ICC-ES Applauds U.S.-Mexico Canada Agreement, Offers Conformity Assessment Service in All Three Countries
Effective July 1, the United States-Mexico Canada Agreement, negotiated to replace NAFTA, officially entered into force. ICC Evaluation Service certifies products in all three USMCA markets and will continue to offer evaluation services in North America under the agreement.
The standards, conformity assessment and Good Regulatory Practices chapters of USMCA include stronger language that will aid in future bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, say organization officials.
In the area of conformity assessment, where accreditation is and will continue to be a government function in both Canada and Mexico, manufacturers will have the option of using ICC-ES. ICC-ES is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation and the ANSI National Accreditation Board, Standards Council of Canada and EMA for Mexico with relevant scopes in all three countries.
ICC-ES is available to help streamline the process and provide a one-stop-shop for testing, listing and evaluation service.