Announcements

    1. Clarification on Discipline and group to be mentioned by NABL accredited laboratories/RMPs, alongwith ULR No. in their reports/certificates 
    2. ‘Existing Specific Criteria for Calibration laboratories in Electro-Technical (NABL 121), Mechanical (NABL 122 Part 1 -15), Radiological (NABL 123), Thermal (NABL 124) & Fluid Flow (NABL 125) disciplines are clubbed in one document-NABL129: Specific Criteria for Accreditation of Calibration Laboratories (Mechanical, Fluid flow, Radiological, Electro-Technical & Thermal Calibration) which is effective from 2nd April 2019 .NABL 129: Specific Criteria for Accreditation of Calibration Laboratories (Mechanical, Fluid flow, Radiological, Electro-Technical & Thermal Calibration’
    3. ‘Biodegradability test in Plastics/ Compostable Plastics’will not be considered as a standalone test for accreditation as per ISO/IEC 17025 as this is a complete evaluation study based on the set of tests rather than an individual test. This will be considered, only if, the laboratory is capable to perform the entire set of relevant tests.
    4. ISO 6143 – “Gas analysis – Comparison methods for determining and checking the composition of calibration gas mixtures” shall be covered under ISO 17034; General requirements for the competence of Reference Material Producers, accreditation and not under ISO/IEC 17025; General Requirements for the competence of testing & calibration laboratories. 
    5. Document Review Checklist (as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017); NABL 220
    6. Revised NABL 163: Policy for Participation in Proficiency Testing Activities for more clarity
    7. Amended NABL 165: NABL’s Policies for Accreditation (as per ISO/IEC 17025: 2017)
    8. Latest Amendment in NABL 133-‘NABL Policy for Use of NABL Symbol / Claim of Accreditation by Accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies & NABL Accredited CAB Combined ILAC MRA Mark’
    9. NABL Newscast-January 2019 Edition
    10. Release of New Document NABL 120“ Guidance for Classification of Product Groups in Testing & Calibration Field”
    11. List of Accredited Toy Testing Laboratories
    12. Amendments in NABL 112, Issue No._03-Specific Criteria for Accreditation of Medical Laboratories. 
    13. Release of NABL 112, Issue No. 04- Specific Criteria for Accreditation of Medical Laboratories  which is effective from 01.06.2019.
    14. In view of the digitalization of accreditation process, NABL would issue the ‘Accreditation Certificate’ and ‘Scope of Accreditation; only as a soft copy. The ‘Scope of Accreditation’ does not require any signatures. For verification of scopes, please visit our website www.nabl-india.org 
    15. Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories (Entry Level)
    16.  Invitation of Application for Empanelment of Assessors in the field of Testing & Calibration
    17. NABL 209: Pre-Assessment Guidelines & Forms (based on ISO/IEC 17025) is amended
    18. Amendment in NABL 127: Procedure for Integrated Assessment & Additional Requirements of Regulatory Body (ies) for Testing Laboratories
    19. ‘NABL 100 is revised with the definition of a Multilocation Medical Laboratory’.
    20. ”NABL 133 is amended to include the ‘Policy of Use of NABL symbol on test reports issued for the accredited scope under Integrated Assessment”
    21. NABL Newscast
    22. ‘Release of Application forms for Integrated Assessment  (NABL 154) & Procedure for Integrated Assessment & Additional Requirements of Regulatory Body (ies) for Testing Laboratories (NABL 127)
    23.  Testing Laboratories – NABL Specific criteria documents for testing field are withdrawn w.e.f. 7th August 2018. Please refer NABL 100 for the classification of product groups/ subgroup and NABL 165 ‘NABL Policies for Accreditation (as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017)’ for policies and other requirements including authorized signatories.
    24. Calibration Laboratories – NABL Specific criteria documents for calibration field are being revised in line with ISO/IEC 17025:2017.  Meantime, please refer NABL 100 for the classification of product groups/ subgroup and NABL 165 ‘NABL Policies for Accreditation (as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017)’ for policies and other requirements including authorized signatories.
    25. w.e.f 1st August 2018, NABL will not accept application for accreditation as per ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189 in hard copy.NABL will accept application only through NABL portal http://www.nablwp.qci.org.in.In case of any further information, please contact at supportwp@nabl.qcin.org
    26. Revised Transition Plan from ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017
    27. In view of the latest Notification Issued by MoHFW dated 18th May 2018 notifying Clinical Establishment (Central Govt.) Amendment Rules, 2018, NABL 112 Issue No. 03 is amended .
    28. Major change in Policy for Use of NABL symbol/ claim of accreditation on reports/certificates, at Section 3.4, NABL 133 
    29. New-Policy for Use of ‘NABL Accredited CAB Combined ILAC MRA Mark’ on reports/certificates
    30. ‘Procedure document for Recognition of Sample Collection Centre/ Facility ( SCF)’
    31. Change in Timelines of Accreditation Process
    32. Pre-assessment’ is made as ‘Optional’. It will be conducted if the CAB is willing to undertake the same
    33. “Recognition Scheme for sample collection centres/facility (ies) declared by medical testing laboratories”
    34. Clarification on NABL email dated 30th June 2017 regarding Authorized Signatory for Test Report for Medical Laboratories
    35. Grievance Redressal Mechanism of NABL