FamiCord is committed to delivering a high quality service. The way cord blood is collected, transported, processed and stored has a direct impact on the quality of stem cells and the chance of saving a life at transplantation. Our high standards are confirmed by world and local certificates as well as transplantation centres that stem cells coming from our bank fulfilled the criteria for transplantation.
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) - since 2007
Accreditation of American Association of Blood Banks for our labs in Poland, Hungary, Portugal and Spain ensures fullfiling the most stringent standards set for procedures related to cord blood banking. This ensures applying to the strictest quality standards established in the US and applicable throughout the world.
The 2019 audit will extend the validity of the accreditation for another two years
Business Liability Certificate
PBKM, one of the FamiCord Group members has been honoured a Business Liability Certificate by the international audit company - Dun and Bradstreet. The certificate is being assigned to the companies, that are considered as reliable partners for clients and cooperators. This is assure our clients, who deposit cord blood for many years in PBKM, that this invaluable gift has been entrusted in safe hands.
European Association of Family Cord Blood Banks Certificate
PBKM, one of the FamiCord Group members, was awarded the certificate of European Association of Family Cord Blood Banks as the only bank from Poland. Already in 2007 our service was evaluated as compliant with the standards determined by the organization associating family cord blood banks from several European countries.
9001 ISO Certificate – since 2004
In 2004 our Central Lab in Warsaw, Poland obtained certification of the quality management system ISO 9001:2000 specific to the umbilical cord stem cell collection, storage and freezing procedures. The audit was conducted by Lloyd Register Quality Assurance.
Integrated Quality and Environment Management System (ZSZJiŚ)
Audit confirming compliance with the highest quality requirements within management processes, production, storage, client service and environmental policy.
ISO: 14001: 2005 standard for Quality Management System satisfactory (QMS)
In 2011 the Institute met the standard of MSZ EN ISO 14001: 2005 requirements of the Environmental Management System (EMS) and also has continued to maintain compliance. The three-year certification and regular monitoring of both system is being audited by SGS Hungaria Kft.