§ 252.705. Use of accreditation.
(a) Environmental laboratories accredited by the Department shall:
(1) Post or display their most recent certificate of accreditation in a prominent place in the laboratory.
(2) Make accurate statements concerning their accreditation status.
(3) Not use their certificate of accreditation, accreditation status or the Departments logo to imply endorsement by the Department.
(b) Environmental laboratories using the Departments name, making reference to its accreditation status or using the Departments logo in catalogs, advertising, business solicitations, proposals, quotations, laboratory analytical reports or other materials, shall:
(1) Distinguish between testing for which the laboratory is accredited and testing for which the laboratory is not accredited.
(2) Include the environmental laboratorys accreditation number.
(c) Upon suspension, revocation or voluntary relinquishment of accreditation, a laboratory shall:
(1) Discontinue use of all catalogs, advertising, business solicitations, proposals, quotations, laboratory analytical results or other materials that contain reference to the laboratorys past accreditation status.
(2) Discontinue use or display of the Departments logo.
(3) Return certificates of accreditation to the Department within 48 hours.
(d) NELAP accredited laboratories shall accompany the Departments name or the NELAC/NELAP logo with the phrase NELAP accredited and the laboratorys accreditation number when using the Departments name or the NELAC/NELAP logo on general literature such as catalogs, advertising, business solicitations, proposals, quotations, laboratory analytical reports or other materials.
(e) NELAP accredited laboratories may not use their NELAP certificate, NELAP accreditation status or NELAC/NELAP logo to imply endorsement by the Department or NELAC.
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