Standard - technical or qualitative specification for products and services. Standards are developed by standardization organizations
Cenelec for standards in the field of electrotechnics
ETSI for telecommunication standards
CEN for standards in other sectors.
Compliance with standards gives credibility to the product and ensures compliance with public health and environmental safety rules.
Products that meet the standards become competitive for the market and credible to the buyer.
European directives are accompanied by relevant standards.
The standard for a product can be set by the manufacturer or by specialized consultants