Forensic Proficiency Test Providers Directory

Accredited Forensic Proficiency Test Providers

Please review the scope of accreditation for listed ISO/IEC 17043 accredited test providers to confirm that the test of interest is listed.

For forensics service providers seeking accreditation or currently accredited in the scene investigation discipline, proficiency tests offered by ISO/IEC 17043 accredited test providers are available. These tests include overall crime scene processing and more focused tests in body fluids, event reconstruction, and latent print processing. With annual participation in one or more of these proficiency tests, the laboratory has flexibility in how additional monitoring or testing will be conducted in the scene investigation discipline to demonstrate that the discipline is being appropriately monitored.

Airgas USA
630 United Drive, Durham, NC 27713, Phone: 919-544-3773
Email: Discipline: Breath Alcohol Calibration

Bode Technology (IQAS Proficiency Tests) 
10430 Furnace Road, Suite 107, Lorton, VA 22079, Phone: 866-263-3443
Email:  Discipline: Biology

The Center for Forensic Science Advancement and Application, at RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, Phone: 919-541-5977
Email: Discipline: Toxicology

Collaborative Testing Services, Inc. (CTS) 
21331 Gentry Drive, Sterling, VA 20166, Phone: 571-434-1925
Email:  Discipline: Multiple

College of American Pathologists (CAP) 
325 Waukegan Rd, Northfield, IL 60093-2750, Phone: 800-323-4040
Email:  Discipline: Toxicology

Forensic Assurance  
P.O. Box 231, Northville, MI 48167; Phone: 248-662-5093
Email:  Discipline: Multiple

Forensic Foundations 
P.O. Box 2279, Ringwood North 3134, Victoria, Australia, Phone: 613-9018-8918
Email:   Discipline: Multiple

Forensic Testing Services (FTS) 
127 W. Grand River Avenue, P.O. Box 514, Williamston, MI 48895; Phone: 517-202-5971
Email:  Discipline: Multiple

Ron Smith and Associates 
P.O. Box 670 Collinsville, MS 39325; Phone: 866-832-6772
Email:  Discipline: Multiple

Applicable proficiency tests listed on the scope of accreditation of a proficiency test provider accredited to ISO/IEC 17043 by an accreditation body that is a signatory to the APAC MRA or IAAC MLA are to be used in the following proficiency testing requirements:

If no proficiency tests are appropriate or available for use by your organization in satisfying the above accreditation requirements, proposals can be submitted using FM 3041, Request for Approval of Alternative Interlaboratory Comparison.

This webpage lists test providers accredited by various accrediting bodies. Scopes of accreditation for all ANAB ISO/IEC 17043 accredited test providers can found at Select “Forensics” or “any” from the Proficiency Testing Providers dropdown menu and click on Search Now. A linked scope of accreditation associated with each accredited test provider is displayed.

The European Proficiency Testing Information System (EPTIS) also may assist in finding a suitable test for your organization.

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