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Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012

Version of section 13 from 2021-03-18 to 2023-05-17:


Marginal note:Accredited laboratory

  •  (1) Any analysis performed to determine the concentration of a toxic substance for the purposes of these Regulations must be performed by a laboratory that meets the following conditions at the time of the analysis:

    • (a) it is accredited

      • (i) under the International Organization for Standardization standard ISO/IEC 17025, entitled General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, by an accrediting body that is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Arrangement, or

      • (ii) under the Environment Quality Act, CQLR, c. Q-2; and

    • (b) subject to subsection (2), the scope of its accreditation includes the analysis performed to determine the concentration of the toxic substance.

  • Marginal note:Standards of good practice

    (2) If no method has been recognized by a standards development organization in respect of the analysis performed to determine the concentration of the toxic substance and the scope of the laboratory’s accreditation does not therefore include that analysis, the analysis must be performed in accordance with standards of good scientific practice that are generally accepted at the time that it is performed.

  • SOR/2016-252, s. 10
  • SOR/2021-42, s. 4
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