The Quality Assurance Unit of the Mauritius Standards Bureau is a third party conformity assessment body and is accredited as per ISO/IEC 17021:2011. Accreditation ensures that the certification body operates management system certification in a competent, consistent and impartial manner, thereby facilitating the recognition of the Mauritius Standards Bureau and the acceptance of its certifications on a national and international basis.
Certification by an accredited body enables trust between the organization and its customer and serves as a foundation for facilitating the recognition of management system certification in the interest of international trade.
Accreditation of the certification body ensures that the requirements for the competence, consistency and impartiality of the audit and certification of management systems of all types are being adhered to.
Mauritius Accreditation Service and Norwegian Accreditation Body
Accreditation of the Quality Assurance Unit of the Mauritius Standards Bureau in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021:2011 by the Mauritius Accreditation Service which is the National Accreditation Body and Norwegian Accreditation Body is valid till 12 May 2014. The accreditation covers the certification for the following management systems:
The Quality Management System Standard – MS ISO 9001:2008
The Information Security Management System Standard – MS ISO/IEC 27001:2005
The Food Safety Management System Standard – MS 133:2010