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Environmental Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (ELTAC)

The Environmental Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (ELTAC) plays a vital role in advising the Department on matters related to environmental laboratories. ELTAC is mandated by statute at Health and Safety Code, Section 100863 to "assist, advise, and make recommendations regarding technical, scientific, and administrative matters concerning the accreditation or certification of environmental laboratories…."

ELTAC is a multidisciplinary committee. It represents the various interest groups related to the environmental laboratory community by providing relevant competent technical support and impartiality through a balance of interests where no single interest predominates.

To assist the Department, ELTAC makes recommendations for consideration regarding the establishment of rules and regulations for the implementation of the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program's (ELAP's) state certification program and the national environmental laboratory accreditation program (NELAP).

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