Glossary

Words starting with N

NA

Norwegian Accreditation

NAB

Irish National Accreditation Board

NABL

National Accreditation Board of Laboratories (India)

NAC

Norway Accreditation Council

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Association

NAPTO

National Accreditation Program for Testing Organisations (Canada)

NATA

National Association of Testing Authorities (Australia)

NCSI

NATA Certification Services International

NDT

Non Destructive Testing

NFA

National Food Authority

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)

NIPS

National Immunohaematology Proficiency Survey

NISIT

National Institute of Standards & Industrial Technology (Papua New Guinea)

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA)

NITI

National Industrial Technology Institute (Korea)

NKO

Nederlandse Kalibratie Organisatie (Netherlands Calibration Service – TheNetherlands)

NKT

Norsk Kalibreringstjeneste (Norway)

NMAI

National Measurement Institute (Australia)

NSAI

National Standards Authority of Ireland

NSC

National Standards Commission

NVCASE

National Voluntary Conformity Assessment System Evaluation (USA)

NVLAP

National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (USA)

NZACB

New ZealandAssociation of Certification Bodies

NZCHS

New ZealandCouncil on Health Care Standards

NZFSA

New Zealand Food Safety Authority (Now the Ministry for Primary Industry – MPI)

NZIER

New Zealand Institute for Economic Research

NZMP

New Zealand Milk Products

NZOQ

New Zealand Organisation for Quality

NZQA

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NZQC

New Zealand Quality College

NZSIC

New ZealandStandard Industrial Classification