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Conformity assessment

Conformity assessment, also known as compliance assessment [1], [2],,[3] is any activity to determine, directly or indirectly, that a process, product, or service meets relevant technical standards and fulfills relevant requirements.[4]

Conformity assessment activities may include:

Additionally, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) governs conformity assessment through the Agreement on Mutual Recognition in Relation to Conformity Assessment (Signed July 4, 2000)

Standardization

The international standards of the topic are published by ISO standards for the topic include

  • ISO/TR 13881:2000 Petroleum and natural gas industries—Classification and conformity assessment of products, processes and services [7]
  • ISO 18436-4:2008 Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines—Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel—Part 4: Field lubricant analysis [8]
  • ISO/IEC 18009:1999 Information technology—Programming languages—Ada: Conformity assessment of a language processor [9]

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