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 (New Zealand), AAC Analitica (Russia), IAJapan (Japan), BLA-DSS (Thailand), A2LA and ANAB (United States of America). There are now a total of 19 signatories to the ILAC MRA for the accreditation of RMP representing 127 reference material producers currently covered by the ILAC MRA.
The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available from https://ilac.org/signatory-search/ . This directory is searchable by economy and scope of signatory status as well as the name and acronym of the accreditation bodies that are signatories to the ILAC MRA. The scope of recognition of the recognised regions to the ILAC MRA is available from https://ilac.org/ilac-mra-and-signatories/recognised-regional-cooperation-bodies/.
The ILAC brochure ‘Why become an accredited reference material producer’ is available from https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-promotional-brochures/.