Quality assurance for our DNA services

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NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 17025

Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V. in the Netherlands is accredited in accordance with the NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

The certificate is registered under number L472. The accreditation is valid for various different DNA tests. An overview of the activities on our scope can be found here on the website of the Dutch Accreditation Council (www.rva.nl).

In order to safeguard the ISO 17025 standard, VHL is regularly audited by the Dutch Accreditation Council.

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DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025

Certagen GmbH in Germany is accredited under the DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard.

The accreditation is valid for parentage analysis and identity check, as well as all tests on hereditary characteristics, such as color or hereditary diseases.

Certificate (DE)

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NEN-EN-ISO 9001 standard

Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V. (VHL) in the Netherlands and Dr. van Haeringen Polygen bvba (VHP) in Belgium are certified in accordance with the NEN-EN-ISO 9001 standard.

The certificate is valid for the DNA analysis of animal and plant material, parentage analysis and investigation into hereditary characteristics. For VHL, analysis into pathogens is also applicable. The certificate is registered under number NL10/81826438.

In order to safeguard the ISO 9001 standard, VHL and VHP are regularly audited by SGS Systems & Services EESV. 

Certificate (EN)

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ICAR

Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V., Dr. van Haeringen Polygen bvba and Certagen have been accredited by the ’International Committee for Animal Recording’ (ICAR) for carrying out DNA parentage verification based on STRs. VHL is also accredited for DNA parentage verification based on SNPs.

This accreditation means that we operate at a high level, under very stringent quality standards based on years of experience. This accreditation is essential for producing accurate and reproducible results. 

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ISAG

Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V., Dr. van Haeringen Polygen bvba and Certagen are affiliated with the ’International Society for Animal Genetics’ (ISAG).

Scientific topics are mutually exchanged via the biannual international congress. This has resulted in the creation of an international nomenclature, thus enabling the affiliated laboratories to exchange results with each other. International ring tests of different animal species are participated in annually.

Please refer to certificates of Certagen:

ISAG certificates VHL:

ISAG certificates VHP: