The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions.
Do you really need an accredited testing laboratory?
Drug/alcohol testing laboratories do not have to be accredited in order to analyse samples, i.e., it is not a regulated industry like some regulated industries e.g. financial institutions are regulated by the financial services authority.
September 2012 has been a very significant for Cansford. We achieved UKAS accreditation for the analysis of hair for the presence of Drugs and the Ethanol markers Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) and Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters (FAEE).