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NATA General Technical Notes and Information Papers

CHEMICAL TESTING Publications Checklist

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NATA Rules 15 Nov 2017
NATA Rules Amendment Sheet 24 Nov 2017
NATA Rules Transition Statement (Jul 2016) 15 Jul 2016
NATA Policy Circular
Policy Circular 1 - Corporate Accreditations - NATA Accreditation of Multiple Site and/or Multiple Field Laboratories 20 Nov 2014
Policy Circular 2 - Proficiency Testing Policy 03 Apr 2015
Policy Circular 7 - NATA Privacy Policy 27 Jan 2016
Policy Circular 11 - Policy on Metrological Traceability 08 Jun 2017
Policy Circular 12 - NATA Policy on equipment assurance, in-house calibration and equipment verification 20 Oct 2015
Policy Circular 14 - Responsibilities of Authorised Representatives 12 Nov 2014
Policy Circular 18 - Use of the NATA emblem, NATA endorsement and references to accreditation 05 Apr 2017
Policy Circular 40 - Forensic Operations Module 25 Sep 2012
Policy Circular 42 - Accreditation of New Branch Sites 24 Aug 2016
Policy Circular 48 - Accreditation of organisations performing on-site medico-legal drug screening in accordance with Australian/New Zealand Standard 4308:2008 20 Oct 2015
Chemical Testing Accreditation Criteria Publication
ISO/IEC 17025 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
NOTE: This standard is not supplied by NATA but must be obtained by the facility from a supplier of Australian Standards
ISO/IEC 17025 Standard application document (SAD) for the accreditation of testing and calibration laboratories 13 Mar 2015
Chemical Testing ISO/IEC17025 Application Document 26 Nov 2014
Chemical Testing Annex A - Asbestos identification in bulk samples 29 Aug 2017
Chemical Testing Annex B - Asbestos fibre counting 23 Aug 2017
Chemical Testing Annex M - Investigative Testing in the Field of Chemical Testing 22 Mar 2013
Technical Circular 18 - Assurance that Collection Devices for the Detection of Drugs in Oral Fluid are Fit for Purpose 03 Oct 2013
ACCREDITATION Guidance and Information Publications
NATA procedures for accreditation
Note: this information was previously included in Sections 1 and 2 of the Field/Program Application Documents (FADs)
24 Feb 2017
Classes of Test
Chemical Testing Classes of Test 20 Dec 2016
Equipment calibration and checks
General Equipment Table
Note: This information was previously included in the FAD under the section Measurement traceability
20 Oct 2015
Technical Note 13 - User Checks and Maintenance of Laboratory Balances 18 Mar 2014
Technical Note 19 - Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers - Selection Use and Calibration Checks 22 Mar 2013
Technical Note 17 - Guidelines for the validation and verification of quantitative and qualitative test methods 15 Oct 2013
Information Paper 8 - Assessment Effort 13 Dec 2012
Information Paper 13 - X-Ray Fluorescence and Atomic (Spark) Emission Techniques 25 Aug 2014
Proficiency Testing (PT) Guidance & information
Selection of PT Providers checklist 12 Aug 2013
Uncertainty of Measurement/Traceability
Technical Note 33 - Guidelines for Estimating and Reporting Measurement Uncertainty of Chemical Test Results 28 April 2017
General Information About NATA
About NATA 27 Jan 2016