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Latest revision of ILAC G27 published

As a result of a recent ballot, ILAC G27:07/2019 Guidance on measurements performed as part of an inspection process has been published. This document is intended to provide guidance on measurements carried out as part of an inspection activity for both inspection bodies and the accreditation bodies assessing inspection bodies.  The latest version of G27 is […]

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ILAC MRA in summary

Infographic now available to support the ILAC MRA 2018 Annual report that was published last month!

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Membership change – ENAS

Emirates National Accreditation System (ENAS) is now a Full Member of ILAC.  ENAS has become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for testing (ISO/IEC 17025) and calibration (ISO/IEC 17025).  ENAS originally joined ILAC as an Associate member on 8 November 2005, and we are now pleased to welcome ENAS as a Full Member of ILAC. […]

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The ILAC MRA includes proficiency testing providers

The ILAC MRA, as announced last month, now includes the accreditation of proficiency testing providers (PTP) using ISO/IEC 17043. Since announcing this extension last month and the recognition of the EA MLA to the ILAC MRA covering the accreditation of PTP, there are now 13 signatories to the ILAC MRA for the accreditation of PTP […]

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ILAC MRA Annual report for 2018 published!

As in previous years, this report provides information on the activities carried out as part of the global peer evaluation process in 2018 in order to ensure that both regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data, are able to maintain confidence in the results produced under the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). The ILAC […]

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SA, Slovenia, Signatory Status

The signatory status of Slovenian Accreditation (SA), Slovenia, has been extended to include medical testing (ISO 15189). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here  

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ILAC MRA extended to include PTP!

The ILAC MRA has now been extended to include the accreditation of proficiency testing providers (PTP) using ISO/IEC 17043! This extension of the ILAC MRA has been implemented as a result of the recent publication of ILAC R6 that allows for the expansion of the MRA with a positive decision by the Arrangement Council of […]

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Latest revisions of ILAC P4, P5 and R6 published

ILAC P4:05/2019 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Policy and Management. This document provides details on the objectives, foundation, management, procedures and decisions associated with the ILAC MRA. The revision of this document includes criteria for competence of those involved in the evaluation report review process and details for the extension of the ILAC MRA to include […]

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ANAB, USA – Signatory Status

The signatory status of ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), USA, has been extended to include medical testing (ISO 15189). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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Membership change – SOAC

Systéme Ouest Africain d’Accréditation (SOAC) is welcomed as an Associate Member of ILAC.  SOAC has been an Affiliate member since 14 August 2018. We welcome SOAC as an Associate Member and look forward to continuing working with our SOAC colleagues.  

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