7 U.S. Code § 138c - Samples
(a) Performance evaluation samples
(1) Provided by Secretary
The Secretary shall ensure that performance evaluation samples are provided to any laboratory that has applied for accreditation under this chapter.
(2) Analysis by laboratory
A laboratory described in paragraph (1) shall analyze such performance evaluation samples and submit the results of such analysis to the Secretary, as provided for in section 138a of this title.
(b) Results of testing
(1) Submission of results
The laboratory shall submit the results of the tests conducted under subsection (a) of this section to the Secretary on forms provided by the Secretary, on or before the date determined by the Secretary.