Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B) Achieves Recognition by the Federal Communications Commission

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L-A-B’s accredited EMC laboratories in this program may test product to be placed on the market with no further government approval for EMC criteria.

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This recognition is an honor and a result of many years of hard work by our dedicated professional staff and expert technical advisory group.

Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B), a division of A-S-B, is proud to announce that the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) now accepts L-A-B accreditation for testing laboratories seeking recognition by the Commission to perform testing of telecommunications equipment subject to the Commission’s rules.

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L-A-B is an independent third party Accreditation Body whose mission is to Improve Testing and Calibration Laboratories worldwide. L-A-B is recognized by both NACLA (National Cooperation for Laboratory Accreditation, http://www.nacla.net and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, http://www.ilac.org in the fields of calibration and testing. L-A-B’s website http://www.l-a-b.com is one of the web’s most comprehensive resources for laboratories seeking Laboratory Accreditation.

Accreditation Services Bureau (A-S-B) is a nationally and internationally recognized, nongovernmental, independent, limited liability company. A-S-B operates a voluntary accreditation division (L-A-B) to accredit calibration and testing laboratories. L-A-B is utilized by regulators and specifiers for the delivery of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation in conjunction with sector specific/regulatory requirements.

A-S-B’s President R. Douglas Leonard Jr. in response to the FCC recognition stated: “Laboratory accreditation has been incorporated into the laws of the United States by the FCC. As the fourth accreditation body accepted (three private and one government), L-A-B’s accredited EMC laboratories in this program may test product to be placed on the market with no further government approval for EMC criteria. This recognition is an honor and a result of many years of hard work by our dedicated professional staff and expert technical advisory group.”

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