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Professional Radon Laboratory Services Since 1984

The Professional’s Choice for Accuracy and Reliability

AccuStar Labs provides accurate, easy-to-use radon testing products as well as radon training programs for professionals. Quality, reliability and prompt, courteous customer service are our highest priorities. AccuStar, along with RadonAway, the world’s leading manufacturer of radon fans, is a brand of Spruce Environmental Technologies and has been a pioneer in the radon industry for over 27 years. AccuStar’s laboratories are nationally certified:

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Table of Contents The Professional’s Choice for Accuracy and Reliability...........................................................................2 Long -Term Passive Test Devices....................................................................................................................3 Short -Term Passive Test Devices...............................................................................................................4-5 Radon in Water................................................................................................................................................6 Services for Professionals...............................................................................................................................7 RadStar Continuous Radon Monitors........................................................................................................8-9 RadStar GM 1-2............................................................................................................................................10 Terms & Conditions / Lab Hours and Contact Information....................................................................11

Test Results Delivery

Quick Results Turnaround Time

In order to provide our customers with their test results as quickly and easily as possible, radon test results are available through the following methods:

Online at accustarlabs.com*

Massachusetts Lab: All short-term test results are available on the next business day after being received by the lab. Long-term device results are available in 2 weeks. Rush service is available for water, canister and long-term test results.

via Email – a pdf sent to your inbox

Pennsylvania Lab: Test results are available the same business day for canisters received before noon.

AccuStar 24-Hour Test Results Telephone Line* 888-404-3144 (toll free) Have your radon test device serial number(s) handy when you call. *Except PicoCan 275 analyzed in PA lab. See page 5 for details.

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NOTE: Official reports for use in Real Estate Transactions can be mailed to you and/or you can download them from accustarlabs.com


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Long-Term Passive Test Devices Alpha Track Product Overview For radon tests longer than 90 days. This low cost detector delivers ease of use and accuracy. The long-term test provides a closer representation of the radon concentration over different seasons and building conditions. Exposure time is typically between 3 and 12 months.

0.9”

(2.3 cm)

Kit includes: individually packaged and serialized detector (2 year shelf life), instructions, postage-paid return mail envelope, laboratory analysis and report via e-mail or mail. Test results available two weeks after receipt by the lab.

2.1”

(5.3 cm)

Rated #1 by a Leading Consumer Advocacy Group - Test Duration: 90-365 Days - Available in Single, Double and Bulk Packaging - Available in Canada - Test Results Available in Bq/m3 - Applications: Schools, Government Buildings, Seasonal Monitoring, Personal Monitoring, Uranium Prospecting

Specifications • Rugged structural filter for both indoor and outdoor use • Twin removable serial labels, human and bar code readable • Electrochemical etching for better track resolution* • Clear direct read pouch reduces serial errors

• Lower Limit of Detection (LLD) < 0.4 pCi/L @ 91 days and above • Relative Percent Difference (RPD) < 15% consistently • Product Weight: 11 grams • Rush service available

• Hemispherical housing base for better track distribution *AccuStar is the only radon laboratory in the United States to use electrochemical etching – a method found superior to chemical etching – to process its alpha track foils.

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Short-Term Passive Test Devices Liquid Scintillation for Radon in Air Product Overview

1.05”

(2.7 cm)

Short-term passive test devices provide a quick and easy way to provide an initial screening of a home for radon gas. This patented device configuration produces minimum attenuation of the scintillation signal. Perforated end caps allow air to circulate through the mixture and retain any charcoal dust. A polyethylene cap, capable of sealing tightly, prevents the loss of radon gas from the vial. Built-in silica controls moisture accumulation.

2.4”

(6 cm)

For sample collection, the liquid scintillation vial is exposed to an indoor atmosphere under controlled conditions for 2-4 days. After exposure, the vial is returned to the laboratory for analysis.

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Passive, Short-Term Radon in Air Test Device Test Duration: 2-4 Days Small, lightweight, convenient for large projects Activated carbon sampling method LS vial (2in1) has built in humidity controller Available in single, double and bulk packaging 2-year shelf life Lower Limit of Detection (LLD) < 0.4 pCi/L Relative Percent Difference (RPD) < 10% consistently Product Weight: 15 grams

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EPA strongly recommends the use of tamper resistant techniques when conducting a radon test during a real estate transaction. These Tamper Protection Labels (available in rolls of 100 and 500) are a simple way to maintain closed conditions. The word “VOID” appears on label if disturbed or removed. Labels adhere to most clean surfaces.

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Short-Term Passive Test Devices Charcoal Canisters for Radon in Air Canister Overview • Passive Short-Term Radon in Air Test Device

4.1”

(10.4 cm)

• Test Duration: 2-4 Days (2-7 for Diffusion Barrier Can)

1.1”

• Environmentally sound. No waste (recycled)

(2.8 cm)

1.3”

• Canister analysis corrects for humidity.

(3.3 cm)

• Canisters are less likely to be accidentally disturbed due to their weight and low center of gravity – an important consideration in a house with pets or children.

2.9” (7.4 cm)

• Available in single, double and bulk packaging • 2 ½ year shelf life • Rush service available For PicoCan 275 Customer Service call 800-523-4964

For more information on all charcoal canister products, visit our website at accustarlabs.com/canisters

PicoCan Charcoal Canister Specifications AccuStar Labs offers PicoCan 275 and PicoCan 400 open face charcoal canisters for your short-term radon testing needs. • PicoCan 275 and PicoCan 400 test kits include: test device, instructions for use, data collection sheet, return mailer and a report of laboratory analysis. • Online and 24-hour phone line access to test results are available only for canisters analyzed in our MA Lab. • PicoCan 275 results analyzed in PA Lab available same day if received by noon.

PicoCan 400 - 4” Open Face Charcoal Canister

PicoCan 275 - 2 3/4” Open Face Charcoal Canister

• Lower Limit of Detection (LLD) < 0.4 pCi/L • Relative Percent Difference (RPD) < 10% consistently • PC275 Product Weight (approximate): 72 grams • PC400 Product Weight (approximate): 167 grams

R40VDB - 4” Diffusion Barrier Charcoal Canister

4” Diffusion Barrier Charcoal Canister Specifications AccuStar Labs offers the R40VDB diffusion barrier charcoal canister for short-term radon testing needs. • Recommended exposure: 2-7 days • Canister design resists the effects of humidity, allowing longer exposure times. • Lower Limit of Detection (LLD) < 0.4 pCi/L

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• Relative Percent Difference (RPD) < 10% consistently • R40VDB Product Weight (approximate): 162 grams

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Radon In Water

Liquid Scintillation for Radon in Water Product Overview 1.1”

Proper sampling is the most important step in obtaining reliable results for analysis of drinking water. AccuStar’s LS water test kit and analysis help to ensure that your sample will produce an accurate result. Minimum sample volume is 20 ml.

(2.8 cm)

Kit includes: boro-silicate glass VOA sample collection vial with Teflon sepa cap water collection vial, instructions, return mailing box with postage-paid label, laboratory analysis and written report via e-mail or mail. 2.4”

(6 cm)

Radon in water may contribute to the level of radon in air. EPA recommends testing the water radon level in every private well. A report by the National Academy of Sciences (BEIR VI) confirmed that radon is a serious public health threat. This report refined the risks of radon in drinking water and also confirmed that drinking water-related cancer deaths occur, primarily due to lung cancer. Currently, there is no national standard for radon in water. Recommended guidelines vary from state to state.

To learn more about your state guidelines go to http://www.epa.gov/radon/rnwater.html

Analysis Methodology 10 ml of the water sample is transferred into a glass scintillation vial containing a scintillation cocktail. Radon diffuses from the water sample into the scintillation cocktail and is allowed to equilibrate and dark adapt for a minimum of three hours. The sample is then counted in a liquid scintillation counter. Net counts are used for calculations of results. Results are reported as pCi/L.

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Limit of Detection <100 pCi/L Relative Percent Difference (RPD) < 10% consistently Rush service available Product Weight: 18 grams

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Services for Professionals

Business, Educational and Marketing Support Online Test Results Portal The Professional Member Area of the accustarlabs.com online test results portal provides professionals with the ability to view and manage all of your customers’ test results in one easy-to-access location. With the results portal, you can: • • • •

Filter, sort and search through test results Select and print results Export all or a subset of your customers’ results to a .csv file Download official reports

Best of all, the test results portal is available 24/7 through accustarlabs.com.

Radon Training for Professionals AccuStar’s commitment to quality and excellence in the radon industry goes beyond our products and service. In conjunction with RadonAway, another Spruce Environmental Technologies brand, AccuStar provides radon training courses for radon professionals. For more information on our professional radon training services, go to radonaway.com/training

Smartphone users: Scan this QR Code to see training information on your mobile device.

Marketing Tools We offer an array of images, graphics and other tools to help you market your business. For example, we have banners with stands that you can borrow for trade show exhibits and downloadable flyers that you can distribute. For more details, go to accustarlabs.com/marketing

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Smartphone users: Scan this QR Code to see more information on your mobile device.

Private Labeling Services Available with customized online test results portal. Contact AccuStar Labs for details. Bulk Pricing Available for any device. Contact AccuStar Labs for details.

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Continuous Radon Monitor RadStar RS800 and RS300 Product Overview EPA verified and NEHA NRPP listed, RadStar electronic continuous radon monitors provide the best technology at the best prices. 8”

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RS800

4.5”

Accurate and Reliable

Easy to Use

• Continuous measurement of radon gas

• Minimal setup

Provides hourly and average readings

• Download software with graphing option

• Stores 10 days of hourly data • AC power or battery operation (up to 8 days) Unaffected by power surges or fluctuation

• Accurate measurements in a wide range of temperatures and relative humidity

Windows-based software to transfer test data to your computer and a Data Download Cable Kit (USB 2.0 - DB9)

• Easy tripod attachment • Communication port for printing or computer download

Available accessories for the RadStar include: • Portable Printer • Tripod Stand • Carrying Cases

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RS300

4.5”

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Durable • Ionization chamber detector • Fieldworthy, sturdy construction • No moving parts No pumps or filters to maintain or replace

Tamper Resistant • Keyed operation • Keypad lockout • Instrument tilt detector


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Continuous Radon Monitor RadStar RS800 and RS300 Technical Support Technical support is available via phone, email and our website. Visit accustarlabs.com/radstarsupport for detailed support information including software downloads, RadStar documentation and instruction manuals.

Smartphone users: Scan this QR Code to see technical support information on your mobile device.

Calibration Services Calibration services for all RadStar models are available for units that are purchased or rented from AccuStar. We recommend having your RadStar calibrated once a year. See Program Details below for more information on calibration services for rental units.

RadStar RS800 Specifications • Top-of-the-line radon monitor sensitivity: 24 cph per pCi/L • Hourly radon, temperature and relative humidity measurements • Internal rechargeable battery • 12 or 24-hour start-time delay option • Available for purchase or rental • 2 x 16 LCD Display • Download software with graphing option • Test results in pCi/L or Bq/m3

RadStar RS800 Rental Program Details The RadStar RS800 Rental Package includes: Monitor, Printer, Software, Carrying Case, Tripod, Annual Calibration. Shipping additional. There is a one-time account setup fee. Minimum rental term is 30 days - some exceptions apply. AccuStar will bill your credit card monthly for as long as you use the equipment. At the end of one year AccuStar will exchange your monitor for a calibrated instrument. Rentals not available outside the U.S. Call for details.

RadStar RS300 Specifications • Excellent sensitivity: 16 cph per pCi/L • Hourly radon measurement • Internal rechargeable battery • Download software with graphing option • 12 or 24-hour start-time delay option • Test results in pCi/L or Bq/m3

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Grab Sampler / Micro Manometer RadStar GM 1-2 Product Overview

10.75”

The RadStar GM 1-2 is a one-of-a-kind diagnostic aid designed specifically for the needs of radon mitigation professionals. The radon grab sampler feature is the perfect diagnostic tool to assist you in finding radon sources. The micro manometer measures pressure field extension. 1 - Radon Grab Sampler • Performs a 6-minute radon grab sample • Displays real-time alpha particle counts • Readings can be in pCi/L or Bq/m3 • Approximately 5-hour battery life

5”

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4.875”

2 - Micro Manometer • Time Average option adjusts readings for high wind or other environmental conditions • Readings can be in WC or Pascals • Approximately 5-day battery life if only being used as a Micro Manometer

Advanced Technology: Two diagnostic tools in one compact package

Specifications • Includes: Charging Adapter, Micro Manometer Tubing, Grab Sampler Tubing and 6 inline filters

• Radon Mode: 6-minute Grab Sampler, Brushed DC Sampling Pump rated for 500 hrs

• Range: 0 to 999 picoCuries per liter (pCi/L)

or 0 to 37,000 Bequerels per cubic meter (Bq/m3)

• Manometer Mode (2 Ranges):

• Power:120VAC 60Hz Transformer, rechargeable NiCad battery • Indicators: 2 X 16 LCD Display, Green AC Power LED • Rotary Switch: 2 Position, [Grab Sample] [Manometer] • Communication Port: RS-232 port, for use by manufacturer only • Pushbuttons: Momentary [Enter] [Next/Zero] [Reset] • Operating Range: Temperature 55oF to 85oF Humidity 0 to 80%, non-condensing

0 to .250 inches WC or 0 to 62 Pascals 0 to 8.00 inches WC or 0 to 250 Pa

• User Selectable Options: Units, Beep, Time Average

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Conditions of Sale All sales prepaid unless credit is pre-approved. Credit terms are net 15 days. AccuStar reserves the right to revoke credit at any time. Past due balances are subject to a 1.5% per month late charge. Shipping and handling charges are additional. All prices and conditions are subject to change without notice. The goods sold hereunder are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship and the services are warranted to be performed in accordance with all applicable regulations in force at the time of the performance of the service. Seller will repair or replace, without charge, any goods proven defective and will re-perform any services that do not conform to applicable regulations (in force at the time of original service), conditioned upon the user’s compliance with all testing requirements. All test kit sales are final. Purchased RadStar equipment is subject to a thirty (30) day return policy and a 20% restocking charge, provided that the goods are returned in resalable condition and in the original packaging (the purchaser must obtain an RMA prior to return). Shipping and handling charges are not refundable on returns. Purchasers of RadStar equipment and renters of the same must refer to the warranty provided with said equipment (whether purchased or rented) for additional terms. Except as stated above, no refunds or exchanges will be made for products or services purchased from AccuStar. EXCEPT AS STATED ABOVE, THE GOODS AND SERVICES RELATED THERETO ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE SELLER’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT IN ANY EVENT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF SAID GOODS OR SERVICES. THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THE SELLER WARRANTY SHALL BE THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE GOODS OR THE RE-PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES, TO THE EXTENT THE SAME DO NOT MEET WITH SELLER’S WARRANTY AS PROVIDED ABOVE.

Business Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Eastern Time Massachusetts Laboratory Location:

Pennsylvania Laboratory Location:

11 Awl Street P.O. Box 158 Medway, MA 02053

929 Mount Zion Road Lebanon , PA 17046 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 562 Jonestown, PA 17038

888-480-8812 508-533-8812 Fax 508-533-8831

800-523-4964 717-274-8310 Fax 717-274-5662

Smartphone users: Scan this QR Code for quick access to AccuStar Labs contact page on your mobile device.

This catalog has been reviewed for content and accuracy. AccuStar is not responsible for errors and/or omissions that might occur inadvertently during the production and printing process.

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Professional Radon Laboratory Services Since 1984

11 Awl Street P.O. Box 158 Medway, MA 02053

Test Results Delivery

Quick Results Turnaround Time

In order to provide our customers with their test results as quickly and easily as possible, radon test results are available through the following methods:

Online at accustarlabs.com

Massachusetts Lab: All short-term test results are available on the next business day after being received by the lab. Long-term device results are available in 2 weeks. Rush service is available for water canister and long-term test results.

via Email â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a pdf sent to your inbox

Pennsylvania Lab: Test results are available the same business day for canisters received before noon.

AccuStar 24-Hour Test Results Telephone Line 888-404-3144 (toll free) Have your radon test device serial number(s) handy when you call.

accustarlabs.com

NOTE: Official reports for use in Real Estate Transactions can be mailed to you and/or you can download them from accustarlabs.com

MA: 888-480-8812

PA: 800-523-4964


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