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A guide to identifying, finding and accessing standards for design, manufacturing and testing.

Searching vs obtaining

If you need to place an order for a specific standard, jump to the Order a standard page.

If you have a specific standard in mind and you are seeking more information about it, such as a table of contents, scope note, or preview, scroll down this page to "Search: individual organizations". Locate the appropriate organization and look up the standard on its website.

If you are doing a general search for standards that might apply to your project:

(a) Consult with stakeholders who may be aware of relevant standards, e.g. faculty supervisor, research colleagues, client

(b) Review the individual organizations listed on this page. If there is one (or more) that specializes in your project's technology, go to its website and browse its standards.

(c) Biomedical projects: search the FDA CDRH Consensus Standards (see link below).

Search: multiple organizations

Search: individual organizations

Identify relevant standards agencies for your projects and check the standards information on their websites. For example:

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