ISO/IEC 17025:2017

Cannabis Clearwater can be your partner in preparing for your ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification 


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What Is An ISO/IEC 17025:2017?

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is a set of general requirements for the competence of an organization that carries out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling.  ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization and IEC stands for International Electrotechnical Commission. The IEC is an organization that prepares and publishes standards for testing and certifications. The 17025 means the code under that particular ISO and 2017 represents the latest update to ISO/IEC 17025, i.e. year 2017. 

What Does It Mean To Be ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certified?

To be ISO 17025 certified means an organization met the requirements as set forth in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard. 

What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Having An ISO/IEC 17025 Certificat?

  1. Abide by ISO/IEC 17025 Standards
  2. Greater Efficiency
  3. Lower Costs
  4. Internationally Recognized
  5. Increase Business Opportunities/Partners

Be The First Cannabis Business To Get An ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certificate

Cannabis Clearwater has over a combined 50 years of ISO certification experience. Our team consists of medical device and pharmaceutical experts that know the correct and fast approach to obtaining an ISO/IEC 17025 certificate. Our 3-Phase System puts us in the lead in the cannabis industry for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification. 

                                                                                              3-Phase System ISO/IEC 17025 Certification

Phase I

Full system audit (ISO17025 and GMP), including Gap Analysis and Report

–    1-day on-site audit OR Remote Audit

–    Review of Quality System documents and records to evaluate, compliance with regulatory standards and internal procedures

–    Gap Analysis of the Company’s Quality System documents and ISO 17025 requirements. (Including but not limited to: Management responsibilities, customer requirements, manufacturing, equipment controls, monitoring & measurement, non-conformities, and corrective actions)

–    Gap Analysis of the Company’s Quality System documents

–    A list of recommendations/observations to obtain compliance

Phase II

QMS Implementation (based on the outcome of Phase I audit)

Phase III

ISO 17025 and GMP Audit Support (determined by the number of days for audit)

ISO 17025 and GMP Compliance  Audit (pending quote from certification body)



Why Should I Need An ISO 17025 Certificate?

As we head down the path of both State and Federal regulations, the rules and regulations will apply to the cannabis industry. The cannabis industry will abide by ISO/IEC 17025 standards just like any other industry that meet testing and sampling standards.  

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