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RvA welcomes American FDA and NVWA for knowledge exchange on accreditation

18-11-2019

On 13 November, representatives of the US Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) together with representatives of the Dutch Food & Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) visited the RvA. During this visit, the FDA representatives were informed about the accreditation system in the Netherlands in general and the accreditation of the NVWA laboratories in particular.

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Publication of new version of specific accreditation protocol C018 concerning the accreditation of activities in the framework of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

08-11-2019

The Specific Accreditation Protocol SAP-C018 contains a brief description for the accreditation of activities in the framework of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) systems 1, 1+ & 2+.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002  and was amended on November 8, 2019.

With the publication of this new version of SAP-C018, SAP-C019 has been withdrawn.

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Publication of new version of specific accreditation protocol C020 (de CO2-Prestatieladder voor Ladder-CI’s) (Dutch)

29-10-2019

Specific Accreditation Protocol C020 contains a brief description for the accreditation the "CO2-Prestatieladder voor Ladder-CI’s". This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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Publication new version specific accreditation protocols C000 (management system certification, general) and C004 (QMS certification - ISO 9001)

29-10-2019

Specific Accreditation Protocol C000 contains a brief description for the accreditation of management systems based on ISO/IEC 17021-1.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002 and was changed on October 28, 2019.

Specific Accreditation Protocol C004 contains a brief description for the accreditation of quality management system certification in accordance with ISO 9001.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002 and was changed on October 28, 2019.

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New accreditations October 2019

25-10-2019

In October 2019, four organizations received a new accreditation.

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Publication of new specific accreditation protocol A006 concerning directive 2014/90/EU - Marine equipment (Dutch)

16-10-2019

Specific Accreditation Protocol A006 contains a brief description for the accreditation of marine equipment certification.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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Publication of new version of specific accreditation protocol A032 concerning pressure equipment in the use phase (Dutch)

16-10-2019

The Specific Accreditation Protocol SAP-A032 contains a brief description for the accreditation of activities concerning pressure equipment in the use phase. This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002  and was amended on October 16, 2019.

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