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We provide testing services to certify product and materials compliance, support quality control, and ensure the health and safety of workers and their environment. We provide assistance for clients who are not sure what tests they need. Our accredited materials characterization laboratory is the foundation of all the services of RJ Lee Group provides, including standardized testing for compliance, industrial hygiene and environmental analyses, quality control, and materials research and development.

We provide credentialed expertise supported built by robust scientific data. We provide significant support to industrial clients for product development, industrial hygiene and overall production support.

RJ Lee Group maintains a visible and respected reputation within the legal community, having offered scientific support in civil litigation matters for nearly 30 years. 

  • Product Liability 
  • Toxic Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Fugitive Emission
  • Personal Injury
  • Patent Infringement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Subrogation

Subject Matter Experts

From our core business of providing scientific solutions to our clients, we have developed innovative products. Some are produced internally, and some have arisen from partnerships with other research organizations. 

For example, we build lab software solutions to help manage and streamline your labs data, and environmental testing products for a variety of applications. 

  • IntelliSEM is a powerful automated particle analysis system.
  • ParticleID is  a customizable cloud hosted web application used to identify foreign particulate matter and  assist with root cause investigations. 

Other products we create count particles and help keep the air and environment safe.

RJ Lee Group is a materials analysis laboratory and consulting company which serves many different industries. We offer scientific solutions such as industrial forensics services, laboratory and testing services, litigation support, and laboratory software to many industries:

RJ Lee Group Successfully Completes Phase III Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Unbound Nanoparticles Study

RJ Lee Group News

January 31, 2011

(MONROEVILLE, Pa. – January 25, 2011) RJ Lee Group, Inc., materials characterization and analytical services laboratory, successfully completed a multi-phase study on unbound nanoparticles (UNP). The study, conducted in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), evaluated worker exposure and potential environmental release of UNP.

The LBNL laboratories sought to assess compliance status with Department of Energy (DOE) Notice N456.1, The Safe Handling of Unbound Engineered Nanoparticles, retained RJ Lee Group to develop and carry out the multi-phase UNP study. UNP are engineered nanoparticles which can be a potential source of exposure to workers handling them and can also affect the environment. Phases I and II of the study, which began in 2009, involved collecting UNP materials from a sub-set of the LBNL laboratories, analyzing them, developing preliminary control bands to summarize risk levels and then determining process controls based on those risk levels.

Phase III of the study established results for source, background and personal air samples taken at various points in the handling process. After evaluating all the results, RJ Lee Group determined the controls best suited to the process based on preliminary exposure assessment. Results showed that in all cases, the actual controls being used by LBNL researchers working with UNP met or exceeded the validated control band established. The reports for completed study phases are available at http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/

Randy Ogle, former Operations and EH&S Manager at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences and co-author of the LBNL study, states “Our work with LBNL was the first of its kind involving the government. Given the success of the study, we believe this can serve as a basis for further EH&S studies at numerous government facilities, in industry and in university research settings. This type of study can help alleviate exposure concerns for both manufacturer and researcher handling UNP and for the environment wherever nanoscale manufacturing or research is performed. I could foresee this study being referred to as a standard for those in the nanotechnology industry.”

About RJ Lee Group

RJ Lee Group is recognized as an industry leader in providing innovative solutions to challenges in materials characterization, forensic engineering, and information management. For 30 years, we have been using our scientific expertise, instrumentation and technology to offer support strategies and provide solutions to our customers. RJ Lee Group is a 300-person company with headquarters located in Monroeville, Pa. For more information visit our website at  www.rjleegroup.com.

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