Laboratory Support / Certifications

Laboratory Support

Environmental Monitoring Laboratory (EML)

  • High throughput lab that provides CWA/BWA and inorganic chemical analysis in several matrices( air, water, soil, paint chips, wipes, organic solids & liquids, marine tissue, demolition debris and unknowns)
  • Robotic-assisted analysis used for high-throughput sample analysis for biological agent screening using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and electrochemiluminescent (ECL) assays
  • DoD Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Biological Personnel Reliability Program (BPRP)
  • CDC and USDA permitted for Select Agent
  • Membership in EPA Environmental Response Laboratory Network (ERLN) and Water Lab Alliance (WLA)
  • Membership in FDA Food Emergency Response Network (FERN)

Certificates & Accreditations

ISO/IEC 2005:17025

  • Scope of accreditation includes qualitative ECL immunoassay testing and qualitative PCR analysis for biological warfare agents
  • Scope of accreditation covers analysis performed in either their fixed or mobile laboratories

Quality Certifications and Compliances

  • Compliant with Chemical Material Agency’s(CMA) Laboratory and Monitoring Quality Assurance Plan (LMQAP) and Chemical Agent Standard Analytical Reference Material (CASARM) Quality Assurance Plan
  • Undergo annual recertification with CASARM
  • Participates in internal and external quality system audits