The Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory (RSTL) is a service unit of DOST-CAR.  It is composed of three (3) laboratories:

a. Chemical Laboratory

b. Microbiological Laboratory

c. Regional Metrology Laboratory (RML).


The Chemical and Microbiological Laboratories are   accredited   by  the  Philippine  Accreditation Bureau   (ISO?/IEC 17025:2005)  for  the physico-chemical and microbiological analyses of water and food. It is also accredited  by the Bureau of Health Facilities-DOH as a Water Testing Laboratory.


The RML offers mass calibration (balances and test weights) and volume calibration (calibrating buckets and dispensing pumps used by gasoline stations).