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A GI training was delivered to certification bodies

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On 18th and 19th April 2012, a GI training was delivered to certification bodies as part of the Swiss-Serbian Trade Cooperation Programme in order to build capacities of the GI product certification system. During day 1 experts from Switzerland pre...

Training for assessors for the purpose of GI accreditation

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Training for accreditation assessors took place in the Palace of Serbia, Belgrade, as part of the Swiss-Serbian TCP 2009-2012 in the field of GLOBALG.A.P. and geographical indications (GI). The training was divided into two parts – the first part last...

Available PT schemes recommended by the EA LC

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The EA LC WG ILC in Testing is using existing PT schemes in order to evaluate the comparability of laboratories throughout EA membership. If the evaluation of the PT data demonstrates comparability of results from laboratories accredited by different ...

ILAC-G25:01/2012 document adopted

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We hereby inform you that ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) recently adopted the following guideline on accreditation of PT providers in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010: ILAC-G25:01/2012 Accreditation of Proficiency Testing P...

Corrigendum to the 2010 Annual Report

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Dear readers of the 2010 Annual Report, The Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) would like to take this opportunity to apologise to the 2010 Annual Report readers for the technical error made on page 44 of the said Report. The Report showed that 2010 A...

Invitation to propose members of the Accreditation Council

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We hereby invite interested representatives of accredited conformity assessment bodies meeting the defined criteria to send their applications and CVs to the Accreditation Body of Serbia by 20th May 2011. INVITATION FOR ACCREDITED CONFORMITY ASSESSMEN...

Joint IAF-ISO Communiqué - Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2011

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The International Accreditation Forum (IAF), in consultation with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has set the date for implementation of ISO/IEC 17021:2011 as 1 February 2013. This is a two year transition from the date of pub...

Training for assessors in organic production

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In the period between 18th and 20th October 2010 a training was delivered on the subject of “SRPS EN 45011 (ISO/IEC Guide 65): general requirements for bodies certifying products in the field of organic production” and as part of the project “Developme...

New sub-law on food hygiene requirements

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A Sub-law on General and Special Food Hygiene Requirements in All Phases of Production, Processing and Marketing was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 72 of 08.10.2010. It shall enter into force on the eighth day following...

Training in ISO 19011:2002 and ISO/IEC 17021:2006

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Training sessions on the subject of  “ ISO 19011:2002 for laboratories” and “ISO/IEC 17021:2006” were held as part of the Project entitled Technical Assistance to Quality Infrastructure Institutions in the Republic of Serbia. Training in the requireme...

TrainMic seminar 2010

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In the period between 21st and 23rd April 2010 the TrainMic training programme for the ATS technical assessors (Training in Metrology in Chemistry)  was held as a result of the cooperation between the Directorate of Measures and Precious Metals and the...

A new proficiency testing (PT schemes) project starting soon

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Seven testing programmes, i.e. schemes, will be implemented in the first half of 2010 as part of the IPA 2008 Proficiency Testing Project. Beneficiaries of the project are the Western Balkans countries, while the Project Implementation Agency is the La...

Adopted Sub-laws

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At the end of last year three regulations (sub-laws)  prescribed by the Law on Technical Requirements for Products and Conformity Assessment were adopted: The Regulation on the Mode of Appointment and Authorisation of Conformity Assessment Bodies, The...

ISO 15189 Communiqué

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Medical laboratories accredited to ISO 15189:2007 (a sector-specific technical competence and management system standard) are recognized as meeting the management system principles of ISO 9001:2008. The move was announced in a joint communiqué by ISO ...

Changes to the ATS Organisational and Staff Structure

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Vida Živković¸ MSc, previously ATS Deputy Director, was appointed as the Director of the Directorate of Measures and Precious Metals by means of the Governmental order of 17th September 2009, whereas a new ATS Deputy Director, Natalija Jovičić Zarić MS...

IAF-ILAC-ISO Communiqué

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The Joint IAF-ILAC-ISO Communiqué on the Management Systems Requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories and covering letter has been updated.  This new version refers to ISO 9001:2...

Process of the transition to SRPS ISO 15189:2008

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The Accreditation Board of Serbia will commence assessing medical laboratories in line with SRPS ISO 15189:2008 starting from 15.03.2009, so medical laboratories may choose the standard that will form a basis for the assessment (SRPS ISO 15189:2008 or ...

Administration Fee Changed

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Pursuant to tariff No 102 of the Law on Amendments of the Law on Republic Administrative Fees, a new amount of 700 RSD shall be paid for the republic administrative fee in case of an application for accreditation as regards initial assessment, accredit...

IfEP PT schemes in the field of material testing

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IfEP (Institute for Material Testing, Germany), accredited by the DAR, is the organiser in the field of proficiency testing (PT) for material testing (hardness, tensile properties and the like) presented in the accompanying documents. These PT schemes...