SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1989

Status of Laboratory Accreditation and Related Practices in Standards


This paper reviews rapidly growing specific standards for laboratory assessment and accreditation with applications in processes, products, and services. Identified are new standards for management, test methods, and commercial applications. The paper stresses recent achievements and standards with opportunities for growth. Industrial managers and writers of standards are directed to new references to improving productivity through preparing standards for test methods, quality systems, commercial requirements, and laboratory accreditation.

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Schock, HE
, Haddonfield, NJ
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Developed by Committee: E36
Pages: 3–16
DOI: 10.1520/STP25264S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5104-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1279-7