ISO 15189:2007 Medical laboratories Particular requirements for quality and competence

Why Laboratory Accreditation ?

The concept of Laboratory Accreditation was developed to provide a means for third-party certification of the competence of laboratories to perform specific type(s) of testing and calibration.

Laboratory Accreditation provides formal recognition of competent laboratories, thus providing a ready means for customers to find reliable testing and calibration services in order to meet their demands.

Laboratory Accreditation enhances customer confidence in accepting testing / calibration reports issued by accredited laboratories.

Benefits

Formal recognition of competence of a laboratory by an Accreditation body in accordance with international criteria has many advantages:

  • Potential increase in business due to enhanced customer confidence and satisfaction.
  • Savings in terms of time and money due to reduction or elimination of the need for re-testing of products.
  • Better control of laboratory operations and feedback to laboratories as to whether they have sound Quality Assurance System and are technically competent.
  • Increase of confidence in Testing / Calibration data and personnel performing work.
  • Customers can search and identify the laboratories accredited by NABL for their specific requirements from the Directory of Accredited Laboratories.
  • Users of accredited laboratories will enjoy greater access for their products, in both domestic and international markets, when tested by accredited laboratories.

TOV America Process

 

TOV has a unique approach of certification which complies with the requirement for bodies providing audit and certification of management system.