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Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program

State-specific Requirements (Minnesota)

The Minn. Rules, Chapter 4740 and the standard for accreditation require laboratories to ensure conformance with client requirements. MN-ELAP maintains a summary of known state-specific requirements. These state-specific requirements are listed below by category.

MN-ELAP also maintains links to known federal requirements for federal programs via a separate webpage.

Federal Requirements (U.S. EPA,

Agricultural Chemicals

Fixed Based Laboratory Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plans Guidance Document 24


Vapor Intrusion Assessments Performed during Site Investigations
Air Emission Controls

Emerging Contaminants

Perfluorinated Chemicals in Drinking Water and Non-Potable Water Samples by HPLC/MS-MS (PDF)
Methamphetamine Testing

Inorganic Chemistry

Ammonia, Fluoride and Organic Nitrogen (under Clean Water Program)


Requirements for Monitoring of Beaches and Recreational Waters

Organic Chemistry (also see Air)

Analytical Requirements for Ethanol-blended Fuel Releases
Soil Sample Collection and Analysis Procedures
Ground Water Sample Collection and Analysis Procedures
Wisconsin Modified DRO Method-Sept 1995 (PDF)
Wisconsin Modified GRO Method-Sept 1995 (PDF)
WDNR Lab Notes-Spring 1996 (PDF)


Technical Assistance for Methods - References, guidance documents and assessor training information.

Updated Thursday, July 02, 2015 at 01:55PM