Management System Certification Bodies (MSCB)

IAS offers accreditation for Management System (MS) Certification Bodies (CB) based on ISO/IEC

17021: Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of

management systems in the areas of quality management systems, environmental management

systems, food safety management systems and information security management systems.

Additional disciplines will be added, as required.

The objective for this accreditation program is to promote and provide confidence to industry

sectors, consumers and regulators through the IAS conformity assessment and accreditation

infrastructure. This accreditation will have a major impact on ensuring safe and quality products

including services for consumers coming from IAS-accredited, competent certification bodies

and their certified organizations.

The criteria used to assess calibration laboratories pursuing accreditation is IAS Accreditation

Criteria for Management System Certification Bodies (AC477).