Professional Regulation Commission-Board of Chemistry grants PhilFIDA-FUTD's FPUL its CATO Chemical Laboratories

Date Posted 04 April 2024

Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority - Fiber Utilization and Technology Division (PhilFIDA-FUTD) recent acquisition of the Certificate of Authority to Operate (CATO) under the mandate of the "Chemistry Profession Act" marks a significant step in ensuring compliance with regulatory standards within the Philippines' chemical industry. As a key player in this sector, PhilFIDA-FUTD's attainment of the CATO underscores its commitment to upholding rigorous standards and procedures in chemical analysis. This achievement not only highlights the organization's dedication to regulatory compliance but also serves as a testament to its pursuit of excellence and quality assurance.

By obtaining the CATO, PhilFIDA-FUTD’s Fiber Processing and Utilization Laboratory (FPUL) demonstrates its readiness to meet and exceed industry standards, enhancing its credibility and trustworthiness among clients and stakeholders. The certification provides PhilFIDA-FUTD with a competitive advantage, positioning it as a trusted provider of chemical analysis services. Clients can rely on the organization's expertise and professionalism, knowing that their needs will be met with the highest level of proficiency and reliability.

Furthermore, the CATO serves as a crucial milestone in PhilFIDA-FUTD's journey towards ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation, further solidifying its reputation as a leader in the field of chemical analysis. As PhilFIDA-FUTD continues to uphold the highest standards of quality assurance and regulatory compliance, it reaffirms its commitment to serving as a trusted partner for clients seeking reliable and proficient chemical analysis services.