Accreditation/Certification Program Profile

Maine Health and Human Services
286 Water Street 3rd Floor
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
207/287-1929
   
Accreditation/Certification Program Type
NELAP STATE SDWA 17025
Other: x
 
Recognizes accreditation from NELAP ABs: No
Accredtation required: Y
Labs required to obtain accreditation: All consulting laboratories performing analyses for which results are to be submitted toDEP and DHHSt shall obtain a laboratory certification under this subchapter.
Reciprocity agreements: Y-if state has equivalent certification standards
 
 
Accreditation Program Contact:   Laboratory Contact:
Kelly Perkins
kelly.perkins@maine.gov
207/287-1929
 
Kelly Perkins
kelly.perkins@maine.gov
207/287-1929
     
 
Fields of Accreditation
DW NPW SCM Air Tissue
Other: N
 
Fees
The total annual certification fee includes the base fee, the test methods fees, and, when applicable, the on-site inspection fee. The total biennial certification fee includes the base fee, the sample preparation technique fees, the test method fees, and, when applicable, the on-site inspection fee. The limited laboratory certification fee is $650 for biennial certification. (6) The environmental lead program fee is $600 for biennial certification. Out-of-state site inspection fees apply. See: www.maine.gov/dhhs/eng/water/rules_policies/CMR_263.doc (Section 21, page 79)
 
Related Websites:
www.maine.gov/dhhs/eng/water/rules_policies/CMR_263.doc
 
Notes
Limited Laboratory Certification is an option for drinking water and wastewater facilities when Comprehensive Laboratory Certification is not possible or not needed. Limited Laboratory Certification is available to drinking water and wastewater facilities requesting five or fewer analytes for a specific category of testing.