International Electrotechnical Commission


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International Electrotechnical Commission

Also called the IEC. An organization established to standardize the use of electricity. Members consist of national boards. The IEC attempts to incorporate the interests of governments and the private sector. It was founded in 1906 and is based in Geneva.
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Carotech Ltd, Edison, NJ, has achieved ISO/IEC 17025 certification through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
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