The Council Services
Conformity assessment scheme is an integral part of quality infrastructure. The scheme facilitates and ensures consumer confidence of products, processes, management system and people. Conformity assessments are carried out by competing authority by providing analytical testing, inspection, and certification services. Establishment of Conformity Program Services Sector at QCC aims to verify product compliance with technical specifications and mandatory requirements before being traded in markets or providing services to beneficiaries.
A specification is a document that is issued by consensus, and then approved by a recognized body. The specifications provide rules, guidelines, or specifications for specific products or services in order to achieve the optimal system. Specifications become regulations if approved by law. Specifications usually focus on performance in order to minimize technical obstacles. The establishment of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council came under local law No. (3) for the year 2009 to review and improve specifications in Abu Dhabi.
Central testing laboratory (CTL) was established by merging 9 government laboratories in Abu Dhabi into one central setup to ease quality and safety based testing under one roof in addition to reducing the cost of testing services. The laboratory's current capabilities include testing water, medicines, foodstuffs and building materials with a vision to expand services in the future in sectors such as medical materials and electrical appliances. In addition to analytical testing solutions. CTL provides inspection, certification, advisory, research and training services for both industrial sector and consumers according to the requirements and needs, thereby contributing to the development of quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.