NF Validation (water) : The news of October 2022 ?

As of October 11th, 2022, 16 methods for microbiological analysis in water are certified NF VALIDATION. The PCR kits for qualitative and quantitative detection of Legionella are certified according to the validation protocols described in NF T90-471 and ISO/TS 12869 standards. The other methods are certified, with validations performed according to the technical protocol developed by AFNOR Certification and based on the comparison of the performances of an alternative method with the ones of a standard method.

Following the positive agreement of the dedicated Technical Committee expressed onto October 4th, 2022, AFNOR Certification approved:

  • Certification renewals : Enterolert-E/Quanti-Tray ou Quanti-Tray 2000 (IDEXX Laboratoires)

Our next meetings 2023 : March 8th, June 7th and October 11th