accreditation statistics

As of April 1, 2021

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 237
  • Applicants: 21

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 58
  • Applicants: 8

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at

Congratulations to the following organization for achieving its initial FACT accreditation:

GW Cancer Center Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program, Washington, DC

Director: John Barrett, MD

Adult Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation, Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection, and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation

New FACT Standards Development Activities

Posted in :: 2018 Volume 2 :: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

By Andra Moehring, FACT Standards Development Specialist

FACT Common Standards, Second Edition Nearing Public Comment Period

The FACT Common Standards Steering Committee convened at the BMT Tandem Meetings in February 2018 to finalize initial edits to the draft FACT Common Standards, second edition. A draft for public review and comment is scheduled for publication in June 2018.

NetCord-FACT International Standards for Cord Blood, Seventh Edition Development Process Underway

The NetCord-FACT Standards Committee has begun its initial review of the draft NetCord-FACT International Standards for Cord Blood Collection, Banking, and Release for Administration, seventh edition. The Cord Blood Committee roster can be found on the FACT website.

The NetCord-FACT Standards Steering Committee will complete the draft in September 2018. This draft will be made available for public review and comment.