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What is ISO/IEC 17025 in simple way?

ISO is a global network of the world’s leading standardizers. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization.

ISO and IEC

ISO is a global network of the world’s leading standardizers. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization.

ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 164 national standards bodies

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While, IEC stands for International Electrotechnical Commission.

IEC publications serve as a basis for national standardization and as references when drafting international tenders and contract

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ISO 17025

ISO/IEC 17025 is General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

The Current valid version of ISO 17025 is ISO17025:2017

The first laboratory accreditation bodies to be established were National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) in Australia (1947) and TELARC in New Zealand (1973).[4][5] Most other bodies are based on the NATA/TELARC model include UKAS and British Cert.in the UK, FINAS in Finland, DANAK in Denmark and NABL in India, it’s just few common names.

You know what ISO/IEC is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world

Steve Sidney explains the main changes to ISO/IEC 17025.

Resource: ISO.org

ISO/IEC 17025 is useful for any organization that performs testing, sampling or calibration and wants reliable results.

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