Inter American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) has
been accepted as
a signatory to the
Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual
Recognition Arrangment (MRA) for the scope of Inspection Bodies as of October 2012.
is also a signatory to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Multi Lateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) for the scopes of Quality
Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS),
and Product Certification Bodies.
Additionally, IAAC is a signatory to the ILAC MRA for the scopes of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.
is now a signatory to six MLA/MRA scopes culminating years
of hard work undertaken by accreditation bodies members
in the Americas who contributed their share to achieve
this historic milestone. IAAC joins the European Co-operation
for Accreditation (EA) and the Pacific Accreditation
Cooperation (PAC) as having been granted Regional Body
recognition within IAF. Regional Cooperation Bodies
that are recognized by ILAC are the Asia Pacific Laboratory
Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the European Co-operation
for Accreditation (EA).