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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
21/03/2017

Quarter of all Irish Trade Growth Linked to Standards

Standards play a pivotal role in supporting Ireland’s continuing economic recovery by significantly boosting trade & GDP & creating new jobs, according to a major new study published by NSAI. Learn more...

21/03/2017

UN World Water Day 2017

Water is one of the world’s most essential commodities – and the most precious. Find out how standards can help lead to a more sustainable future  Learn more...

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