DoD ELAP

Alpha Bravo Charlie: Merit’s Department of Defense Certification Renewed

Alpha Bravo Charlie: Merit’s Department of Defense Certification Renewed

The Department of Defense (DoD) has officially renewed Merit Laboratories' testing certification in support of the DoD Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP).

Merit Laboratories is designated a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).  Merit’s DoD ELAP accreditation includes aqueous and solid sample matrices for a diverse range of analytical methods for organics, wet chemistry, and metals.

DoD ELAP WBE and SBE Laboratory Services

DoD ELAP WBE and SBE Laboratory Services

Did you know that Merit Laboratories is designated as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Woman-Owned Small Business (WBE/WOSB)?  

As part of our SBE and WBE status, we help prime contractors supporting federal and state projects meet subcontracting goals and obligations. In FY2018, the Department of Defense has established a small business subcontracting goal of 33% for prime contractors supporting the DoD. Merit can help you meet these goals and provide you with outstanding analytical data quality and service.

The DoD ELAP Detection & Quantitation Guidance for Projects Managers and Data Users

The DoD ELAP Detection & Quantitation Guidance for Projects Managers and Data Users

The DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup recently issued a fact sheet on detection and quantitation to assist project managers and data users of laboratory data for DoD projects.  The EDQW guidance sheet is geared to assist project manager or other decision-makers that use environmental laboratory data to accomplish one or more of the following tasks for a DoD project:

Overview  of the Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP)

Overview  of the Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP)

The Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP) is an agreement between the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Navy for environmental laboratory accreditation and analytical testing to support DoD projects and DoD programs. The DoD ELAP, which originated in October 2009, covers environmental programs at DoD operations, activities, and installations, which also includes formerly used defense sites (FUDS).  The Department of Energy (DOE) recently became part of the DoD ELAP for DOE sites and programs.