Industrial Standards in Denmark

Overview by
National Standards Organizations
Danish Standards Association
Integration in the International Standards Network
Denmark is a member of:
- The International Standard Organization (ISO);


- The International Electrotechnichal Commission (IEC);

- The European Committee for Standardization (CEN);

- The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM).

Obligation to Use Standards
The standards proposed by the DS are voluntary.
Classification of Standards
All new EU standards must be approved as Danish standards and they get the title DS/EN. If a standard initially is international and gets the status of a EU and Danish standards then the title is DS/EN ISO. Like e.g. DS/EN ISO 9001 which is the standard for quality management.
Assessment of the System of Standardization
The company may use the logo DS in its marketing activities, such as on stationery and in brochures. By using the logo, the company signals that it has introduced and implemented, for instance, a quality management and/or an environmental management system. The DS logo is known in the market and is associated with confidence, safety and guarantee.
Online Consultation of Standards
Publication of standards is entrusted by the Danish Standards Association. On their website you can see a complete list of standards.
Certification Organizations
Danish Certification of Standards
Associations of Standards Users
List of Standardization Committees in respective fields

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