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Access to independent standards organizations, agencies and governmental bodies both in the USA and internationally. Majority provide online standard ordering capabilities.

Intl Countries » Australia

References from government and business entities in Australia

Standards Australia [4595] ?

Purchase Australian standards (fees)

Intl Countries » Canada

Canada - References from government and business entities

CSA Group [11874] ?

Standards provide safety or performance requirements for products and services

Standards Council of Canada [4598] ?

Has the mandate to promote efficient and effective voluntary standardization in Canada

Intl Countries » European Union

References from government and business entities about European Union

European Commission for Standardization [4625] ?

Standards body for the European Commission

Intl Countries » Finland

References from government and business entities in Finland

Finnish Standards Association [4601] ?

National SFS Standards are sold in Finland only by SFS

Intl Countries » France

References from government and business entities in France

Standards: AFNOR - France [4602] ?

Source for NF certification of products and services in France

Intl Countries » Germany

References from government and business entities in Germany

Standards: German Institute for Standardization [4603] ?

Source to obtain Germany's DIN Standards via online catalogue

Intl Countries » Greece

References from government and business entities in Greece

Hellenic Organization for Standardization - Greece [4604] ?

Standardization, certification and quality in Greece - online catalague for standards

Intl Countries » Iceland

References from government and business entities in Iceland

Icelandic Standards - IST [4607] ?

The national standards body of Iceland

Intl Countries » India

References from government and business entities in India

Bureau of Indian Standards [13094] ?

The National Standards Body of India

Intl Countries » Ireland

References from government and business entities in Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland [4360] ?

Provides a comprehensive product and management system certification service

Intl Countries » Italy

References from government and business entities in Italy

Standards: Italian Organization for Standardization [4606] ?

Disseminate standards in all sectors except for electrotechnical and electronic standards

Intl Countries » Japan

References from government and business entities in Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee [19300] ?

National standards body for Japan

Intl Countries » Luxembourg

References from government and business entities in Luxembourg

Updated Standards: Luxembourg [4626] ?

Main standards body for the government of Luxembourg (French)

Intl Countries » Netherlands

References from government and business entities in Netherlands

Netherlands Standardization Institute [4608] ?

Standards for the Netherlands

Intl Countries » New Zealand

References from government and business entities in New Zealand

Standards New Zealand [4596] ?

New Zealand standards (fees) & download amendments and drafts

Intl Countries » Norway

References from government and business entities in Norway

Norwegian Standards Association [4609] ?

Provides an overview of NSF and E-mail addresses to obtain NSF standards

Intl Countries » Portugal

References from government and business entities in Portugal

Portugese Institute for Quality [4610] ?

Manages and develops the Portuguese Quality System (SPQ) for quality matters in Portugal

Intl Countries » Singapore

References from government and business entities in Singapore

Updated Singapore Productivity and Innovation for Growth [4612] ?

Standards development, productivity promotion, manpower development, benchmarking

Intl Countries » South Africa

References from government and business entities in South Africa

Updated South African Bureau of Standards [4614] ?

Information of how to purchase SA standards and organisation information

Intl Countries » Sri Lanka

References from government and business entities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Standards Institution [4615] ?

National Standards Body (NSB) prepares National Standards Specifications & Codes of Practices

Intl Countries » Sweden

References from government and business entities in Sweden

Swedish Standards Institution [4616] ?

Produce and sell standards, quality certification, eco-labelling and related services

Intl Countries » Switzerland

References from government and business entities in Switzerland

Swiss Association for Standardization [4617] ?

Main body for developing technical standards for Switzerland

Intl Countries » Thailand

References from government and business entities in Thailand

Thai Industrial Standards Institute [4618] ?

National standards body for Thailand

Intl Countries » United Kingdom

References from government and business entities in United Kingdom

British Standards Institution [4600] ?

Purchase BSI standards via an electronic catalogue

Organizations » Standards

Organizations responsible for the promulgation of industry standards

American National Standards Institute [211] ?

Provides access to information on the ANSI Federation

Factory Mutual [839] ?

Tests and approves a wide variety of products related to property loss prevention

GS1 US BarCodes [139] ?

Establishes industry standards for product identification (formerly Universal Product Code (UPC) (fees)

IEEE Standards Association [13312] ?

Standards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Industry Standards Organizations [3667] ?

Alphabetical listing of organizations that promulgate industry standards

International Code Council [5334] ?

International building codes and standards (combines BOCA, ICBO & SBCCI)

International Electrotechnical Commission [4370] ?

Publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors [1567] ?

Assure adherence to NBIC code construction and repair of boilers and pressure vessels

National Electrical Manufacturers Association [2223] ?

Develops standards for the electrical manufacturing industry as well as NTCIP standards

National Fire Protection Association [430] ?

Nonprofit organization that creates codes, standards and research on fire safety

Safety Equipment Institute [4941] ?

Third-party certification programs to test and certify a broad range of safety equipment

Underwriters Laboratories [841] ?

Not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization

Regulations » ANSI

Electronic version of the ANSI catalog of standards

ANSI Standards - Online Store [1019] ?

Electronic version of the ANSI catalog of standards (fees) - must order from ANSI

Regulations » ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials - ordering information

ASTM Standards [852] ?

American Society for Testing and Materials standards (fees)

Regulations » Building

Ordering information for building code standards such as UBC, UFC, NEC

International Code Council Building Codes (ICC) [1054] ?

Ordering information for building code standards such as I-Codes, NBC, etc

Regulations » NFPA

National Fire Protection Association codes

NFPA Standards [911] ?

National Fire Protection Association standards

State Government » MA-Massachusetts

Access to state agencies and laws for the state of Massachusetts

452 C.M.R. 1.00 - 8.00 Rules and Regs. of the DIA [4605] ?

Code of Massachusetts Regulations for the Dept of Industrial Accidents

Technology » Data Xchg Stds

Data definition alternatives for electronic data interface (EDI) standards

Data Interchange Standards Association [228] ?

Supports the development of electronic data interchange (EDI) standards in insurance

IAIABC & EDI [1463] ?

Information on the IAIABC EDI requirements for workers compensation






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