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International Electrotechnical Commission.
International Laboratory Accreditation Coorperation
Indication (of a measuring instrument)
Value of a (measurable) quantity provided by a measuring instrument.
Coefficient by which the direct indication of a measuring instrument must be multiplied to give the indicated value of the measurand or be used to calculate the value of the measurand.
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.