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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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ONAC, Colombia – Signatory Status

The signatory status of Organismo Nacional de Acreditación de Colombia (ONAC), Columbia, 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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IAAC MLA recognition to the ILAC MRA now includes PTP!

We are pleased to advise that the recognition of the IAAC MLA to the ILAC MRA now includes the accreditation of PTP using ISO/IEC 17043 as a result of the recent ILAC Arrangement Council ballot and the 2017-2019 evaluation of IAAC. The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available from https://ilac.org/signatory-search/. This […]

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ISO/CASCO COVID-19 Statement

ISO/CASCO has released a statement highlighting the role and importance of reliable conformity assessment in supporting those dealing with the consequences of the global COVID-19 outbreak. The statement is available here.  The list of accreditation bodies that are signatories to the ILAC MRA that provide accreditation for conformity assessment activities such as testing and inspection […]

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ILAC G29 published with support from WADA

ILAC-G29:06/2020 Guidelines for harmonization of scopes of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation of WADA anti-doping laboratories has been published and is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-guidance-series/ This document produced by the ILAC-WADA Liaison Group provides guidance on the content of the ISO/IEC 17025 scopes of accreditation for WADA anti-doping laboratories taking into consideration the specific needs of the anti-doping […]

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Transition period for ISO/IEC 17025 extended

As a result of the recent ILAC ballot the transition period for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 adopted as part of the ILAC Resolution GA 20.15 (November 2016) has been extended from 30 November 2020 to 1 June 2021. This extension has been granted to ensure all accreditation bodies and the accredited laboratories are able to achieve the […]

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BSCA, Belarus – Signatory Status

The signatory status of Belarusian State Centre for Accreditation (BSCA), Belarus, has been extended to include medical (ISO 15189), inspection (ISO/IEC 17020) and PTP (ISO/IEC 17043). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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WAD 2020 – Accreditation: Improving food safety

World Accreditation Day (#WAD2020) will be celebrated again this year on 9 June. This global initiative established by ILAC and IAF aims to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. The theme this year focuses on how accreditation improves food safety. The materials for supporting the promotion and celebration of this event including a poster, […]

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Revised ILAC P15 published

ILAC P15:05/2020 Application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies has been published and is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-policy-series/ This revision of ILAC P15 includes updates as a result of the outcome of the ILAC Inspection Committee workshops, ISO CASCO clarification requests and the experience gained in the application of the previous version of […]

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Accreditation Supporting the SDGs During COVID-19

IAF and ILAC have produced a video: https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/videos/ highlighting the role accreditation, as one of the pillars of the quality infrastructure, has in supporting the SDGs and in particular helping those dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic via the use of accredited conformity assessment services.

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