Norwegian Accreditation (NA) is the Norwegian body for accreditation of:
- Laboratories and sampling organisations
- Certification bodies
- Inspection bodies
- EU ETS verifiers
- Environmental verifiers (EMAS)
Accreditation is a means to establish confidence in the quality of products and services world wide, through mutal acceptance of results of services provided in compliance with relevant standards and multi lateral agreements (MLA) of accreditation.
NA is the Norwegian signatar to the EA mulitlateral agreements on accreditation (MLA). Through this MLA we are also signatars to the ILAC and IAF multilateral agreements.
Norwegian Accreditation is also the Norwegian monotoring body for Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) inspections, according to OECD's GLP principles.