Expanded Service in Pyrolysis GC-MS and Off-Gas Analysis:
(February 9, 2016) Alliance Technologies is proud to announce the addition of new pyrolysis capabilities with a CDS Pyroprobe 5200 unit. Pyrolysis is the thermochemical decomposition of large, complex molecules into smaller fragments for analysis and identification. The CDS Pyroprobe 5200 can operate up to 1400°C and 500 psi, and features a built-in trap for… Read more »
Highlighted Capability: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Alliance Technologies’ SEM capabilities allow us to characterize particles for morphology, size, and shape as well as elemental composition. These images show…
Seasonal Home Fragrances
The HAPPI magazine article, “An Aromatic Agenda“, details the latest trends in seasonal home fragrances. Here at Alliance Technologies, we test fragrances for a variety of reasons, including paraben-free claims, safety, and preservatives. Click here for more details about our testing services for the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Pressure on Phthalates
Phthalates and plasticizers are under more scrutiny than ever, as detailed by C&EN‘s article, “Regulators and Retailers Raise Pressure on Phthalates”, which may lead the industry to phase out phthalates and look for replacements.
“Sizing up Your Sunscreen in the US”
Happi magazine article “Sizing Up Your Sunscreen in the US” discusses “Reading your sunscreen label for all that it’s worth.” To read the article, click here.
“Dishing it Out”, a Happi magazine article, discusses how, “Whether by hand or by machine, dishes need to get clean, and marketers address this mundane task with upgraded detergents and scents designed to elevate the experience.” To read the article, click here.
Household Product Preservation
This Happi magazine article entitled “Critical Elements of Household Product Preservation” gives “an overview of what a product manufacturer must consider during the formulation of water-based household products”. To read the article, click here.
Sunscreen Innovation Act
Happi magazine article discusses the introduction of the Sunscreen Innovation Act in Congress. Click here to read the article.
Total Mercury Content & Trace Metal Analysis in Wood
In the August and September 2013 issues of American Laboratory, there was a two-part article discussing “Determination of Total Mercury Content and Trace Metal Analysis in Wood Materials.” Part one (to read, click here) discussed use of ICP-OES using mercury cold vapor, while part two (to read, click here) discussed use of ICP-MS–“A Multielement Method”.
Validation of Metal Impurities in Drug Products
To read the American Laboratory article, “Validation of Metal Impurities in Drug Products,” click here.
Sizing Up Scanning Electron Microscopy
(Dec. 10, 2011) SEM and related analytical techniques play a big role in solving problems for a wide variety of clients. In Drug, Discovery & Development magazine, SEM can be a critical tool for investigations, research and development. See the whole article here.