Recommendation of 3rd-Party Testing Laboratory

RECOMMENDATION OF 3RD-PARTY TESTING LABORATORY IN RELATION TO FINGERPRINT COATING CERTIFICATE FOR RETAINED PAINT SAMPLE

 

The 3rd-party testing laboratory shall:

  1. Be independent and shall not be the manufacturer, supplier, designer or owner of the tested items, nor the authorized representative or a subsidiary of any of these parties;
  2. Be free from any undue commercial, financial and other pressures which may interfere with their independence, judgement capability and integrity;
  3. Possess a benchtop FTIR spectrophotometer for FTIR structural test;
  4. Have at least one IMM certified Coating Fingerprint Quality Controller (FPQC) signatory personnel;
  5. Be listed in the “Recommended list of 3rd-party testing laboratories” by Institute of Materials, Malaysia; and
  6. Be recognized by the owner for a grace period of at least 3 years. After the grace period, the appointment as the 3rd-party testing laboratory for Coating Fingerprint Certificate shall be made based on its accreditation by authorized body

NOTE: Compliance to ISO/IEC 17025 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is encouraged but not compulsory.

 

Please submit the completed form via email to aberamy.imm@gmail.com or to secretariatoffice.imm@gmail.com.