SGS in Colombia has been recognized as a Certification Body by the accreditation organization of El Salvador, OSA.

The OSA recognition enables SGS to issue certification to those organizations looking to import regulated products into El Salvador, such as:

  • Room air conditioners ≤ 36000 BTU/h
  • Central air conditioners > 36000 BTU/h
  • Domestic refrigerators
  • Commercial refrigerators

Jhon Cediel, Technical Supervisor, SGS said: "This recognition from the OSA is a welcome endorsement of the competence and reliability of our test laboratories and is great news for the company and our clients. It means that those organizations looking to import and/or export to El Salvador can achieve certification through one process that meets the regulation standards required by El Salvador and Colombia. Our clients continue to benefit from our growing range of local solutions and global services."

Recognition was issued based on the IAF and IACC agreements between accreditation bodies members and will be valid until next October 8, 2019 with the possibility to be extended.

Through its accredited laboratories, SGS in Colombia offers services for the country's most important economic sectors and holds the following certifications and accreditations:

  • NTC/ISO 9001
  • NTC/ISO 14001
  • NTC/OHSAS 18001
  • NTC/ISO/IEC 17020
  • NTC/ISO/IEC 17021
  • NTC/ISO/IEC 17024
  • NTC/ISO/IEC 17025 
  • NTC/ISO/IEC 17065

For further information contact:

Jhon Cediel
Technical Supervisor E&E
SGS Colombia
t: +57 315 726 04 84

About SGS

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.