International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
Processes and Procedures

Processes & Procedures

Standards Development

Development process

Overview

 

An International Standard is the result of an agreement between the National Committees of the IEC. It may be used as such, or may be implemented through incorporation in national standards of different countries.

 

The preparation of a new IEC standard takes place in the following principal stages (for further details, see the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1):