Water laboratories; procedures.
Water laboratory analysts.
Water laboratories; proficiency evaluation.
Ch. ATCP 77 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Chapter ATCP 77 as it existed on September 30, 1999, was repealed and a new chapter ATCP 77 was created, Register, September, 1999, No. 525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.
In this chapter:
"Certified laboratory" means a laboratory at which an operator is certified to perform tests under s. ATCP 77.02
"Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
"FDA" means the United States department of health and human services, public health service, food and drug administration.
"Food safety administrator" means the administrator of the department's division of food safety.
"Laboratory" means a facility at which an operator performs tests.
"Milk" means the lacteal secretion of cows, sheep or goats, and includes dairy products made from milk.
"Operator" means a person who owns or controls a laboratory.
"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.
"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.
"Public water system laboratory" means a laboratory that tests water for a public water system as defined in s. NR 108.02 (12)
"Test" means a laboratory examination of milk, water or food.
"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
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.
Laboratory 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:
Any of the following tests related to milk and dairy products:
Tests performed to comply with ch. ATCP 60
, other than milk component tests which are not related to public health.
Any of the following tests related to food:
(3) Water, wastewater or recreational water.
Any of the following tests related to water, wastewater or recreational water:
M-Endo or LES Endo, followed by BGLB and either EC, EC-MUG, or NA-MUG
ATCP 77.02 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
Laboratory certification; general. 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.
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.