FACT-accredited Cord Blood Banks have demonstrated
compliance with the current FACT Cord Blood Standards. The accreditation
process involves the submission of documentation to demonstrate compliance with
the standards and an on-site inspection conducted by inspectors qualified by
training and experience in cord blood banking. Accredited cord blood banks have
met rigorous standards, as defined by the leading experts in the field and
based on the latest knowledge of the field of cord blood banking.
Cord blood units are classified as one of two categories: