Monitoring Quality in Laboratory Deliverables in the Contract Laboratory Program

Oral Presentation

Prepared by C. Appleby, S. Myer
Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation, Analytical Services Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, MC5203P, Washington, DC, 20460, United States


Contact Information: appleby.charlie@epa.gov; 703-347-0266


ABSTRACT

The Contract Laboratory Program (CLP) has a well-established quality assurance program with a robust toolbox. This presentation will provide an overview of the tools the CLP uses to collect and monitor data quality and laboratory performance; utilization of these tools; and a case study implementing these tools and itís outcome, including lessons learned and a discussion of new tools for the toolbox.