iso 17025 - testing and calibration laboratories

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    USFDA vs NRTL/IEC 17025 Differences - Compliance testing lab

    Hi, Need clarification on the USFDA requirements for compliance testing lab, guidance documents if any and what is the major difference between USFDA requirement Vs IEC 17025/NRTL. please help.
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    How many of you are using Robotic process automation for calibration lab management?

    Robotic process automation (RPA) can be used to automate tasks which are repetitive and rule-based. Please share your thoughts
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    Measuring customer parts on a CMM - How many decimals to report to the customer?

    We are getting ready to be a 17025 measuring lab. When we measure a part for a customer on our CMM, the CMM resolution is 0.002mm. If we measure the part 3 times and get; 50.000, 50.000, 50.002mm, is it ok to report 50.0007mm (along with the associated uncertainty)?
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    Can anybody share a sample risk assessment prepared based on ISO 17025:2017?

    Hi All Can anybody share a sample risk assessment prepared based on ISO 17025:2017 accredited laboratories??
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    From an ISO 17025 auditor perspective must micrometer calibration check anvil flatness?

    We are working toward 17025 accreditation. This is strictly for in house micrometers we calibrate for our own use (where we occasionally use a micrometer to measure a customer part and then provide a 17025 calibration report on the size of the part). All the micrometers have carbide anvils, and...
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    Calibration laboratory scope - Include software such as Gagetrak or Mini tab used?

    Do any of you list software such as Gagetrak or Mini tab used in the gage calibration lab on your lab scopes?
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    IATF 16949 7.1.5.3.2 FAQ #7 Audit Finding - External Calibration Laboratory

    Hello! Long time lurker to this forum, decided it was finally time to get my feet wet by sharing a recent experience. IATF FAQ #7 for External Laboratory states: QUESTION 1: When can the equipment manufacturer be used to calibrate inspection and test equipment? If an accredited laboratory...
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    Procedure for maintaining Confidentiality And Impartiality in a Laboratory

    Hi I would like to know anyone one have a procedure for maintaining CONFIDENTIALITY AND IMPARTIALITY in the laboratory as per 17025:2017. Plz Share Thanking you
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    ISO 17025 Requirements for Mobile On-site Calibration

    Hi, We are a calibration lab. accredited since 2013 based on 17025 (2005), and now we intend to expand the scope to the on-site calibrations. I wonder if the mobile laboratory can be presented to the assessors for the demonstration for the on-site scope? Also, Could someone explain the...
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    Must your reference standard provider be ISO17034 certified to meet your testing lab's ISO 17025 certification requirements?

    Hello All, Recently I had a Quality Manager at an ISO 17025 certified Testing Lab tell me that the only way they could keep their 17025 certification was to show that ALL their reference standards were purchased from an ISO 17034 certified producer. They stated that they had received an audit...
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    CMM Room cleanliness requirements

    What are the ISO/IEC 17025 requirement for CMM Room cleanliness? Can someone provide a procedure for CMM Room Cleanliness that they are using in a ISO/IEC 17025 accredited Lab as an example for me? Thanks, Dave
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    ISO 17025 8.5 Actions to address risks and opportunities

    We're going to be assessed to the new edition at the end of the year, sooner than I anticipated, so digging in and reading a lot. There are some good crosswalk help with ANAB, Eurolab and others. I've been mulling over this section for a while. What I find interesting is the NOTE in 8.5.2...
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    Laboratory Manual ISO/IEC 17025 Example wanted

    Any body have lab manual as per ISO/IEC 17025 ?
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    ISO/IEC 17025:2017 3rd Ed. Changes from 2nd Ed.

    "This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition (ISO/IEC 17025:2005), which has been technically revised. The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows: — the risk-based thinking applied in this edition has enabled some reduction in prescriptive requirements and...
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    ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8 & Annex B

    I have performed a Google search and I have searched Elsmar Cove for reference materials by CBs for the changes to the requirements. I am wanting verification as to my understanding of the Management system requirement - particularly a clear understanding of Option A VS. Option B. Option A...
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    Supervision of personnel ISO 17025 Cl. 6.2.5(d)??

    What it mean in clause 6.2.5(d) supervision of personnel? Is it similar with the On Job Training (OJT) procedure which currently having in the training procedure?
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    pH Validation for Water (ISO 17025)

    Hi all, I've been tasked with re-validating pH measurement in water to ISO 10725 and am a little stumped. I've run plenty of chemistry validations where I follow the standard 2 tests per day over 11 days (for within batch and between batch results). This gives me enough information to...
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    IATF 16949 Calibration Laboratory Scope

    My company is currently working on transitioning to IATF 16949. I am looking for examples of a IATF 16949 Lab Scope from those of you that have already went through the certification process and assessment of our current lab scope. :thanks: .
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    Looking for PowerPoint presentation for ISO 17025:2017

    :bigwave: I've been 'retired' for awhile but glad to be back. Looking for a power point presentation of the 2017 release. I've purchased the new standard and am only looking for a general example as a training tool. I'll need to write a business specific in time. Thank you for...
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    ANAB ISO 17025 Accreditation - Uncertainty and systematic error?

    We are working toward ANAB ISO 17025 accreditation and are wondering about the scope of measurement we need to send to ANAB eventually. Does the scope contain only uncertainty, or should it also contain systematic error? On our current calibration reports we usually list uncertainty at k=2...
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