Significance and Use
These are minimum standards of quality assurance applicable to laboratories where analysis of seized-drug submissions is performed.
This practice is to be used by forensic analysts performing seized-drug analysis and promoted/supported by laboratory management.
1.1 This practice covers quality assurance issues in forensic laboratories performing seized-drug analysis including evidence handling, analytical procedures, report writing, method validation, documentation, proficiency testing, audits, and health and safety.
1.2 This practice is meant to apply only to qualitative seized-drug analysis.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E2328 Terminology Relating to Seized-Drug Analysis
forensic laboratories; quality assurance; seized-drug analysis; Quality assurance (QA); Seized-drug analysis;
ICS Number Code 71.040.01 (Analytical chemistry in general)
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