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Standards  / /  ISO/ IEC 17025:2017

Standards  / /  ISO/ IEC 17025:2017

ISO IEC 17025 Standard Laboratory Testing And Calibration
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is an international standard that sets out the general requirements for the competence, impartiality, and consistent operation of testing and calibration laboratories.

By complying with this standard, laboratories can demonstrate their technical competence, adherence to internationally recognized standards, and ability to produce reliable and valid results.

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key principles of ISO/ IEC 17025:2017

  • General Requirements: The standard emphasizes the need for testing and calibration laboratories to operate in accordance with sound management practices and adhere to applicable technical standards.
  • Personnel Competence: Laboratories must have qualified and competent personnel who possess the necessary technical knowledge and skills to conduct accurate testing and calibration.
  • Calibration and Testing Methods: The standard requires laboratories to use validated and traceable methods for calibration and testing activities to ensure reliability and accuracy of results.
  • Equipment and Measurement Traceability: Laboratories must have appropriate equipment that is properly calibrated and traceable to national or international measurement standards.
  • Sampling: Laboratories must follow appropriate procedures for sample identification, handling, and storage to maintain the integrity of the samples.
  • Quality Assurance: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 places a strong emphasis on the implementation of a robust quality management system to continually monitor and improve laboratory operations.
  • Reporting of Results: The standard requires clear and accurate reporting of test and calibration results, including uncertainties associated with measurements.
  • This standard is applicable to all types of testing and calibration laboratories, including those in the private and public sectors. Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 provides confidence to customers and stakeholders that the laboratory operates with high-quality standards and can provide trustworthy testing and calibration services.
  • Learn More about the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) here.

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