Product Certification Bodies
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity Assessment-requirements for bodies certifying products, process & services (or EN 45011 as it is known in its European version) is for those certification bodies that require demonstrating their competence to certain regulatory authorities. /IEC 17065:2012 accreditation is to be performed against a reference standard or standards. The reference standard may be the production and processing standards of a national regulation (often a national standard) but may also be your own or another organization's private standard.
Product Certification Bodies must conform to the most recent version of the following standards
- ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity Assessment - requirements for bodies certifying products, process & services
- Demonstrated Technical Competence specific to the field in which product certification is done.
- Relevant PAC Accreditation Requirements.