Accreditation by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is not only recognized throughout Canada, and is even mandatory in certain regulated areas, it is an internationally recognized proof of compliance that opens doors to many foreign markets.
Certification bodies from all over the world seek SCC accreditation as proof that their work is in line with the most up-to-date national and international standards and regulations.
Scopes of accreditation
SCC offers accreditation to product, process and service certification bodies in many fields, including:
- Organic products
- Food Safety (ex. CanadaGAP)
- Forestry products
- Energy efficiency verification (ex. EnergyStar)
- Electrical products
- Drinking water
- Fire and personal safety equipment
- Construction materials
- Fuel-burning equipment
Please contact SCC for more information on other areas of accreditation.
Regulated product areas
Certification bodies accredited by SCC must establish ongoing documented working relationships with applicable Canadian regulatory authorities in their field.