October 21, 2019, Frederick, MD – PRESS RELEASE – A2LA has announced the accreditation of each North Coast Analytical Laboratories and North Coast Testing Laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Each of these laboratories are positioned in Streetsboro, Ohio and are A2LA’s 1st accredited cannabis testing laboratories in the state. North Coast Testing offers testing to service the health-related marijuana business and North Coast Analytical offers testing to service the hemp business.
“We are very proud of the operate of our whole group in swiftly building and implementing a extensive high-quality management plan that can give all participants in the Ohio Healthcare Marijuana Handle System self-assurance in the high-quality and security of solutions tested in our laboratory,” stated Carolyn Friedrich, Ph.D., Scientific Director at North Coast Testing.
“Our accreditation by A2LA is a testament to our potential to meet the most rigorous high-quality management requirements in analytical testing of hemp solutions, and a vote of self-assurance in our team’s potential to execute at the highest levels,” stated Nick Szabo, Laboratory Director at North Coast Analytical. “A2LA went above and beyond at just about every step, and we drastically appreciate their efforts.”
“We congratulate North Coast Analytical Laboratory and North Coast Testing Laboratory for getting the 1st accredited cannabis testing laboratories in the state of Ohio”, stated Chris Gunning, Accreditation Solutions Basic Manager at A2LA. « Their commitment to excellence was evident in the facilities that they have constructed, the employees they have assembled and the high-quality method they have implemented. This dedication to high-quality final results will be an asset to prospects in Ohio.”
Attaining ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by A2LA is the pinnacle in third-celebration laboratory accreditation, as it confirms that laboratories have management, high-quality, and technical systems in location to make certain precise and dependable analyses, as properly as correct administrative processes to make certain that all elements associated to the sample, the evaluation, and the reporting are standardized, measured and monitored.