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Health Product Testing Unit, UBU Has Been Certified the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by Ministry of Science and Technology

Patcharin Jongjai     2019/01/25 ,     ( 529 views)  

Health Product Testing Unit, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBU received a certificate from the Bureau of Laboratory Accreditation (BLA), Department of Science Service, Ministry of Science and Technology for the approval of its quality of laboratory competence that reaches the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard. Asst. Prof. Dr. Chutinun Prasitpuripreecha, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences received the certificate from Mrs. Umaporn Sukmoung, the Director of the Department of Science Service. The Presentation of Certificate ceremony was held at the Department of Science Service, Ministry of Science and Technology on 25 January 2019.

The Health Product Testing Unit, formerly known as “WaterQuality Testing Unit” was established to assess the quality of various types of water such as drinking water, ice, tap water and ground water. The testing unit was opened to serve entrepreneurs, governmental units and private sectors. Besides the quality testing, the Health Product Testing Unit also provides knowledge and suggestions to its customers in order to maintain quality water standards and to prevent people from drinking impure water to protect their health.

Bureau of Laboratory Accreditation (BLA), the Ministry of Science and Technology has a collaboration with two international organizations; the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).  Therefore, the certificate granted by the BLA is accepted and recognized on an international standard level.

In conclusion, the approval given by BLA demonstrates and guarantees the high quality of UBU’s laboratories in terms of staff, facilities, equipment, and management of the Health Product Testing Unit. The unit continuously works to improve its service and to maintain its quality to provide the best service to its customers. They want to ensure that people in various communities continuously have access to pure and safe water.

The Health Product Testing Unit is located at the University Laboratory Building at UBU. For more details, please contact 045-353644-5 or visit www.phar.ubu.ac.th.