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International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

The International Organization for Standardization ISO is an independent non-governmental membership organization and the world's largest developer of voluntary International Standards.

ISO was created in 1946. It currently has 163 member countries, which are the national standardization bodies worldwide, as well as a Central Secretariat, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

The objective of this Organization is to develop international standards for products, services and systems, which guarantee quality, safety and efficiency. Facilitating international trade in goods / services and global cooperation in the intellectual, scientific, technological and economic fields by bringing together experts from around the world to develop International Standards

Mexican Committee for the Attention of ISO (CMISO)

The Mexican Committee for Attention of the ISO is a subsidiary of the General Directorate of Standards (DGN) to respond to the work that emerges from ISO in order to establish the national position in the name of the interests of Mexico. This Committee seeks to establish the agreed national positions within the Mirror Subcommittees constituted in Mexico.

Mexico's stakeholders participate in this Mirror Committees and include all those groups that have an interest and wish to contribute to the process of developing standards.

The Mirror Subcommittees constituted in Mexico should have a balanced participation of the following sectors:

  • Public sector - Dependencies and entities of the federal public administration
  • National Standardization Bodies and Committees - Promote harmonization of standards
  • Private sector - Chambers, associations, anyone interested
  • Academic sector - Schools, professional colleges, institutions of higher education
  • Consumer sector - Associations, groups or users

Since October 2014, ema has undertaken some coordinating activities of Mexican Mirror Committees for the attention of ISO Committees, including:

  • ISO / CASCO: is an ISO policy committee working on issues related to conformity assessment. CASCO develops the policy and publishes standards related to conformity assessment, but does not carry out conformity assessment activities.
  • TC 212: is an ISO technical committee working on issues related to clinical laboratory tests and in vitro diagnostic test systems. TC 212 seeks standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems.
  • TC 272: is an ISO technical committee working on issues related to forensic science. TC 272 seeks standardization and guidance in the field of Forensic Science; this includes the development of standards pertaining to field-based forensic and scientific laboratory techniques and methodologies in general areas such as detection and collection of physical evidence, subsequent analysis and interpretation of evidence, and reporting of findings.
  • TC 276: is an ISO technical committee working on issues related to Biotechnology. TC 276 seeks standardization in the field of biotechnological processes by identifying needs and standardization gaps by working with other organizations to avoid duplication and overlapping of standardization activities.
  • PC 308: is an ISO project committee working on standardization in the Chain of Custody area, including terminology, principles, requirements and control systems used by supply chain actors with regard to the management of the products according to their specific characteristics.
ema a.c. serves as the coordinator of these Committees, as well as of the working groups that are established due to the need for sectoral activities in each one and with the final objective of attending the meetings, votes and comments required to represent Mexico at ISO.

ema a.c. participates in the following Standardization Committees:

  • CMISO / TC 210: Quality management and related general aspects for medical devices
  • CMISO / TC 20: Aircraft and space vehicles
  • CMISO / TC 228: Tourism and related services
  • CMISO / TC 176: Quality management and quality assurance
  • CMISO / TC 207: Environmental Management
  • CMISO / TC 262: Risk management
  • CMISO / ISO REMCO: Committee on Reference Materials
Standards in ​​Conformity Assessment:

The Standards are international in nature and can be acquired on the official ISO website (https://www.iso.org/store.html)
 
CODE NAME
ISO/IEC 17000:2004 Conformity assessment — Vocabulary and general principles
ISO/IEC Guide 23:1982* Methods of indicating conformity with standards for third-party certification systems
ISO/IEC TR 17026:2015 Conformity assessment — Example of a certification scheme for tangible products
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity assessment — Requirements for certification bodies certifying products, processes and services
ISO/IEC 17067:2013 Conformity assessment — Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes
ISO/IEC TR 17028:2017* Conformity assessment — Guidelines and examples of a certification scheme for services
ISO/IEC Guide 60:2004 Conformity assessment — Code of good practice
ISO/IEC Guide 68:2002 Arrangements for the recognition and acceptance of conformity assessment results
ISO/IEC 17007:2009 Conformity assessment — Guidance for drafting normative documents suitable for use for conformity assessment
ISO/IEC 17011:2017** Conformity assessment — General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies
ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Conformity assessment — Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Conformity assessment — General requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems – Part 1 Requirements
ISO/IEC 17021-2:2016** Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Part 2: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of environmental management systems
ISO/IEC 17021-3:2017** Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Part 3: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of quality management systems
ISO/IEC TS 17021-4:2013 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Competence requirements for auditing and certification of event sustainability management
ISO/IEC TS 17021-5:2014 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management systems
ISO/IEC TS 17021-6:2014 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Competence requirements for auditing and certification of business continuity management systems
ISO/IEC TS 17021-7:2014 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Competence requirements for auditing and certification of road traffic safety management systems
ISO/IEC TS 17021-9:2016** Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems -- Part 9: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of anti- bribery management systems
ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Conformity assessment — General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons
ISO/IEC 17027:2014 Conformity assessment — Vocabulary related to competence of persons used for certification of persons
ISO/IEC TS 17023:2013 Conformity Assessment — Guidelines for determining audit duration in management system certification
ISO/IEC 17025:2017** General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment — General requirements for proficiency testing
ISO Guide 27:1983* Guidelines for corrective action to be taken by a certification body in the event of misuse of its mark of conformity
ISO/IEC 17030:2003 Conformity assessment — General requirements for third-party marks of conformity
ISO/IEC 17040:2005 Conformity assessment — General requirements for peer assessment of conformity assessment bodies and accreditation bodies
ISO/IEC 17050-1:2004 Conformity assessment — Supplier's declaration of conformity - Part 1: General requirements
ISO/IEC 17050-2:2004 Conformity assessment — Supplier's declaration of conformity - Part 2: Supporting documentation
ISO 17034:2016** General requirements for the competence of reference material producers
ISO TS 22003:2013* Food safety management systems - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of food safety management systems


* Standard with no official translation to Spanish

**Recently updated standards

 

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