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Information about EHLB


The mission of the EHLB is to provide public health leadership in the development of laboratory measurements and information for the assessment, control, and prevention of indoor and outdoor air pollution, and human exposure to toxic chemicals.


EHLB research and testing activities comply with the Ethical Principles PDF Opens in a new browser window. that guide the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control.

Accreditation and Certification

The EHLB has earned distinguished recognition and accreditation PDFOpens in a new browser window. by the American Industrial Hygiene Association-Accredited for more than twenty-five years. EHLB is accredited in Industrial Hygiene testing and as a USEPA National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP) testing laboratory. EHLB holds a Certificate of Compliance PDF Opens in a new browser window. under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments for performing clinical tests to diagnose environmental diseases such as lead poisoning and exposures to other toxins in the environment.


Last modified on: 9/21/2011 2:31 PM