Accreditation is considered as the first essential step for facilitating mutual acceptance of test results and measurement data.
NABL went a step further in removing technical barriers to trade and achieved the status of signatory to Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Arrangement based on a peer evaluation by APAC in 2000. . Today, the test results and measurement data produced by Indian accredited CABs are acceptable amongst economies which MRA partners represent.
NABL provides accreditation in all major fields like NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING,MECHANICAL etc. Non-Destructive, Photometry, Radiological, Thermal & Forensics under testing facilities and Electro-Technical, Mechanical, Fluid Flow, Thermal, Optical, Medical Devices & Radiological under Calibration facilities. NABL also provides accreditation for medical testing laboratories. In addition, NABL also offers accreditation for Proficiency testing providers & Reference Material producers and is now signatory to APAC MRA for both.