Founded in 2005, Guangdong Inspection and Quarantine Technology Center (hereafter referred to as IQTC) is affiliated to Guangdong Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. It is formed through the merge of Plant Quarantine Laboratory of Guangdong CIQ and eight Guangzhou CIQ laboratories including Animal, Plant and Food Testing Center, Industrial Products Testing Center and Chemicals, Minerals and Metal Materials Testing Center. As an important technical support to the Chinese inspection and quarantine authority, IQTC is responsible for the mandatory and entrusted testing and inspection of various import and export commodities, as well as R& D programs. There are 18 national reference laboratories and 22 sub-centers in IQTC. It is equipped with over 5000 sets of state-of-art appliances and over 500 employees, among which 27 employees are with Doctor’s Degree and 45 researchers with senior professional titles. With the office space of nearly 30,000 square meters, IQTC owns 5,000 sets of equipments and instruments with a total value of 430 million.
Highly respecting the values of being independent, impartial and professional, IQTC operates its laboratories and inspection quality management system in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and 17043 standards. It has been accredited as CMA and CMAF and accredited by CNAS as testing lab, inspection institution, the proficiency testing provider as well as Bio-safety Level 3 laboratory. It is authorized by Guangdong Provincial Authority on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Certification as a CAL institution. It has been widely recognized and accredited by governments, authorities and institutions around the world, including IECEE, IDFB, ISTA, HOKLAS, E-Mark, CQC, etc. IQTC also boasts its Provincial Reference Laboratory, a Post-doctoral Research Station and five Guangdong Provincial Technological Public Service Platforms.
After years of effort, IQTC has steadily grown into its role as one of the leading institutions providing health quarantine and quality assurance services in China. As the leader in protecting consumers, product safety and company brands, IQTC is well positioned for growth and will continue to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed.
IQTC wishes to work with you to build a safer world.