waste Sulfur Key to New Mercury Absorbing Polymer

Mercury Levels in Precipitation Trending Up Across North America

What Are CVAA Mercury Analyzers and Mercury Analysis Systems?

Scientist Complete 7th Row of Periodic Table

Getting to Know Leeman Labs CVAFS and Direct Analysis Combustion Mercury Analyzer

What is Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption (CVAA) Spectroscopy?

Unregulated Use of Mercury Poisoning Millions of Miners Worldwide

Five Questions to Determine the Right Mercury Analysis Technique

Using Teledyne Leeman Labs Prodigy7 ICP-OES for Analysis of Petroleum Samples

A new kind of cooking oil - French Fries Cooked in Maggot Oil?

Urban House Dust and Mercury Contamination

Are Atmospheric Mercury Levels Getting Better?

Mistake leads to need for Mercury level analysis in river

Alloying Elements in High-Carbon Steel

Why is Lab Safety so Important?

Lichen: Nature’s Natural Air Pollution Indicator

Mercury Emissions Regulations

5 Ways to Avoid Problems When Handling Mercury in a laboratory

5 Reasons Why Lab Managers Should Use Twitter

Wear Metals and Windmills

Metals and Edible Oils

Are Mercury Levels Rising in Pacific Tuna?

Is Mercury Exposure Causing Autoimmune Diseases?

Mercury contamination in Lake Onondaga – Part 3

Mercury contamination in Lake Onondaga – Part 2

Teledyne Leeman Labs: A Historical Perspective

Mercury contamination in Lake Onondaga - Part 1

Evolution of ICP, Part IV – 2000 to Present

Evolution of ICP, Part III: 1990s – The Dawn of Dual View Plasmas and Array Detectors

Evolution of ICP, Part II: 1980s – It Was All About Versatility

The Evolution of Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES) Part I: The 1970s

Mercury Levels in Nation’s Watersheds still need to be reduced

The Gold Rush Part V: Sources of Mercury

Part IV – Gold Rush: Mercury Exposure and the Human Body - Varying Risks

Part II – Gold Rush: What is Mercury?

Part II – Gold Rush: What is Mercury?

The Gold Rush's Legacy… Once Gold, Now Mercury in Abundance

Part III – Gold Rush: Mercury and its Various Forms

ICP-OES instruments used to analyze mining waste from abandoned copper mines

Soil Lead Contamination Leads to Massive Cleanup

Mercury Contamination Causing Major Health Problems in Birds - Need for Mercury analysis in water and food

Do Cavities Contribute to Mercury Pollution?

Frequently Asked Questions about EPA Method 245.7

Humans are Major Cause of Mercury Levels in Ocean Surface Waters

Thoughts to Communities Impacted by Mount Polley Mine Breach

Tungsten Carbide Production and Quantification of Purity using a DC Arc Spectrometer

Copper Ore to High-Purity Copper, and the Quantification of Purity

Water Quality Considerations for Mercury Analysis (EN17852 /USEPA 245.7)

Moving Forward: Re-Envisioning Our Blog Content

A Practical Guide for Selecting the Best Analytical Technique for your Mercury Measurement Needs

Mercury Analysis, Which Technique is right for you?

How to select the Hg technique for your analytical needs (Part I)