[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 7, 2010)]
[Pages 39023-39024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16427]



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Current List of Laboratories Which Meet Minimum Standards To 
Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies

AGENCY: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notifies 
Federal agencies of the laboratories currently certified to meet the 
standards of Subpart C of the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal 
Workplace Drug Testing Programs (Mandatory Guidelines). The Mandatory 
Guidelines were first published in the Federal Register on April 11, 
1988 (53 FR 11970), and subsequently revised in the Federal Register on 
June 9, 1994 (59 FR 29908), on September 30, 1997 (62 FR 51118), and on 
April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644).
    A notice listing all currently certified laboratories is published 
in the Federal Register during the first week of each month. If any 
laboratory's certification is suspended or revoked, the laboratory will 
be omitted from subsequent lists until such time as it is restored to 
full certification under the Mandatory Guidelines.
    If any laboratory has withdrawn from the HHS National Laboratory 
Certification Program (NLCP) during the past month, it will be listed 
at the end, and will be omitted from the monthly listing thereafter.
    This notice is also available on the Internet at http://www.workplace.samhsa.gov and http://www.drugfreeworkplace.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Giselle Hersh, Division of 
Workplace Programs, SAMHSA/CSAP, Room 2-1042, One Choke Cherry Road, 
Rockville, Maryland 20857; 240-276-2600 (voice), 240-276-2610 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Mandatory Guidelines were developed in 
accordance with Executive Order 12564 and section 503 of Public Law 
100-71. Subpart C of the Mandatory Guidelines, ``Certification of 
Laboratories Engaged in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies,'' sets 
strict standards that laboratories must meet in order to conduct drug 
and specimen validity tests on urine specimens for Federal agencies. To 
become certified, an applicant laboratory must undergo three rounds of 
performance testing plus an on-site inspection. To maintain that 
certification, a laboratory must participate in a quarterly performance 
testing program plus undergo periodic, on-site inspections.
    Laboratories which claim to be in the applicant stage of 
certification are not to be considered as meeting the minimum 
requirements described in the HHS Mandatory Guidelines. A laboratory 
must have its letter of certification from HHS/SAMHSA (formerly: HHS/
NIDA) which attests that it has met minimum standards.
    In accordance with Subpart C of the Mandatory Guidelines dated 
April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644), the following laboratories meet the 
minimum standards to conduct drug and specimen validity tests on urine 

ACL Laboratories, 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, WI 53227, 414-328-
7840/800-877-7016. (Formerly: Bayshore Clinical Laboratory)
ACM Medical Laboratory, Inc., 160 Elmgrove Park, Rochester, NY 14624, 
Advanced Toxicology Network, 3560 Air Center Cove, Suite 101, Memphis, 
TN 38118, 901-794-5770/888-290-1150.
Aegis Analytical Laboratories, 345 Hill Ave., Nashville, TN 37210, 615-
255-2400. (Formerly: Aegis Sciences Corporation, Aegis Analytical 
Laboratories, Inc.)
Alere Toxicology Services, 1111 Newton St., Gretna, LA 70053, 504-361-
8989/800-433-3823. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., 
Laboratory Specialists, Inc.)
Alere Toxicology Services, 450 Southlake Blvd., Richmond, VA 23236, 
804-378-9130. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., Scientific 
Testing Laboratories, Inc.; Kroll Scientific Testing Laboratories, 
Baptist Medical Center--Toxicology Laboratory, 9601 I-630, Exit 7, 
Little Rock, AR 72205-7299, 501-202-2783. (Formerly: Forensic 
Toxicology Laboratory Baptist Medical Center)
Clinical Reference Lab, 8433 Quivira Road, Lenexa, KS 66215-2802, 800-
Doctors Laboratory, Inc., 2906 Julia Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602, 229-
DrugScan, Inc., P.O. Box 2969, 1119 Mearns Road, Warminster, PA 18974, 
DynaLIFE Dx,* 10150-102 St., Suite 200, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 
5E2, 780-451-3702/800-661-9876. (Formerly: Dynacare Kasper Medical 
ElSohly Laboratories, Inc., 5 Industrial Park Drive, Oxford, MS 38655, 

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Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories,* A Division of the Gamma-Dynacare 
Laboratory Partnership, 245 Pall Mall Street, London, ONT, Canada N6A 
1P4, 519-679-1630.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings,7207 N. Gessner Road, 
Houston, TX 77040, 713-856-8288/800-800-2387.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 69 First Ave., Raritan, NJ 
08869, 908-526-2400/800-437-4986. (Formerly: Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories, Inc.)
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1904 Alexander Drive, 
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, 919-572-6900/800-833-3984. (Formerly: 
LabCorp Occupational Testing Services, Inc., CompuChem Laboratories, 
Inc.; CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Subsidiary of Roche Biomedical 
Laboratory; Roche CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Member of the Roche 
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1120 Main Street, 
Southaven, MS 38671, 866-827-8042/800-233-6339. (Formerly: LabCorp 
Occupational Testing Services, Inc.; MedExpress/National Laboratory 
LabOne, Inc. d/b/a Quest Diagnostics, 10101 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, KS 
66219, 913-888-3927/800-873-8845. (Formerly: Quest Diagnostics 
Incorporated; LabOne, Inc.; Center for Laboratory Services, a Division 
of LabOne, Inc.,)
Maxxam Analytics,* 6740 Campobello Road, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5N 
2L8, 905-817-5700. (Formerly: Maxxam Analytics Inc., NOVAMANN 
(Ontario), Inc.)
MedTox Laboratories, Inc., 402 W. County Road D, St. Paul, MN 55112, 
MetroLab-Legacy Laboratory Services, 1225 NE 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 
97232, 503-413-5295/800-950-5295.
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Forensic Toxicology 
Laboratory, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, 612-725-2088.
National Toxicology Laboratories, Inc., 1100 California Ave., 
Bakersfield, CA 93304, 661-322-4250/800-350-3515.
One Source Toxicology Laboratory, Inc., 1213 Genoa-Red Bluff, Pasadena, 
TX 77504, 888-747-3774. (Formerly: University of Texas Medical Branch, 
Clinical Chemistry Division; UTMB Pathology-Toxicology Laboratory)
Pacific Toxicology Laboratories, 9348 DeSoto Ave., Chatsworth, CA 
91311, 800-328-6942. (Formerly: Centinela Hospital Airport Toxicology 
Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, 110 West Cliff Dr., Spokane, 
WA 99204, 509-755-8991/800-541-7891x7.
Phamatech, Inc., 10151 Barnes Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92121, 858-
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 1777 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA 30084, 
800-729-6432. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories; 
SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories)
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 400 Egypt Road, Norristown, PA 19403, 
610-631-4600/877-642-2216. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical 
Laboratories; SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories)
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 8401 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills, CA 
91304, 800-877-2520. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical 
S.E.D. Medical Laboratories, 5601 Office Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87109, 
South Bend Medical Foundation, Inc., 530 N. Lafayette Blvd., South 
Bend, IN 46601, 574-234-4176 x1276.
Southwest Laboratories, 4625 E. Cotton Center Boulevard, Suite 177, 
Phoenix, AZ 85040, 602-438-8507/800-279-0027.
St. Anthony Hospital Toxicology Laboratory, 1000 N. Lee St., Oklahoma 
City, OK 73101, 405-272-7052.
STERLING Reference Laboratories, 2617 East L Street, Tacoma, Washington 
98421, 800-442-0438.
Toxicology & Drug Monitoring Laboratory, University of Missouri 
Hospital & Clinics, 301 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 208, Columbia, MO 
65203, 573-882-1273.
Toxicology Testing Service, Inc., 5426 N.W. 79th Ave., Miami, FL 33166, 
US Army Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, 2490 Wilson St., 
Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-5235, 301-677-7085.
    * The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) voted to end its 
Laboratory Accreditation Program for Substance Abuse (LAPSA) 
effective May 12, 1998. Laboratories certified through that program 
were accredited to conduct forensic urine drug testing as required 
by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. As of that 
date, the certification of those accredited Canadian laboratories 
will continue under DOT authority. The responsibility for conducting 
quarterly performance testing plus periodic on-site inspections of 
those LAPSA-accredited laboratories was transferred to the U.S. HHS, 
with the HHS' NLCP contractor continuing to have an active role in 
the performance testing and laboratory inspection processes. Other 
Canadian laboratories wishing to be considered for the NLCP may 
apply directly to the NLCP contractor just as U.S. laboratories do.
    Upon finding a Canadian laboratory to be qualified, HHS will 
recommend that DOT certify the laboratory (Federal Register, July 
16, 1996) as meeting the minimum standards of the Mandatory 
Guidelines published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2004 (69 
FR 19644). After receiving DOT certification, the laboratory will be 
included in the monthly list of HHS-certified laboratories and 
participate in the NLCP certification maintenance program.

    Dated: June 25, 2010.
Dennis O. Romero,
Deputy Executive Officer and Deputy Director, Office of Program 
[FR Doc. 2010-16427 Filed 7-6-10; 8:45 am]