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MCERTS: radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste waters

MCERTS performance standard is for laboratories undertaking radioanalytical testing of water.

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Performance Standard for organisations undertaking radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste waters

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This MCERTS (Environment Agency’s Monitoring Certification Scheme) performance standard is for laboratories undertaking radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste water. This may include surface and ground waters, trade effluent, leachate, saline and other waters. Laboratories are required to comply with ISO 17025 and the additional MCERTS requirements in this document.

Published 1 May 2012
Last updated 13 July 2015 + show all updates
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