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ISO/CASCO News

ISO's Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO) recently reported on the status of revisions of a number standards of interest to ANAB stakeholders:

ISO and IAF agreed that the period for certification bodiws to transition to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 will be two years after publication. In addition, IAF has published IAF ID 11, Information on the Transition of Management System Accreditation to ISO 17021-1:2015 from ISO/IEC 17021:2011. 

Working Group 42 met in May to address comments on the Working Draft (WD) of the revision of ISO/IEC 17011, Conformity assessment - General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies.

Working Group 44 will meet in June to address comments and advance the revision of ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, to the Committee Draft (CD) stage.

Joint Working Group 43 will meet in July to review comments on the CD ISO 17034 on general requirements for the competence of reference material producers.