A.11 inspection

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examination of an object of conformity assessment and determination of its conformity with detailed requirements or, on the basis of professional judgement, with general requirements


Note 1 to entry: Examination can include direct or indirect observations, which can include measurements or the output of instruments.

Note 2 to entry: Conformity assessment schemes or contracts can specify inspection as examination only.

Note 3 to entry: Additional information on the concepts of testing and inspection is given in A.3.4 [ISO/IEC 17000:2020, Annex A].

[ISO/IEC 17000:2020, 6.3]

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