Press Releases

New SPE-Express® 2 system automates extraction of oil and grease material

Charleston, S.C. — Environmental labs can become more efficient by automating extraction of oil and grease by using the new Environmental Express SPE-Express 2 Automated Oil & Grease Extraction System. It automates extraction of oil and grease material following US EPA Method 1664, saving hours of time in the lab as opposed to performing oil and grease extraction via a manual method. Read More

Spex CertiPrep® Adds Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella Pathogen Detection Kits to its Portfolio

Metuchen, NJ—Quickly determine the presence of S. aureus bacteria and Salmonella in agricultural samples including cannabis products with Spex CertiPrep new quantitative PCR (qPCR) detection kits. The 2-Color Staphylococcus aureas Detection Kit is designed to determine the presence of S. aureus bacteria in a sample. The 2-Color Salmonella quantitative PCR (qPCR) Kit detects the presence of Salmonella species DNA. Both kits provide rapid and accurate test results with high specificity and work with any qPCR system that supports the two-color channel. Read More

New Spex NanoSNAP™ provides high performance measurements of nucleic acids and proteins in a snap

Metuchen, NJ— Scientists have a faster way to find the purity of DNA, RNA and proteins. The new Spex® NanoSNAP™ is a high-speed microvolume spectrophotometer that provides fast measurements and high throughput. It is dedicated to life sciences applications but also provides additional methods for self-defined protocols such as spectrum scanning, multiwavelength, quantitation and concentration. Read More

Spex® Announces Partnership Between NSI Lab Solutions and USP for Proficiency Testing

Metuchen, NJ — Spex CertiPrep, an Antylia Scientific company, is pleased to announce NSI Lab Solutions, an ISO/IEC 17025, 17043 and ISO 17034 accredited organization and part of Spex, and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) have partnered to provide a robust proficiency testing (PT) program for laboratories around the world. The program provides an increased awareness of individual laboratories and analysts’ performance, supports accreditation requirements, strengthens quality management systems (QMS), builds confidence within multiple industries, and builds regulator assuredness during the registration and lifecycle of products. Read More

New ZeptoMetrix® NATtrol™ SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Control Now Available

Buffalo, NY — The new ZeptoMetrix® SARS-CoV-2 Omicron External Run Control - NATCOV2(OMC)-ERC is now ready to order. This molecular quality control is one more addition to the company’s expansive portfolio of Infectious Disease Quality Controls. Read More