As of June 1st, 2016, 15 methods for microbiological analysis in water are certified NF VALIDATION. The qPCR kits for Legionella qualitative and quantitative detection are certified according to a protocol based on NF T90-471 and ISO/TS 12869 standards. The other methods are certified according to a technical protocol, developed by AFNOR Certification and based on the comparison of an alternative method to a standard method.
During its meeting held on June 1st, 2016, the NF VALIDATION “Technical Board – Water General protocol” approved by vote the validation renewals of the following methods: MWY Legionella Agar (bioMérieux), Colilert-18 / Quanti-Tray or Quanti-Tray 2000 – Bathing waters (IDEXX Laboratories) and COMPASS cc Agar (SOLABIA).
Next meeting for water domain:
– NF VALIDATION “Technical Board – Water General protocol” : Wednesday 19th of October, 2016