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National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Procedures and General Requirements

Published

Author(s)

Dana S. Leaman, Bethany E. Hackett

Abstract

NIST Handbook 150 contains the general procedures and requirements under which NVLAP operates as an unbiased third-party accreditation body. This handbook contains the general requirements that testing and calibration laboratories must meet to demonstrate that they operate an appropriate management system, are technically competent, and are able to generate technically valid results.
Citation
Handbook (NIST HB) - 150 2020 Edition
Report Number
150 2020 Edition

Keywords

accreditation, calibration, conformity assessment, ISO/IEC 17025, laboratory management, NVLAP, standards, testing

Citation

Leaman, D. and Hackett, B. (2020), National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Procedures and General Requirements, Handbook (NIST HB), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.HB.150-2020 (Accessed April 15, 2021)
Created August 3, 2020, Updated August 4, 2020