Accreditation Organisations for testing laboratories and Standardisation Bodies worldwide:
WSSN - is a network of publicly accessible World Wide Web servers of standards organizations around the world. Through the Web sites of its members, WSSN provides information on international, regional and national standardization and related activities and services.
ISO - International Standards Organisation, for ISO/IEC/EN 17025 and ISO 9001 laboratory quality management systems and is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 130 countries, one from each country. Established in 1947, ISO is a non-governmental organization with a mission to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world.
ASTM - American Society of Testing Materials International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
UKAS - The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole UK national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.
JAS-ANZ - Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand is the government-appointed accreditation body for Australia and New Zealand responsible for providing accreditation of conformity assessment bodies (CABs) in the fields of certification and inspection.
NATA - The National Association of Testing Authorities is Australia's national laboratory accreditation authority. NATA accreditation recognises and promotes facilities competent in specific types of testing, measurement, inspection and calibration.
SANAS - The South African National Accreditation System is recognised by the South African Government as the single National Accreditation Body that gives formal recognition that Laboratories, Certification Bodies, Inspection Bodies, Proficiency Testing Scheme Providers and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) test facilities are competent to carry out specific tasks.
QSAE - Quality and Standards Authority of Ethiopia; the Authority is a nonprofit government organ reporting to the Ministry of Science and Technology. Its policy-making and governing body is the Standards and Certification Council whose members are appointed by the Government selected from various industry and science and technology organizations.
CGCRE/INMETRO - The Brazilian General Coordination for Accreditation of the Inmetro is responsible for the activities of accreditation of certification bodies, inspection bodies, product performance and verification bodies and for the activities of accreditation of testing and calibration laboratories.
APLAC - Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation. Is a cooperation of accreditation bodies in the Asia Pacific region that accredit laboratories, inspection bodies and reference material producers.
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