Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories is accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) to the internationally recognized ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard.
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Standard
When a laboratory is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005, the laboratory and its clients are assured that the lab has met defined standards for performance based on examination of a variety of criteria. CALA assess participating laboratories to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard in accordance with the ISO/IEC 17011 standard. Granting of CALA accreditation requires a laboratory to successfully complete an initial site assessment and to maintain accreditation the laboratory must successfully complete a site visit a year following the initial visit and every two years thereafter.
Scope of Accreditation
MBL is accredited for specific analyses of fungi and bacteria in culturable and non-culturable air samples, water samples, surface samples, and bulk samples. We’re also accredited for Legionella testing. For the full scope of our accreditation, please click MBL Accreditation.
Canadian Accrediting Bodies
There are two Canadian based accrediting bodies, the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc.(CALA) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). Both of these accrediting bodies are recognized by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) as equally competent accreditors of testing and/or calibration laboratories. Read more…Joint SCC/CALA Statement – References to Laboratory Accreditation in Requests for Proposal / Bids