Quality Policy Statement

Southern Research is committed to continually improve its processes and strives to provide products and services of the highest quality, that meet or exceed the expectations of its customers, and that are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Southern Research has an institute-wide focus on, and dedication to, quality performance, continuous process and systems improvement, and the pursuit of customer satisfaction.
  • Southern Research is committed to maintaining the highest standards in security of our data, employees and facilities. Ever conscious of the safety of our facilities, operations and employees, Southern Research maintains a safety compliance program to address all relevant federal, state and local requirements.
  • Southern Research is ISO 9001 certified and has a history of excellent compliance with FDA Good Laboratory Practices. Drug Development/Safety Assessment groups operate in accordance with national and international Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations. There are documented Quality procedures for planning, implementing, and performing internal ISO and GLP audits and inspections for continuous compliance monitoring.
  • The Quality group is represented by the Certified International Registry of Certified Auditors and/or Registered Quality Assurance Professionals (GLP Auditors). The Quality group provides ongoing training programs and performs quality audits in support of applicable standards and regulations.

Biological Safety – The Institutional Biosafety Committee meets on the second Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. Please call 205-581-2266 for more information about the meeting.

Southern Research is accredited under ISO 17020 by ANAB to perform Environmental Technology Verifications (ETV) for energy, air pollution, and clean technologies using the ISO 14034 ETV standard