ISO/IEC 17025:2017 clause underscores the importance of using the latest valid method version. Learn how to supplement methods with additional details for consistent application. Discover why mandates validation for modified standard methods, ensuring valid results in your laboratory. Recognize the crucial role of method validation in ensuring measurement result validity.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore the ASTM test method model as a standard example.
  • Understand when to supplement international, regional, or national standards.
  • Gain insights into validating standard methods used outside their intended scope.


Deanne Emory, ANAB’s Instructional Designer. With over 30 years in Quality and Quality Management, Deanne brings extensive experience. She’s a former Consultant, Independent Internal Auditor, Assessor, and an active member of ASTM. Deanne received the prestigious ASTM Award of Merit in 2009.