Quality assurance

Appropriate quality assurance systems for laboratory activities are a vital component of good laboratory practice.

Quality assurance systems include accreditation to EN ISO/IEC 17025 on "General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories" and participation in external quality assurance schemes (EQA) and comparative testing through proficiency testing. Part of the EURL's remit is to assist reference laboratories achieve good quality assurance practices.

Reviewed 2019-02-04