• Contaminants in E Cigarettes

    Public Analyst Chris Hunt contributed to the North East and Cumbria’s edition of Inside Out on BBC 1 on the 1st September. Chris carried out the analysis on some E-cigarette liquids purchased in Gateshead in June of this year. Three of the four samples were free from contaminants, but one contained a low level of diacetyl.

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What we do - Making it crystal clear

  • Putting things in Perspective

    The day to day work carried out by the members of the APA has a direct effect on our daily lives — from the food that we eat to the air we breathe, from checking the safety of children's toys to providing a frontline emergency response unit for chemical leaks.

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  • Case studies

    View some recent case studies of work carried out by members of the APA showcasing the diverse range of instances where our members get involved.

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