Sample Submission Integrity

Submission Integrity information and definitions

Sample Submission Integrity
When processing samples for submission to the lab, there are a few items to be mindful of: Sample and data integrity Submission defensibility – legal ...
Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 at 1:35 PM
Avoiding Sample Integrity Issues
When processing samples for submission to a testing laboratory, there are a few items to be mindful of: Sample and data integrity Submis...
Wed, 8 May, 2019 at 12:39 PM
Sample Integrity Checklist
Our Sample Submission Checklist provides in depth details of all the aspects of your submission that are reviewed by our sample receipt technicians, with ti...
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018 at 9:44 AM
Helpful Tips to maintain Sample Integrity
To Avoid Breakage During Travel •Do not overfill coolers, coolers should not exceed 40 lbs •Evenly distribute soils jars in the cooler To Avoid High S...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 10:16 AM
Sample Integrity Observation #1 Custody seal not intact.
Purpose:   Custody seals are used for legal defensibility.  A secure seal upon receipt indicates the cooler and samples have not been tampered with during ...
Thu, 2 May, 2019 at 1:25 PM
Sample Integrity Observation #2 Sample Temperature > 10.0C
PURPOSE Samples that are kept cool best resemble the sample at the time of collection.  Regulations or methods will often specify the requirement to kee...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:42 AM
Sample Integrity Observation #3 Broken Bottle in Transit
Purpose: In addition to the safety concern of broken glass, cracked or broken containers can impact sample integrity in various ways such as: Introduc...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:07 AM
Sample Integrity Observation #4 No Chain of Custody
PURPOSE: The Chain of Custody (COC) provides legal defensibility and is required in order to maintain the chain of custody of samples.  The COC must accomp...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:06 AM
Sample Integrity Observation #5 Chain of Custody Information Incomplete
Purpose:  The Chain of Custody (COC) provides the lab with a specific set of instructions to follow with respect to analytical methods, parameters, RDLs...
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019 at 11:41 AM
Sample Integrity Observation # 6 COC Not signed and dated
Purpose:   For legal defensibility and in order to maintain chain of custody of samples, the COC needs to be relinquished when transferring custody to anot...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:04 AM