L-A-B has added Construction Materials Testing (CMT) to its NACLA scope of recognition and as a result is recognized to accredit laboratories to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements as specified in FHWA Quality Assurance Laboratory … Qualification Program (23 CFR 637.209).
L-A-B has added the sector specific requirements of Sub-clause 5.3 of ANSI/NCSL Z540.3 to the scope of recognition for NACLA and as a result the US Navy recognized L-A-B to perform ISO/IEC 17025 accreditations along with ANSI/NCSL Z540 Sub-clause 5.3 requirements to meet US Navy requirements.
U.S. Navy has entered into a Navy Calibration Cooperative Agreement with L-A-B. Under this agreement, the Navy approves and accepts accreditations from calibration laboratory’s accreditation bodies headquartered in the U.S. and recognized by a laboratory accreditation cooperation such as NACLA, APLAC and ILAC. L-A-B is recognized by NACLA, APLAC and ILAC.
L-A-B is formally recognized by GM as an approved third party laboratory accreditation body that suppliers to GM may use in order to meet the requirements of General Motor’s GP-10 accreditation program. Through NACLA’s recognition and approved scope, L-A-B’s Accreditation Program has been recognized within QS-9000:1998 Third Edition as one option that commercial and independent calibration and testing facilities serving the automotive industry. Additionally GM defines (in GM Customer Specifics – for ISO/TS 16949) an “Accredited Laboratory is one that has been reviewed and approved by a nationally-recognized accreditation body such as L-A-B by NACLA.
In Chrysler Group LLC Customer-Specific Requirements for use with ISO/TS 16949:2009 and ISO 14001:2004, an Accredited Lab is defined as (ISO/TS 16949 clause 3.1.5) “An accredited laboratory is one that has been independently evaluated for technical competence. The criteria for evaluation are based on ISO/IEC 17025, or national equivalent. Accreditation is performed by qualified agencies (public or private) operating in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011”. L-A-B is found to be in compliance with ISO/IEC 17011 by both NACLA and APLAC (ILAC) to accredit laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025.
(Department of Homeland Security) has developed criteria to be used by its Life Saving & Fire Safety Division for the acceptance of independent laboratories that conduct initial and follow-up testing of lifesaving and fire protection equipment and materials that require Coast Guard approval. ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from an accreditation body who is a recognized by NACLA (such as L-A-B) is required for acceptance of testing under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Fire Test Procedure (FTP) Code.
In Fokker Aerostructures B.V. Quality Requirements Cessna Aircraft Company AppB-CEen2008, Special Processors QMS audit may be waived for suppliers accredited to ISO 17025 with a scope of accreditation covering the Nadcap scope of accreditation and be from an approved NACLA / ILAC accrediting body, such as L-A-B.
In Harlow Aerostructures, LLC supplier quality requirements, Special Processors QMS audit may be waived for suppliers accredited to ISO 17025 with a scope of accreditation covering the Nadcap scope of accreditation and be from an approved NACLA / ILAC accrediting body, such as L-A-B.
In the Goodrich Aerospace Quality Systems manual requirements, Special Processors QMS audit may be waived for suppliers accredited to ISO 17025 with a scope of accreditation covering the Nadcap scope of accreditation and be from an approved NACLA / ILAC accrediting body, such as L-A-B.
In Star-of-Life Ambulance Specification KKK-A-1822F criteria for certifications are an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory by an accreditation body that is recognized by NACLA or ILAC (such as L-A-B) and the scope of accreditation shall include AMD tests 1-25.
In a Guide for State Fire Marshals and their staffs for the purpose of describing how testing laboratories are accredited and the available accreditation standards, along with criteria for judging the credibility of the laboratory and its accrediting body. Nationally recognized (NACLA) and internationally recognized (ILAC) AB’s (such as L-A-B) accredited laboratories should be deemed as the way to assure testing was done by a creditable organizations for the basis of reliable data.