Preparing for an ISO 17025 Audit: What to Expect from a LIMS?


CloudLIMS hosted a complimentary webinar titled “Preparing for an ISO 17025 Audit: What to Expect from a LIMS?”. A large  number of attendees, including laboratory managers, owners, and quality managers of cannabis testing laboratories, participated in the live webinar. The webinar was presented by Mr. Arun Apte, CEO, We received several  questions for audits and compliance. It was a wonderful experience interacting with the participants and answering their questions.

ISO 17025 accreditation is crucial for cannabis testing laboratories to demonstrate their competency and assure the quality of test results. The webinar focused on the technical and management system requirements of ISO 17025 standard, the scope of the standard, and the new additions in the latest version of ISO 17025, such as risk-based thinking. The webinar also emphasized the significance of achieving ISO 17025 accreditation, such as lower cost of operation, enhanced lab credibility, and reduced risks and liabilities. Furthermore, the webinar also showcased the role of a LIMS in helping cannabis testing laboratories meet the various requirements of ISO 17025:2017, such as managing documents, managing training and competency of personnel, generating personalized CoA per state regulations, etc. The webinar also highlighted the importance of instrument integration in ensuring data accuracy and integrity, besides reducing turnaround times.

The webinar is now available on-demand. If you missed the chance to attend the webinar, you can watch the recording. If you would like to discuss some of the data management and regulatory challenges of your cannabis testing facility, you can sign up to talk to our experts.

Also, download the presentation of the talk titled “Achieve Quality Assurance in Cannabis Testing Laboratories using a LIMS”. Mr. Arun Apte delivered the talk at the 2019 Cannabis Science Conference West.