Industry Certifications & Memberships
ISO 17025: 2005
Applicable to all laboratories, ISO/IEC 17025:2005 provides the general requirements for competent labs to carry out tests on samples, or calibrations. As a means of developing management systems, technical operations, and administration support, ISO 17025:2005 is designed for first-, second-, and third-party labs to perform standard methods, non-standard methods, and lab-development methods.
View the ISO 17025:2005 scope of accreditation here.
View the official ISO 17025 page here.
Korean Food and Drug Administration Foreign Official Laboratory
View the KFDA certificate here.
ORELAP [Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program]
ORELAP is recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) to accredit environmental testing laboratories to national standards as adopted by the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC).
OMIC USA Inc. (Lab ID No. OR100005) is accredited by ORELAP for drinking water testing (glyphosate only).
View the official ORELAP certificate here.
View the official ORELAP Web site here.
ACLASS provides ISO 17025 accreditation for calibration and testing in analytical laboratories. Additionally recognized internationally by the ILAC, APLAC, and IAC, this certification program helps their customers to build quality assurance and technical competence. With the help of strong customer service, competent assessors, and industry experience, ACLASS works tirelessly to reach customers about the importance and value in accreditation. Citing opportunities for labs to improve during assessments, expanding thinking about accreditation, and technical management systems are only the beginning for ACLASS certification.
Click here to visit the ACLASS Web site.
AOAC [Association of Official Analytical Chemists International]
Comprised of nearly four thousand members in more than ninety countries, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is dedicated to analytical excellence. Made up of forensic scientists, toxicologists, analytical chemists, management executives, microbiologists, and laboratory managers, AOAC provides the chance to demonstrate an elevated level of analytical excellence, and shows dedication to validating methods and improved laboratory management.
View the AOAC International Web site here.
AACC [American Association of Cereal Chemists] International
Standing as a non-profit organization for technical information, research findings, and industry trends, the American Association of Cereal Chemists International are specialists in the use of cereal grains in food. For more than nine decades this organization has helped detect industry trends and advocate proper career training. A leading innovator in deciphering technical and scientific information, the AACC publishes helpful manuals and books in the grain-based worldwide food market.
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GAFTA [The Grain & Feed Trade Association]
Designed to protect and promote the grain, pulses, rice, and animal feed industries, GAFTA has been a driving force for international grain and feed trade since 1878. Made up of more than a thousand members, GAFTA has participators in ninety countries that help encourage the interests of traders throughout the world. Members have many opportunities to participate in professional development and training services, as well as contributions in regular trade policy updates and current events.
View the official GAFTA Web site here.
IFT [Institute of Food Technologists]
The Institute for Food Technologists conducts the world’s largest annual convention on world foods that are grown, processed, manufactured, and distributed, and is one of the most recognized nonprofit food associations in existence. Founded in 1939 and boasting a current worldwide membership of over twenty-two thousand, IFT has been an authoritative voice in food science and food technology in industry, government, and academics.
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ACS [American Chemical Society]
One hundred and fifty-four thousand members large, the American Chemical Society is a world-leading source for chemistry advocates and scientific information. This nonprofit organization is chartered by Congress to raise public awareness about the importance of chemistry. Home to chemists and chemical engineers, ACS is a regular sponsor or promoter of the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, which involves participants from Japan, Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
View the official ACS Web site here.