NEODIAGNOSTICA, SL. A biotechnology company specialized in Human Genetics and Toxicology, member of the International Society of Forensic Genetics (ISFG) and of the National Commission for the Forensic Use of DNA, as well as collaborator of the laboratories of National Institute of Toxicology, and local police departments.
In our company we follow strict information security standards under the legal framework of the data protection law, which guarantees total confidentiality of the samples and the results.
At NEODIAGNOSTICA, S.L., we are aware of the importance of quality and the objectivity of the services provided when meeting the customer needs. For this reason, we have carried out the implementation of a Quality Management System based on the UNE-EN-ISO / IEC 17025 Standard.
On February 22, 2013, the National Accreditation Entity (ENAC) granted NEODIAGNOSTICA, SL, Accreditation No. 1030 / LE1946 to carry out GENETIC-FORENSIC TESTS defined in the attached TECHNICAL ANNEX. This guarantees the technical competence of the laboratory to carry out the activities included in the scope of accreditation. This accreditation also allows the reports issued by accredited organizations to be easily accepted in national and international procedures, helping to eliminate technical obstacles. This is of special interest if the profiles are to be included in the official databases.
National Commission for the Forensic Use of DNA (CNUFADN)
Neodiagnostica is within the list of laboratories of the National Commission for the Use of DNA. This body of the Ministry of Justice guarantees, through its annual certification, compliance with the ENAC, ISO-IEC 17025 accreditation, as well as the overcoming of national and international external quality controls, increasingly stringent in the field of forensic genetics. . Annual monitoring is carried out through the SFG-GHEP and GEDNAP annual exercises.
This accreditation also allows the reports issued by accredited organizations to be easily accepted in national and international procedures, thus contributing to the elimination of technical barriers. This point is of particular interest if the profiles must be incorporated into official databases.
The scope of the laboratory’s accreditation and its technical annex can be consulted on the website of the ENAC accreditation body.
The CNUFADN certification qualifies Neodiagnostica for the contribution of genetic profiles in the databases of the Ministry of Justice and other judicial procedures.
The activity and certification of the CNUFADN is regulated by the following regulations:
Article 8 of ROYAL DECREE 1977/2008 which regulates the evaluation procedure of DNA analysis laboratories.
The Agreement of the CNUFADN on accreditation and quality control of laboratories approved in the plenary session of the CNUFADN on 07/21/2009.
FRAMEWORK DECISION 2009/905 / JAI OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE on accreditation of forensic service providers who carry out laboratory activities.
Our techniques and results are approved and legally valid since we guarantee the chain of custody of the samples.