Re: [Histonet] CAP & Antibody Expiration Date
people at CAP make mistakes to, and they think they are infallible. Yeah,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lee & Peggy Wenk"
To: "'Joe Nocito'" ; "'Histonet'"
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 6:19 PM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] CAP & Antibody Expiration Date
> The exact source is in the Code of Federal Register 42CFR493.1252.d
> Go to this site, then type in the title (42), part (493) and section
> (1252). I find it works best if sub-numbers and sub-letters that might be
> found after the section number (for example, your "d") are not used.
> Then hit "Go".
> (GPO in the web address is the Government Printing Office. CFR are all the
> laws of the US that must be followed - OSHA, EPA, etc.)
> This particular line reads: "(d) Reagents, solutions, culture media,
> materials, calibration materials, and other supplies must not be used when
> they have exceeded their expiration date, have deteriorated, or are of
> substandard quality."
> Hope that helps.
> Peggy Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
> William Beaumont Hospital
> Royal Oak, MI 48073
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 4:01 PM
> To: Histonet
> Subject: [Histonet] CAP & Antibody Expiration Date
> Hi all,
> since CAP never answered my email, I decided to stir up the pot again.
> According to Ed Groober in the Accreditation office, Federal
> Register dated
> 1/23/2003 section 493.1252d has the requirements about using expired
> reagents, or in this case, not using them. Now I need some help. Does
> know where I go from here?
> I tried contacting my state and national representatives on another
> matter and received a nice little letter on fancy letterhead that
> said too bad or as we say here in south Texas "pass the cow patties".
> As John Paul Jones stated during the American Revolution (sorry my
> friends) "I have yet not begun to fight".
> Tim, I know your hands are tied because of Lab Vision, but what are
> your thought on this?
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