(a) The laboratory shall use LQC samples in the performance of each analysis according to the following specifications. (b) The laboratory shall analyze LQC samples in the same manner as the laboratory analyzes cannabis and cannabis product samples. (c) The laboratory shall use negative and positive controls for microbial testing. (d) The laboratory shall prepare and analyze at least one of each of the following LQC samples for each analytical batch within each set of 20 samples for the following LQC samples: (1) Method blank; (2) Continuing calibration verification (CCV); (3) Laboratory replicate sample; and (4) Matrix spike sample or matrix spike duplicate sample. (e) If the result of the analyses is outside the specified acceptance criteria in the following table, the laboratory shall determine the cause and take steps to remedy the problem until the result is within the specified acceptance criteria.
(f) The laboratory shall generate a LQC sample report for each analytical batch that includes LQC parameters, measurements, analysis date, and matrix. Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.