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UK Measurement Strategy launched

The UK Measurement Strategy has been launched by Lord Prior, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  It will support the UK's regulatory environment; improve the UK's measurement skills that can increase productivity and provide the confidence to innovate or invest; and respond to the challenge of the data revolution through confidence in ...Read More

Date posted: April 28, 2017

UKAS updates the list of accreditations for Assessment of Monitoring Plans and Verification of CO2 Emissions from Maritime Transport

UKAS has updated the list of accreditations against ISO 14065: 2013 for assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport in accordance with EU Regulation 757/2015 (MRV Shipping). Details of the scope of accreditation for each certification body can be found on the individual accreditation schedules on the UKAS website. The accredited verification bodies are: ...Read More

Date posted: April 26, 2017

News from the global accreditation system

ILAC has published the latest edition of ILAC News. It has an article from the new Chair, as well as highlights of the main projects that are underway, and links to new publications endorsing accreditation from organisations including OECD and UNIDO. 

Date posted: April 21, 2017

Guidance on ISO/IEC 17025 Schedule Presentation for Pesticides in Foods

It is an ISO/IEC 17025 requirement that methods shall be validated in the matrices to be tested. In the case of pesticides in Feed, Food and Food products the general guidance is that validation should be in line with (or equivalent to) current SANTE Guidelines (at time of writing SANTE 11945/2015). This bulletin groups food items likely to be tested for ...Read More

Date posted: April 18, 2017