What is Guide 34?

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What is Guide 34?

Guide 34:2009 specifies general requirements in accordance with which a reference material producer has to demonstrate that it operates, if it is to be recognized as competent to carry out the production of reference materials.

Is ISO Guide 34 the same as ISO 17034?

The new International Standard ISO 17034:2016 supersedes ISO Guide 34:2009.

What is ISO 17034 accreditation?

ISO 17034 standard accreditation is given to those who produce Certified Reference Materials (CRM). These standards evaluate the methods that manufacturers use to certify their CRMs.

What is ISO 17034 2016?

ISO 17034:2016 sets out the requirements in accordance with which reference materials are produced. It is intended to be used as part of the general quality assurance procedures of the reference material producer. ISO 17034:2016 covers the production of all reference materials, including certified reference materials.

What is the ISO IEC Standard 17024?

ISO/IEC 17024:2012 contains principles and requirements for a body certifying persons against specific requirements, and includes the development and maintenance of a certification scheme for persons.

What are reference materials?

Reference materials are various sources that provide background information or quick facts on any given topic.

What is reference material ISO 17034?

ISO 17034 accreditation provides confidence and assurance to users of reference materials that the producers have complied with internationally defined requirements for the production of the materials.

Who certifies the certifiers ISO IEC standard 17024?

IAS accredits personnel certification bodies to ISO/IEC Standard 17024 and is a Multilateral Recognition Agreement (MLA) signatory to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

What is the ISO IEC standard 17024?

What are the basic reference tools?

Fact tools They include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, atlases, almanacs, quotation books and style manuals.

What is the ISO Guide 34?

Developed and published by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization), ISO Guide 34 describes a set of stringent requirements that ensure all aspects of the production of Certipur® reference materials are carried out with measurable and traceable quality.

Who can use Guide 34 of reference material?

Reference material customers, regulatory authorities and accreditation bodies may also use it in confirming and recognizing the competence of reference material producers. Guide 34:2009 is not intended to be used as the basis for conformity assessment by certification bodies.

What is the purpose of Guide 34 in QA?

It is intended to be used as part of a reference material producer’s general quality assurance (QA) procedures. Guide 34:2009 covers the production of certified and non-certified reference materials. For non-certified reference materials, the production requirements are less stringent than for certified reference materials.

Can guide 34 be used as a basis for conformity assessment?

Guide 34:2009 is not intended to be used as the basis for conformity assessment by certification bodies. Guide 34:2009 sets out the management system requirements in accordance with which reference materials shall be produced.

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