Management Systems

ISO 17025: 2017

ISO 17025 is an international standard that sets out the requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. It covers all aspects of laboratory operations, including personnel, testing methods, equipment, calibration, quality assurance, and reporting. Accreditation to ISO 17025 demonstrates that a laboratory is competent to produce accurate and reliable results.

ISO 17025 is applicable to all laboratories that perform testing, calibration, or sampling activities. This includes, but is not limited to, laboratories in the following sectors:

  • Chemical testing
  • Biological testing
  • Food testing
  • Environmental testing
  • Pharmaceutical testing
  • Medical testing
  • Calibration laboratories