September 26, 2019, Frederick, MD – PRESS RELEASE – A2LA has announced the accreditation of MA Analytics and Aeos Labs, Inc. to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. MA Analytics, based in Las Vegas, Nev., and Aeos Labs, based in Aiea, Hawaii, are A2LA’s first cannabis testing laboratories accredited in their respective states.
"We are happy and honored to be a part of the A2LA family,” said Ashley Ciliberti, GM of MA Analytics. "The values of A2LA are in line with our commitment to the standardization of quality systems in the industry. We are excited about this powerful partnership and to be recognized as A2LA's first accredited cannabis laboratory in Nevada. After thorough research, we chose A2LA due to their stringent oversight on properly ensuring our quality systems are held to the highest standard."
“Aeos Labs is committed to upholding the highest standards throughout each step of the testing process and we are extremely pleased to have attained ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation through A2LA”, said Ally Park, president of Aeos Labs. “As the medical cannabis industry evolves and state-mandated laboratory standards of operation prove vital, both clients and consumers need assurance that testing results will be accurate and reliable."
“We congratulate MA Analytics and Aeos Labs on achieving accreditation through A2LA,” said Chris Gunning, A2LA's general manager. “A2LA is excited to see the continued growth of our cannabis program into more states. This addition further promotes the value that accreditation adds in ensuring quality products in this emerging industry. We look forward to our continued relationship with MA Analytics and Aeos Labs in serving their accreditation needs.”
Achieving ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by A2LA is the pinnacle in third-party laboratory accreditation, as it confirms that laboratories have management, quality and technical systems in place to ensure accurate and reliable analyses, as well as proper administrative processes to ensure that all aspects related to the sample, the analysis, and the reporting are standardized, measured and monitored.