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Accreditation
Accreditation Services
In accordance with accepted established principles of quality assurance and the internationally agreed requirements and recommendations for the operation of accreditation systems EGAC accreditation is provided to the conformity assessment bodies such that to meet the requirements of the international standards.
Accreditation of
Medical Laboratories
Medical Testing Laboratories accreditation is considered as added value to these accredited Laboratories and consequently to the users of their medical services.
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Accreditation of
Calibration Laboratories
EGAC Calibration Laboratories Accreditation Department Services Customers in All Metrology Industries and Provides Opportunities for Accreditation in Virtually Every Field of Measurement.
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Accreditation of
Halal Certification Bodies
The accreditation of the Halal certification bodies is a formal declaration, which attests that the specific certification body is competent to certify Halal products or services.
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Accreditation of
Inspection Bodies
Inspection is an accreditation activity that involves examining products, processes, services, their structures, or designs to determine their compliance with specific requirements.
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Accreditation of
Person Certification Bodies
Accreditation department for person certification bodies is responsible for assess and accredited the organizations which are operating certification of persons in accordance with ISO/IEC 17024 and the certification scheme.
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Accreditation of
Product Certification Bodies
The overall aim of certifying products is to give confidence to all interested parties that a product, fulfills specified requirements. The value of certification is the degree of confidence and trust that is established by an impartial and competent demonstration of fulfillment of specified requirements by a third-party.
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Accreditation of
Proficiency Testing Providers
Proficiency Testing is a laboratory comparison where many laboratories test or calibrate uniform samples and where results are subsequently compared and treated statistically.
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Accreditation of
Testing Laboratories
Accreditation of testing laboratories is a means of determining the technical competence of laboratories to perform specific types of testing.
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Accreditation of
Management System Certification Bodies
Accreditation demonstrates to the marketplace that certification bodies are technically competent to audit and certify management system activity in accordance with the requirements of international standards and regulations.
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Accreditation of
Biobanking Laboratories
Biobanking is integral to many different scientific scopes, and applications for biobanking are becoming more widespread.
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Accreditation of
Forensic Service Providers
EGAC Supporting the criminal justice system through the accreditation of testing, examination and scene of crime activity, where is EGAC accreditation determines the technical competence and impartiality of forensic organizations delivering testing and inspection services to the Criminal Justice System.
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Importance of Accreditation

With the steady rise of the kinds of products and services, which exceeded plurality ever, the presence of mechanism of consumer protection has become a necessity through the test, examination and inspection certificates for products in accordance with the recognized quality systems.

 

Accreditation, which ensures efficient quality systems in accordance with the requirements of international norms and standards to confirm confidence in the role of conformity assessment bodies (CABs) who grant certificates for systems and products as well as testing and calibration laboratories therefore come to rely on the head of the national system for the quality of the standards and quality surveillance and laboratories.

 

Accreditation provides confidence in the certificates and test reports by a set of standards internationally recognized by ISO and These standards assure on several principles which are credibility, competence and transparency that lead to confidence in the results and reports on national and international scale also accreditation supports government’s confidence in the tests and certificates to support it as a regulatory and supervisory.

 

According to ISO/IEC 17011, Accreditation is defined as attestation by a third party (EGAC) that CABs (Testing Laboratories / Calibration Laboratories / Inspection Bodies / Certification Bodies of Management Systems / Medical Testing Laboratories / Product Certification Bodies/ Technical Proficiency Testing Service Providers / Personal Certification Bodies/ Halal Certification Bodies/ Forensic Laboratories, Biobanks Laboratories ) is investigating specific requirements and they are of a technical and administrative efficiency of the performance of conformity assessment activities in accordance with specific criteria and the authority of EGAC is granted by the government.

Seeking Accreditation?

Accreditation gives confidence to regulators that regulations are implemented effectively for the benefit of businesses and consumers.

Accreditation = Confidence in Competence

Accreditation Requirements

Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) Must Meet Specific Requirements for Accreditation:

  • Have Legal Status.
  • Organizational Structure Ensures the Independence and Impartiality and Integration.
  • Efficiency of Methods of Examination the System and Testing it by Internal Audits.
  • Have Proficiency Testing, Uncertainty, Calculation and Method of Validation.
  • Plant and Equipment and Environmental Systems Suitable for the Efficient Work.
  • Guaranteed and Periodically Updated Quality System.
  • A Method for Continuous Improvement.

These Requirements are Verified with the Efficiency in Carrying out its Work through Number of Evaluations and Tests and Reviews by Technical Committees and Ends These Activities at Independent Accreditation Committee for Granting Accreditation, This Process Takes 06 to 09 Months on Average.

Who Are the EGAC Beneficiaries?
  • The Accredited Bodies (Conformity Assessment Bodies)
  • The Industrial Organizations
  • The Service Organizations
  • The Egyptian Products
  • The Egyptian Exports
  • The Consumer
  • The National Economy
  • Healthcare
  • Research Bodies
  • Scientific Research