The AABB is a United States-based professional body and standards organization that was founded in 1947 as the American Association of Blood Banks. AABB's Accreditation Program strives to improve the quality and safety of collecting, processing, testing, distributing and administering blood and blood products. The Accreditation Program assesses the quality and operational systems in place within the facility.
Niel CryoSave Laboratory, Belgium
Stichting CryoSave, Netherlands
A good manufacturing practice (GMP) is a production and testing practice that helps to ensure a quality product. Good manufacturing practice (GMP) is that part of quality assurance which ensures that products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use and as required by the marketing authorization. In the CryoSave bank, this accreditation is applied to processes connected to the umbilical cord tissue.
ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization: needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.