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Quality Assurance

European Union Reference Laboratory for Marine Biotoxins (EURLMB), under the Spanish Food Safety and Nutrition Agency (AESAN) works under the accreditation of the Spanish National Accreditation Body (ENAC), according to the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”.

The EURLMB has developed a Quality Management System in accordance with this Standard and, at the same time, based on a EURLMB’s management commitment with good professional practice. The general aims of such System are the following:

  • To fulfil the requirements of the European Standard EN ISO/IEC 17025, as required by Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules (or the following Regulations concerned).
  • To set up and support the activities described in the Quality System documents, aimed at the production of consistent and reliable results and the continuous improvement of activities.
  • To demonstrate the technical competence of the EURLMB (including their staff, methodologies and test/calibration equipments) as required by ISO/IEC 17025 by means of maintaining the accreditation from a recognized Accreditation Body.

Acreditación ENAC