|Certifications Provided||ISO 17025|
|Target Location||Pan India|
|Document verification Mode||Online|
|Type of Industry||For Manufacturing|
|Mode of Report||Soft Copy|
What is ISO 17025:2017 Certification
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories. Each & every laboratories have to continuously provide good service if they want to stand best in competitive marketplace. ISO 17025 is the only internationally accepted standard for laboratory quality systems that provides a globally accepted basis for accreditation.ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is applicable to all organizations performing laboratory activities, rather than number of employees.
Laboratory customers, regulatory authorities, organizations and schemes using peer-assessment, accreditation bodies, and others use ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in confirming or recognizing the competence of laboratories.
The first version (ISO Guide 25) of this standard was published in 1999, by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).The second version was released in 2005, which is more aligned with the ISO 9001:2000 standard regarding quality system words. ISO 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements a laboratory has to meet if it is to be recognized as competent to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standardized methods, methods not covered by standardized methods, and laboratory- developed methods. However, compliance with regulatory and safety requirements on the operation of laboratories are not covered by ISO 17025:2005.
If a laboratory wishes accreditation for part or all of its testing and calibration activities, it should select an accreditation body that operates in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011 (General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies)
An overview of ISO 17025:2017
ISO/IEC 17025 is the global quality standard for testing and calibration laboratories. It is the basis for accreditation from an accreditation body.
This International Standard is applicable to all organizations performing tests and/or calibrations regardless of the number of personnel or the extent of the scope of testing and/or calibration activities. These include first-, second- and third-party laboratories, and laboratories where testing and/or calibration forms part of inspection and product certification.
Structure of ISO 17025:2017
There are two main clauses in ISO/IEC 17025:
Management requirements – which relate to the operation and effectiveness of the quality management system within the laboratory.
Technical requirements - which address the competence of staff; testing methodology; equipment and quality; and reporting of test and calibration results.
Benefits of ISO 17025:2017 to the laboratory:
Establish, implement and maintain laboratory management system;
Assure conformity with the laboratories stated quality policy;
Demonstrate conformity to others;
Seek accreditation of its laboratory by an accreditation body; and
Make a self-determination and self-declaration of conformity with this International Standard.
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