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Accreditation Resources Laboratories (SAMM)
  • Accreditation Standard
    No Name Document TItle Price (RM)
    1 MS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General Requirements for The Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories 60.00
    2 MS ISO 15189:2014 Medical Laboratories - Requirements for Quality and Competence 90.00
  • Policies
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 SP1 Terms and Condition Governing the Laboratory Accreditation Scheme of Malaysia
    Issue 5, 19 September 2018
    -   PDF
    2 SP2 Policy on the Metrological Traceability of Measurement Results
    Issue 5, 10 February 2022
    -   PDF
    3 SP3 Policy on the Use of SAMM Accreditation Symbol and Combined ILAC MRA Mark or Reference to SAMM Accreditation
    Issue 6, 19 September 2018
    -   PDF
    4 SP4 Policy for Participation in Proficiency Testing Activities 
    Issue 3, 1 October 2013 (Amd. 2, 27 October 2022)
    -   PDF
    5 SP5 Policy on Measurement Uncertainty Requirements for SAMM Testing Laboratories
    Issue 2, 28 February 2007 (Amd. 2, 13 February 2019)
    Applicable to SAMM Testing laboratory only   PDF
    6 SP6 Requirements for Approved Signatory 
    Issue 4, 30 August 2008 (Amd. 2, 13 February 2019)
    -   PDF
    7 SP8 Requirements and Procedures for the Accreditation of Site Calibration and Testing Laboratories
    Issue 2, 28 February 2007 (Amd. 1, 11 August 2014)
    Applicable to SAMM laboratory carrying out site Testing / Calibration   PDF
    8 SP10 Grading of Non-Conformities
    Issue 2, 28 February 2007 (Amd. 3, 5 July 2018)
    Information document for SAMM Laboratory   PDF
  • Specific Criteria
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 SC 1.1 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Forensic Science Testing
    Issue 3, 10 February 2022
    Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory Only   PDF
    2 SC 1.2 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Chemical Testing 
    Issue 2, 13 May 2022
    Applicable to Chemical Testing Laboratory Only   PDF
    3 SC 1.3 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Microbiological Testing
    Issue 2, 10 February 2022
    Applicable to Microbiological Testing Laboratory Only   PDF
    4 SC 1.4

    Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Electrical, Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing
    Issue 2, 30 April 2020

    Applicable to Electrical, Radio Frequency and EMC Testing Laboratory Only   PDF
    5 SC 1.5

    Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Mechanical Testing and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
    Issue 2, 30 April 2020

    Applicable to Mechanical Testing / NDT Laboratory Only   PDF
    6 SC 1.6

    Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Veterinary Testing
    Issue 2, 30 April 2020

    Applicable to Veterinary Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    7 SC 2.0

    Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the field of Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 5, 26 April 2017

    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    8 SC 2.1 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Medical Molecular Testing
    Issue 1, 14 November 2017
    Applicable to Medical Molecular Testing Laboratory only   PDF
  • Specific Technical Requirement
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 STR 1.1 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Laboratory Performing Bioefficacy Testing of Household and Public Health Pesticides
    Issue 3, 10 February 2022
    Applicable to Household Pesticides Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    2 STR 1.2 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Toxicity Testing Laboratories
    Issue 4, 13 May 2022
    Applicable to Toxicity Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    3 STR 1.5 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Testing Laboratories 
    Issue 2, 31 January 2007
    Applicable to Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    4 STR 1.6 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratories
    Issue 2, 31 January 2007
    Applicable to Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratory onl   PDF
    5 STR 1.9 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Document Examination for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories 
    Issue 1, 30 August 2008
    Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    6 STR 1.10 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Information Technology Security Evaluation and Testing: Common Criteria
    Issue 1, 2 January 2009
    Applicable to Information Technology (IT) Security Evaluation and Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    7 STR 1.13 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Software Testing Laboratories
    Issue 2, 10 February 2022
    Applicable to Software Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    8 STR 1.14 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Industrial Hygiene Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 8 September 2016
    Applicable to Industrial Hygiene Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    9 STR 1.15 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Network Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 13 October 2022
    Applicable to Network Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    10 STR 2.1 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Anatomical Pathology (Cytopathology) for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 5, 26 April 2017
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    11 STR 2.2 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Anatomical Pathology (Histopathology) for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 5, 26 April 2017
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    12 STR 2.3 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Chemical Pathology for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 5, 26 April 2017
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    13 STR 2.4 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of haematology for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 4, 16 October 2017
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    14 STR 2.5 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of medical microbiology for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 5, 26 April 2017 
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    15 STR 2.7 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Assisted reproductive technology (ART) Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 30 August 2008
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    16 STR 2.8 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Cytogenetics for Medical Testing Laboratories
    Issue 3, 26 April 2017 (Amd.1, 3 November 2017)
    Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
  • Circular
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 SAMM Circular 1/2023 Transition to ISO 15189:2022 Medical Laboratories - Requirements for Quality and Competence Applicable to Medical Testing only   PDF
    2 SAMM Circular 4/2021 Management of Assessment for Laboratories Located in Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak -   PDF
    3 SAMM Circular 3/2021 Supplementary Requirements for Accreditation of Calibration Laboratories Applicable to Calibration Laboratory only   PDF
    4 SAMM Circular 2/2021 Policy on the Quality Management System (QMS) Under the Purview of One Legal Entity for Medical Testing Laboratories Applicable to Medical Testing only   PDF
    5 SAMM Circular 1/2021 SAMM Medical Testing: Guidelines for Remote Assessment Applicable to Medical Testing only   PDF
    6 SAMM Circular 3/2019 Guideline for The Determination of Assessment Man-Days of Accreditation Assessment for Medical Testing Laboratories (SAMM MS ISO 15189) Applicable to Medical Testing only   PDF
    7 SAMM Circular 2/2019 Policy on Implementation of Reporting Statements of Conformity Based on MS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Applicable to Testing and Calibration only   PDF
    8 SAMM Circular 1/2019 Policy on Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia (SAMM) Formaldehyde Testing Laboratories Under the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Applicable to Chemical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    9 SAMM Circular 2/2018 Policy on Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia (SAMM) EMC Testing under APEC-TEL MRA/US FCC Applicable to EMC Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    10 SAMM Circular 1/2018 Requirements for the Accreditation of Branch and Satellite Laboratories -   PDF
    11 SAMM Circular 4/2017 Transition to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 -   PDF
    12 SAMM Circular 3/2017 Policy on Implementation of Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Medical Molecular Testing (SC 2.1) Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    13 SAMM Circular 2/2017 Policy on Implementation of Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Medical Molecular Testing (SC 2.1) -   PDF
    14 SAMM Circular 1/2017 Policy on the implementation of Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Industrial Hygiene Testing Laboratories (STR 1.14) Applicable to Testing Laboratory only   PDF
    15 SAMM Circular 2/2016 Policy on Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia (SAMM) Scope of Accreditation -   PDF
    16 SAMM Circular 1/2016 Policy on HIV Screening Test for Medical Testing Laboratories Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only   PDF
  • Guidance Document
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 ILAC-G24:2022 Guideline for Determination of Recalibration Intervals of Measuring Equipment - PDF
    2 ILAC-G8:2019 Guidelines on Decision Rules and Statements of Conformity - PDF
  • Information
    No Name Document Title Remark Download
    1 SI 1

    An Introduction of SAMM to Testing and Calibration Laboratories 
    Issue 5, 8 October 2021

    -   PDF
    2 SI 2 Information on Local Proficiency Testing (PT) Provider
    Issue 2, 1 February 2018
    -   PDF
  • Withdrawn Documents
    No Name Document Title
    1 STR 2.6 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of medical microbiology (Virology) for Medical Testing Laboratories
    2 STR 1.4 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Veterinary Testing Laboratories.
    3 STR 1.3 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing Laboratories.
    4 SP 9 Specific Requirements for Measurement and Calibration System.
    5 SP 7 Specific Requirements on the Issue of SAMM Endorsed Calibration Certificates
    6 STR 1.7 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of DNA Profiling for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 19 December 2006
    7 STR 1.8 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Accelerants in Fire Debris for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 19 December 2006
    8 STR 1.11 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Dangerous Drugs and Other Controlled Substances for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 4 May 2009
    9 STR 1.12 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Trace Evidence Analysis for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories
    Issue 1, 28 December 2010

Note: All publications on sale as listed above can be purchased at:

Department of Standards Malaysia
Level 4-7, Tower 2
Menara Cyber Axis
Jalan Impact, Cyber 6
63000 Cyberjaya
Selangor, MALAYSIA

Tel: 603- 8008 2900
Fax: 603-8008 2901
Email: central[at]jsm[dot]gov[dot]my
Last updated: April 2022

Level 4-7, Tower 2
Menara Cyber Axis
Jalan Impact, Cyber 6
63000 Cyberjaya
Selangor, MALAYSIA

Tel : +603-8008 2900
Fax : +603-8008 2901
Email : central[at]jsm[dot]gov[dot]my