Quantifying Trace Selenium in Seawater

coast at sunsetBrooks Applied Labs (BAL) is now offering the most innovative method commercially available for the quantitation of selenium in saline waters at concentrations as low as 5 ng/L (parts-per-trillion). BAL’s novel method utilizes in-line matrix component separation and preconcentration, is fully automated, and has no spectral interferences attributed to the saline matrix. Ultra-trace detection limits for selenium in saline waters (such as seawater, brackish waters, RO reject water, and brines) to support discharge requirements and investigations for estuaries, bays, near shore and open ocean, and…

Brooks Applied Labs Presents at Congressional Briefing

Michelle Briscoe and Joel CreswellMichelle Briscoe, President/CEO of BAL, presented last month at a Congressional Briefing for the bi-partisan and bi-cameral Congressional Chemistry Caucus as part of a contingent from the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL). The theme of the briefing was “Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Environment: Independent Testing Laboratories and the Federal Government”. Ms. Briscoe, pictured with the moderator of the briefing, Dr. Joel Creswell, legislative aid for Rep. Lipinski (D-IL), discussed the role independent specialty…

A Busy Month for BAL’s Road Warriors

Department of Energy LogoBAL’s Technical Sales Manager, Jamie Fox, is headed to Las Vegas to attend the 2018 Department of Energy Analytical Services Program (DOE ASP) Workshop. This annual training workshop will be held from August 29-30 and covers the validity, reliability, and defensibility of environmental data services. Please contact us if you would like to learn more or connect with Jamie while he is in the area.

BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition LogoBusiness Development Director, Russ Gerads,…

Summer Picnic Time!

BAL Summer Picnic 2018This year’s Brooks Applied Labs Summer Picnic and Camping event was again hosted at beautiful property of one of our owners north of Seattle near Darrington, WA. This is the second year in a row that BAL employees and their families were graciously invited to use this space for our Summer Picnic event. A beautiful drive up to the property takes you away from the hustle and bustle of city life and to a natural setting near the Stillaguamish River. With amazing views…

Team Misty’s Tanks is Blasting MS Back to the Stone Age!

Misty's TanksSince 2004, BAL has actively participated in the annual Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic, and this year is no different! One change though is our old team name “Pedal to the Metal” is now “Misty’s Tanks.” Those of you who know Misty Kennard-Mayer on our staff and this event’s Ring Leader, Frank “the Tank” McFarland, will know why BAL staff and friends will ride, volunteer, and help raise funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society to…