iso 17025 - testing and calibration laboratories

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    ISO 17025 Method Verification - One sided “F” test or two sided “F” test

    The Standard deviation obtained in house method verification study must be compared to precision found in the colloborative study. The aim of this study is to demostrated that the result produced by laboratory is acceptable (method verification). That mean my standart deviation must be...
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    Is it mandatory for a Calibration Lab to be ISO 17025 accredited?

    During one of the customer audits, it was pointed that our calibration service provider is not accredited to ISO/IEC 17025? Is this a requirement? We have had this service provider who is ISO 9001 certified and has traceability to NIST standards.
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    Informational ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Published - November 2017

    ISO/IEC 17025:2017: General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories. ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is applicable to all organizations performing...
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    ISO 17025 - Help in Getting accreditation

    So my company decided to get accredited with iso 17025 . Our lab has 5 machines only. As a engineer i decided to take responsibility considering that it will be easy. But after reading standard and google search it feels like there is alot of work & documents need to be made. So I’m confused...
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    Uncertainty Experts - ISO 17025 - If the Distribution is Rectangular

    Hi, I'm starting to develop our uncertainty measurements and have gone through some trainings and it's really tough...:) Am not at all an expert in this field, I wanted to ask how would you consider if the distribution is rectangular,etc... We're going for ISO 17025... And also how do I...
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    Procedures from recognized standards or specifications

    Would love some opinions and/or interpretations to ISO/IEC 17025 Section 5.4.1 "NOTE International, regional or national standards or other recognized specifications that contain sufficient and concise information on how to perform the tests and/or calibrations do not need to be supplemented...
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    Concerning procedures within Quality Manual

    I would love some of your thoughts. In my previous life I had a million procedures outside of the Quality Manual based on 17025 "shall have a procedure etc."; however, I realized that many of those external procedures would fit nicely within the QM itself. With that said - is there any...
  8. Brizilla

    Knowledge of the upcoming ISO 17025 Revision

    So, second day in my new quality manager role. We have to transition to ISO 2015 by February, fine. Oh and next after that IATF16949, maybe next year and oh yeah, we want our gage lab to be accredited to ISO 17025. Hmmm, I do have a copy of that standard and I'm just starting to look into it. I...
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    Calibration and Verification requirement for foreign EASA Part 145

    Hi everyone Greetings I am from a company that repair aircraft engine located in Asia. As per EASA part 14 doc# UG.CAO.00132-001, it’s written the calibration needs to be done by an ISO17025 calibration lab. My question is, the doc# UG.CAO.00132-001 only required to be meet by all foreign...
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    Technical Steps to ISO 17025 Accreditation

    I’ve done internet searches for “Steps to becoming 17025 accredited”, and the vast majority of the results are about getting administrative things in order like the quality manual, document control, approved vendor lists, training records, customer feedback, etc., but I'd like to see more...
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    ISO 17025 Section 5.9.1 - Assuring Quality of Tests - Requirements

    Hi, I am seeking advise for what would qualify as meeting the requirement of this section given the following: 1. Small lab, limited staff performing testing only. 2. Multiple tests under lab scope of accreditation but only one proficiency test available to participate in? What method would...
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    IAF Accreditation and CE Mark Questions

    Hi, If a lab is certified by ASCB (E) UK for ISO 17025 and for a particular ASTM standard would that certification be valid for CE marking by a NB / CB ? Is traceability to IAF a must for any testing requirements for obtaining CE ? ? If our QMS is certified to NON IAF accredited...
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    ISO 17025 Clause 4.10 regarding Improvement

    Hello guys! Good day! I have a question regarding the clause 4.10 of 17025. I know you get the improvement ideas thru audits (internal & external), customer's feedback, CAPA's. My question is do i need to make a separate form (ex. Improvement Form) in order to comply with this...
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    ISO 17025 Guide and Ideas for a New Calibration Business

    Good day guys :bigwave:, I'm have made the first step by planning my own business which is a one-man-show calibration service mainly for force calibration. I noticed there are many customers whom I had visited in the past need the calibration service provider to be accredited to ISO 17025...
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    ISO 17025 Clause 4.6 Purchasing Services & Supplies (Compliance)

    Hello guys, I need your help regarding ISO 17025 clause 4.6 Purchasing Services & Supplies. What do i have to do for me to comply with it? What kind of services & supplies are it exactly asking? BTW, we are a calibration lab.
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    Calibration in the UK to ISO 17025..cant find anyone

    Strange things I've found... We are ISO 9001:2008 certified here in the US. We have pressure testers that we use on our final product. They need calibrated here in the US every 3 months. Not an issue finding an A2LA ISO 17025 lab to do the work here. We are going to be selling our product...
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    Implementing ISO 17025 in a Calibration Laboratory

    Hi all, Currently, I'm working on a cal lab who are aiming to get an ISO 17025 accreditation. I'm the one assign it implementing the 17025. Where should i start? how would i start? will i audit clause per clause? Any suggestions?:confused::confused:
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    ISO 17025, Laboratory Scope and Certifications Requests

    Good day to all, I am new to the QC Standards and ISO environment and have been tasked with rectifying a couple Minor NC's that were noted. My question is, when requesting (CQI 9, CQI 11, ISO 17025, Lab Scopes, and ISO) Certifications from outside vendors, what verbiage do you use? And can...
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    Does Calibration to ISO/IEC 17025 conform to Z540.3?

    We are a small electronics manufacturer that is AS9100C and ATEX certified. We have requirements from customers that calibrations must conform to Z540.3 and the ATEX standard requires that calibration must comply to ISO/IEC 17025 and bear an accreditation logo. If we require calibration to...
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    Auditing Internal Laboratory Personnel for Competence

    Hello, we are considering on having our own internal 17025 cal lab. One question that has come up and that I have not been able to locate is the amount of personnel that will be audited when the auditing body comes to do their audit. I once heard that 1/3 of the technicians will be audited/over...
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