After the selection and evaluation, the IPICB product certification department assigns its quality management system auditing activities only to the bodies that meet the applicable requirements of the ISO/IEC 17021-1 standard for certification bodies.

In order to use sub-contractors, the IPICB enters into a legally binding contract with the sub-contractor, which includes rules related to confidentiality and conflict of interest.



  1. Takes responsibility for outsourced activities
  2. Ensures that subcontractors and their personnel do not act directly or through other recruiters in a way that undermines the validity of the results.
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Certification Body Questionnaire CB-FR-46