Reference Materials

The Forensic materials production group within the Center for Forensic Sciences at RTI International is accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to ISO 17034 and ISO 17043. We specialize in producing custom-made, high-quality reference materials. As a producer, we offer your organization quality materials to be used as reference materials for blind QA, proficiency testing, assay validation and analyst training. These samples also satisfy continued competency assessment as required by ISO 17025. We also offer custom PT programs tailored to your organizations needs.

Over 100,000 samples are manufactured annually by our program in matrices, including urine, blood/serum, oral fluid and hair. We specialize in drugs of abuse, metabolites, synthetic cannabinoids, therapeutic drug monitoring, and blood alcohol.

Manufactured according to your organization’s requirements, we deliver a reliable product that will meet your quality assessment needs.

For more information, please contact Amy Evans at

Synthetic Opioids Program

The PT Program for Synthetic Opioids is for laboratories offering qualitative and confirmatory drug analysis of synthetic opioids. Our PT laboratory is accredited in accordance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17043:2010 and produces quality reference materials in accordance with ISO 17034.Read More »

Oral Fluid

More information coming soon.

Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC)

Through a contract with the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), RTI International’s Center for Forensic Sciences (CFS) now operates a PT program for laboratories engaged in equine drug testing.