NILU's ISO-Certifications and Accreditations

Sertifications:

NS-EN ISO 9001-2008 - Quality management

NILU is by Teknologisk institutt sertifisering as, awarded the Management System Certificate to certify conformity with the Management System Requirements of NS-EN ISO 9001:2008, manufacturing/supplying research based environment related services and products.
Audit: Annual

NS-EN ISO 14001:2004 - Environmental management

NILU is by Teknologisk institutt sertifisering as, awarded the Management System Certificate to certify conformity with the Management System Requirements of NS-EN ISO 14001:2004, manufacturing/supplying direct and indirect environmental impact of research and research-based services in Norway.
Audit: Annual

Accreditations:

NS-EN ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

NILU’s laboratories (organic and inorganic chemical analyses, along with all instruments and sampling) are accredited in accordance with NS-EN ISO/IEC 17025 (2005). The accreditation number is TEST 008.

GLP-sertification

The NILU Health Effects Laboratory is inspected according to OECD’s principles for Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and registered in the Norwegian Accreditation’s GLP register with registration number GLP 012, thereby ensuring high quality results.

Our laboratory is the only GLP certified laboratory for human in vitro toxicity testing in Norway.

Reference laboratories:

National reference laboratory for air quality

In 2001 the Norwegian environment agency appointed NILU as the national reference laboratory for air quality in Norway.

The main tasks of the reference laboratory are to ensure that air quality measurements in Norway are carried out in accordance with the requirements stipulated in EU directives, i.e. that the measurements are of the required quality and comparable. Among other things, data in the national database provide the basis for reports by Norwegian authorities to the European Environment Agency (EEA).

National reference laboratory for the measuring of ozone

NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research was May 18, 2006 designated as a national reference laboratory for the measurement of ozone by the Norwegian Metrology Service.

This means that NILU shall establish and maintain national measurement standards for ozone and regularly document that norms are traceable to the highest international level. As a part of its duties as the national reference laboratory NILU will also offer traceable calibration of measuring instruments of ozone measuring instruments.

Achilles ID 23275

NILU is qualified in the Achilles Join Qualification System for suppliers to the Oil Industry in Norway and Denmark.
Audit: Annual