Laboratory QA Consulting
With over 30 years of environmental laboratory experience, CdF provides laboratory consulting to environmental and cannabis testing laboratories.Primary focus of laboratory consulting is creating (or auditing) a Quality System compliant with ISO 17025, TNI Standards, DoD Quality System Manual, and EPA National Drinking Water standards. The Quality System is generally comprised of a dynamic Quality Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and other supporting documentation. See Laboratory Assessments for more information on internal or external laboratory audits.
Data Review and Validation
With over 30 years of environmental laboratory experience, CdF provides laboratory data review and validation for environmental and engineering firms. Primary focus of laboratory data review and validation is evaluating analytical results and associated QC data against EPA National Functional Guidelines, Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols Manual (MARLAP), and client-specific Quality Assurance Project Plans. Validation services include the completion of client-specific checklists (where applicable), verification of electronic data deliverables (EDD), data validation summary report (DVSR), and assignment of data qualifiers to appropriate results.
With over 30 years of environmental laboratory experience, CdF provides laboratory assessment services (internal or external audits) to environmental and cannabis testing laboratories, as well as to governmental and non-governmental accrediting bodies. Primary focus of laboratory assessments is evaluating the Quality System for compliance with ISO 17025, TNI Standards, DoD Quality System Manual, and EPA National Drinking Water standards. The assessment process includes a pre-assessment document review of Quality System documents, on-site assessment of analytical methods/technologies with associated records, completion of checklists (as required by the program or client), and presentation of findings and observations based on the program. For internal laboratory audits, assistance with discrepancy resolution can be provided (see Laboratory QA Consulting and Laboratory Training for more information).
With over 30 years of environmental laboratory experience, CdF provides laboratory training to environmental and cannabis testing laboratories. Primary focus of laboratory training is Data Integrity and Proper Laboratory Practices. In addition, Quality System training for various programs and technical training in numerous analytical techniques is available. Training includes preparation of training materials, on-site training, and completion of applicable training records.