Modified Voting Draft Standard and Response-to-Comments Document

The TNI Chemistry Expert Committee has modified its Voting Draft Standard on Calibration (EL-V1M4, Sections 1.7.1 and 1.7.2) as a result of persuasive comments received from the voting members.  The resulting Modified Voting Draft Standard is provided, together with the Response-to-Comments document. 

Modified Voting Draft Standard (PDF)
Response-to-Comments (PDF)

Within 15 days of this publication (i.e., no later than April 13, 2014), any Committee Member may change his or her vote on the standard by notifying Ken Jackson (ken.jackson@nelac-institute.org).

Any negative voter, whose negative comment has been found non-persuasive by the vote of the Expert Committee on the Voting Draft Standard may appeal the decision in writing. Also, any member of the public who has submitted an objection on the Voting Draft Standard that has been found non-persuasive by the vote of the Expert Committee on the Voting Draft Standard may appeal the decision in writing. The appellant shall file a written complaint with the Executive Director of TNI within thirty (30) days after the date of publication of the result of the vote on the Voting Draft Standard. Written appeals associated with any other aspect of the standard development process may be filed with the Executive Director of TNI following notification of action or at any time with respect to inaction. The complaint shall state the nature of the objection(s) including any adverse effects, the clause(s) of these procedures or the standard that is at issue, actions or inactions that are at issue, and the specific remedial action(s) that would satisfy the appellant’s concerns. Previous efforts to resolve the objection(s) and the outcome of each shall be noted. Within seven (7) days of receiving the complaint, the Executive Director will notify and provide a copy of the complaint to the Chair of the TNI Board of Directors and the Chair of the Expert Committee against which the complaint is made.