asbestosfirstPageParadigm provides expert analysis of suspected asbestos-containing materials, abatement air monitoring samples, personal air monitoring samples, and environmental samples. Our in-house capabilities include Polarized Light Microscopy for the analysis of Friable, Non-Friable, and Organically Bound materials, as well as Phase Contrast Microscopy for the analysis of air samples. We are also one of the few laboratories in New York to possess in-house Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) capabilities. All analyses are performed using NIOSH / ELAP/ NVLAP-approved methodologies.

Our NVLAP-accredited asbestos laboratory (NVLAP Lab Code #200530-0) is staffed 24 hours a day on weekdays and is available on an a request basis weekends and holidays. Combined with our in-house TEM services, this availability means you can rely on Paradigm during emergency situations. Clearance and other priority samples receive immediate attention, assuring you can respond with accurate information.