Achieving ISO17025: What Our New Accreditation Means for Customers

Why ISO 17025 Accreditation Is Important for Testing Labs

As an accredited testing lab, ISO 17025 means our analysis and reporting procedures meet the highest standards of competence, impartiality, and consistency.

Reliable, Accurate Results

When you send us samples for analysis, you can trust that our results are precise, reputable, and free from bias. Our accreditation requires ongoing training, proficiency testing, and strict quality control – ensuring that measurements and reports are precise, accurate, and consistent.

Unparalleled Integrity

ISO 17025 also demands integrity. Accredited labs must disclose any conflicts of interest and operate impartially. You can feel confident that our analysis is objective and that results have not been improperly influenced. ###Continuous Improvement

Accreditation is not a one-time achievement – it requires constant enhancement. We conduct regular internal audits and participate in proficiency testing to identify opportunities for improvement. Through diligent corrective actions, we continually strengthen our quality system and technical competence.

You’re probably wondering what our new ISO17025 accreditation means for you. Well, it’s great news! By meeting these strict international standards, we guarantee our lab delivers accurate, reliable results you can trust. We’re now an accredited third-party lab, so you can be confident our analysis of your catalytic converters and precious metal scraps is impartial and of the highest quality. Our teams worked tirelessly to achieve this, so a huge thanks to them. But we couldn’t have done it without the support of partners like you. Together, we’re striving for a more sustainable future. This accreditation proves we’re as committed to excellence as you are. We can’t wait to keep providing a top-notch service you know you can depend on.

What Is ISO 17025?
ISO 17025 is the main ISO standard used by testing and calibration laboratories. It specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories. By achieving ISO 17025 accreditation, our lab has demonstrated technical competence for a defined scope of analysis and the ability to generate technically valid results.

Rigorous Quality Standards
To earn this accreditation, our lab underwent a comprehensive assessment by CNAS to ensure we meet the highest standards of quality and technical expertise. Some of the key requirements include:

  • Strict quality management systems to monitor operations
  • Properly trained and qualified staff
  • Adequate testing facilities and equipment
  • Reliable testing and calibration methods
  • Accurate record-keeping and reporting


How ISO 17025 Accreditation Benefits Our Catalytic Converter Analysis
Achieving ISO 17025 accreditation means our catalytic converter analysis and testing meet the highest international standards.

Accuracy and Precision

ISO 17025 ensures our analysis methods and equipment are calibrated and monitored to guarantee accurate and precise results. Our analysts are highly trained and proficient in sample preparation, testing, and reporting. You can trust that the precious metal content we determine for your materials is exact.

Objectivity and Impartiality
As an independent third-party lab, we have no stake in the outcome of our analysis. We operate transparently and impartially, with rigorous quality control and assurance protocols to prevent bias. Our reports provide objective, fact-based results you can rely on for business or compliance purposes.

Continuous Improvement
Maintaining ISO 17025 accreditation requires ongoing review and enhancement of our quality management system. We continually optimize our methods, equipment, and staff training to improve analysis quality and efficiency. Staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and innovations allows us to provide ever better service to our customers.

Traceability and Transparency

Our analysis reports provide highly detailed information about your sample and the testing performed. All data, calculations, and reports are securely archived according to strict records management procedures. This end-to-end documentation of our analysis process gives you full transparency into how we arrived at the results for your materials.

Our Commitment to Quality Testing & Analysis for Our Customers

Rigorous Standards and Procedures|
As an ISO 17025:2017 accredited lab, we follow strict standards for testing and calibration to ensure accurate, reliable results. Our procedures are validated and reviewed regularly. We only use properly maintained equipment that is calibrated to standards traceable to international standards. Our analysts are highly trained and experienced.

Independent and Impartial
With this certification, you can be assured that our results are impartial and objective. You can trust us to provide fair, unprejudiced analyses of your materials.

Protecting Confidentiality
We understand that the materials we analyze for our customers often represent significant investments. We treat all samples and the information related to them as confidential. Our ISO accreditation also requires us to have systems and controls in place to ensure the protection of confidential customer information. You can provide us with your materials confident that your intellectual property and trade secrets are safeguarded.

Benefits to Our Customers
By upholding the highest standards of quality, impartiality, and confidentiality, our ISO 17025:2017 accreditation gives our customers assurance in the integrity of our testing and calibration services. We are committed to providing you with analysis you can rely on to make critical business decisions. Our accreditation is your validation of our dedication to excellence in materials testing and calibration.