What is a standard?

Standards are voluntary published documents that set out specifications, requirements, guidelines, procedures or characteristics that aim to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistent. It provides organizations with a group of tools with the potential of providing greater performance and competitiveness.

Standards are developed through consensus among stakeholders (group of industry experts, consumers, research institutes, government, sectoral organizations, among others.

Benefits of INTECO standards

  • INTECO standards improve quality of life; it defines product and service features and establishes guidelines to protect the environment; as well as representing a valuable tool for consumers.
  • Organizations can apply INTECO standards to improve performance, manage risks and integrate better practices in their organization, enabling a more efficient and sustainable operation.
  • INTECO is a launching platform for new ideas, which can be created, improved or modified according to the ever-changing world.
  • New standards are developed to reflect the latest technology, innovation and society needs.