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ISO/IEC 17025 Testing Laboratory Accreditation

What is ISO/IEC 17025 Testing Laboratory Accreditation?

The ANAB testing laboratory accreditation program is designed to promote confidence in testing and improve quality through assuring compliance with international standard ISO/IEC 17025.

Our goal through accreditation is the increased acceptance of test results across all industries and improving the quality of testing laboratories and the data they produce. ANAB testing laboratory accreditation has a long history of acceptance internationally and nationally from government and industries such as clinical, chemical, construction, automotive, aerospace, electrical, food, and pharmaceutical.

Accreditation will help move your laboratory toward global recognition, consistent operations, and a competitive advantage by providing assurance in the quality of testing with the objective of promoting confidence in test results.

ANAB accreditation managers and testing experts have practical experience in the field and are viewed as peers to the testing laboratories. The ANAB testing laboratory accreditation program is well-established, nationally and internationally recognized, and should be your choice for accreditation.

Steps to ISO/IEC 17025 Testing Laboratory Accreditation

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Steps for Getting Accredited

  • Request a Quote
  • File Application
  • Prepare for Accreditation Assessment
  • Submit Documentation for Review
  • (Optional) Preliminary Assessment
  • Accreditation Assessment
  • Corrective Action (if applicable)
  • ANAB Accreditation Decision
  • Receive Accreditation Certificate

ISO/IEC 17025

General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories

ISO/IEC 17025 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories.

ISO/IEC 17025 is applicable to all organizations performing laboratory activities, regardless of the number of personnel.

Laboratory customers, regulatory authorities, organizations and schemes using peer-assessment, accreditation bodies, and others use ISO/IEC 17025 in confirming or recognizing the competence of laboratories.

Talk to an Expert

Zaneta Popovska

Associate Director of Accreditation, Inspection, Laboratories, and Related Activities


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