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7001.4380 VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL OR DISCONTINUATION OF CERTIFICATION.

Subpart 1.

Agency notification.

If a laboratory chooses to withdraw its application for certification or discontinue its current certification, in total or in part, the laboratory must notify the agency in writing and specify the effective date of withdrawal or discontinuation and the parameters or methods for which certification is being withdrawn or discontinued. The laboratory must submit notification at least 30 days before the effective date of withdrawal or discontinuation.

Subp. 2.

Cease reporting.

After the effective date specified in subpart 1, the laboratory must not provide analytical results for compliance reporting or any agency program for the parameters and methods for which certification has been withdrawn or discontinued.

Subp. 3.

Client notification required.

At least 30 days before the effective date of the laboratory's discontinuation of certification, the laboratory must notify clients and affected regulatory agencies in writing of the discontinuation date and which parameters and methods will be affected. The laboratory must submit a copy of each client notification to the agency at the same time that the notification is sent under subpart 1.

Subp. 4.

No fee refund.

The agency does not refund fees if a laboratory voluntarily withdraws or discontinues its current certification.

Subp. 5.

Recertification.

To be recertified after voluntary discontinuation of certification, a laboratory must submit an application meeting the requirements for:

A.

a revised application under part 7001.4360, subpart 6, if reapplying within one year of the date that certification was discontinued; or

B.

an initial application under part 7001.4360, subpart 1, if certification has been discontinued for more than one year.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.84

History:

39 SR 1718

Published Electronically:

June 25, 2015