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New York Bioassays and Biomonitoring: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Sampling and tests: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 700.1 to 700.4

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Laboratory accreditation: 10 NYCRR 55-2.2

Accreditation applications: 10 NYCRR 55-2.3

On-site assessments: 10 NYCRR 55-2.7

Proficiency testing: 10 NYCRR 55-2.8

Critical agents: 10 NYCRR 55-2.13 and 10 NYCRR 55-2.14

Laboratory testing: 10 NYCRR 55-2.13(b)

Standard operating procedures (SOPs): 10 NYCRR 55-2.13(c)

Chain-of-custody: 10 NYCRR 55-2.13(d)(2)

Training: 10 NYCRR 55-2.13(d)(3)(i)

Reporting: 10 NYCRR 55-2.13(d)(4) to 55-2.13(d)(7)

Autonomous detection systems (ADSs): 10 NYCRR 55-2.14

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

New York State Department of Health (DOH) Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP)

National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Similar to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) federal requirements, New York regulations provide for toxicity testing of state waters. Actual testing procedures are site-specific and are set out in the permit issued by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to each individual facility. For more information about the federal requirements, see the national section BIOASSAYS/BIOMONITORING.

The state has also adopted laboratory requirements for sampling and testing for "critical agents" related to weapons of mass destruction and terrorist acts, and requires the certification of all environmental laboratories in the state that analyze samples for which ...


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