Prop 65

Prop 65: Important Changes Coming August 2018

California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a very significant piece of legislation that is getting some renewed attention. Known as the “Safe Drinking Water Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,” Prop 65 states that no one shall introduce into the drinking water of the state of California any substance that may cause reproductive or carcinogenic toxicity…. Read More >

Detection limits

Detection Limits and PQL

We are often asked about our detection limits (e.g. “How low can you test for lead?”).  Since this is a common question, we thought we would include a brief description of detection limits, what distinguishes various detection limits from one another, and how these relate to the question of ‘how low can you go?’ What… Read More >

contract laboratory

Choosing a Contract Laboratory – Practical Guidance

First a disclaimer… We are a Contract Laboratory, specializing in metals and minerals/heavy metals testing, and are admittedly a bit biased when it comes to providing guidance for choosing a laboratory!  However, we feel that much of the criteria for choosing a laboratory for heavy metals testing applies to many types of testing with a… Read More >


Catch up with CSL’s Special Project Coordinator, Clara Kurniadi

As Special Project Coordinator, Clara is responsible for ensuring deadlines are met and project tasks are properly assigned. Let’s take the time to get to know more about new her role by reviewing her Q&A below: Looking down the road, where do you see the company in…  Five years? I picture Chemical Solutions expanding their… Read More >

Client support

Employee Spotlight: Kelsey Ellis, Client Support Manager

Today, we are sitting down with Kelsey Ellis. Maintaining clear communication with our clients is key to Kelsey’s success at CSL. Kelsey also possesses a strong ability to analyze data, and is constantly on the lookout for new ways to improve workflow. Continue reading to find out more about Kelsey, Client Support Manager… Looking down… Read More >

Chemical Solutions

Get to know Francine Walker, Technical Director of Chemical Solutions

Chemical Solutions continues its blog series this week by featuring Francine Walker. With over 25 years of laboratory, quality control, and manufacturing experience, Francine’s expertise is highly valued by the both the industry and our team. Here’s a Q&A with Francine…  Looking down the road, where do you see the company in the future? As… Read More >

chemical solutions

Meet the President and CEO of Chemical Solutions—Brian LaBine

Chemical Solutions prides itself on its dedication to science and serving clients’ needs, but we also believe it’s important that our customers get to better know our team. In the upcoming weeks, we will be publishing a series of blogs introducing you to different team members—read on to learn interesting facts about Brian LaBine, President… Read More >

CSL: Taking Customer Service and On-Time Results Seriously

At Chemical Solutions LTD, customer service is not just a priority – it’s our brand. We pride ourselves not only on producing quality data; but also, on consistently giving our clients excellent customer service. Here are some of the things we’ve done proactively in the name of service: Investing in new instruments. In addition to… Read More >

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