product standards

product standards

minimum national standards of product design and construction that are legally enforced in order to protect the health and safety of consumers. Complex nationally established product standards that have to be met by IMPORTS can serve as a form of PROTECTIONISM.
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Steel products without PS certification and without a clearly embossed manufacturer's name as registered with DTI's Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) are usually below required specifications in terms of weight, strength and ductility hence, dangerous," Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (PISI) president Roberto Cola said.
Around 36 firms in eight cities and municipalities covering Tacloban City, Carigara, Maasin City, Naval, Calbayog City, Catbalogan City, Borongan City, and Catarman were monitored and proven compliant to product standards and fair trade laws.
He also put the government to task in going after stores and manufacturers found violating laws on product standards and fair trade.
Cola said Pisi also recommended to the Bureau of Product Standards an immediate audit of steel products and to issue show cause order to manufacturers that produced and sold the substandard rebars.
Go, however, said that since there is no product standards monitoring they there is no official data to back up its claim, but he said they have received various reports and complaints.
He believes that in addition to the "already lengthy process," a large, viable market for alternatives, such as electronic nicotine delivery systems, is a prerequisite for any changes to combustible product standards, to mitigate unintended consequences such as illicit trade.
He highlighted that the parties are thrilled to work together to ensure that strong, water-saving product standards are imbedded into technical regulations, to establish a robust conformity assessment scheme to protect the Jordan from inferior, counterfeit products, and to update Jordan's plumbing code.
Chief Executive Officer GTR, Hussain Kuli Khan said: "This is indeed a great honour for our company; it gives me great pleasure that our high quality product standards have been accepted by PSQCA.
"To remain effective and safe, explosion protected forklift trucks must be serviced and maintained by trained engineers," explains Darren Boiling, group after sales manager."All engineers responsible for Pyroban explosion protected equipment in the field must first be trained to ensure they are qualified to work on the specific systems, and then regularly retrained to ensure their knowledge is in line with current product standards and legislation."
ISO 9001 ensures that world-class product standards for materials are always met.
"Using this resource, national authorities would then pool and share the data into a European system, helping manufacturers to adapt their products, providing a basis for public awareness-raising campaigns, assisting legislators, supervisory authorities and standards bodies to make more informed risk assessment decisions and develop better product standards," noted the coalition, whose members include BusinessEurope, BEUC, EuroCommerce, CEN and CENELEC.
It received ISO 9001:2008 for its quality management systems, meaning it is consistent in its product standards, as well as ISO 14001:2004 for its environmental management systems.

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