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Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc.

Building Laboratory Excellence

The ISO/IEC 17025 Standard

CALA is committed to supporting our customers during their transition to the new ISO/IEC 17025 standard. We will maintain this web page throughout the transition as a resource for your information needs, along with information on laboratory expectations and timelines. Each link below will bring you to the most up-to-date information. Please check back regularly as we continue to update.

Current Status ISO/IEC 17025:2017 International Standard was published on November 29, 2017.
FAQ This Frequently Asked Questions document will continue to be updated as more information and feedback is received. (last updated 28 February 2019)
Training This will link you to the most up-to-date training schedule, including training related to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. Transition to 17025: 2017
Communications to Customers

Special Information for Assesors

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Additional Resources Here are some external resources that you may find helpful regarding the new ISO/IEC 17025 standard:
CALA Crosswalk Comparison Chart

CALA has prepared a clause comparison chart to support the laboratory community’s transition to the recently published ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard.  If you would like to download a copy of this document, please complete the request form below. 


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