Archive For The “Radon” Category

Radioactive Uranium (Radon) Found in Georgia Water

By | July 13, 2012

Remember the scene in one of the Mad Max movies where Mel Gibson walked up to a guy selling water outside of the city entrance, ran his radiation detector over it and then looked at the guy like he was a jerk for trying to sell the water because the meter went off like a [...]

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Useful Testing Instruments at National Safety Products

By | January 5, 2011

Every once in a while we reach out to web sites like National Safety Products and ask important questions like, “So… What kind of useful test products do you suggest people consider investing in at this time?” Below you will find the response we got the last time asked the question. Trace smoke emitters for […]

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No Cause Found for Neighborhood’s High Cancer Rate

By | September 24, 2010

Earlier this year we wrote about a residential neighborhood called the Acreage in Florida because of the unusually high incident rate of cancer and tumors in children living in the area. At one point residents and officials suspected that radon may have played a part in making people ill (Radon a Suspect in Florida Tumor [...]

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Radium Found in Darlington County, SC Wells

By | May 10, 2010

Many people believe radioactive material only comes from nuclear power plants, submarines, etc., but in actuality, it has existed on the planet long before any of man’s creations — and once in a while it shows up in well water.
The detection of radioactive material in well water, though it sounds scary, does not always mean [...]

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Testing Indoor Air Quality: Humidity, Temperature and Carbon Dioxide

By | April 1, 2010

In today’s world the majority of us spend most of our time indoors. Whether at work, at home, out shopping at the mall, out to eat, or out to get wasted at a local tavern, it does not matter. The majority of us spend more time indoors than we do outdoors. Therefore it should come […]

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State of Florida Agrees to Environmental Testing in Acreage Homes Area

By | February 8, 2010

About a month ago we reported that environmental testing had detected elevated levels of radon in a residential area called The Acreage in Florida… and that 13 families in the development had children who currently suffer from or did suffer from brain tumors or cancer. The Palm Beach County Health Department also conducted in-depth interviews [...]

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January is National Radon Action Month

By | January 21, 2010

In recognition of radon’s serious and sometimes deadly nature, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has deemed January “National Radon Action Month” Unclear about radon and what it can do to you and your family? Try this information on for size: Radon — the naturally occurring, odorless, colorless gas that is produced when uranium breaks […]

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Radon a Suspect in Florida Tumor and Cancer Cases

By | January 10, 2010

No one likes to hear the words ‘cancer’ or ‘tumor’… especially when discussing the health of children. Unfortunately for the residents of a Florida community, those words and children have gone together way too often.
Health officials now suspect that elevated levels of radon in the area’s drinking water may have played a part in causing [...]

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Canned Smoke, Radon in Air, Personal Alarm

By | October 20, 2009

Check out today’s unusual combination of test products on sale: + Canned Smoke — For testing smoke detectors in your home or office. You should check the batteries and functionality of your smoke detectors often! + Radon in Air Test Kit — Buildings with basements should test for the presence of radon on a periodic […]

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Test Products Sale Items

By | October 2, 2009

Today we have the eXact Micro 7+ Water Test Meter, a digital soil pH meter, a General Electric protimeter, an ultra-violet light detector, a laser distance meter and and an electronic radon gas detector for your testing needs. Enjoy! Ultra-Violet Light Meter: Digital UVA/UVB 290 to 390nm, 0.001 to 19.99 mW/cm2 (YK-35UV) with Remote Light […]

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