MCERTS: performance standard for laboratories testing samples from stack emissions monitoring

How to analyse samples taken to monitor pollution released from chimney stacks.

Applies to England



This MCERTS standard requires laboratories that analyse stack emissions monitoring samples to be accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to ISO 17025 and to the requirements set out in this document.

Published 8 February 2017
Last updated 7 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Document reformatted and reordered to comply with changes to ISO 17025.

  2. Amended some performance targets in Annex A. Minor corrections to text to add clarity.

  3. First published.