Association for Laboratory Accreditation
As of July 27, 2000, A2LA has accredited 1,424 laboratories in 46 states, Canada, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Netherlands, Republic of China, Scotland, Switzerland and Taiwan in the following fields:
In addition to these broad fields, specifically-tailored programs are available for animal drugs testing, asbestos, automotive EMC, calibration, environmental lead (Pb), fasteners, fertilizers, food chemistry, food microbiology, metals, and putting green materials testing. Users of laboratory services are advised to seek the specific scope of accreditation from any accredited laboratory. The scope identifies the tests, types of tests, or calibrations for which the laboratory is accredited.