LPPOM MUI is the first and only Halal Certification Agency (LSH) in Indonesia that has obtained the SNI ISO/IEC 17065: 2012 accreditation certificate from the Committee of the National Accreditation (KAN). ISO accreditation certificate submitted by the Head of KAN Prof. Dr. Ir. Bambang Prasetya, M.Sc to the Director of LPPOM MUI Dr. Ir. Lukmanul Hakim, M.Sc, on January 31, 2018 in Jakarta.
ISO 17065 certificate is an assessment of the suitability of accreditation requirements for certification of products, goods, and services to ensure certification institutions carry out third-party certification systems consistently. The standard is used as a reference for accreditation bodies in requiring the operation of certification bodies of products, processes, and services.
With this SNI ISO/IEC 17065:2012 certificate, LPPOM MUI can run certification bodies according to international world standards and the acceptance of products certified by LPPOM MUI to countries with the same standard reference, for example UAE (United Arab Emirates). There will be a convenience for the export of products that have been certified by LPPOM MUI into Middle Eastern countries and the OIC (Islamic Cooperation Organization).
The following year, the results of the National Accreditation Committee (KAN) meeting on April 24, 2019 decided that LPPOM MUI was entitled to accreditation for the addition of the slaughterhouse (RPH) scope and scope of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) scheme S.2055-2.2016 from the accreditation agency.
With the addition of accreditation, according to the Secretary-General of KAN, Drs. Kukuh S. Achmadi, M.Sc, in a letter dated May 7, 2019, LPPOM MUI has the right to use accreditation symbols or accreditation statements by KAN in the scope of RPH and in accordance with the UAE standard scheme. LPPOM MUI has an additional scope namely RPH, and has a total scope of accreditation of 15 categories based on UAE standards 2055:2-2016.
KAN provides accreditation for LSH who can meet the requirements in SNI ISO/IEC 17065: 2012 'Conformity assessment - Requirements for certification bodies for products, processes and services' which are identical adoptions of ISO/IEC 17065:2012' Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services'.
KAN will then accredit halal certification institutions for products exported to the UAE and supervise the certification body to ensure the integrity of the issued halal certificates. More information about SNI ISO/IEC 17065:2012 can be clicked here.