Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program

Proficiency Testing (PT) Requirements


PT Requirements for Laboratories

A laboratory must obtain proficiency testing samples from a PT Provider that is accredited through one of two approved organizations: American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ACLASS). Minnesota specific reporting requirements are listed in MN Rules 4740.2075. Detailed PT Requirements for Laboratories are listed in PT Requirements for Laboratories.

American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ACLASS)
MN rules 4740.2075
Proficiency Testing (PT) Requirements for Laboratories

PT Requirements for PT Providers

State regulations require PT Providers used by the accreditation program to supply the results of proficiency tests according to the time lines and format acceptable to the program. PT Providers must be accredited to the 2009 TNI Standard (Volume 3) through one of two approved organizations: American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ACLASS). Detailed PT Requirements for PT Providers are listed at PT Requirements for PT Providers.

Requirements for PT Providers


Updated Tuesday, 12-Feb-2013 17:48:47 CST