Accreditation and certification represents a formal acknowledgement of the technical competence of our Laboratory.


Accredited (UNE-EN ISO 17025:2005) by the National Accreditation Centre ENAC for:

  • Water environment sector tests of water, solids and waste since November 1998 (142/LE354 EMATSA Tarragona).
  • Toxicological and forensic analysis from March 2010 (142/LE1618 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Genetic analysis for the identification of canines since February 2017 (142 / LE2345 EMATSA, Tarragona)


  • ISO 9001:2008 (FS 631134 EMATSA since December 2002, Tarragona).
  • ISO 14001:2004 (EMS 631135 EMATSA since November 2005, Tarragona).
  • ISO 22000:2005 (Registration No. 01154000239 EMATSA since April 2010, Tarragona).
  • ISO 50001:2011 (Registration No. 01 407 1419369 since February 2015 EMATSA, Tarragona)
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 (SPRL-044/2006 EMATSA since December 2006, Tarragona).
  • Occupational Risk Prevention Certificate under RD 39/1997 (AR-586 from October 2005 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Certification of Ethics and CSR according to SGE21 (since December 2016 EMATSA, Tarragona)


  • Laboratory accredited by the Waste Agency of Catalonia (exp: 02/828 since December 1996 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Assistant coach establishment according to level A of actions set by the Catalan Water Agency (since July 1988 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Recognition by the Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Generalitat de Catalunya (No.507 since March 1995 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Accreditation by the Department of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries of the Generalitat de Catalunya (No.: 249 since January 1999 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Since March 1999, registered as an approved Laboratory by the Public Health Agency of the Generalitat de Catalunya under the license number LSAA-027-95.
  • Joined census Laboratory of the Ministry of Health. Department of Public Health (June 2007 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Collaborating entity of the Ministry of Environment’s Hydraulics Authority (September 2008 EMATSA, Tarragona).
  • Accreditation of EMATSA as inspectors of the municipal sewers by the City of Tarragona (since December 1997 EMATSA, Tarragona).