Industrial Standards in Finland

Overview by
National Standards Organizations
Finnish Standards Association (SFS)
Integration in the International Standards Network
The Finnish Standards Association SFS and its standards-writing bodies, the Finnish Electrotechnical Standards Association and Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority are members of the European standards organizations CEN, CENELEC and ETSI. SFS is also a member of the International Organization ISO and IEC.
Obligation to Use Standards
SFS Standards are voluntary documents and are drawn up by technical committees of SFS or its standards-writing bodies. The total number of SFS Standards amounts to over 17,000. The standards proposed by SFS are exclusively voluntary.
Classification of Standards
SFS (or SFS-EN) + 4 or more digits showing the technical area and the rank in the division.
Assessment of the System of Standardization
Respect of voluntary standardization is highly regarded in Finland; it increases sales potential on the market and the acceptance of the product by consumers.
Online Consultation of Standards
National SFS Standards are sold in Finland only by SFS. Distribution of SFS standards abroad is handled by national ISO member bodies. SFS standards can be viewed in the Catalogue of SFS Standards or downloaded from the online shop of SFS.
Certification Organizations
Finnish Standards Association (SFS)
Associations of Standards Users
Finnish Standards Association (SFS)

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