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SCOPE OF ACTIVITY

 

  • Accreditation of Certification Bodies (Product-System-Personnel)
  • Accreditation of Inspection Bodies
  • Accreditation of Laboratories (Testing / Calibration)

 

WHAT IS EGAC?

 

The Egyptian Accreditation Council is recognized by the Presidential Decree number 312/1996 as the sole national body for the assessment and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies performing testing/ calibration Laboratories, inspection and certification of products & systems as well as personnel .

EGAC is headed by the Minister of Trade & Industry and governed by a board of 14 members, representing all stakeholders and concerned bodies.

Presidential Decree number 312/1996

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Presidential Decree number 248/2006

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Presidential Decree number 248/2006 (English)

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ILAC Signatory  Download
IAF Signatory Download
AFRAC Signatory Download

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Set up a system for assessment of conformity assessment bodies, and issue accreditation certificates.
  • Grant, suspend, or withdraw accreditation for conformity assessment bodies. Carry out continuous surveillance of the accredited bodies.
  • Contribute to upgrading the quality of services of conformity assessment bodies according to the international criteria.
  • Encourage the exchange of experience among different accreditation bodies.
  • Support mutual recognition between conformity assessment bodies working in Egypt and abroad and conclude agreements for this purpose.
  • Represent the state abroad in accreditation activities and cooperate with corresponding bodies.

 

Arabic Version for EGAC Brochure Arabic Version for EGAC Brochure Areas of Experties Areas of Experties EGAC Financial Report 2009/2010 EGAC Financial Report 2009/2010 Search for accredited laboratories (DivisionI) Search for accredited laboratories (DivisionI) Search for accredited laboratories (Division II) Search for accredited laboratories (Division II) Search for accredited Inspection bodies Search for accredited Inspection bodies Search for accredited Medical Laboratories Search for accredited Medical Laboratories



Recent News

9 Jun

اليوم العالمى للاعتماد 2019

اليوم العالمي للاعتماد (9 يونيو)، الذي يعقد هذا العام تحت شعار «الاعتماد قيمة مضافة إلى سلاسل الإمداد».

واختار شعار هذا العام المنظمة الدولية لاعتماد المختبرات ILAC  والمنتدى الدولى للاعتماد IAF .

وتم اختيار هذا الشعار ليؤكد على أهمية الاعتماد في مختلف القطاعات، إذ يعمل في كافة مراحل سلاسل الإمداد، من الرعاية الصحية

والأجهزة والمختبرات الطبية، مروراً بقطاع البناء والطاقة والملابس والمنسوجات والألعاب والإلكترونيات وتكنولوجيا المعلومات والاتصالات،

وصولاً إلى سلامة وجودة الأغذية والمياه..
ويعمل الاعتماد أساسا على تقديم خدمات اعتماد تسهم في رفع جودة وكفاءة الخدمات التي تقدمها جهات تقييم المطابقة

( يقصد بها شركات التفتيش ، مختبرات الفحص والمعايرة ، والمختبرات الطبية ، جهات منح الشهادات وغيرها من الجهات التي تعمل في تأكيد جودة السلع والخدمات )

في مجالات تقنية متخصصة تعزز البنية التحتية للجودة، مما يحقق استراتيجيات وأهداف السياسة الوطنية للجودة .

18 May

المجلس الوطنى للاعتماد يحق انجاز جديد بتوقيع اتفاقية ثنائية الاطراف مع الاتحاد الاوروبى

قام المجلس الوطنى للاعتماد بتحقيق إنجاز جديد

المجلس الوطنى للاعتماد EGAC عضو كامل في ILAC و IAF كمنظمات دولية للاعتماد وموقع لاتفاقية الاعتراف المتبادل MRA واتفاقية متعددة الأطراف MLA. كما أن المجلس عضو كامل في AFRAC و ARAC كمنظمات إقليمية للاعتماد في إفريقيا والمنطقة العربية على التوالي وموقع أيضاً اتفاقيات الاعتراف مع المنظمتين.

فقد قام المجلس الوطنى للاعتماد EGAC بتحديث عضويته وتحقيق متطلبات الاعتراف المتبادل MRA في المنظمة الأوروبية للاعتماد EA وهى منظمة الاعتماد الإقليمية للاتحاد الأوروبي - من خلال اتفاقية ثنائية الأطراف BLA مع EA

حيث سيقوم السيد المهندس / هانئ الدسوقي ، المدير التنفيذي للمجلس بتوقيع هذه الاتفاقية في إطار أعمال الجمعية العمومية للمنظمة الأوروبية للاعتماد التي ستعقد في روما يومي 22 و 23 مايو 2019.

وقد أصبح المجلس جهة الاعتماد الأولى التى توقع هذه الاتفاقية مع EA في مجال اعتماد مزودي اختبارات الكفاءة الفنية وفقًا لمتطلبات المواصفة الدولية ISO / IEC 17043

الآن ، نستطيع أن نؤكد أن المجلس الوطنى للاعتماد EGAC هو هيئة الاعتماد الوحيدة في العالم التى قامت بتوقيع اتفاقيات اعتراف متبادل متعدد الأطراف وثنائى الأطراف مع ILAC و IAF و AFRAC و ARAC 
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نحن فخورون بأنفسنا ورئيسنا وجهودنا المبذولة لدعم اقتصاد بلادنا.

15 Apr

EGAC participated as the sole assessment and accreditation body in Egypt in the Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition

In the framework of the activities and efforts of the

Egyptian Accreditation Council EGAC

to spread the culture of quality and accreditation in Egypt, especially

in the Egyptian industrial society, in order to raise awareness of the importance

of obtaining accreditation to the conformity assessment bodies operating in Egypt.

EGAC participated as the sole assessment and accreditation body in Egypt

in the Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition. The Exhibition is considered one

of the largest food processing and packaging exhibitions in Egypt and includes

the latest developments in the industry, with the largest and most famous suppliers

in the market as well as the latest trends and innovations in the food industry.

The exhibition features pavilions for the country, featuring new and exciting

technologies from around the world.

EGAC participation in the exhibition is also part of EGAC activities to commemorate

the World Accreditation day, which will be held this year on the theme of Accreditation:

Adding value to supply chains, which will be celebrated by all accreditation bodies worldwide.

The Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition, held this year under the auspices

of the Egyptian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, presents the full life cycle

of the food and beverage manufacturing process. The exhibition focuses on packaging

techniques such as packaging machines and processing techniques that include automation,

robots, food ingredients including raw materials and flavors, logistics such as storage and transportation.

The exhibition will serve as a gateway to trade between African countries

and the rest of the world through its interactive platform of cutting-edge technology and business opportunities,

offering a unique opportunity for manufacturers and shareholders to meet top buyers in the region under one roof.

The activities of the exhibition will continue during the period from 7 to 9 April 2019 at the exhibition grounds

at the fifth assembly hall 4.

EGAC, through its presence in the exhibition, aims to identify and raise awareness about the importance

of obtaining accreditation in order to comply with international requirements and specifications for the

quality of goods and services and to ensure the results of inspection, testing and inspection in accordance

with international standards and to enjoy the international recognition of the accreditation issued by the Council.

Internationally, regionally and continentally from the international accreditation organizations (ILAC / IAF, ARAC and continental AFRAC),

as well as the importance of accreditation in the promotion of local industries, foreign trade and protection

of local markets Products that are not compatible with the technical legislations of the Egyptian and international market.

It also explains the steps to obtain accreditation to all the conformity assessment bodies

with the availability of the latest interactive materials and information of EGAC,

which answer all queries of the applicants for accreditation