§ 5710. Laboratory Receipt of Samples Obtained from a Distributor
(a) The laboratory may accept and analyze a sample from a distributor for the required testing
under section 5714 of this division only if there is an accompanying COC form for the sample.
(b) The laboratory shall not analyze a sample obtained from a distributor, and the batch from
which the sample was obtained may not be released for retail sale, if the any of the following
(1) The sample is received at the laboratory without the requisite COC form;
(2) The tamper-evident material is broken prior to the sample being received at the laboratory; or
(3) There is evidence of sample commingling, contamination, degradation, or a related
occurrence rendering the sample unusable for analytical testing when the sample is received at
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104
and 26110, Business and Professions Code.