| Organizational assessments or second party are allowed when approved by customer
Calibration requirements are increased to accreditation
the laboratory shall be accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 or national equivalent and include the relevant inspection, test, or calibration service in the scope of the accreditation (certificate); the certificate of calibration or test report shall include the mark of a national accreditation body; or
there shall be evidence that the external laboratory is acceptable to the customer.
Calibration services may be performed by the equipment manufacturer when a qualified laboratory is not available
Use of calibration services, other than by qualified (or customer accepted) laboratories, may be subject to government regulatory confirmation, if required.