Bureau Veritas' Rostov-on-don laboratory achieves ISO 17025 Accreditation

Jan. 9 2020

Bureau Veritas' Agri-Food laboratory has achieved the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Accreditation 17025 for its Rostov-on-Don laboratory in Russia. ISO accreditation is recognised as the international standard for laboratory practices. 

International accreditation will afford Bureau Veritas’ Rostov facility greater recognition among regional and international business communities; this achievement will boost client’s confidence in the knowledge that this accreditation validates the company’s ability to  deliver the highest possible standards, both domestically and internationally, in the quality of its laboratory testing results. ISO 17025  accreditation signifies highest possible standards are being met.

“Colleagues in Rostov have worked tirelessly to achieve this international standard; it is widely acknowledged among the staff that this accreditation was hard to achieve because it signifies being held to the highest of standards put in place by the international community,” said Yasmine Ballan, Head of Agri Division, Russia. 

Turnaround times and client communications are fundamental in the global commodities supply chain, a fast paced environment relying heavily on trust and reputation. reputation.“ISO17025 shows we have a credible system dedicated to client services and are able to deliver high quality test results,” Ballan added. 

The newly accredited laboratory facility in Rostov on Don carries out a wide scope of testing on a wide range of agri and vegetable oil products, all to the internationally recognised standards of USDA, GOST, GAFTA & FOSFA. This level of accreditation underlines Bureau Veritas’s promise to providing suitable testing methods, test equipment is professionally maintained and calibrated, whilst supplying quality assurance that all test and calibration data is documented and recorded. 

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