Section 905.59 | Sampling and analysis.
(A) The director of agriculture may inspect, sample, and analyze any liming material utilized within the state to such extent as the director considers necessary to determine whether the liming material is in compliance with sections 905.51 to 905.65 of the Revised Code, and the rules adopted under such sections. The director may enter into an agreement with a person that is not a department of agriculture employee that authorizes that person to perform the inspections, sampling, and analysis of liming material. If the director enters into an agreement, the director shall annually audit the records relating to the inspections, sampling, and analysis performed by the person.
(B) The director or a person who has entered into an agreement with the director under division (A) of this section may enter upon any public or private premises or means of conveyance at any reasonable time to have access to liming material subject to sections 905.51 to 905.65 of the Revised Code, and the rules adopted under such sections.
(C) The methods of sampling and analysis of liming materials shall be those adopted by the association of official analytical chemists or as prescribed by the director.
(D) The results of the official analysis of any sample of liming material that is found to be in violation of sections 905.51 to 905.65 of the Revised Code, or any regulation adopted under such sections, shall be forwarded to the licensee. A licensee may request a portion of any such sample if the request is made not more than thirty days after the date of the analysis report.
(E) Analytical tolerances shall be governed by rules adopted by the director, subject to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
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