Common questions

What is the international standard ISO 17025?

What is the international standard ISO 17025?

ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, is the international reference for testing and calibration laboratories wanting to demonstrate their capacity to deliver reliable results.

Is ISO IEC 17025 accredited?

Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 plays an important role in supporting the provision of accurate and reliable results from laboratory testing, calibration, sampling and measurement services across many sectors.

HoW long is ISO 17025 certified?

Typically, it takes a laboratory six months to one year to prepare for the accreditation assessment. The assessment itself, from the day of closure of any applicable nonconformances to the issuance of a certificate, takes approximately 8 weeks to complete.

Why to use isoiec 17025?

Traceability of measurements and calibrations to national standards

  • Technical competence of staff
  • Maintenance of test equipment
  • Quality assurance of test and calibration data
  • Validity and appropriateness of test methods
  • Appropriate handling and transportation of test items
  • Quality of testing environment and sampling
  • Why to use an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory?

    ISO/IEC 17025 is useful for any organization that performs testing, sampling or calibration and wants reliable results. This includes all types of laboratories, whether they be owned and operated by government, industry or, in fact, any other organization.

    What is the requirement of ISO 17025 standard?

    ISO/IEC 17025 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is the main ISO standard used by testing and calibration laboratories. In most countries, ISO/IEC 17025 is the standard for which most labs must hold accreditation in order to be deemed technically competent. In many cases, suppliers and regulatory authorities will not accept test or calibration results from a lab that is not accredited. Originally known as ISO/IEC Guide 25, ISO/IEC 17025 was initially

    What is ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation?

    ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is the international standard by which a laboratory’s commitment to quality and technical competence are evaluated. DDL achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation by demonstrating its Edison laboratory is in compliance with the standard and A2LA accreditation requirements.