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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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Transition ISO 50001:2011 to ISO 50001:2018

15-04-2019

In August 2018 ISO has published the standard ISO 50001:2018 “Energy Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use” as a revision of ISO 50001:2011. In its meetings in October 2018 the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has decided about the transition arrangement for this revision.

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Questions about Brexit answered

19-02-2019

With a form of the Brexit coming closer on 29 March 2019, we receive questions about what this means for accreditation. We therefore have listed the most important questions (and answers).

For accredited organizations and clients of these organizations:

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Transition ISO 20000-1:2011 to ISO 20000-1:2018

08-01-2019

In September 2018 ISO has published the standard ISO 20000-1:2018 “Information technology – Service management – Part 1: Service management system requirements” as a revision of ISO 20000-1:2011. In its meetings in October 2018 the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has decided about the transition arrangement for this revision.

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