Certifications

Merit maintains laboratory certification with the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP), the Department of Defense ELAP (DoD ELAP), and numerous state certification programs.  Merit will add additional certifications to support your projects.  Please note that not all states offer laboratory certification for RCRA projects, while reciprocity is granted for many others.  Please contact us to learn more.

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NELAP

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Merit maintains certification in the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP), following the standards established for this program.  Merit's primary NELAP certification is through New York. Merit has provided additional information on NELAP in our technical blog here.


DoD ELAP

Merit is certified in the Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP).  As part of our DoD ELAP certification, Merit supports projects following the guidelines established in the DoD Quality Systems Manual.  

Merit is designated as an WBE/SBE.

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ISO 17025

Merit is certified by ISO/IEC 17025 for PFAS using method 537 rev. 1.1 for drinking water and ASTM D7979 for wastewater, surface water, and groundwater.


MICHIGAN

Merit is certified by the State of Michigan, Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). 

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ALASKA

Merit is certified by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.

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INDIANA

Merit is certified by the Indiana State Department of Health.

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NEW YORK

Merit is certified the State of New York Department of Health. Merit is also a certified Women's Business Enterprise by the State of New York.

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NORTH CAROLINA

Merit is certified by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

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OHIO

Merit is certified by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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WBE

Merit is a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE).


Additional NELAP States Available

FLORIDA

ILLINOIS

KANSAS

LOUISIANA

MINNESOTA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

TEXAS

UTAH

VIRGINIA


STATES Not Requiring RCRA Laboratory certification 

Please confirm prior to sample collection.

Alabama

Colorado

Delaware

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Indiana

Maryland

Mississippi

Missouri

Nebraska

New Mexico

South Dakota

Tennessee

Vermont