(IDEX Online) – Gemological Science International (GSI) announced it has received its ISO 17025 and DAC - REQ – 01 accreditation in Dubai, making it the first international gemological organization to do so in that country.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
The ISO standard covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory developed methods. The GSI said it is considered the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world.
"In order to achieve this type/level of certification by the Dubai Accreditation Centre (DAC), GSI was required to go through a rigorous audit of its diamond, gemstone and jewelry testing processes, procedures and equipment.
“We are especially proud of this achievement in Dubai for it showcases, in an internationally recognized and respected manner, the accuracy, reliability, consistency and validity of the work we are doing not just in Dubai, but around the world,” said Debbie Azar, GSI President & Co-Founder (pictured above). ...