Announcement: New office hours

Starting March 6, 2017 Nationwide Medical Review will observe new office hours:

Monday through Friday:  8am – 7pm EST

Saturday:  9am – 12pm EST

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THE COLLECTOR’S MANUAL

Regardless of whether you are doing specimen collections in a federally regulated program or not, you should be familiar with the following manual, as it is considered the gold standard! Collections for donors who are federally regulated must be done in compliance with this manual: URINE SPECIMEN COLLECTION PROCEDURES GUIDELINES 49-CFR-40 FOR TRANSPORTATION WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING PROGRAMS (available through NIDA hotline 1-800-843-4971)

The manual covers “everything you ever wanted to know” about requirements for the collection site and every detail of the collection procedure, supplies, and “how to handle whatever can go wrong!” The manual should be available through the “NIDA hotline” at 1-800-843-4971. or…

Click here to view or import a copy of the Manual
This version will be the quickest to import because it not paginated. [i.e. it is all one searchable page]

Click here to download the CFR49, Part 40 in PDF Format.

If you want to import the manual in a form you can sort into pages, or view & study one page at a time, the online http version is worth the extra trouble!

You can view and download the http version from:
http://www.health.org/pubs/urine/urine1.htm

WHERE ELSE CAN I GET COPIES OF THIS DOCUMENT?

  1. Import and printout from internet links above
  2. Government printing Office
  3. You can order a single copy from the DOT Fax-on-Demand @ 800-225-3784
  4. Don’t forget that the BACK OF EVERY CCF. FORM contains an abbreviated but satisfactory set of instructions for collectors.