Scope of Accreditation for Laboratories

ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditation: Whether your lab is a testing facility or a calibration service provider, scope of accreditation is a key element of ISO/IEC 17025 and very critical, important and official document of your business and for your customers.

In other words, this is the first impression of your business on your customer. It will give your customers a complete overview of your laboratory’s capabilities and the equipment you own to produce the results.

CAL LAB ACCESS, LLC has helped many testing and calibration laboratories to develop their ISO/IEC 17025 scope of accreditation with calibration measurement capabilities (CMC) calculations.

  • Too many details on ISO 17025 scope of accreditation will result in unnecessary requests that requires constant updates and changes to your scope and it makes delays between your lab and your accreditation body.
  • Too little details on ISO/IEC 17025 scope of accreditation can mislead your customers and they may assume you offer accredited services in a discipline in which you have not been assessed and accredited.

To determine the appropriate ISO/IEC 17025 scope that should reflect your labs ability to modify or upgrade in such a way that it will not surprise your customers and your accreditation body.

CAL LAB ACCESS, LLC offer a wide range of consulting services to laboratories around the globe that includes simple half page ISO/IEC 17025 scope of accreditation to 30+ page scope of accreditation.
  • How to select ISO/IEC 17025 scope disciplines and sub disciplines?
  • How to display the range and CMC values on the scope with units of measure?
  • Which values consider as “generate” and which values consider as “measure”?
  • Can we use SI units and US industry accepted units and symbols on scope?
  • Defining calibration procedures and methods used for each discipline;
  • Numerical values rounding method;
  • Traceability of the data and uncertainty calculations;
  • Tracking customer assets and your lab assets in a controlled process;
  • Asset management database for easy accessibility during audits
Let us help and assist you in preparing ISO 17025 scope of accreditation, we are familiar with the process that many of the accreditation bodies has published and described in their application package. We can make this process simple and easy for you.

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