Accutest Laboratories Northern California Receives DoD ELAP and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Certificate of Accreditation from the Laboratory Accreditation Bureau

Dayton, New Jersey – March 15, 2010 – Accutest Laboratories, a premier national environmental testing company, announced today that it’s San Jose, California Laboratory has received DoD ELAP and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B).

The Accreditation for Accutest Laboratories Northern California is in recognition of a successful assessment to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and the requirements of the DoD Environmental Laboratories (DoD QSM v4.1) based on the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference Chapter 5 Quality Systems Standard (NELAC Voted Revision June 5, 2003).

Accreditation is granted to perform environmental testing in support of the DoD environmental restoration programs which apply to DoD operations, activities, and installations, including government-owned, contractor operated facilities and formerly-used defense sites. The testing includes non-potable water, solid, and chemical materials. Accreditation is granted through: March 2, 2013.

“We are pleased to have demonstrated our technical competence and to have successfully passed the very rigorous audit that has verified our Northern California laboratory’s compliance with current DoD Quality System Manual requirements,” said Vincent J. Pugliese, President and CEO. “I congratulate Dr. Harry Behzadi and the Accutest Team for having achieved this major milestone, which continues to validate our Company’s mission and corporate philosophy of “Total Performance You Can Count On”.

About Accutest Laboratories:

Established in 1956, Accutest is the third largest Environmental Testing laboratory in the United States. The Company provides comprehensive testing including, air, water, soil, waste characterization, energetics and explosives and emerging contaminants to the industrial, consulting/engineering, and government clients throughout the United States. Headquartered in Dayton, New Jersey, Accutest operates from state-of-the art, integrated laboratories in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Florida, Texas, California, and Colorado. Accutest staff consists of over 435 professionals including chemists, biologists, chemical engineers, computer scientists, technicians, and support staff.

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