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Standards

NSAI develops and publishes standards to meet international demands for the quality, design, performance, safety and environmental impact of products and services.

Specifiers with public and private purchasing requirements quote these standards extensively in Ireland and internationally. Learn more about the range of different standards and the work of the NSAI in this area.
 

  • Standards Information Service our subscription-based Standards Information Service (SIS) is a means of keeping abreast of all developments in the standards arena.
  • Standards supporting EU Directives The European Commission has a series of EU Directives aimed at the elimination of technical barriers to trade. The Irish Government has appointed the NSAI to be the ‘notified body’ to oversee the operation of specific aspects of these Directives
  • Get Involved in Standards Development NSAI formulates standards through consultation with various interested consumer, environmental, industry and government parties, get involved in standards development to be at the cutting edge of standards development in your industry.
  • NSAI Support for the Education Sector Exposing those in education to Standards and Standardisation through a National programme of free guest lectures, providing advice on how to search for and identify Standards, and the breadth of standards which apply in their respective fields.
News & Events
14/04/2017

NSAI Celebrates 20 Years of Setting Standards in Ireland

The world may have changed substantially since 1997, but the role of NSAI in supporting businesses and protecting consumers has remained as important as ever. Read more...

30/03/2017

Donegal Fish Processor Fined €45,000 for Tampering with Weighing Scales

This follows a joint investigation carried out by NSAI and the Sea Fisheries Protection Agency. Read more...

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