The Conformity Assessment (CA) Division of CCIL represents the interests of private sector conformity assessment laboratories in Canada.

Conformity assessment includes processes to demonstrate that a product or system meets the requirements of a standard. These processes include testing, inspection, field evaluation, and certification.

The member firms offer a broad range of services to manufacturers and industrial clients in the following industries:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Building Materials
  • Construction
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Medical Devices
  • Military and Defence
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation

The types of testing, inspection and certification include the following:

  • Electrical testing, including product safety evaluation and certification, emissions and susceptibility testing and efficiency testing
  • Environmental simulation testing, including temperature, humidity, rain, sun and corrosion testing
  • Hazardous locations testing and certification which demonstrates that equipment can be used safely in explosive atmospheres
  • Mechanical testing, including strength of materials determination, impact and vibration testing, and acoustical testing
  • Performance and durability testing under varying environmental conditions, and material failure analysis

Division Executive Committee