Singapore — September 14, 2011 — Huntsman Textile Effects is pleased to announce that its
laboratory in Mumbai, India, has been granted accreditation in accordance with ISO/IEC17025:2005 in
the fields of Chemical and Mechanical testing by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and
Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India. The accreditation numbers T-2022 and T-2023 were issued on
August 19, 2011 and cover a broad range of tests.
NABL accreditation is a formal recognition of the technical competence of a testing,
calibration or medical laboratory for a specific task following ISO/IEC 17025:2005, ISO 15189:2007
Standards. This is based on third party assessment.
Laboratory Accreditation provides a ready means for customers to find reliable testing and
calibration services in order to meet their demands. Accreditation to a laboratory is given on the
basis of its capability to perform test(s) / calibration(s) and provide accurate and reliable
Classification of the Testing Laboratories is done on the basis of basic fields of testing.
The accreditation granted to a laboratory remains valid for a period of two years subject to
satisfactory annual surveillance.
Mr Ajay Kanwar, Managing Director of India, commenting on the accreditation stated, “Huntsman
Textile Effects sees this as another major step in providing our customers with world class support
in one of the key textile markets in the world”.
Posted on October 19, 2011
Source: Huntsman Textile Effects