Who is responsible for testing of samples and what standards must be followed?

The Owner shall be responsible for the testing. of samples which require the its approval.

 

The Contractor shall submit to the Owner as many samples as may be needed for purposes of testing. Testing of all samples shall comply with the Specifications and government standards and shall be performed by a competent entity or testing laboratory approved by the Owner.

 

However, if the Contractor supplies the samples, all costs of shipment, delivery, handling and testing of Contractor-supplied samples are to be paid by the Contractor.