SAMM Publication

Published documents are available at nominal fee. A listing of the following is available from STANDARDS MALAYSIA.

Accreditation Standard
No Name Document Title Remark Price(RM)
1. MS ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPETENCE OF CALIBRATION AND TESTING LABORATORIES - 40.00
2. MS ISO 15189: 2007 MEDICAL LABORATORIES - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALITY AND COMPETENCE Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only 50.00
SAMM Policies (SP)
No Name Document Title Remark Price(RM)
1. SP 1

Terms and Condition Governing the Laboratory Accreditation Scheme of Malaysia. 
Issue 3, 28 February 2007

- Free Download
2. SP 2 Policy on Traceability of Measurement Results.
Issue 3, 30 January 2008
- Free Download
3. SP 3 Policy on the Use of SAMM Accreditation Symbol and Combined ILAC MRA Mark or Reference to SAMM Accreditation. 
Issue 4, 4 May 2009
- Free Download
4. SP 4 Policy for Participation in Proficiency Testing Activities. 
Issue 3, 1 October 2013
- Free Download
5. SP 5 Policy on Measurement Uncertainty Requirements for SAMM Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 2, 28 February 2007
Applicable to SAMM Testing laboratory only Free Download
6. SP 6 Requirements for Approved Signatory. 
Issue 4, 30 August 2008
- Free Download
7. SP 7 Specific Requirements on the Issue of SAMM Endorsed Calibration Certificates. 
Issue 2, 28 February 2007 (Amd. 1, 21 September 2010)
Applicable to SAMM Calibration laboratories only Free Download
8. SP 8 Requirements and Procedures for the Accreditation of Site Calibration and Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 2, 28 February 2007
Applicable to SAMM laboratory carring out site Calibration/ Testing Free Download
9. SP 9 Specific Requirements for Measurement and Calibration System. 
Issue 2, 28 February 2007
Applicable to SAMM Calibration laboratories only Free Download
10. SP 10 Grading of Non-Conformities. 
Issue 2, 28 February 2007
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
Specific Criteria (SC)
No Name Document Title Remark Price (RM)
1. SC 1.1 Specific Criteria for Accreditation of Forensic Science Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 2, 31 January 2007
Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory Only Free Download
2. SC 1.2 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Chemical Testing Testing. 
Issue 1, 4 May 2009
Applicable to Chemical Testing Laboratory Only Free Download
3. SC 1.3 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field of Microbiological Testing. 
Issue 1, 28 June 2011
Applicable to Microbiological Testing Laboratory Only Free Download
4. SC 1.4 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field ofelectrical Testing. 
Issue 1, 17 July 2010
Applicable to Electrical Testing Laboratory Only Free Download
5. SC 1.5 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the Field ofMechanical Testing and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). 
Issue 1, 28 December 2010
Applicable to Mechanical Testing/NDT Laboratory Only Free Download
6. SC 2.0 Specific Criteria for Accreditation in the field of Medical Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 4, 31 December 2011
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only Free Download
Specific Technical Requirement (STR)
No Name Document Title Remark Price (RM)
1. STR 1.1 Specific Requirement for Bioefficacy Evaluation of Household Pesticide. 
Issue 2, 31 January 2007
Applicable to Household Pesticides Testing Laboratory only Free Download
2. STR 1.2 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Toxicity Testing Laboratories.
Issue 3, 3 January 2012
Applicable to Toxicity Testing Laboratory only Free Download
3. STR 1.3 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 2, 31 January 2007
Applicable to Electromagnetic Caompatibility (EMC) Testing Laboratory only Free Download
4. STR 1.4 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Veterinary Testing Laboratories.
Issue 2, 31 January 2007
Applicable to Veterinary Testing Laboratory only Free Download
5. 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 Free Download
6. STR 1.6 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratories.
Issue 2, 31 January 2007
Applicable to Nucleic Acid Testing Laboratory only Free Download
7. STR 1.7 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of DNA Profiling for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 1, 19 December 2006
Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory only Free Download
8. STR 1.8 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Accelerants in Fire Debris for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 1, 19 December 2006
Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory only Free Download
9. 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 Free Download
10. 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 Free Download
11. 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
Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory only Free Download
12. STR 1.12 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Trace Evidence Analysis for Forensic Science Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 1, 28 December 2010
Applicable to Forensic Science Testing Laboratory only Free Download
13. STR 1.13 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Software Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 1, 10 Spetember 2012
Applicable to Software Testing Laboratory only Free Download
14. STR 2.1

Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Anatomical Pathology (Cypathology) for Medical Testing Laboratories.
Issue 4, 31 December 2011 (effective implementation start on 25 May 2013) & Issue 3, 5 January 2007

Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only

Free Download Issue 4

Free Download Issue 3

15. STR 2.2 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Anatomical Pathology (Hisphatology) for Medical Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 3, 5 January 2007
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only Free Download
16. STR 2.3 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Chemical Pathology for Medical Testing Laboratories.
Issue 4, 20 December 2012 
(effective implementation start on 30 March 2014) & Issue 3, 5 January 2007
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only

Free Download Issue 4

Free Download Issue 3

17. STR 2.4 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of haematology for Medical Testing Laboratories
Issue 4, 20 December 2012 
(effective implementation start on 30 March 2014) & Issue 3, 5 January 2007
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only

Free Download Issue 4

Free Download Issue 3

18. STR 2.5 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of medical microbiology for Medical Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 3, 5 January 2007
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only Free Download
19. STR 2.6 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of medical microbiology (virology) for Medical Testing Laboratories. 
Issue 3, 5 January 2007
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only Free Download
20. 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 Free Download
21. STR 2.8 Specific Technical Requirements for Accreditation of Cythogenetic for Medical Testing Laboratories
Issue 2, 31 December 2011 
(effective implementation start on 25 May 2013) & Issue 1, 30 August 2008
Applicable to Medical Testing Laboratory only

Free Download Issue 2 

Free Download Issue 1

SAMM Technical Circular 
No Name Document Title Remark Price (RM)
1. SAMM Technical Circular 1/2007 Issues Pertaining to Calibration. 
Issue Date: 6 June 2007
Applicable to SAMM Laboratory Free Download
2. SAMM Technical Circular 1/2008 Policy on Statement of Recalibration Date in Calibration Certificate and Calibration Label. 
Issue Date: 19 December 2008
Applicable to SAMM Laboratory Free Download
3. SAMM Technical Circular 1/2010 Change in Terminology Relating to Best Measurement Capability (BMC) and Calibration Measurement Capability (CMC) and Scope of Accreditation New Format. 
Issue Date: 11 February 2010
Applicable to Calibration Laboratory only Free Download
4. SAMM Circular No. 1/2013 :  ISO 15189:2012 Migration - Free Download
SAMM Guidance (SG)
No Name Document Title Remark Price (RM)
1. APLAC TC004 Method of Stating Results and Compliance with Specifications. 
Issue 4, September 2010
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
2. APLAC TC005 Interpretation and Guidance on the Estimation of Measurement in Testing. 
Issue 4, September 2010
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
3.

ILAC-G24:2007

Guideline for Determination of Calibration Intervals of Measuring Instruments. Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
SAMM Information
No Name Document Title Remark Price (RM)
1. SI 1 An Introduction of SAMM to Testing and Calibration Laboratories. 
Issue 3, 16 December 2013
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
2. SI 2 Information on Local Proficiency Testing (PT) Provider
Issue 1, 17 December 2012
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
3. CAB 1 Confidentiality. 
Issue 2, 15 February 2007 (Amd.1, 29 December 2009)
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
4. CAB 2 Complaints. 
Issue 2, 15 February 2007 (Amd.1, 28 December 2009)
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
5. CAB 3 Appeals. 
Issue 2, 15 February 2007 (Amd.3, 17 June 2013)
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
6. CAB 4 Suspension and withdrawal of accreditation. 
Issue 2, 25 September 2007(Amd.2, 11 June 2012)
Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download
7. Leaflet 2 Accreditation-The difference between accreditation and certification Information document for SAMM Laboratory Free Download

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STANDARDS MALAYSIA
Century Square, Level 1 & 2, 
Block 2300, Jalan Usahawan
63000 CYBERJAYA

Tel: 603- 8319 1401/1410
Fax: 603-8318 9339 
E-mail: central@jsm.gov.my