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DOT Publishes Final Rule for Oral Fluid Drug Testing

Posted on Fri, May 12, 2023

May 12, 2023

Effective June 1, 2023

Employers will soon have the choice of adding oral drug testing to their DOT-regulated Anti-Drug & Alcohol Misuse Prevention program, according to a new Final Rule published in the Federal Register.

NOTE: DOT oral drug testing is not yet available. The DOT states: "DOT oral fluid testing cannot be implemented until the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) certifies at least two laboratories (one to serve as a primary laboratory, and a second to serve as a split specimen laboratory)."

In preparation for this change, the DOT has also published the following:

Once we receive more information, we will provide it to you. 

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