Press Release: ARA - LEAD-ing the Way

Absolute Resource Associates (ARA) of Portsmouth, NH has met all requirements for lead analysis per the International Organization for Standardization / International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC 17025:2005), Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD-ELAP) and Environmental Protection Agency National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (EPA-NLLAP). ARA is certified by NLLAP to conduct the analysis of lead in soil, paint chips, dust wipes and air filters, including performing TCLP for disposal requirements.

Did You Know?
Many states and tribal lands require that samples collected in a risk assessment, lead hazard screen, or clearance after a lead abatement must be analyzed by a laboratory recognized by the National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP). ARA's NLLAP accreditation solidifies their reputation as a leader in the environmental services industry and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility and industry compliance. If you have questions about lead analysis or NLLAP, be sure to give ARA a call at 1-877-320-7373.


About Absolute Resource Associates:
Absolute Resource Associates (ARA) is a Woman Owned SBA 8(a), WOSB, EDWOSB, SDB, DBE, NELAC, ISO/IEC 17025 and DoD ELAP accredited small business, providing a broad range of environmental services to clients throughout New England and beyond. Services include Environmental Laboratory Testing, Indoor Air Quality Services as well as Federal Project Management.

NLLAP was established by the EPA to recognize laboratories that demonstrate the ability to accurately analyze paint chip, dust, or soil samples for lead. NLLAP provides the public with a list of laboratories that have met EPA requirements for lead, and all laboratories recognized by NLLAP are required to undergo on-site audits conducted by accrediting organizations participating in the NLLAP, and to perform successfully on a continuing basis in the Environmental Lead Proficiency Analytical Testing (ELPAT) Program. FMI: