ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 describes the "General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies". One such accreditation body is the German DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH). It confirms the impartiality and objectivity of conformity assessment bodies within the scope of an accreditation procedure.
With the approval, the conformity assessment body is entitled to use the accreditation logo, e.g. of DAkkS, on the certificates they issue.
DQS Medizinprodukte GmbH assesses management systems and products on the basis of nationally and internationally recognized regulations and standards. The accreditations and notifications available for this purpose are: