June 28, 2022 - Frederick, MD – The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is proud to announce its cooperation with The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ICSI) on ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation of third-party product certification bodies operating ISASecure™ certification schemes
December 6, 2021 - Frederick, MD - As we all continue to navigate travel challenges associated with the pandemic, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in conjunction with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Program Management Office (PMO) has
May 6, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Analabs, Inc. to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Analabs, located in Crab Orchard, West Virginia, is the first cannabis testing laboratory to be accredited in the state. “Analabs has been a leader in both
April 21, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA has granted ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation to Americans for Safe Access (ASA), marking A2LA’s first-ever certificate of accreditation issued to a product certification body in the cannabis industry. ASA is an organization focused on ensuring safe, legal access to
March 2, 2021- Frederick, MD – Effective March 1st, 2021 the Oregon Health Authority has completed “Phase 3 Rulemaking” of the Toxic-Free Kids Act, a law requiring manufacturers of children’s products sold on Oregon to report and ultimately remove certain high priority chemicals of concern for
February 16, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Cannalytics, LLC to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Cannalytics, based in San Juan, Puerto, was accredited by A2LA in December 2020 and is the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited in Puerto Rico.
January 28, 2021, Frederick, MD – A2LA members have elected and approved two new individuals to A2LA’s Board of Directors for terms beginning January 1, 2021. Mike Carter, CEO of Western Energy Support and Technology (WEST), is an accomplished executive with over 29 years of experience in flow
A2LA is proud to announce that it has been granted ASCA (Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment) Recognition by the FDA, making it among the first accreditation bodies accepted as a participant in the ASCA Pilot program. The ASCA Pilot is a cooperative program that relies on participation