ATCP 77.30   Water laboratories; procedures.
ATCP 77.32   Water laboratory analysts.
ATCP 77.34   Water laboratories; proficiency evaluation.
Ch. ATCP 77 Note Note: Chapter ATCP 77 as it existed on September 30, 1999, was repealed and a new chapter ATCP 77 was created, Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99.
subch. I of ch. ATCP 77 Subchapter I — General Requirements
ATCP 77.01 ATCP 77.01Definitions. In this chapter:
ATCP 77.01(1) (1) “Analyst" means an individual who performs a test under s. ATCP 77.02.
ATCP 77.01(2) (2) “Certified analyst" means an analyst that is certified by the department to perform tests under s. ATCP 77.02 (1) or (2).
ATCP 77.01(3) (3) “Certified laboratory" means a laboratory at which an operator is certified to perform tests under s. ATCP 77.02.
ATCP 77.01(4) (4) “Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
ATCP 77.01(4m) (4m) “Drug residue screening test" means any test under s. ATCP 77.02 (1) (f) to (1) (t) or (1) (zd), other than a confirmatory test, that a person uses to comply with drug residue testing requirements under s. ATCP 65.72.
ATCP 77.01(5) (5) “FDA" means the United States department of health and human services, public health service, food and drug administration.
ATCP 77.01(6) (6) “Food" has the meaning given in s. 97.01 (6), Stats.
ATCP 77.01(7) (7) “Food safety administrator" means the administrator of the department's division of food safety.
ATCP 77.01(8) (8) “Individual" means a natural person.
ATCP 77.01(9) (9) “Laboratory" means a facility at which an operator performs tests.
ATCP 77.01(10) (10) “Laboratory administrator" means an individual who supervises a laboratory under s. ATCP 77.12.
ATCP 77.01(11) (11) “Milk" means the lacteal secretion of cows, sheep or goats, and includes dairy products made from milk.
ATCP 77.01(12) (12) “Operator" means a person who owns or controls a laboratory.
ATCP 77.01(13) (13) “Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, cooperative association, limited liability company, trust, or other organization or entity. “Person" includes counties, municipalities, the state of Wisconsin and agencies of the state.
ATCP 77.01(14) (14) “Public health standard" means a federal, state or local statute, rule or ordinance which specifies a standard for the safety or wholesomeness of milk, water or food for human consumption.
ATCP 77.01(15) (15) “Public water system laboratory" means a laboratory that tests water for a public water system as defined in s. NR 108.02 (12).
ATCP 77.01(16) (16) “Test" means a laboratory examination of milk, water or food.
ATCP 77.01(17) (17) “Visual read test" means a drug residue screening test performed by an individual who interprets the result without the aid of a mechanical reader.
ATCP 77.01 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; emerg. cr. (4m) and (17), eff. 11-15-01; CR 01-124: cr. (4m) and (17) Register December 2002 No. 564, eff. 1-1-03; CR 07-006: am. (4m), Register January 2008 No. 625, eff. 2-1-08; CR 14-073: am. (4m) Register August 2016 No. 728, eff. 9-1-16.
ATCP 77.02 ATCP 77.02Laboratory tests to protect public health. For purposes of s. 93.12, Stats., the department declares that the following milk, food, water, wastewater and recreational water tests are necessary to protect public health:
ATCP 77.02(1) (1)Milk. Any of the following tests related to milk and dairy products:
ATCP 77.02(1)(a) (a) Standard plate count
ATCP 77.02(1)(b) (b) Plate loop count (raw milk only)
ATCP 77.02(1)(c) (c) Spiral Plate Count (raw milk only)
ATCP 77.02(1)(d) (d) Petrifilm Aerobic Count
ATCP 77.02(1)(e) (e) BactoScan FC
ATCP 77.02(1)(f) (f) Charm BSDA
ATCP 77.02(1)(g) (g) Charm II Competitive
ATCP 77.02(1)(h) (h) Charm II Sequential
ATCP 77.02(1)(i) (i) Charm II Quantitative
ATCP 77.02(1)(j) (j) Charm II Cloxacillin
ATCP 77.02(1)(k) (k) Charm II Sulfa
ATCP 77.02(1)(L) (L) Charm II Chloramphenicol
ATCP 77.02(1)(m) (m) Charm II Tetracycline
ATCP 77.02(1)(n) (n) Charm SL (Safe Level)
ATCP 77.02(1)(o) (o) Charm SL6
ATCP 77.02(1)(p) (p) Delvotest P
ATCP 77.02(1)(q) (q) Delvostest P 5 Pack
ATCP 77.02(1)(r) (r) Penzyme Milk
ATCP 77.02(1)(s) (s) Penzyme III
ATCP 77.02(1)(t) (t) Snap BL
ATCP 77.02(1)(u) (u) Direct Microscopic Somatic Cell Count
ATCP 77.02(1)(v) (v) Electric Somatic Cell Count
ATCP 77.02(1)(w) (w) Petrifilm Coliform Count/High Sensitivity Coliform Count
ATCP 77.02(1)(x) (x) Coliform Plate Count
ATCP 77.02(1)(y) (y) Pasteurized Milk Containers
ATCP 77.02(1)(z) (z) Disintegration Test
ATCP 77.02(1)(za) (za) Flat Lid or Pour Contact Tests
ATCP 77.02(1)(zb) (zb) Phosphatase Test-Fluorophos
ATCP 77.02(1)(zc) (zc) Phosphatase Test-Charm
ATCP 77.02(1)(zd) (zd) Tests performed to comply with ch. ATCP 65, other than milk component tests which are not related to public health.
ATCP 77.02(2) (2)Food. Any of the following tests related to food:
ATCP 77.02(2)(a) (a) Standard plate count.
ATCP 77.02(2)(b) (b) Plate loop count.
ATCP 77.02(2)(c) (c) Petrifilm aerobic count.
ATCP 77.02(2)(d) (d) Coliform plate count.
ATCP 77.02(2)(e) (e) Petrifilm coliform count.
ATCP 77.02(2)(f) (f) Other tests under ch. ATCP 75 to detect pathogens in food.
ATCP 77.02(3) (3)Water, wastewater or recreational water. Any of the following tests related to water, wastewater or recreational water:
ATCP 77.02(3)(a) (a) LTB or P-A broth, followed by BGLB and either EC or EC-MUG
ATCP 77.02(3)(b) (b) A-1 broth (fecal coliform, SWTR only)
ATCP 77.02(3)(c) (c) Colilert or Colilert 18
ATCP 77.02(3)(d) (d) Colisure
ATCP 77.02(3)(e) (e) Readycult or Fluorocult LMX
ATCP 77.02(3)(f) (f) E*Colite
ATCP 77.02(3)(g) (g) Colitag
ATCP 77.02(3)(h) (h) M-Endo or LES Endo, followed by BGLB and either EC, EC-MUG, or NA-MUG
ATCP 77.02(3)(i) (i) MI Medium
ATCP 77.02(3)(j) (j) Coliscan
ATCP 77.02(3)(k) (k) m-ColiBlue24
ATCP 77.02(3)(L) (L) Chromocult
ATCP 77.02(3)(m) (m) mFC agar (fecal coliform, SWTR only)
ATCP 77.02(3)(o) (o) SimPlate
ATCP 77.02(3)(p) (p) m-TEC (fecal coliform)
ATCP 77.02(3)(q) (q) Other tests under ch. NR 809 or 812 to detect microbiological contamination in drinking water.
ATCP 77.02 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 07-006: am. (intro.), r. and recr. (1) and (3), Register January 2008, No. 625, eff. 2-1-08; renumbering of (1) (aa) to (dd) to be (1) (za) to (zd) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register January 2008 No. 625; CR 14-073: am. (1) (zd) Register August 2016 No. 728, eff. 9-1-16.
ATCP 77.03 ATCP 77.03Laboratory certification; general.
ATCP 77.03(1)(1)Annual certification required.
ATCP 77.03(1)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), no person may perform any laboratory test listed under s. ATCP 77.02 to determine whether milk, food or water complies with public health standards required under federal or state law unless the department annually certifies the laboratory operator to perform that test at the laboratory where the test is performed. An annual certificate expires on December 31 of each year.
ATCP 77.03 Note Note: A laboratory operator certified under sub. (1) (a) to perform a specified drug residue test may perform both the confirmatory drug residue test for which that operator is certified, as well as the corresponding drug residue screening test.
ATCP 77.03(1)(b) (b) An operator may perform a drug residue test as a screening test under s. ATCP 77.23 at the operator's laboratory, even though the operator is not certified under par. (a) to perform that drug residue test as a confirmatory test, if the department annually approves the operator to perform that drug residue screening test at that laboratory. An annual certificate of approval expires on December 31 of each year.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.