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SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has been recognized in Colombia by El Salvador’s accreditation organization, OSA, as an approved certification body for those organizations looking to import regulated products into El Salvador.

SGS in Colombia gained recognition based on IAF and IACC agreements between accreditation body members. The accreditation gives SGS the authority to certify a range of products that for import into El Salvador, and include:

  • Room air conditioner ≤ 36000 BTU/h
  • Central air conditioner > 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 Columbia. Our clients continue to benefit from our growing range of local solutions and global services.”

Recognition was given in May 2019 and will be valid until next October 8, 2019 with the possibility to be extended.

For further information contact:

Jhon Cediel

Technical Supervisor E&E

SGS Colombia

Tel: + 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.