ISO/IEC 17011:2004 specifies general requirements for accreditation bodies assessing and accrediting conformity assessment bodies (CABs). It is also appropriate as a requirements document for the peer evaluation process for mutual recognition arrangements between accreditation bodies.
Accreditation bodies operating in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011:2004 do not have to offer accreditation to all types of CABs.
For the purposes of ISO/IEC 17011:2004, CABs are organizations providing the following conformity assessment services: testing, inspection, management system certification, personnel certification, product certification and, in the context of this document, calibration.
Document published on: 2004-09-01 Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 03.120.20 Status: Published Stage: 90.92 (2014-07-19) TC/SC: ISO/CASCO Number of Pages: 21
Revised by: ISO/IEC CD 17011
Revises: ISO/IEC Guide 58:1993
Revises: ISO/IEC Guide 61:1996
Revises: ISO/IEC TR 17010:1998
No corrigenda or amendments available