Accreditation/Certification Program Profile

Virginia Department of General Services
600 North 5th Street
Mail Stop 194-03
Richmond, VA 23219
Accreditation/Certification Program Type
Recognizes accreditation from NELAP ABs: Yes
Accredtation required: Yes
Labs required to obtain accreditation: See Notes below.
Reciprocity agreements: Y
Accreditation Program Contact:   Laboratory Contact:
(804) 648-4480
(804) 648-4480
Fields of Accreditation
DW NPW SCM Air Tissue
Other: N
Refer to regulations available at or contact
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Laboratory certification or accreditation is required before any environmental analyses performed by a non-commercial or commercial environmental laboratory may be used for the purposes of the Virginia Air Pollution Control Law, the Virginia Waste Management Act or the State Water Control Law ( 10.1-1300 et seq., 10.1-1400 et seq., and 62.1-44.2 et seq., respectively, of the Code of Virginia). Laboratory certification is also required for laboratories that analyze samples of drinking water for compliance purposes to demonstrate compliance with primary and secondary maximum contaminant levels or action levels per 12VAC5-590-440.