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Is AMIS competent to run laboratory proficiency testing schemes?

The AMIS PT Schemes are run according to the guidelines set out in ISO/IEC Guide 43 Parts 1 and 2.

The general requirements with which a provider of proficiency testing schemes shall meet in order to be recognised as competent to provide specific types of proficiency testing schemes are set out in ISO Guide 43 whichincludes not only guidance on development and operation of proficiency testing and selection and use of proficiency testing by laboratory accreditation bodies, but also useful descriptions of typical types of proficiency testing.

Providers complying with ISO Guide 43 are considered to operate in accordance with the principles of ISO 9001:2000 as applied to the design and provision of specific types of proficiency testing schemes.

AMIS has been running proficiency testing schemes for almost ten years and has over 360 Proficiency Reports on the AMIS website.


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