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CROSQ, the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality, located in Barbados, was established in 2003 by a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) treaty as an Intergovernmental Organisation and the regional centre for promoting efficiency and competitive production in trade and services, through the process of standardisation and the verification of quality.
Created to promote international, particularly Inter-american, and regional cooperation in metrology. SIM is committed to the implementation of a Global Measurement System within the Americas, in which all users can have confidence.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) was established by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in food trade.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy.
The International Bureau of Weights and Measures (Bureau international des poids et mesures) is an international standards organisation, one of three such organisations established to maintain the International System of Units (SI) under the terms of the Metre Convention (Convention du M├Ętre). The organisation is usually referred to by its French initials, BIPM.
The International Organization for Standardization widely known as ISO, is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.
 

  1. Code of Hygienic Practice for the Handling of Fish and Fishery Products
  2. Code of Practice for Natural Coconut Water
  3. Code of Practice for Inbound Tour Operators
  4. Specification for Short Term Vehicle Rental
  5. Specification for Packaged Water
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Proposals for New Standards
World Standards Day Poster and Video Competition
Standard for comment
IEC Standards for comment

[New Standards for Comments]
Standard for Jams, Jellies and Marmalades
DNS 14: 201X Standard for Jams, Jellies and Marmalades [Download pdf]

Comments Form: DNS 14: 201X Standard for Jams, Jellies and Marmalades [Download pdf]

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  1. Standards Act
  2. Metrology Act
  3. Antigua and Barbuda Standards Regulations, 1998