There are many reasons why an accredited calibration laboratory may move locations, including an expiring lease, a new building purchase, or an expansion into a bigger space. But, because accreditation scopes are site-specific, there are a few things that need to take place before a laboratory can
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
New Semiconductor Chip Bills & The Value of Accreditation & Testing
Semiconductors have regularly made headlines this summer as congress deliberated on several bills in efforts to bolster the U.S. semiconductor manufacturing industry. Congress passed HB 4346, referred to as the “Chips-plus” and the “chips and science” bill, volleying it to the Executive Branch for
A2LA is a Recognized Accreditation Body for the FDA FSMA LAAF Program
Effective May 23, 2022, A2LA is recognized to accredit laboratories under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rule on Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods (LAAF) program. Under the LAAF program, LAAF-recognized Accrediting Bodies (AB) may accredit testing laboratories to the
A2LA Implements New Board Structure and Welcomes New Board Members for 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact: Kelsey Roberts Phone: 240.575.7499kroberts@A2LA.orgA2LA Implements New Board Structure and Welcomes New Board Members for 2019April 5, 2019, Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the implementation of a new structure for its Board of
A2LA Becomes Accredited Provider of IACET CEUs
A2LA Today l September 2016 l Number 132By Kelsey Roberts, A2LA Marketing CoordinatorThe American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). A2LA complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is