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Personal Care Products Manufacturer Needs Analytical Method with Sufficient Level of Detail

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A major manufacturer of personal care products uses talc as a component in some of its products. The manufacturer needed to know whether another country’s proposed method for the analysis of talc was accurate for the identification and quantification of trace amounts of asbestos in the compound. Specifically, they needed to know if the proposed […]

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Maintaining FDA Approval: Substitute Material

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FDA approval is required for everything from bedpans to pacemakers. And although a splintered tongue depressor is generally not life threatening, deterioration of the surface coating of a stent can present a more serious problem. Regardless of the application, the materials used in the production process of a medical device are critical to the product’s […]

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Manufacturer of Fire Resistive Materials Needs Materials Performance Answers

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Manufacturers rely on raw materials in the production process to maintain quality control and product consistency. Should supplier, production, worker health and safety or regulatory issues require a substitute or replacement material, the manufacturer is faced with choosing a material that meets the established quality and consistency criteria. Our client needed to determine whether the […]

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A Test Chamber Designed to Measure Respirable Dust for Product Stewardship

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A construction materials manufacturer needed to label its products and provide guidance for safe work practices when using its products. To do that, the manufacturer needed to know the amount of respirable dust that could be generated by workers using the products under various conditions. Workers use a variety of different tools and follow various […]

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Uncovering an Art Treasure’s Hidden Secret

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An art collector, who owned a painting purchased by a family member from an art gallery in Europe just before the German invasion of Paris, contacted RJ Lee Group to determine when the painting had been created. The painting was signed by a well-known early 20th century artist and was true to the artist’s style, […]

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Failure Analysis Investigation Points to QC Solution to Maintain Profits and Customers

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Client Challenge Shatter-prone glass syringes pose any number of risks — to patients and health care workers — and costly, potentially dangerous waste. One well-known medical device manufacturer wanted reliable data on why syringes from an overseas manufacturer would shatter upon loading. RJ Lee Group Approach Our team examined failed and unused syringes, and reconstructed […]

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Analyses Reveal Viaduct Concrete Failure Not Consistent

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An east coast government agency was concerned about the structural integrity of a viaduct on a main north-south highway that handled approximately 75,000 vehicles a day. The structure, which consisted of a 42-foot wide concrete deck of 40 spans and piers, was built in 1953 and was exhibiting signs of general degradation. The agency had […]

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State-of-the-Science Assessment of Non-Asbestos Amphibole Exposure: Is There a Cancer Risk?

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In an article published in the peer-reviewed Environmental Geochemistry and Health journal, Mr. Drew Van Orden of RJ Lee Group, Inc., in conjunction with Cris Williams, Linda Dell, Robert Adams and Tracie Rose, discuss amphibole asbestos fibers and non-asbestos amphibole particles, focusing on potential cancer risks and exposure. Read the abstract:

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