Accreditation/Certification Program Profile

Washington State Department of Ecology-Laboratory Accreditation Section
2350 Colchester Dr E
P.O. Box 488
Manchester, WA 98353-0488
360/895-6145
   
Accreditation/Certification Program Type
NELAP STATE SDWA 17025
Other: x
 
Recognizes accreditation from NELAP ABs: No
Accredtation required: Y if submitting data for compliance
Labs required to obtain accreditation: All-some exceptions see http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/eap/labs/accred-require.htm
Reciprocity agreements: N
 
 
Accreditation Program Contact:   Laboratory Contact:
Ella Rae
Ella.Rae@ecy.wa.gov
360/895-6145
 
Ella Rae
Ella.Rae@ecy.wa.gov
360/895-6145
     
 
Fields of Accreditation
DW NPW SCM Air Tissue
Other: N
 
Fees
FEE SCHEDULE Minimum fee $300 + cost for out-of-state audits General Chemistry $80/parameter, max $1,600 Trace Metals -- $400/method Organics I -- $200/method Organics II -- $500/method Microbiology $200/perameter Radiochemistry $250/parameter Bioassay $300/parameter, max $3,000 Immunoassay $80/parameter Physical $80/parameter Accreditation fees are waived for laboratories operated by the Washington state departments of ecology and health. Accreditation fees are also waived for drinking water parameters certified by EPA Region 10 at designated principal laboratories.
 
Related Websites:
www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/wac17350.pdf www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/1003048.pdf
 
Notes
Tissue FOA is part of SCM; 3rd party accreditation is recognized; Chapter 173-50 WAC does not require labs to be accredited. This requirement is in other state, federal, or regulatory agency rules-see http://www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/1003048.pdf