QA/QC Levels

QA/QC Levels

The following Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) levels are consistent with USEPA protocols and Kuwaiti environmental Public authority requirements.

– LEVEL I:

– Analytical Results
– Calibration Check
– Method Blank
– Surrogate Recoveries, where applicable

– LEVEL II:

– Analytical Results
– Calibration Check
– Method Blank
– Matrix Spike
– Matrix Spike Duplicate
– Surrogate Recoveries, where applicable (open batches allowable)

– LEVEL III:

– Analytical Results
– Calibration Check
– Method Blank
– Matrix Spike
– Matrix Spike Duplicate
– Laboratory Control Sample
– Laboratory Control Sample Duplicate, if applicable
– Surrogate Recoveries, where applicable

– LEVEL IV:

– Analytical Results
– Calibration Check
– Method Blank
– Matrix Spike (MS)
– Matrix Spike Duplicate
– Laboratory Control Sample
– Laboratory Control Sample Duplicate, if applicable
– Surrogate Recoveries, where applicable