Developed by Subcommittee: E06.23
WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT
This practice covers the quality system requirements, competency and qualifications, to include minimum requirements for training, sampling design, personnel and equipment, duties, responsibilities, and services of organizations engaged in providing lead assessment services to determine the extent of lead and lead-based paint contamination.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings, this practice was withdrawn in January 2011 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.
1.1 This practice covers the quality system requirements, competency and qualifications, to include minimum requirements for training, sampling design, personnel and equipment, duties, responsibilities, and services of organizations engaged in providing lead assessment services to determine the extent of lead and lead-based paint contamination.
1.2 Organizations evaluated using this practice shall engage in one or more of the following assessment activities: sampling design, sample collection, field testing, data validation, and report writing and recommendations.
1.3 This practice has been developed consistent with the appropriate requirements of Guide E 994 and ISO 9001 and ISO Guide 25.
1.4 Where the testing function exists, it must be evaluated using Practice E 1583.
1.5 This practice is meant to be used with Guide D 4840, Practices D 5438, E 1553, E 1727, E 1728, and E 1729, and Terminology E 1605.
1.6 For information and guidance in applying this practice, see EPA 600/8-91/214 and EPA 600/R-93/200.
1.7 This practice contains notes that are explanatory and are not part of the mandatory requirements of the practice.
1.8 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D4840 Guide for Sample Chain-of-Custody Procedures
D5283 Practice for Generation of Environmental Data Related to Waste Management Activities: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Planning and Implementation
D5438 Practice for Collection of Floor Dust for Chemical Analysis
E994 Guide for Calibration and Testing Laboratory Accreditation Systems General Requirements for Operation and Recognition
E1187 Terminology Relating to Conformity Assessment
E1553 Practice for the Collection of Airborne Particulate Lead During Abatement and Construction Activities
E1583 Practice for Evaluating Laboratories Engaged in the Determination of Lead in Paint, Dust, Airborne Particulates, and Soil Taken from and around Buildings and Related Structures
E1605 Terminology Relating to Lead in Buildings
E1727 Practice for Field Collection of Soil Samples for Lead Determination by Atomic Spectrometry Techniques
E1728 Practice for Collection of Settled Dust Samples Using Wipe Sampling Methods for Subsequent Lead Determination
E1729 Practice for Field Collection of Dried Paint Samples for Lead Determination by Atomic Spectrometry Techniques
ISO StandardsISO17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories
EPA DocumentsEPA600/R-93/200 (1993) Standard Operating Procedures for the Field Analysis of Lead in Paint, Bulk Dust, and Colorimetric Measurement