(a)  A laboratory is eligible for recertification six months after decertification, except in the following instances:

(1)           A laboratory which lost certification for false statements on documents, falsified analytical results, or submitted official performance samples to another laboratory, is eligible for recertification one year after decertification. Application for recertification shall be made in the same way as application for certification as contained in Rule .0233 of this Section;

(2)           A laboratory which lost certification for failure to correctly analyze performance evaluation samples is eligible for recertification 30 days after decertification and after satisfying Rule .0243(b)(4) or .0251(3), or both of this Section.

(b)  A laboratory for which certification was not renewed for failure to pay the certification fee by the date required in Rule .0233 of this Section is eligible for recertification 60 days after paying the overdue fee.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑326;

Eff. December 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 23, 2017.