Canada – Consultation on Requirements for Wireless Device Testing Laboratories

ISED has published Notice No. SMSE-011-17 opening a “Consultation on New Requirements for Wireless Device Testing Laboratories”.

ISED are seeking comments related to proposed changes related to conformity assessment that include:

  • changes to allow accreditation bodies to be recognized by ISED and perform accreditation to testing laboratories located in non-MRA countries;
  • changes to ISO/IEC 17025 scope of accreditation for testing laboratories; and
  • transition period and renewal period for the accreditation of testing laboratories.

Comments can be made for 60 days (from August 31, 2017). ISED will also give a further 30 days to respond to submitted comments, once these are posted on the ISED website..

Consultation materials can be found here: