The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is a nonprofit, non-governmental, public service, membership society. We are the only independent (meaning that we are not governed by another, “parent” organization), non-profit, internationally-recognized accreditation body in the United States that offers a full range of comprehensive laboratory and laboratory-related accreditation services and training. Services are available to any type of organization, be it private or government. All of our accreditation programs are based on internationally-accepted criteria for competence. In addition to the accreditation of laboratories, A2LA offers programs for the accreditation of inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies.
Providing independent, world-class accreditation and training programs that inspire confidence in the quality of services and acceptance of results from accredited organizations.
Accreditation accepted everywhere
A2LA’s Principles and Values
- Uncompromising Integrity
- Impartiality, Independence & Objectivity
- Continuous Improvement/Personal Renewal
- Respect for Individual Dignity