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Forensic Point of Care Testing Devices  -  Disclaimer Notice:

Disclaimer Statement:

These devices are also known or marketed as: Instant Testing Devices, Rapid Screening Devices, Quick Testing Devices or POCT Testing Devices.   Also included in this disclaimer are any  and all other types of non-mechanized screening devices or methodologies.


CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES and understands that  these lower cost, less accurate devices, are not designed, intended or FTA approved for use within the employment sector.  The manufacture and/or distributors of these devices, as well as Forensic Drug Testing Services, Inc., continue to stress and  
WARN ALL EMPLOYERS that such devices are NOT intended, designed or FTA approved for employment use , in any form, even if the initial screening results are confirmed via a lab based confirmation method.  If any employer, client or customer uses, continues to use or simply ignores our continued warnings, concerning their improper use of these devices or methodologies,  are hereby accepting any and all past, current or future litigation, or other action that may arise from such use.  Furthermore,  the employer, client or customer hereby release , hold harmless and provide legal defence services to  Forensic Drug  Testing Services, Inc, its Owner, President, Officers, Director and employees, such litigation or other action that may arise by their past, current or contiued use of these screening devices or methodologies.  The employer, client or customer is further advised that these devices, are ONLY intended, designed and approved for use within the Justice system, Court system, Police departments, Probation/Parole offices, Juvenile detention centers, Prisons,  Jails,  Correctional institutions , Rehabilitation programs and other similar law enforcement entities.    Once again, these devices are NOT APPROVED for employment purposes.


FORENSIC Drug Testing Services, Inc.continues , since October 1991, to advise and highly encourage all  its clients, customers or any employer to avoid and/or STOP using these Point of Collection Testing Devices, detailed above.  We continue to HIGHLY  RECOMMEND that our Clients, Customers or any Employer perform their drug screening & confirmation testing through our DHHS/SAMHSA certified laboratories only, using Title 49 CFR Part 40 as their roadmap. - END -

The legal, regulatory,  criminal, civil, federal, state or any other judicial case law and/or other information  provided within this web site, or any email, document, recommendation, suggestion or any form of communication made by Forensic Drug Testing Services, Inc. (FDTSI) or by any of its Owners, Officers, Directors, Managers, Employees, Vendors, Service Agents or anyone else representing FDTSI is for general reference & information only - it is not to be considered legal advice or a legal opinion.  As such, should never be relied upon as  the only solution or alternative available to address your situation or concern - You should always consult with a competent  Lawyer, who is currently licensed to practice law within your specific state or jurisdiction.  Furthermore, you must ensure the Lawyer you select, practices in specific area of law your seeking assistance (ie: Labor, Employment or Civil Rights).  You must, carefully & with due diligence, select your Lawyer, based on their experience, training & specialty.

This site only provides general reference & information about drug, alcohol &  DNA screening and other employer support services.  This information is designed only to help users of the site learn more about their general needs.  Legal advice - true legal advice is the application of local and federal law to an individual's specific circumstances, and true legal advice can only be given by a lawyer, whom is currently licensed, within their state,  to practice law.

This Web site is not operated by a law firm, and the content provided by this site should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer. Although we go to great lengths to make sure our information is accurate and useful, the laws, regulations and case laws vary considerably in different jurisdictions (from State to State and from County to County) and change frequently.  As a result, you should never rely on the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by this Web site, because there is no substitute for true legal advice from a lawyer.  We strongly recommend & encourage you consult a lawyer to discuss the laws , regulations and case law and how they apply to your particular situation.

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