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Product Certification Bodies
Product Certification Accreditation Department
According to the International Standard ISO/IEC 17065
  • 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.


  • Product
    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.


  • Process
    Is a set of interrelated or inter acting activities which transforms inputs into out puts.


  • Service
    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.

Product Certification Benefits:

  • Winning Consumer confidence in the certified products resulting into increased market share and consumers’ ability to identify the products that conform to quality standards thus making quick decisions in favor of quality products.
  • Protection against unfair competition from inferior products on the market through: easy identification of the products that conform since they carry the Quality Mark.
  • The product is presented with a better image in both national and international markets resulting into: mutual recognition schemes where countries recognize each other’s products thus easing entry into regional and foreign markets; easy acceptance and promotion of new products in the markets; and safeguarding the image and reputation of the manufacturer.
  • The Certification Scheme provides technical audit of product quality and process control procedures. This means that the Manufacturer gets technical advisory services and information at little cost that would otherwise be obtained at very high cost.


Egyptian Accreditation Council (EGAC) is Recognized in ISO/IEC 17065 by International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Arab Accreditation Cooperation (ARAC) and African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC).


Accreditation According to ISO/IEC 17065 Requirements by EGAC for Product Certification Bodies is Internationally Recognized by International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Continentally by African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) and Regionally by Arab Accreditation Cooperation (ARAC).