MONTREAL, June 26, 2016 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that, due to a non-conformity with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL),
it has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control
Laboratory (Laboratório Brasileiro de Controle de Dopagem – LBCD –
LADETEC / IQ – UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Rio Laboratory].
The suspension, which took effect on 22 June 2016 when the Rio
Laboratory was notified, prohibits the Laboratory from carrying out all
anti-doping analyses on urine and blood samples. It may appeal the