Merit Laboratories is the first environmental laboratory in Michigan to achieve certification for the analysis of PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). Merit is ISO/IEC 17025-certified for the analysis of PFAS by two analytical mehods. EPA 537 for drinking water testing and ASTM D7979 with Isotopic Dilution for testing wastewater, groundwater, and surface water.
The National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) is a laboratory certification program that fosters the generation of data of known and documented quality. NELAP, organized by The NELAC Institute (TNI), relies on standards representing the best professional practices in the environmental laboratory industry to establish the requirements for this program. Merit maintains NELAP certification, following the standards established for this program. Merit's primary NELAP certification is through New York.