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A2LA In The News!


A2LA is proud to be featured in journals, periodicals and newspapers published around the world! Presented here are recent publications that feature the expertise, knowledge and breadth of experience that A2LA offers, in addition to recent press releases issued by A2LA. For more information about the articles or press releases contained here, please contact Teresa Barnett, A2LA Director of Quality & Communications, at tbarnett@A2LA.org.


Title: A2LA Recognized by The NELAC Institute (TNI) for Accrediting Environmental Laboratories
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
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Title: A2LA Appoints Tim Osborne as Senior Director to Lead the Association's Training Services
Date Posted: January 23, 2017
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Title: A2LA is proud to announce that its Scope of Recognition as an IAAC MLA signatory has been expanded to include accreditation of proficiency testing providers and reference material producers.
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Title: A2LA Recognized to Provide ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for EPA Regional Laboratories
Date Posted: December 13, 2016
Description: A2LA Recognized to Provide ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for EPA Regional Laboratories
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Title: A2LA Accepting Applications for Department of Homeland Security P25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP)
Date Posted: November 09, 2016
Description: A2LA Accepting Applications for Department of Homeland Security P25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP)
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Title: A2LA Accredits First International Clinical Laboratory under the A2LA Platinum Choice Clinical Laboratory Accreditation Program
Date Posted: September 29, 2016
Description: A2LA Accredits First International Clinical Laboratory under the A2LA Platinum Choice Clinical Laboratory Accreditation Program
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Title: A2LA Appoints Lonnie Spires to Lead the Association as CEO
Date Posted: September 14, 2016
Description: A2LA is pleased to announce the selection of Lonnie Spires as its next Chief Executive Officer
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Title: A2LA Accredits First Recreational Marijuana Laboratory in North America to ISO/IEC 17025
Date Posted: August 02, 2016
Description: A2lA is pleased to announce the accreditation of TEQ Analytical Laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for cannabis testing.
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Title: InCompliance Magazine: Top 10 A2LA Deficiencies Cited During Assessments in the Electrical Field
Date Posted: August 01, 2016
Description: The article, authored by A2LA’s Ash Morton and Teresa Barnett, explores the top ten deficiencies for electrical testing laboratories that were assessed to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by A2LA assessors during the period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.
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Title: A2LA President Emeritus, Peter Unger, has been granted an Award of Merit and the honorary title of Fellow by ASTM International.
Date Posted: July 14, 2016
Description: A2LA President Emeritus, Peter Unger, has been granted an Award of Merit and the honorary title of Fellow by ASTM International.
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Title: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) the industry-respected Accredited Provider status.
Date Posted: June 28, 2016
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Title: A2LA Pursuing FCC Recognition to Accredit Test Firms in Non-MRA Countries
Date Posted: June 28, 2016
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Title: New Cannabis Laboratory Accreditation Program Announced (American For Safe Access Activist Newsletter - June 2016)
Date Posted: June 06, 2016
Description: A new cannabis-specific laboratory accreditation program will assure patients and regulators that testing facilities are meeting established standards for accurately assessing cannabis products.
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Title: A2LA Now Accepting Applications for Accreditation of Halal Product Certification Bodies
Date Posted: June 01, 2016
Description: A2LA is excited to announce that it is accepting applications for accreditation from North American Certification Bodies interested in certifying products for export to the United Arab Emirates under the UAE.S 2055-2 certification requirements.
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Title: A2LA partners with Largest Medical Marijuana Patient Advocacy Group
Date Posted: May 31, 2016
Description: A2LA partners with Largest Medical Marijuana Patient Advocacy Group to provide Industry’s Most Comprehensive Cannabis Testing Accreditation Program
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Title: A2LA Accredits First US-Based Fire Scene Investigation Organization
Date Posted: May 04, 2016
Description: The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is proud to announce the accreditation of the Forensic Investigations Group, LLC to ISO/IEC 17020 for Forensic Inspection in the area of Fire Origin and Cause Investigation.
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Title: A2LA now offers accreditation to NFPA 790 and 791 for Field Evaluation Bodies.
Date Posted: April 12, 2016
Description: A2LA now offers accreditation to NFPA 790 and 791 for Field Evaluation Bodies.
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Title: A2LA Accredits First Cannabis Testing Laboratory
Date Posted: March 09, 2016
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Title: A2LA is proud to announce the accreditation of the Abu Dhabi Police Forensic Evidence Department to ISO/IEC 17020 for Forensic Inspection in the area of Arson Investigation.
Date Posted: March 03, 2016
Description: A2LA is proud to announce the accreditation of the Abu Dhabi Police Forensic Evidence Department to ISO/IEC 17020 for Forensic Inspection in the area of Arson Investigation.
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Title: A2LA will host its 2016 Technical Forum and Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD from March 11 – 13, 2016.
Date Posted: March 02, 2016
Description: A2LA will host its 2016 Technical Forum and Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD from March 11 – 13, 2016. The A2LA Technical Forum, one of the largest conformity assessment conferences in the United States, features training and educational meetings, program-specific technical meetings, as well as professional development and networking opportunities.
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