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Signatory Status – NAAU

The signatory status of National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU), Ukraine, 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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Facts and figures updated

The membership data and accreditation numbers for 2020 have been posted on our website and are available from the Facts and Figures page

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IAF/ILAC policy on remote peer evaluations published

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed how evaluations are conducted, with travel bans and lockdowns necessitating increased use of information and communications technologies. The following addendum has therefore been published on the ILAC ilac.org/publications-and-resources/joint-ilac-iaf-series/ and IAF websites: IAF/ILAC-A1/A2: Addendum 01/2021 – IAF/ILAC Approach to Remote Peer Evaluations of Regions and Single Accreditation Bodies during the […]

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Mining KCDB 2.0 in the Context of Accreditation

BIPM and ILAC recently held a joint webinar titled: Mining KCDB 2.0 in the Context of Accreditation. This webinar addressed topics including assuring the quality and access to the data in the BIPM KCDB 2.0 as well as an overview of the BIPM and ILAC publications addressing calibration and traceability. There was also a Q&A […]

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Revised ILAC G17 published

The latest version of ILAC G17:01/2021 ILAC Guidelines for Measurement Uncertainty in Testing has been published and is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-guidance-series/ This document provides guidance and related references for the evaluation and reporting of measurement uncertainty in testing in order to fulfil expectations of the relevant clauses of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. The document also aims to […]

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Membership Change – GAC

The Georgian Center for Accreditation (GAC) is welcomed as an Associate Member of ILAC.  GAC has been an Affiliate member since 21 February 2005. We welcome GAC as an Associate Member and look forward to continuing working with our GAC colleagues.

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Accreditation for Biobanking facilities brochure

Many of the accreditation bodies that are members of ILAC https://ilac.org/ilac-membership/members-by-economy/ are now offering accreditation to biobanking facilities using the dedicated standard: ISO 20387 General requirements for biobanking that was published in 2018. This standard is applicable to facilities involved in the biobanking of biological materials and addresses both the technical competence and management system […]

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2020 ILAC GA RESOLUTIONS

The virtual meeting of the 24th ILAC General Assembly was held on the 22nd of October 2020. The adopted resolutions from the ILAC 2020 General Assembly are now available here.

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Mining KCDB 2.0 in the Context of Accreditation

BIPM and ILAC are hosting a free Webinar titled: Mining KCDB 2.0 in the Context of Accreditation on 21 January 2021. This Webinar is aimed at accreditation body and laboratory staff and will address topics including: assuring quality and access to the data in the BIPM KCDB 2.0; an overview of BIPM and ILAC publications […]

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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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