Focus Scientific partnered with ERA because, regardless of the internal QA or regulatory compliance challenges they face, they have the programs in place to validate and document the quality of the data they produce.
Founded in 1977, ERA has evolved to become the premier providers of Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) and Proficiency Testing (PT) products to thousands of laboratories around the world and across multiple industries. With the financial strength of our parent company, Waters Corporation, we continue to expand our capabilities and worldwide presence by now serving laboratories in more than 80 countries.
Our in-depth knowledge of major international accreditation and regulatory bodies enables us to expertly guide customers through the analytical challenges they face. Whether you are a commercial, research or government laboratory, small business or a multi-national corporation, you can count on ERA’s experience, products and services to simplify compliance and ensure quality.
Because quality is critical to our customers, it is critical to us. To demonstrate this, we maintain a comprehensive list of globally-recognized accreditations that uniquely allow us to:
Assure our customers that they are receiving the best proficiency testing (PT) products, certified reference materials (CRM) and quality control standards available by demonstrating to the analytical laboratory community that we maintain rigorous, independent oversight of our internal processes.
Help customers streamline their regulatory compliance by incorporating internationally recognized proficiency testing and certified reference materials into their quality programs.
All of ERA’s proficiency testing and certified reference material products are covered by one or more of the following accreditations:
ISO/IEC Guide 34:2009 – General requirements for competence of reference material producers
Download Guide 34 accreditation certificate for ERA – Colorado (USA)
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Download ISO 17025 accreditation certificate for ERA – Colorado (USA)
ISO/IEC 17043:2010 – General requirements for proficiency testing
Download ERA’s Scope of Accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17043:2010 – Colorado (USA)
UKAS Guide 34:2000 – General requirements for the competence of reference material producers
Download ERA’s UKAS accreditation certificate – Manchester (UK)
UKAS ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Download ERA’s UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation certificate – Manchester (UK)
ISO 9001:2008 – Quality management systems-requirements
Download ERA’s ISO 9001 certificate for ERA – Colorado (USA)
Download ERA’s ISO 9001 certificate for ERA – Manchester (UK)