Accreditation Statistics

As of May 2, 2024

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 262
  • Applicants: 30

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 48
  • Applicants: 10


Initial Accreditations

  • Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation
  • CHN - Complexo Hospitalar de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Adult and Pediatric Allogeneic and Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation, Marrow and  Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection, and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation


A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at

Prepare for the NetCord-FACT International Cord Blood Standards, Seventh Edition

Posted in :: 2019 Volume 5 :: Friday, May 17th, 2019

By: Andra Moehring, MHA, FACT Standards Development Manager

The Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT International Cord Blood Standards for Collection, Banking, and Release for Administration will be published on October 15, 2019 and will become effective on January 15, 2020.

Programs currently pursuing renewal or initial accreditation under the Sixth Edition Standards must remain mindful of these dates and ensure timely submission of pre-inspection materials and completion of the inspection. All cord blood banks obtaining accreditation under the Sixth Edition Standards must submit Compliance Applications and associated documents by October 15, 2019, and be inspected by January 15, 2020.

After October 15, 2019, materials for the Seventh Edition Standards will be available. The FACT Accreditation Services department has contacted accredited and applicant cord blood banks who will begin the accreditation process at the time of publication to discuss the transition. We understand the effort required to complete the accreditation process and will be ready to assist banks with timely submission of the Compliance Application in accordance with the new edition.

If you have additional questions, please contact your FACT Accreditation Coordinator.

As FACT is preparing for the Seventh Edition Standards, we are here to help you do the same! The following upcoming events will provide information regarding changes made and how to comply:

Thursday, September 12, 2019:  Significant Changes to the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards presentation at the WMDA-NetCord & FACT Cord Blood Day at the Cord Blood Connect International Congress.

View meeting details and register

Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Significant Changes to the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards webinar. Paul Eldridge, PhD, Director of Cell GMP Facility at UNC Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, will describe significant changes to the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards and provide examples for effective implementation.

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