General requirements for the competence of reference material producers have been developed in order to build confidence in reference materials produced by the Producer. As Certified Reference Material is an important aspect of establishing and maintaining traceability of Measurement. This standard is also refereed in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 version for the reference materials traceability. Reference material is an important, but due to lack of awareness, the manufacturer or producer of reference materials is not use to the system. ISO 17034 is the system, which is having complete requirements for the reference materials producer to comply and can produce the RM. There are ILAC/APLAC MRA partner, who can provide the accreditation to RMP as per ISO 17034:2016. ISO 17034 Accreditation is a procedure by which an authoritative body gives formal recognition of technical competence for specific Reference Materials or Certified Reference Materials, based on third-party assessment as per ISO17034:2016 for certification.
The ISO17034 standard is developed based on the ISO Guide 34. ISO 17034 Accreditation is managed by International Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation Committee (ILAC) as well as Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation Committee (APLAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA). ILAC and APLAC are engaged in development and updating of guidelines connected with accreditation activities. Such international arrangements facilitate acceptance of RM as well as CRM and its certificate between countries to which MRA partners represent. On iso 17034 certificaiton of RM Producer by such recognized body, the Reference Materials and Certified Reference Materials gets global acceptance due to such mutual recognition. Reference Material Producers Accreditation gives formal recognition of competence to carry out the production of reference materials based on third party assessment and following international standards and we had leading name globally for iso 17034 consultancy and providing online auditor training as well as ready made documentation for iso 17034.
ISO 17034:2016 is intended for the use by reference material producers in the development and implementation of their management system for quality, administrative and technical operations. This Standard covers the production of certified and non-certified reference materials.
The standard is mainly applicable to all types of industries, where the activities of the industry have potential chances of pollution to the environment as well potential health hazards to the employees.
Material, sufficiently homogeneous and stable with respect to one or more specified properties, which has been established to be fit for its intended use in a measurement process.
Reference material characterized by a metrological valid procedure for one or more specified properties, accompanied by a certificate that provides the value of the specified property, its associated uncertainty, and a statement of metrological traceability.
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