Guidance

Direct Toxicity Assessment Proficiency Scheme (DTAPS): manuals

This publication was withdrawn on 8 May 2015

The MCERTS Direct Toxicity Assessment (DTA) scheme has been withdrawn as the majority of qualifying industrial effluents have now been assessed.

This MCERTS manual ensures the Direct Toxicity Assessment Proficiency Scheme (DTAPS) is operated within international guidelines.

Documents

Direct Toxicity Assessment Proficiency Scheme (DTAPS) DTAPS Operational Manual

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Direct Toxicity Assessment Proficiency Scheme (DTAPS) DTAPS Quality Manual

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Detail

These manuals are issued by the Environment Agency Monitoring Certification Scheme (MCERTS) to ensure that the Direct Toxicity Assessment Proficiency Scheme (DTAPS) is operated in accordance with the ‘Guidelines for the Requirements for the Competence of Providers of Proficiency Testing Schemes; ILAC-G13:2000’ and the ‘Proficiency Testing by Interlaboratory Comparisons; ISO/IEC Guide 43-1 & 2: 1997’.