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International (measuring) standard
Standard recognised by international agreement as suitable for international use as a basis for determining the value of other standards for a given magnitude.
Instituto Português da Qualidade, the national metrological institute of Portugal.
Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Joint Research Centre under the European Commission.
International Organisation for Standardisation.
ISO/IEC 17025 is the main on. And it applies directly to those organizations that produce testing and calibration results.
Since its initial release, a second release was made in 2005 after it was agreed that it needed to have its quality system words more closely aligned with the 2000 version of ISO 9001...for more info...CLICK HERE.
See ISO/IEC 17025
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physicists
Joint Committee of the BIPM
The national metrological institute of Norway.