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Rules and Regulation

DC 6.1 Use of Accredited and Approved Laboratories

For purposes of DC 2.1, Samples shall be analysed only in laboratories accredited or otherwise approved by WADA. The choice of the WADA-accredited or WADA-approved laboratory used for the Sample analysis shall be determined exclusively by FINA for Testing conducted by FINA, and by the Member Federation for Testing conducted by the Member Federation.

[Comment to DC 6.1: Violations of DC 2.1 may be established only by Sample analysis performed by a laboratory accredited or otherwise approved by WADA. Violations of other rules may be established using analytical results from other laboratories so long as the results are reliable.]