Secretariat Report

IAF Membership

 

Membership continues to grow at an impressive rate. The number of IAF MoU members now totals 111, with 84 Accreditation Body Members, 21 Association Members, and six Regional Accreditation Group Members. A list of current Members is available on the IAF website.

 

Congratulations are extended to the following new MoU Members who have joined IAF since the last edition of the Newsletter: The National Accreditation Centre of the Republic of Moldova (MOLDAC), and the Lithuanian National Accreditation Bureau (LA).

 

IAF MLA Signatories

 

The IAF Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) currently has 73 signatories representing 66 economies, and five Regional Accreditation Group signatories. Total signatories for individual scopes are as follows:

 

Main scope:

  • Management Systems ISO/IEC 17021-1: 68 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Product ISO/IEC 17065: 63 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Persons ISO/IEC 17024: 33 Accreditation Bodies and two Regional Accreditation Groups
  • Validation and Verification ISO 14065: 27 Accreditation Bodies and two Regional Accreditation Groups

Sub Scope Level 4:

  • GLOBALG.A.P. IFA General Regulations: 30 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/TS 22003: 55 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC 27006: 37 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC TS 17021-3: 67 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC TS 17021-2: 63 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 50003: 33 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups

Sub Scope Level 5:

  • ISO 9001: 67 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 14001: 63 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • GLOBALG.A.P. IFA CPCCs: 30 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 22000: 55 Accreditation Bodies and five Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO/IEC 27001: 37 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • FAMI-QS Certification Scheme: Three Accreditation Bodies and one Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 13485: 30 Accreditation Bodies and two Regional Accreditation Groups
  • ISO 50001: 33 Accreditation Bodies and three Regional Accreditation Groups
  • IPC-PL-11-006: One Accreditation Body and one Regional Accreditation Group

You can view the scopes that each Accreditation Body and Regional Accreditation Group Member is recognized for on their individual pages on the IAF website.

 

IAF Meetings

 

The 2019 Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-term Meetings were held from 04 to 11 April in Mexico City, Mexico, and included meetings of the IAF Executive Committee, Technical Committee, MLA Management Committee, User Advisory Committee, Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee, and a number of Task Forces and Working Groups.

 

The 2019 Joint IAF-ILAC Annual meetings will be held in Frankfurt, Germany, from 21-30 October 2019.

 

The 2020 Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-Term meetings will be held in Beijing, China, from 30 March to 06 April 2020.

 

Social Media

 

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