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NOC 07-05

Friday, April 28, 2023
NOC Topic
Voting System Test Laboratory (VSTL) responsibilities in the management and oversight of third party testing

Under EAC Laboratory Accreditation Program: 1. The lead VSTL is fully responsible for all contracting with third party laboratories for testing under EAC’s Certification Program. Manufacturers shall not directly manage, control or compensate a subcontracted laboratory. 2. The use of or selection of third party laboratories is at the sole discretion of the lead VSTL. Third party laboratories are subcontractors to the lead VSTL. 3. The lead VSTL shall directly manage the testing project, including the intake and distribution of the manufacturer’s documentation, management of units under test, and the assessment and management of the testing process.

Section of VSTL Program Manual
Section of Cert Manual