Querry one of 53 people selected to participate in statewide professional development program Frederick, Md (February 22, 2023) – The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), one of the largest conformity assessment accreditation bodies in the world, is proud to
What is a Laboratory Accreditation Body?
In our latest blog, we explained what laboratory accreditation is and why it’s so important. This formal recognition is earned by organizations to prove they are qualified, competent, and comply with international standards. It also inspires confidence in test results and assures customers of a
What is Laboratory Accreditation?
A2LA is one of the largest laboratory accreditation bodies in the world; but what is laboratory accreditation and why does it matter? Laboratory accreditation is a formal recognition earned by organizations proving they are qualified, competent, and comply with international standards.
A2LA Thanks the IAAC and Its Founding Members
As of January 1, 2023, A2LA will no longer maintain its recognition with the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC). A2LA became a member of both the IAAC and APLAC (now identified as APAC) to offer leadership and support to aid in the development of the regions. However, maintaining
Proficiency Testing for Cannabis Labs: Overcoming roadblocks for interlaboratory comparisons
In the cannabis industry, proficiency testing (PT) is a necessary, yet oftentimes difficult activity because of U.S. federal laws surrounding the plant. It allows growers and producers to test their products for a variety of things, including potency and THC content, pesticide residues, residual
5 Reasons We’re Looking Forward to the 2023 A2LA Annual Conference
By Jonathan Fuhrman A2LA’s Annual Conference (formerly known as Tech Forum) is just around the corner. From April 16 - 19, 2023, compliance professionals from all over the world will gather in Tucson, AZ for engaging sessions, networking events, and much more. This conference is shaping up to be
International Organization for Standardization Publishes Revisions to ISO 15189
A2LA staff member Randy Querry among team of experts who developed the 4th edition of the standard Frederick, Md (December 7, 2022) – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published the 4th edition of ISO 15189:2022 on December 6, 2022. The revisions to the standard
Accreditation’s Place at the Thanksgiving Table
Thanksgiving is a special holiday where friends and family gather to enjoy one another’s company and all the things we’re grateful for, including the food on the table. You may think the turkey taste test is the most important Thanksgiving analysis, but rest assured, the safety of your food has