International Organization for Standardization

An international body that produces world wide industrial standards.

Examples
ISO 9000, ISO 9001 comprehensive quality management system. Specific details are given in ISO 9001.
ISO 14000, ISO 14001 environmental management guide.
ISO 16949 a variation of ISO 9000 that is applicable to the automotive industry.
ISO 17025 standard used for accreditation of test laboratories.

See also: Japanese Industrial Standards.

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International Standards Organisation Responsible for the world-wide publication of standards.