The freezer gel packs inside of the lunchboxes contain diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol, which could leak. These chemicals are extremely toxic and could pose a poisoning hazard if ingested by children or adults.
The firm has received two separate reports of dogs chewing the lunchboxes and ingesting the gel inside the freezer packs. One dog died from the incident, while the other was treated and recovered.
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About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a full service testing company providing quality lab services under the same private ownership since 1981. Including the corporate lab facility in Cinnaminson, NJ, EMSL Analytical operates over thirty laboratories nationwide in the US and Canada. We provide analytical services for environmental, indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene, forensics and materials science, consumer products, food safety, PCR, pharmaceutical, asbestos, lead, and radiological samples. The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations, as well as state and federal regulating bodies. Please see our website for a complete listing of accreditations.
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EMSL Analytical Inc. is a nationally recognized accredited testing laboratory and locally focused provider of consumer product, environmental, microbiology, industrial hygiene, food and materials testing services to professionals and the general public.