Industrial Standards in Argentina

Overview by
National Standards Organizations
Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (IRAM), (Argentine Institute of standards and certification)
Asociación Electrotécnica Argentina (AEA) (in Spanish), (Argentine electrotechnical association)
Integration in the International Standards Network
At the regional level, Argentina is member of:
- The Pan American Standards Commission;
- The Mercosur Standardization Association ;
At the international level, Argentina is member of:
- The International Standards Organization (ISO) ;
- The International Electrotechnical Commission ;
- The International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Obligation to Use Standards
Compliance with standards is mandatory for products such as machines, tools, electrical appliances, sports equipment, toys, etc. Goods which have complex technology or are potentially dangerous must undergo rigorous testing and approval procedures before they can be marketed in Argentina.
Classification of Standards
Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (IRAM) standard for product marking.
Assessment of the System of Standardization
Argentine people are receptive to standards being observed; the IRAM standard or the ISO 9000 and HACCP certifications are well known to consumers and firms and they are appreciated for their guarantee of the quality and safety of products and services.
Online Consultation of Standards
You can consult the IRAM website, the only organization accredited for product certification.
Certification Organizations
Argentine Institute of standards and certification
Argentine accreditation organization (OAA)

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