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Why Use An Accredited Laboratory?

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Maire FoxAs a world leader in Environmental Research, Development & Testing, airmid healthgroup recognises the importance of being an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory. The benefits include: 

  • Data accepted by regulatory bodies anywhere in the world
  • Increased customer confidence
  • Minimised risk of unreliable results
  • Reduced cost on unreliable results and re-testing

airmid healthgroup is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 INAB accredited testing laboratory Reg. no. 284T for Der p 1 & Fel d 1 Analysis.

The Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) is the national body responsible for accreditation in Ireland. INAB ensures international acceptance of issued certificates through its Multilateral Agreements (MLAs) with the European and the worldwide accreditation body organisations.

The organisations IAF – International Accreditation Forum and ILAC – International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation have set up a framework to support international trade and remove technical barriers. More than sixty countries, as of 4th June 2012, throughout the world are signatories to the Multilateral Agreements of IAF and ILAC, including USA (A2LA), UK (UKAS), Canada (SCC), Japan (JAB), China (HKAS), Australia (NATA) and Ireland (INAB). This allows acceptance of tests, inspection, calibration and conformity worldwide.

ISO/IEC 17025 was first issued in 1999 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). It is an important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. By choosing an ISO accredited laboratory such as airmid healthgroup you are guaranteed

  • Trained and experienced staff
  • Calibrated equipment
  • Approved Standard Operating Procedures
  • Validated test methods
  • Traceability of measurements to national standards
  • Accurate recording and reporting of results
  • Environmentally controlled testing facilities

As an accredited testing laboratory airmid healthgroup are proud to offer this quality of service to their customer. For more information on the laboratory accreditation and testing services please contact the Quality Manager, Máire Fox mfox@airmidhealthgroup.com