First Russian Accredited Laboratory grant Permit for Combined ILAC MRA Mark

March 20, 2019

The testing laboratory “NGS-Expert”, LLC (RA.RU.21AC60) was granted the permission following a meeting of the Commission on the Use of the Combined ILAC MRA Mark of the Federal Service for Accreditation.

The accession of RusAccreditation as a signatory to the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (ILAC MRA) in 2017 enabled testing and calibration laboratories accredited by the Federal Service for Accreditation to use the Combined ILAC MRA Mark on their test reports and certificates. The ILAC MRA mark is a registered international mark owned by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

The ILAC MRA mark presented on a testing report or a calibration certificate lends weight to the document abroad for it states directly that the document was issued by a laboratory recognized worldwide. At the moment, such a report is recognized in 101 countries, the accreditation bodies of which participate in the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement.

An application form for the use of the Combined ILAC MRA Mark is available in the Combined ILAC MRA Mark section.