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fulfilment of specified requirements by a product, process, or service to determine if a product remains as intended

a) conformity evaluation

systematic examination of the extent to which a product, process or service fulfils specified requirements

NOTE 1 Conformity evaluation is also known as Conformity Assessment

NOTE 2 Conformity Assessment is necessary to assure that a quality system is in place that assures that the product or system configuration does not change from that which was tested

b) conformity surveillance

evaluation for conformity to determine the continuing conformity with specified requirements

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.7.8

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