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Certifications | NELAC & NELAP


NELAC was established in 1995, with the mission to develop laboratory accreditation standards and implement a certification program - the National Environmental Accreditation Program (NELAP).
 
Under NELAP, state governmental agencies participate as Accrediting Bodies (AB), serving as a clearinghouse for environmental labs. Although each NELAP AB may adopt slightly different requirements above and beyond NELAC standards, all NELAP ABs recognize the accreditation status of a laboratory that was issued under another NELAP AB (i.e., reciprocity). ECCS obtained primary NELAC accreditation, including both our fixed-base and on-site operations, through the state of Louisiana in 2008, and also maintains secondary accreditation through other participating NELAP ABs.
 
The following diagram identifies states that are currently NELAP ABs:
 
 
 
 
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