ISO/IEC 17043 Transition

ISO/IEC 17043:2023 transition arrangements

Further information and resources to help customers and applicant bodies transition to ISO/IEC 17043:2023

ISO/IEC 17043:2023 Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing has now been published (9th May 2023). The International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) has agreed that there shall be a three-year transition period; by the end of this period providers accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010 worldwide must have been assessed and accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2023.

UKAS has published a technical bulletin which covers key updates to the standard.

More information will shortly follow, including detailed UKAS guidance for transition of customers currently accredited under ISO/IEC 17043:2010 and the impact of the new standard on applicant customers.