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Lab-Elite™ CRM


Qualitative control strains as Certified Reference Material for ISO 17025 accredited labs.


Increasing regulatory oversight in food, pharmaceutical and water industries has prompted many microbiology labs to seek accreditation to ISO 17025 standards. Our Lab-Elite CRM is designed to help those labs meet the requirements of Section 5.6.2 (b) regarding reference material. Lab-Elite CRM microorganisms are just one passage from the reference culture and are delivered in our signature KWIK-STIK format. As a Certified Reference Material, Lab-Elite comes with a comprehensive Certificate of Analysis detailing the strains identity and characteristics.


  • Qualitative QC microorganisms one passage from the reference strains for ultimate authenticity

  • For Testing Laboratories, Section 5.6.2 (b) of ISO 17025:2017 states the laboratory shall ensure that measurement results are traceable to the International System of Units (SI) though (b) “certified values of certified reference materials provided by a competent producer with stated metrological traceability to the SI”

  • Strains are one passage from reference culture

  • Ready-to-use format to save you time and money

  • Refrigerated storage is easy and economical

  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity

  • Technical Support experts available for guidance

  • Product warranty

Applications and Test Methods

  • ISO 17025 laboratories requiring CRM

  • Validation/verification of processes and instruments

  • Presence/Absence

  • Identification methods

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