Quality Matters

“…that’s what I thought you said?”

John Hammond and Chris Burgess are also in the middle of a multi-part contribution to the Quality Matters column. “…that’s what I thought you said?” looks at further misundertandings in terminologies surrounding Reference Materials, and sets the record straight.

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What is a “Primary Standard”?

In the Quality Matters Column, Peter Jenks wants to clarify “What is a ‘Primary Standard’?”.

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Reference material accreditation—the way forward

John Hammond reports on important developments at the ISO Committee on Reference Materials (ISO/REMCO) annual meeting.

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Looking back in anger?

Peter Jenks and John Hammond describe how the important ISO 17025 standard has developed, and point out that a review for the third edition of the standard will start soon. All those with an interest in quality standads—an increasing number of us—should make sure their voice is heard at their local standards body.

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How much does quality really matter?

Peter Jenks argues that the two quality approaches, ISO 17025 and cGMP, are both lacking, but both could be made much better and virtually identical with single but different improvements!

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