U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recognizes A2LA as an Accreditation Body for laboratories testing in support of FCC Certification.
As of July 13, 2017, all testing performed in support of FCC Certification must be performed by an accredited laboratory recognized by the FCC. A2LA is recognized to accredit and designate laboratories in the United States, India, Philippines, Thailand, People’s Republic of China, and MRA Countries for these purposes.
This specialty program is covered under A2LA’s electrical field of testing and product certification.
- ISO/IEC 17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.
- ISO/IEC 17065 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services
- Technical requirements contained in 47 CFR.