Standard

A technical specification approved by a recognised standardisation body for repeated or continuous application, compliance with which is not compulsory and which falls into one of the following categories:

  • International standard: a standard adopted by an international standardisation organisation and made available to the public.
  • European standard: a standard adopted by a European standardisation body and made available to the public.
  • National standard: a standard adopted by a national standardisation body and made available to the public.