Accreditations & Licenses
FamilyCord is in full compliance with FDA regulatory requirements.
AABB is an international association representing individuals and institutions involved in activities related to transfusion and cellular therapies, including transplantation medicine. AABB member facilities are responsible for collecting virtually all of the nation's blood supply and transfusing more than 80 percent of all blood and blood components used in the United States.
AABB—formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks—has continued to support the highest standards of medical, technical and administrative performance; scientific investigation; and clinical application through standard setting, accreditation, education, advocacy and other activities. The association also is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of voluntary blood donation.
FamilyCord has been inspected and is currently certified by CLIA.
CLIA regulations enacted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services establish standards that apply to laboratory testing of cord blood, laboratory personnel, quality control, and quality assurance.
FamilyCord has been inspected and is currently licensed by the states regulating agencies.
Licensed by the California State Department of Health:
- Cord Blood and Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells
Licensed by State of New Jersey
Blood Bank License
FamilyCord is a member of the Association of Family Cord Blood Banks.
The Association of Family Cord Blood Banks (AFCBB) is an organization representing the family (private) cord blood banking industry and serves as the voice and advocate in matters of public policy, regulation and in the development of standards by accrediting organizations. The association believes that the foundation of public and private cord blood banking rests upon education of both expectant parents and physicians and upon informed consent.