The standard is likely to be adopted without alteration in CEN (European Committee for Standardization) member states, which include much of Europe and the UK.
Whether or not a lab will have to comply with the standard depends on their industry and local rules. For example, in the UK, labs testing certain types of solid waste for landfill have to submit their processes to the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for review. They might choose to use the new standard to demonstrate that they are following industry best practice but are not obliged to do so.
We are proud to have contributed data to the development of the standard, along with some of our customers. The follow materials were used for validation: