- Product (Includes Process and Service) Certification
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.
Is a result of a process Many products comprise elements belonging to different generic product categories, Whether the product is then called service, software, hardware or processed material for a final product.
Is a set of interrelated or inter acting activities which transforms inputs into out puts.
Is a result of at least one activity necessarily performed at the interface between the supplier and the customer, which is generally intangible.
- Product Certification
Is the process of certifying that a certain product has passed all tests and other conformity assessment activities, and meets qualification criteria stipulated in contracts, regulations, or specifications (Certification Schemes).
A third-party certification body issues a certificate to confirm that a product of a given supplier satisfies the requirements of a specified certification scheme.
Certified products may bear a certification mark to demonstrate their quality, which can directly link to the conformity of the product with specified requirements.