OCC Matadi Accredited by SADCAS
The Congolese Control Office (OCC) Matadi’s Agro Food Testing Laboratory has been accredited by SADCAS in the scope: Chemical Analysis. The accreditation which covers the testing laboratory located at located at Av Lukeni No 16 Q Ville Haute/Cine Palace, in Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) covers 3 test methods namely: Determination of calcium, magnesium and chlorides in potable water. The OCC Matadi’s Agro Food Testing Laboratory is the 5th conformity assessment body in DRC and the 34th testing laboratory in the 13 SADC Member States serviced by SADCAS to be accredited by SADCAS. Through this accreditation, the OCC Matadi’s Agro Food Testing Laboratory has been granted the unique accreditation number TEST 0034. The certificate which was issued on 3 October 2018 is valid for 5 years until 2 October 2023. The initial assessment of OCC Matadi’s Agro Food Testing Laboratory was undertaken by a team of 2 assessors over 2 days from 7 to 8 May 2018 and involved the assessment of 2 Technical Signatories.