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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 30. Department of General Services
Chapter 41. Regulation for the Certification of Laboratories Analyzing Drinking Water

1VAC30-41-230. Revocation of certified status.

DCLS shall downgrade a drinking water laboratory's status to not certified from certified or provisionally certified or interim certified status for each contaminant and by each method for any of the following reasons:

1. Falsification of data or use of other deceptive practices.

2. Reporting proficiency testing data from another laboratory as its own.

3. Failure to use the federally-approved methods incorporated by reference into this chapter at 1VAC30-41-55.

4. Refusal to participate in an onsite assessment conducted by DCLS.

5. Failure to pay the annual fee to DCLS.

6. For provisionally certified laboratories, failure to successfully analyze a PT sample or any other unknown test sample for a particular contaminant within the specified acceptance limits.

7. For provisionally certified laboratories, failure to satisfy DCLS that the laboratory has corrected identified deficiencies based on an onsite assessment.

8. For provisionally certified laboratories, persistent failure to comply with the reporting requirements specified in 1VAC30-41-190.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

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