Information to be provided by Member States when proposing diagnostic and analytical laboratories
Point of contact for the laboratory.
Mailing address, and, if available, web address.
Telephone number(s) and e-mail.
Field(s) of expertise (See appendix IV).
Describe the level of containment and toxic
handling capabilities of the laboratory.
Give the biosafety level of the laboratory and describe the capabilities, to include staff competency,
facilities, equipment, and, where applicable,
permits to handle biological materials.
Relevant experience, including training and competencies of staff.
Specification of any particular requirements for preparation of samples.
Specification of any particular
requirements or legal limitations with respect to customs or other
inspections for the movement of samples for analysis, particularly for the
requirements for the import of samples.
of the number of samples able to accept and any fees and responsibilities for
services carried out on behalf of the Secretary-General.
management, assurance and control, including accreditation or certification (e.g., ISO/IEC
17025, GLP, ISO 9001); international and national reference functions, and
participation in international laboratory networks and/or inter-laboratory proficiency tests.
24-hour point of contact in the Member State authorizing
selection of the laboratory,
including mailing address, telephone, facsimile, and e-mail address.
designated by Member States will be asked to accept a confidentiality agreement
covering any analysis conducted on behalf of the Secretary-General for the purposes of investigating
the alleged use of CBT weapons.