I.CE.C - Institute of Quality Certification for the Leather Sector

The reference for leather sector certifications

ICEC accreditations


Certification bodies attest the conformity of systems, products, services, processes, etc. to the requirements of normative voluntary reference documents.

Accreditation of certification bodies is aimed to granting value and trustfulness to the conformity evaluations they perform.

To be accredited means to guarantee:

IMPARTIALITY

i.e. in the Committee for safeguarding impartiality all the interested parties are represented, thus ensuring the same treatment for any company applying for certification
i.e. the autority in charge for issuing certification (Deliberation Committee) is organized in such a way as to ensure the absence of interest conflicts

CORRECTNESS

i.e. it is forbidden to provide consultancy services

COMPETENCE

i.e. it is necessary that the personnel in charge of certification activity is culturally, technically and professionally qualified

TRUST

i.e. continuous guarantee of the third party certification validity in the course of time, for market's protection

INTERNATIONALITY

i.e. international multi-lateral recognition of the accreditation and of the certificates

ICEC is accredited by Italian Accreditation Body Accredia for the following schemes:

  • UNI EN ISO 9001 (quality management systems)
  • UNI EN ISO 14001 (environmental management systems)
  • BS OHSAS 18001 (occupational health and safety management systems)
  • EMAS (EC Regulation n. 1221/2009)
  • PRODUCT CERTIFICATIONS ACCORDING TO:
    • UNI STANDARDS OR INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE STANDARDS FOR LEATHER PRODUCTS
    • PRODUCER'S TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
    • UNI EN 16484 STANDARD: DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN OF FINISHED LEATHERS

The presence, in ICEC certificates, of the accreditation body's logo means that the certification was issued under accreditation.

ACCREDIA - italian accreditation body