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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.
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NEWS & EVENTS
Standing Technical Committee of QCC Holds First Quarter Meeting 2021
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2021: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) held the 2021 first quarter meeting of its Standing Technical Committee for Abu Dhabi Technical Standards on March 28, 2021.
QCC Holds Workshop on Technical Document Issuance Services for Partners
Abu Dhabi, April 01, 2021: The Standards Services Department of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) held a partner awareness workshop for 80 employees from Abu Dhabi government entities and key regulatory bodies on the procedures of the application and issuance of technical documents.
Central Testing Lab of QCC Conducted 1,630 Radioactive Contamination Checks in 2020
Abu Dhabi, March 28, 2021: The Central Testing Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) conducted 1,630 examinations to check radioactivity contamination across food, water and industrial as well as environmental product samples in Abu Dhabi in 2020.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Deploys Mobile Food Laboratory at Al Hudayriyat Island
Abu Dhabi, UAE 16/03/2021: The Central Testing Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) announced that it has deployed a mobile laboratory for onsite checking of the quality, hygiene and safety of food items, including water, offered by food outlets at Al Hudayriat Island.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Mobile Laboratory to Conduct Food Checks at IDEX 2021
Abu Dhabi, UAE 23/02/2021: The Central testing Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) today announced the launch of a new service to provide food products and nutritional checks through mobile laboratories.
Abu Dhabi Central Testing Laboratory tests 2,233 fodder samples in 2020
Abu Dhabi, February 8, 2021: The Central Testing Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has conducted a total of 18,889 tests on 2,233 fodder samples during 2o2o to check on their compliance with Abu Dhabi’s specifications, ensure the quality and safety of animal feeds and protect the livestock in the emirate. Speaking on the occasion Engineer Abdullah Hassan Al Maeeni, Executive Director of the Central Testing Laboratory Sector, stated that the central testing lab provides several chemical and biological testing services to ensure the safety and quality of fodders of all kinds whether herbal or concentrated.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Approves Guidelines and Standards to Empower the Regulatory Authorities within the 2021 Projects’ Plan
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 03/01/2020: QCC held the virtual fourth meeting for 2020 of the Standing Technical Committee of Abu Dhabi technical standards on Thursday December 24th, 2020. The meeting was chaired by the Committee Chairman Mr. Anas Al Barguthi, Executive Director of Conformity and Standards Services Sector in presence of representatives of relevant authorities from the Government and private sectors as well as representatives of the academic sector; the committee included 36 representatives from 22 relevant entities.
Central Testing Laboratory Launches Service of "hormone residue testing in Medicines and Food”
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 28th December, 2020: The Central Testing Laboratory of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council launched service of "hormone residue testing in medicines, food and dietary supplements" to support its regulatory partners and the private sector.
QCC and Abu Dhabi Police sign a Memorandum of Understanding to exchange conformity experiences
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 06 December 2020: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council signed a memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi Police General Command aiming to exchange experiences in the field of safety, quality and conformity, in line with the emirate’s strategy aimed at improving society and creating a community environment that enables it to achieve its goals and aspirations.
Abu Dhabi Quality & Conformity Council Performs 1,500 Tests On 600 Medical Samples, Equipment
Abu Dhabi, July 26, 2020: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has announced a total of 1500 quality tests have been conducted by the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Tests Lab on more than 600 samples of various types of liquids, tablets and injected medicines since the beginning of the year, as well as on medical equipment, such as blood pressure monitors and thermometers, to improve the quality of life in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity, Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization discuss ways of boosting cooperation
Abu Dhabi, July 16, 2020: HE Dr. Hilal Humaid Al Kaabi, Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity (QCC), has virtually discussed with Saad bin Othman Al Qasabi, governor of the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ways of boosting cooperation and developing standards and metrology infrastructure in both countries.
Emirates Metrology Institute guarantees financial surplus in various sectors of AED6 billion over 10 years
Abu Dhabi, August 10, 2020: Saeed Mohammed Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Emirates Metrology Institute, EMI, stated that the institute’s accreditation as a national standards institute will guarantee financial surplus in various sectors in the UAE, such as energy, transport, telecommunications, defence, oil and gas, health, manufacturing and nuclear energy, of around AED6 million over the next ten years.
Emirates Metrology Institute gains international recognition for its measurement and calibration capabilities
Abu Dhabi, October 12th, 2020: The Emirates Metrology Institute (EMI), the UAE’s National Metrology Institute (NMI) has added another feather to its cap by gaining international recognition from Joint Committee for Regional Bodies (JCRB) of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) for its measurement and calibration capabilities (CMCs) in Time and Frequency area which now have been published at BIPM Key Comparison Data Base (KCDB)
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council launches project to develop conformity schemes to improve the quality of local products
Abu Dhabi, 04 November 2020: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has announced the implementation of a joint project to improve the quality and enhance the competitiveness of local products in the domestic and global markets.
QCC takes part in SIAL Middle East 2019
The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) is taking part in the tenth edition of SIAL Middle East, the food and hospitality exhibition which is running from 9th to 11th December 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council carries out Proficiency testing program to verify the competency of COVID-19 testing laboratories
Abu Dhabi, October 25th, 2020: The Central Testing Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council has implemented a proficiency testing program, which is the first of its kind in the region, to verify the competency of medical laboratories carrying out COVID-19 tests.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council launches project to develop conformity schemes to improve the quality of local products
Abu Dhabi, 4 November 2020: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has announced the implementation of a joint project to improve the quality and enhance the competitiveness of local products in the domestic and global markets.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council launches conformity schemes to enhance the Emirate's economic growth and global competitiveness
Abu Dhabi, July 1st, 2020, WAM: Anas Jawdat Al Barghouthi, Executive Director of Conformity and Standards Services Sector at Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), has affirmed that the development of the quality infrastructure system in Abu Dhabi and the Emirate’s commitment to following international standards have resulted in strengthening its economic growth and global competitiveness across many fields, particularly the economic, social, health and environmental domains.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council conducts more than 1,260 pesticide residue tests to ensure health and safety of consumers
Abu Dhabi, June 5, 2020: Over 1,260 pesticide residue tests have been conducted in Abu Dhabi since the beginning of this year to detect any pesticide remnants in agricultural products including vegetables, fruits and fodder, the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) announced on 5 June 2020.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council carries out digital inspection campaigns on 16,524 commodities during Q1
Abu Dhabi May 6,2020: The Consumers and Markets Services Sector – the field arm of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, ADQCC - has launched its remote inspection initiative, to inspect online platforms, websites and points of sale, that have become a major preference for many consumers for purchasing their needs
Central Testing Laboratory of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council releases Emirati hand sanitizer brand
ABU DHABI, 27th April, 2020 (WAM) -- In line with the directives of the UAE leadership and the efforts of Abu Dhabi Government to fight the spread of the new corona virus, COVID -19, pandemic, the Central Testing Laboratory, CTL, of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, QCC, has developed and produced a UAE-made hand sanitizer that meets international standards and guidelines.
QCC launches second phase of tyre-pressure gauge verification in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 30 October 2019: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, the entity responsible for developing an infrastructure of quality in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced the start of its verification campaign aimed at tyre-pressure gauge testing at tyre retail stores and filling stations of ADNOC. This is part of a campaign to ensure the accuracy of legal measurement tools in line with the council's continuous efforts to provide safe and fair markets in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council marks World Metrology Day by launching its latest scientific publication, "The Unit of Measurement"
Abu Dhabi, May 20, 2020: The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has lauded the role played by metrology in supporting and facilitating global trade as well as ensuring products’ compliance with international technical standards and specifications.
QCC Participates in GITEX Technology Week 2019
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, will mark its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2019 with the launch of ‘Jawdah’ smart app a long with the “Verification and inspection maps” project.
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. اليوم نشارك #منظمة_الصحة_العالمية في الاحتفال بـــــ #يوم_الصحة_العالمي، وندعم الجهود الرامية لبناء عالم أكثر عدلاً وصحة للجميع، والذي يعد نهج يتبعه قادتنا في كافة المجالات التي تعزز من صحة أفراد المجتمع. #أبوظبي_للجودة #مجتمع #صحة #أبوظبي #الإمارات Today we join #WHO in celebrating the #WorldHealthDay2021, and support the endeavors in building a fairer and healthier world for everyone which is an approach our leaders also follow to enhance the health of community members. #QCC #community #Doctor #Health #Medical #AbuDhabi #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
. المجلس يستعرض مخرجات اجتماع اللجنة الفنية الدائمة خلال الربع الأول، والتي تحتوي على مشاريع تطوير المعايير وبرامج المطابقة للعام 2021، وتم تقييم جميع الطلبات لمعرفة مدى تأثيرها في المحاور الخمسة الرئيسية المرتبطة بخطة الإمارة. #أبوظبي_للجودة #اجتماعات #شركاء #أبوظبي #الإمارات #QCC reviewed the outcome of the first quarter Standing Technical Committee meeting, including planned development programs and conformity schemes for 2021, evaluating all requests for their impact on key pillars of the Emirate’s development plan. #Meetings #Conformity #AbuDhabi #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
. مجلس #أبوظبي_للجودة يختتم اجتماع الربع الأول لعام 2021، للجنة الفنية الدائمة لمعايير أبوظبي والذي تم عبر تقنية الاتصال المرئي عن بعد، وذلك بحضور ممثلين عن الجهات المعنية، من القطاعين الحكومي والخاص، بالإضافة إلى ممثلين عن القطاع الأكاديمي، حيث تضم اللجنة 36 عضواً يمثلون 22 جهة معنية. #أبوظبي #الإمارات #QCC held the first 2021 virtual meeting of the Standing Technical Committee of Abu Dhabi on technical standards, attended by representatives of relevant government authorities, private sector and representatives of the academic sector; 36 representatives from 22 relevant entities attended the meeting. #AbuDhabi #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
. #معهد_الإمارات_للمترولوجيا التابع لمجلس #أبوظبي_للجودة يستعرض نتائج خدمات الربع الأول من عام 2021، المقدمة لشركاء العمل من القطاعين العام والخاص والتي تهدف إلى في تطبيق أفضل معايير المعايرة والجودة في الإمارة. #نتائج #شركاء #أبوظبي #الإمارات #EmiratesMetrologyInstitute of #QCC showcased the Institute’s services results of 2021 first quarter provided to public and private sector partners to implement superior quality and calibration standards in #AbuDhabi #Markets #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
. #مختبر_الفحص_المركزي التابع لمجلس #أبوظبي_للجودة يستعرض نتائج الفحوصات المخبرية للربع الأول من عام 2021، للمساهمة في الحفاظ على جودة المنتجات المعروضة في الأسواق والمواد والأجهزة المستخدمة في قطاعات العمل المختلفة. #فحص #منتجات #أبوظبي #الإمارات #CentralTestingLaboratory of #QCC announced the laboratory test results for 2021 first quarter on the products offered in the marketplace, and the materials and devices used in the various activity sectors, contributing to ensuring quality. #Markets #Tests #Products #AbuDhabi #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
. حقق #قطاع_خدمات_الأسواق_والمستهلكين التابع لمجلس #أبوظبي_للجودة خلال عام 2021 نتائج ملموسة من خلال عمليات التفتيش الدورية للتحقق من جودة المنتجات وسلامة أدوات القياس القانونية المستخدمة في الأسواق #أسواق #قياس #أبوظبي #الإمارات #ConsumerAndMarketServicesSector of #QCC achieved tangible results in 2021 first quarter via inspections to verify product conformity and the safety of the legal measurement tools used in the markets. #Markets #Consumer #AbuDhabi #UAE @ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates