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Regulatory and validation Information

Regulatory and validation Information

External sources for accreditation or validation papers:

Useful web-sites:
NORDVAL: to get Nordval certificates:
ISO: to get info on the updated ISO CEN and country standards visit:
ISO9001 UK Standard:
EC Legislation and regulations:
EFSA: European Food Safety Authority will provide info on the main food safety topics in Europe
FSA: UK Food Standards Agency
HPA: UK Public Health Agency

The use of validated methods allows accredited laboratories around the world to use Microbiological tests, helps ensure good lab practices and maintain a good quality standard.

List of validated methods by supplier and overview by specimen:

Nordval website and page from which certificates can be downloaded:

Certificates of registration

Certificate of Registration Bridgend - (PDF, 362KB)
Certificate of Registration St Paul - (PDF, 513KB)