Apply for an Independent Testing Laboratory Certificate of Registration

Instructions for Laboratories to apply for a Certificate of Registration to operate as an Independent Testing Laboratory (ITL).

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The Details of Apply for an Independent Testing Laboratory Certificate of Registration

What you need for Apply for an Independent Testing Laboratory Certificate of Registration

To apply for a Certificate of Registration to operate as an Independent Testing Laboratory, you must submit the documents listed below:

  • A fully and properly completed Independent Testing Laboratory Registration Application (DOC), signed by an authorized signatory of the laboratory
  • Documentation demonstrating that the laboratory is accredited to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 by a third party accrediting body that is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement; or certified, registered, or accredited by an organization approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Independent Testing Laboratories applying for registration with the Department of Public Health are responsible for being familiar with DPH guidance and Testing Protocols, which can be found on the Medical Use of Marijuana Program product testing page.

How to apply Apply for an Independent Testing Laboratory Certificate of Registration

You may mail your ITL Registration Application and documentation to:

Department of Public Health
Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality
Medical Use of Marijuana Program, Laboratory Applications
99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

You may hand deliver your ITL Registration Application and documentation to:

Department of Public Health
Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality
Medical Use of Marijuana Program, Laboratory Applications
99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

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