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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Manual for the evaluation of laboratories performing aquatic toxicity tests /
Author Klemm, Donald J. ; Lobring, L. B. ; Horning, W. H.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lobring, Larry B.
Horning, William B.
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory - Cincinnati, Office of Modeling, Monitoring Systems, and Quality Assurance, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1990
Report Number EPA/600/4-90/031
Stock Number PB91-148353
Subjects Biological laboratories--Evaluation--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Toxicity testing--Evaluation--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water--Pollution--Toxicology--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Additional Subjects Aquatic biology ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Toxicity ; Test methods ; Manuals ; Quality assurance ; Environmental monitoring ; Bioassay ; Laboratory evaluation ; Standard operating procedures manuals
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-148353 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 119 pages ; 28 cm
The manual describes guidelines and standardized procedures for conducting on-site audits and evaluations of laboratories performing toxicity tests. Included are pre-survey information activities, on-site evaluation activities, evaluation criteria, organizational history and laboratory staff, facilities, equipment, instruments, supplies, culturing and testing methodology, sample collection, handling, preservation, preparation, quality assurance and data handling, safety and general practices, evaluation report and performance rating. Supplementary information on chain-of-custody guidelines, quality control checklist for self-biomonitoring toxicity tests, standard operating procedures (SOPs) format, culturing criteria SOP format, pre-survey information forms, on-site laboratory evaluation forms and checklists, and on-site toxicity test conditions and test acceptability criteria checklists is provided in the Appendices.
Includes bibliographical references. "October, 1990." Inhouse report. "EPA/600/4-90/031." Microfiche.