PAB Milestones

 

2021 
01 OctoberRetained full membership to APAC MRA for the scopes of testing and calibration based on ISO/IEC 17025, quality management system (ISO 9001), environmental management system (ISO 14001), and food safety management system (ISO 22000) certification based on ISO/IEC 17021-1, and granted extension of signatory status for product certification based on ISO/IEC 17065.
2019 
27 FebruaryRetained full membership to APAC MRA for the scopes of testing and calibration based on ISO/IEC 17025 and granted extension of signatory status for medical testing based on ISO 15189 and inspection body based on ISO/IEC 17020.
21 FebruaryBy Virtue of Department Order No. 19-18 s.2018 issued by DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) was transferred to the supervision of the Undersecretary for Competitiveness and Innovation Group (CIG).
2017 
06 DecemberGranted full membership to International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)
29 MarchBy Virtue of Department Order No. 17-35 s.2017 issued by DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) was transferred to the supervision of the Undersecretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy Group (IDTPG).
2016 
09 JuneLaunch of Accreditation program for ISMS and EnMS Certification.
2015 
10 DecemberLaunch of PAB as a Bureau.
2014 
02 JuneAdoption and Implementation for the DTI Rationalization Plan in view with the Approval by DBM of DTI’s Rationalization Plan.
2013 
17 OctoberCreating of Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) under the Office of the Undersecretary for Consumer Protection Group (CPG) formerly Consumer Welfare and Trade Regulation Group of the Department of Trade and Industry. This is the result of approval by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of DTI’s Rationalization Plan (Pursuant to Executive Order no. 366 dated 04 October 2004).
2011 
10-17 SeptemberPAB hosted the 17th Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) General Assembly and Technical Meetings.
11-18 JunePAB hosted the 18th Plenary Meeting of the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC).
2009 
18 MayIssuance of Executive Order no. 802 pursuan to Section 13 of Republic Act 9236 also known as “The National Metrology Act of 2003” Which strengthned and recognized the Philippine Accreditation Office (PAO) as the national accreditation body, the centra body to accredit inspection, testing and certifying bodies and other bodies offering conformity assessment services.
2007 
26 OctoberGranted full membership to IAF MLA for Management System Certification (ISO/IEC 17021) in the scope of EMS (ISO 14001).
12 JulyGranted full membership to PAC MLA for Management System Certification (ISO/IEC 17021) in the scope of EMS (ISO 14001).
2006 
11 AprilTransfer of the accreditaiton functions from the Bureau of Product Standards to the Office of the Undersecretary of the Consumer Welfare and Trade Regulation Group making the Philppine Accreditation Office a full-pledge office in view of the issuance Department Administrative Order 04 by the former DTI Secretary Peter B. Favilla.
2005 
17 NovemberGranted full membership to ILAC MRA for testing and Calibration (ISO/IEC 17025); former name as Bureau of Product Standards Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (BPSLAS).
16 NovemberGranted full membership to APLAC MRA for Testing and Calibration (ISO/IEC 17025); former name as Bureau of Product Standards Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (BPSLAS).
2002 
22 SeptemberGranted full membership to IAF MLA for Management System Certification (ISO/IECC) 17021 in the scope of QMS (ISO:9001); former namd as Bureau of PRoduct Standards Accredtation Scheme (BAS).
07 AugustGranted full membership to PAC MLA for Management System Certification (ISO/IEC 17021) in the scope of QMS (ISO:9001); former name as Bureau of Product Standards Accreditation Scheme (BAS).
1995Accreditation Schemes for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) was handled by the Bureau of Product Standars (BPS) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).