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A2LA Accredits Fouser Environmental Services LTD to ISO/IEC 17025
June 17, 2019, Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Fouser Environmental Services LTD to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Fouser Environmental Services LTD is based in Versailles, Kentucky, and is the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited in the state.
“Fouser Environmental Services is extremely proud of this monumental achievement in the company’s history to have met the highest levels of standards set forth by A2LA”, said Ellen Fouser-Gormley on behalf of the entire Fouser family. “Fouser Environmental Services chose A2LA as its Accreditation body due to the quality of their assessors, and their stellar reputation as an industry leader in the field of accreditation. A2LA’s assessors have spent decades in their respective fields, which helps to ensure that Fouser Environmental Services is providing the best services possible to their clients.”
“We congratulate Fouser Environmental Services on becoming the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited in the state of Kentucky. Their completion of this milestone in such a timely manner through the A2LA accreditation process is a testament to their hard work and commitment to quality”, said Adam Gouker, A2LA General Manager. “A2LA realizes the vital role that accreditation plays in the cannabis industry to support compliance with regulatory requirements, and we are thrilled to see that our service has been adopted in a new state. We look forward to our continued relationship with Fouser Environmental Services in the provision of their accreditation needs.”
Achieving ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by A2LA is the pinnacle in third-party laboratory accreditation, as it confirms that laboratories have management, quality, and technical systems in place to ensure accurate and reliable analyses, as well as proper administrative processes to ensure that all aspects related to the sample, the analysis, and the reporting are standardized, measured, and monitored.
A2LA is a non-profit, non-governmental, third-party accreditation body, offering internationally-recognized accreditation services and training to testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers, and product certifiers.
About Fouser Environmental Services LTD
Fouser Environmental Services is an environmental testing laboratory that has served the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Water and Wastewater industry for 30 years. It is our great honor to be the first A2LA ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory for cannabis testing in the Commonwealth as we continue to strive to perform accurate analysis and release reliable data to the growing hemp industry within Kentucky and throughout the country.