Important Dates to Remember for DMR-QA Participants:
- March 25
DMR-QA 33 Begins. Order PT samples and notify contract laboratories of DMR-QA
- July 8
DMR-QA 33 ends. All data to be entered on-line or mailed by today. All permits must be registered on-line by this date.
- July 29
Final reports sent by RTC via email.
- August 12
Contract labs forward graded results to the Permitee.
- August 26
Permit holders forward pages 10, 11, and a copy of the checklist to their DMR-QA Coordinator. Use a separate checklist for EACH lab that did testing for your permit (including your in-house lab). You do NOT need to send a copy of your graded results. RTC will send a copy of the graded results sorted by permit numbers to your state and EPA regional DMR-QA Coordinators.
- October 7
Corrective action process to be addressed with your DMR-QA coordinator by this date. If your laboratory uses a WP study for DMR-QA requirements, the deadline for corrective action is 60 days after your results have be received from RTC.
Helpful Hints for DMR-QA Participants:
If you are required to participate in study DMR-QA 33, your permit must be registered every year.
Remember to register your in-house permit prior to the close of the study that you are using for DMR-QA.
If you are a contract lab, register your clients'' permits prior to the close of the study that you are using for DMR-QA.