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International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC)

MRA – ABs involved in the accreditation of testing laboratories, calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers, and medical laboratories. IAS is a MRA signatory for testing, calibration, medical testing, and inspection.


ASIA Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC)

MRA – The Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) was established on 1 January 2019 by the amalgamation of two former regional accreditation cooperations – the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC). The MRA facilitates the acceptance of conformity assessment results (e.g. test reports, test certificates, inspection reports, and certification) across the region and with other regions around the world. IAS is a MRA signatory for Testing, Calibration, Inspection, Certification of Persons, Product Certification, and Management System Certification.


International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

MLA – ABs involved in the accreditation of management systems, certification of persons, and certification of product, process and services. IAS is a MLA signatory for Certification of Persons (IPC), Product Certification (Global G.A.P.), and Management System Certification (QMS, EMS, OHSMS, ISMS, EnMS, FSMS and MDQMS).