Radon Measurement Laboratory Certification

Iowa Department of Health and Human Services


Certification allowing a laboratory to sell radon test kits, analyze radon or radon decay products test kits and provide test results to building owners or their agents within the state of Iowa.

Code Citation IC 136B & IAC 641–43

Who Applies Any laboratory that will provide radon or radon decay product test kit sales, provide analysis of radon tests kits or measurements conducted in Iowa.

When To Apply Before selling or retailing radon test devices and before analyzing any radon test devices being sold in Iowa.

Initial Requirements To be certified as a radon measurement laboratory the laboratory must be currently registered or listed with the American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists/National Radon Proficiency Program (AARST/NRPP) or National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) as a Radon Measurement Laboratory. The laboratory must submit an application, a Quality Assurance/Quality Control plan for approval by IDPH, and follow all procedures established by the EPA Quality Assurance/Quality Control guidelines for laboratories. Must submit test results to the department on a monthly basis. Radon measurement laboratories are subject to inspection by the Department of Public Health.

Duration One year.

Processing Time 30 days.

Fee Structure Application Fee: Resident $25 Non-resident $100 Certification Fee: $500 Annual Renewal Fee: $500

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information To apply online for certification visit the IDPH Regulatory Programs Radon website at http://www.idph.iowa.gov/regulatory-programs/radon

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Contact Information
Randy Lane
Lucas State Office Building 5th Floor
321 E 12TH ST
Des Moines, IA 50319