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About IAF

 

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is a worldwide association of accreditation bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, processes, services, personnel, validation and verification and other similar programmes of conformity assessment.

 

Our primary function is to develop a single worldwide program of conformity assessment which reduces risk for businesses and their customers by assuring them that accredited certificates and validation and verification statements may be relied upon.

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Name Category Issued on Application from
IAF-ISO Joint Communiqué on the addition of Climate Change considerations to Management Systems Standards
Communiqués Documents
22 Feb 2024
22 Feb 2024
IAF PL 7:2024 IAF Quality Manual
Policy Documents (PL Series)
21 Feb 2024
09 Jul 2014
IAF PR 2:2024 General Procedures for the Development of IAF Documents
Procedure Documents (PR Series)
06 Feb 2024
06 Feb 2024
IAF ID13:2024 IAF Medical Device Nomenclature (IAF MDN) Including Medical Device Risk Classifications
Informative Documents (ID Series)
24 Jan 2024
30 Jan 2017
Why use an accredited management system certification body?
Promotional Documents
05 Jan 2024
05 Jan 2024
IAF MD23:2023 Control of Entities Operating on Behalf of Accredited Management Systems Certification Bodies
Mandatory Documents (MD Series)
20 Dec 2023
20 Dec 2023

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