The Accreditation Symbol means that a conformity assessment body (i.e. a laboratory, inspection body or certification body) has reached a high level of competence and is in conformance with all the requirements of the applicable and internationally recognized accreditation standards.
Accredited conformity assessment bodies have to follow the regulations RAB02 issued by the NAB-MALTA when using the symbol and when making reference to accreditation. Non-adherence to these regulations may result in suspension of accreditation.
The following are the accreditation symbols currently in use: