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Scopes

Contact details of the Accreditation Bodies and Regional Accreditation Groups which are signatories to the MLA are listed here.

 

Scopes

Currently there are five main scopes for the IAF MLA: Management Systems Certification, Product Certification, Certification of Persons, Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification, and Validation and Verification.
 
A main scope means certificates are ‘equally reliable’ because the conformity assessment bodies conform to the same standard. The combination of a Level 2 activity and the Level 3 relevant normative document is called a main scope of the MLA.
 
A sub-scope means the certificates are ‘equivalent’ because the management systems, products, services or persons conform to the same standard.
 
Sub-scopes are divided into two categories (Level 4 and Level 5), as described in section 4 of IAF PR4: Structure of the IAF MLA and List of IAF Endorsed Normative Documents.
 

  • IAF MLA Level 1 – ISO/IEC 17011, specifies the criteria for accreditation bodies
  • IAF MLA Level 2 – Accreditation activities
  • IAF MLA Level 3 – IAF-endorsed generic normative documents used by accreditation bodies
  • IAF MLA Level 4 – IAF-endorsed sector-specific normative documents used by accreditation bodies
  • IAF MLA Level 5 – IAF-endorsed normative documents used by conformity assessment bodies

Scopes

  • ISO/IEC 17011
    • Product Certification
      • ISO/IEC 17065
        • Global G.A.P. IFA General Regulations
          • Global G.A.P. IFA CPCCs
    • Management Systems Certification
      • ISO/IEC 17021-1
        • ISO/TS 22003
          • ISO 22000 (FSMS)
        • ISO/IEC 17021-3
          • ISO 9001 (QMS)
        • ISO/IEC 17021-2
          • ISO 14001 (EMS)
        • ISO/IEC 27006
          • ISO/IEC 27001 (ISMS)
        • -
          • ISO 13485 (MDMS)
        • ISO 50003
          • ISO 50001 (EnMS)
        • ISO/IEC TS 17021-10
          • ISO 45001 (OH&SMS)
        • ISO/TS 22003, FAMI-QS Rules for CBs
          • FAMI-QS Certification Scheme Code
        • ISO/TS 22003, FSSC 22000 Scheme Parts 3 and 4
          • FSSC 22000 Scheme Part 2
    • Certification of Persons
      • ISO/IEC 17024
        • -
          • IPC-PL-11-006
    • Validation and Verification
      • ISO 14065
        • ICAO CORSIA ETM Vol. IV, ISO 14064-3, ISO 14066
          • ICAO CORSIA SARPs Annex 16 Vol. IV
      • ISO/IEC 17029