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International Legal Metrology Glossary of Acronyms

(Acronyms in Purple are cross-linked to web sites)

APAC Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
APLMF Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum
APMP Asia Pacific Metrology Program
BIML International Bureau of Legal Metrology
BIPM International Bureau of Weights and Measures
CAC-MAS-Q Central Asian Cooperation on Metrology Accreditation and Quality
CC Certificate of Conformity
CD Committee Draft
CGPM General Conference on Weights and Measures
CIPM International Committee for Weights and Measures
COOMET Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions
CPR Committee on Participation Review
DD Draft Document
DoMC Declaration of Mutual Confidence
DR Draft Recommendation
EA European Cooperation for Accreditation
EMLMF Euro-Mediterranean Legal Metrology Forum
EUROMET European Collaboration in Measurement Standards
IAAC Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation
IAF International Accreditation Forum
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IFCC International Federation of Clinical Chemistry
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
ISO International Organization for Standardization
IUPAP International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
MAA Mutual Acceptance Agreement
MLA Multilateral Recognition Arrangements
MRA Mutual Recognition Arrangements
NCWM National Conference on Weights and Measures
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NMIs National Metrology Institutes
NTEP National Type Evaluation Program
OAS Organization of American States
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology
PAC Pacific Accreditation Cooperation
PG Project Group



RLAOs Regional Laboratory Accreditation Organizations
RLMOs Regional Legal Metrology Organizations
RMOs Regional Metrology Organizations
SADCA Southern African Development Community in Accreditation
SADCMET Southern African Community Cooperation in Measurement Traceability
SC Technical Subcommittee
SI International System of Units
SIM Inter-American Metrology System
SIM-LMWG Inter-American Metrology System - Legal Metrology Working Group
TC Technical Committee
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
USAID United States Agency for International Development
WD Working Draft
WELMEC European Cooperation in Legal Metrology
WTO World Trade Organization


Created May 12, 2016, Updated September 13, 2023