Information about organizational structure and status within the organization of Central Analytical Testing Laboratory (CATL) of Center for Ecological Noosphere Studies of NAS RA
CATL provides a wide range researches realized in the Centre as well as makes analysis for contract-based orders. The laboratory is fully equipped to competently perform leading-edge research and development in environmental and industrial samples. High educated, experienced and young staff is the main resource of the Centre. Laboratory is state certified in 09th of February in 2015 that operates and maintains a quality management system complying with ISO/IEC 17025-2005 Armenian Standard by the rule of the Republic of Armenia (link to Competency Structure). The analyses are implemented in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures based on AST, ISO, EPA, EPA approved, GOST, DIN and other methods under Quality Assurance/Quality Control Project Plans. Besides, they are also applied with Shewart’s Quality Control Charts for the reliability ensurance of the analysis.
The assessment of food, fertilizers, detergents, cosmetics, toys, food contact materials, cement are carried out in accordance with the requirements of normative legal acts, normative documents, the assessment of precious metals – according to the technical conditions, as well as various objects of the environmental – under sanitary norms and rules.
CATL is subject to the recommendations of director of Ecocenter of NAS RA and if necessary cooperates with scientific divisions of various orientations functioning in the Center (see diagram).
CATL is located in the building of Ecocenter of NAS RA located in the address – Abovian Street 68, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.