Publication new versions of explanatory documents T025 concerning the scopes of testing laboratories and T049 concerning the implementation of EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

20-05-2019

Explanatory document RvA-T025 describes the policy and practices of the RvA concerning the scopes of testing laboratories.

Explanatory document RvA-T049 describes the policy and practices of the RvA concerning the implementation of EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

Explanatory document T025:

The following significant changes have been made compared to version 4 of February 9, 2017:

  • reference to EA-2/15 M: 2008 has been included;
  • added in 2.2: reference on the scope to the list of methods carried out under a flexible scope;
  • added in Appendix 3: aspects that need to be included in the list of activities carried out under a flexible scope;
  • Appendix I: example of scope description of air measurement has been removed. Reason: scope description is included in SAP L001;
  • Appendix II: footnote at the bottom of the scope has been changed;
  • Appendix 1 and 2 have been aligned with the changes in policy regarding the terms ‘in accordance with’ and ‘equivalent to’ on the scope (see RvA-T001)

Click here for latest version of explanatory document RvA-T025.    

Explanatory document T049:

Compared to version 2 of December 17, 2018, the following change has been made:

  • in paragraph 3.2 an additional explanation has been added regarding the risk for a body if there still are (B) non-conformities unsolved and the next regular assessment takes place after 30 April 2020.

Click here for latest version of explanatory document RvA-T049. 

 

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