United Accreditation Body of India (UABI) is an autonomous accreditation body of India. UABI has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
In order to achieve this objective, UABI provides laboratory accreditation services to laboratories that are performing tests / calibrations in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017, ISO 15189:2007 for medical laboratories and also ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 which are generic standards and are necessary for good Management control and for better environment in an Organization. These services are offered in a reasonable time and at reasonable price and are accessible to all testing and calibration laboratories in India, in a non-discriminatory manner regardless of their ownership, legal status, size and degree of independence.
The users have access to information regarding accredited laboratories through website. UABI website is updated continuously with respect to status of accredited laboratories and their scope of accreditation. Suggestions are welcome from users of the website for further improvement.
The operational expenses of United Accreditation Body of India are generated through the service offered. The policies and procedures for accreditation by the UABI are non discriminatory and are implemented uniformly to all applicants and reasonable fee is charged for the service of the accreditation offered.
The UABI complies and operates its management system in line with the requirement of inter- national standard IS/ISO/IEC 17011-2004 (Conformity Assessment - General Requirement for Accreditation Bodies Conformity Assessment Bodies). The UABI offers the following accreditation to the laboratories for effective operation, to generate reliab le results and international recognition.
- ISO/IEC17025: 2017 General requirement of the laboratories to carryout sampling, testing and calibration.
- ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
- ISO 14001:2015 Environment Management system
- ISO/IEC15189: 2007 General requirement for laboratories to be competent to carry out sampling and testing in medical field.
UNITED ACCREDITATION BODY OF INDIA (UABI) is an autonomous accreditation body in INDIA. It offers accreditation programs for various types of conformity assessment bodies, for laboratories in accordance with the relevant International Standard.