EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012

Conformity assessment - Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection (ISO/IEC 17020:2012)

Publication date:   May 17, 2012

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60.60 Standard published   Mar 1, 2012

CEN/CENELEC

CEN/CLC/JTC 1 Criteria for conformity assessment bodies

European Norm

03.120.20   Product and company certification. Conformity assessment

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ISO/IEC 17020:2012 specifies requirements for the competence of bodies performing inspection and for the impartiality and consistency of their inspection activities.
It applies to inspection bodies of type A, B or C, as defined in ISO/IEC 17020:2012, and it applies to any stage of inspection.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

765/2008

REGULATION (EC) No 765/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 9 July 2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 339/93

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2008/68/EC

Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods

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EN ISO/IEC 17020:2004

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EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012
60.60 Standard published
Mar 1, 2012