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Quality Policy Statement


The General Chemical State Laboratory is accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation Counsil (ESYD) under the terms of the following International Standards:

  • ELOT EN ISO 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”. The accredited laboratories of the General Chemical State Laboratories are covered by a fixed or flexible scope of accreditation.
  • ELOT EN ISO/IEC 17043 ‘Conformity assessment -General requirements for proficiency testing’
  • ELOT EN ISO 17020 ‘Conformity assessment - Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection’


More specifically:


  • One (1) Organic Unit is accredited according to ELOT EN ISO/IEC 17043 as provider  of proficiency testing schemes for laboratory tests and covered by the Accreditation Certificate No 814.


  • Three (3) Organic Units with responsibility for  inspection are accredited according to ELOT EN ISO 17020 in the following fields:
  1. Inspection of Breweries  (production plants of beer and malt)
  2. Inspection of Distilleries 
  3. Inspection of enterprises involved in the production, packaging, storage or/and distribution of chemical products 
  4. Inspection of marine fuels as regards sulfur content  and they are covered by the multi-site Accreditation Certificate No 1060.


The Scopes of Accreditation can be found on the ESYD’s website at the aforementioned Urls: 

Lists of accredited activities

Α. Α’ Chemical Service of Athens:

(Ι) List of Accredited Activities in Flexible Field of Pesticide Residue Analysis 

(ΙΙ) List of Accredited Flexible Field Method Activities ΜΕΘ 15 02 ΓΤΟ-3/ΕΥE (GMOs – FLEX)

Β. Chemical Metrology Service:

(Ι) Detailed list of accredited activities

(ΙΙ) List of Accredited processes