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PJLA – Signatory Status

The signatory status of Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc (PJLA), United States of America, has been extended to include RMP (ISO 17034). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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ILAC Newsletter Issue 58 – October 2020

The latest edition of the ILAC Newsletter, Issue 58 – October 2020, has now been published. The newsletter provides international, regional and national updates on accreditation and conformity assessment from ILAC members and stakeholders, as well as the ILAC Chair and Secretariat.    

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Membership change – ODAC

Organismo Dominicano de Acreditación (ODAC) is now a Full Member of ILAC.  ODAC become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for testing and calibration (ISO/IEC 17025) and inspection (ISO/IEC 17020).  ODAC originally joined ILAC as an Associate Member in 2018, and we are now pleased to welcome ODAC as a Full Member of ILAC. The full […]

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Revised ILAC P14 Published

The latest version of ILAC P14:09/2020 ILAC Policy for Measurement Uncertainty in Calibration has been published and is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-policy-series/ This document sets out the requirements and guidelines for the estimation and statement of uncertainty in calibration. This latest revision reflects the 2017 versions of ISO/IEC 17011 and ISO/IEC 17025. The policy continues to […]

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BLQS-DMSc – Signatory Status

The signatory status of The Bureau of Laboratory Quality Standards, Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health (BLQS-DMSc), Thailand, has been extended to include RMP (ISO 17034). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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CGCRE, Brazil – Signatory Status

The signatory status of Coordenação Geral de Acreditação General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE), Brazil, has been extended to include PTP (ISO/IEC 17043). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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One international organisation for accreditation

Interested in supporting the development of the next phase of the global accreditation framework? IAF and ILAC are seeking proposals from experienced individuals or groups of individuals that hold the required attributes to implement the next stage of this key project to establish a single international organisation for accreditation. Please refer to the background information […]

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Specifying Accreditation for COVID-19 Testing

ILAC has published a factsheet covering key points for immigration agencies and border force regulators that should be addressed if SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) testing is being considered for inclusion in traveller screening protocols. The factsheet is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-promotional-brochures/ under Specifying Accreditation.

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RMP and the ILAC MRA

As a result of the extension of the recognition of the APAC MRA to the ILAC MRA to include the accreditation of RMP using ISO 17034 last month, there are now 10 additional signatories to the ILAC MRA for the accreditation of RMP namely NATA (Australia), CNAS (China), NABL (India), HKAS (Hong Kong, China), IANZ […]

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JCTLM COVID-19 special edition newsletter issued

The JCTLM (Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine) recently invited its members and stakeholders to contribute material for an edition of their newsletter focused on the reliability of measurements in COVID-19 diagnostics. This edition of the newsletter has now been published and is available from https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/JCTLM/JCTLM-Newsletter-2020-COVID-19.pdf The aim of this edition of the newsletter […]

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