Standard Practice for Quality Assurance of Laboratories Performing Seized-Drug Analysis
|Publication Date:||1 May 2015|
|ICS Code (Analytical chemistry in general):||71.040.01|
This practice covers quality assurance issues in forensic laboratories performing seized-drug analysis including evidence handling, analytical procedures, report writing, method validation, documentation, proficiency testing, audits, and health and safety.
This practice is meant to apply only to qualitative seized-drug analysis.
This practice does not replace knowledge, skill, ability, experience, education, or training and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.