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CTS Forensics Program: Questioned Documents

EPTIS factsheet 137997 | Last revision 2020-07-31 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137997 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137997

PT provider
PT provider Collaborative Testing Services Collaborative Testing Services
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Remarks Collaborative Testing Services (CTS) combines proven knowledge of interlaboratory testing with cutting edge tools to help you quickly and easily monitor your laboratory’s performance. We are committed to helping organizations achieve and maintain excellence in measurement quality. Contact us regarding your questions concerning testing materials and data analyses.
Product groups Office appliances
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Testing fields
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Questioned Handwriting/Forgery: On photos or digital download Examination, observations, analysis and comparison Handwriting Comparison - macroscopic and microscopic
Questioned Document Examination, observations, analysis and comparison Handwriting Comparison;
Instrumental Analysis (Type), Micrometer, Calipers;
Indented writing - electrostatic, oblique, ESDA;
Ink Examination - chemical, UV, IR, VSC;
Macroscopic and microscopic comparison
Printing Process Identification
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA), Standards Council of Canada (SCC), American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/ Laboratory Accreditaton Board (ASCLD/LAB), ANSI - ASQ National Accreditation Board/ANAB
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Prices vary. Visit www.ctsforensics.com for prices
Regularly operated Yes (Questioned Documents 1/yr & Handwriting 1/yr)
Year of first operation Questioned Documents 1984; Handwriting 1997
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Collaborative Testing Services
21331 Gentry Drive
20166 Sterling, VA
United States

Phone: +1-571-434-1925
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Web: http://www.collaborativetesting.com http://www.collaborativetesting.com
Mr. Christopher Czyryca
Phone: +1-571-434-1925 x 103
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Email: eptis@cts-interlab.com eptis@cts-interlab.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21