About us

The Croatian Standards Institute is an autonomous non-profit public institution established as the national standards body of the Republic of Croatia with a view to accomplishing the following goals of standardization:
  • increasing the safety level of products and processes,
  • protecting human health and lives and environmental protection,
  • promoting the quality of products, processes and services,
  • ensuring the appropriate use of work, materials and energy,
  • improving production efficiency,
  • controlling variety, ensuring compatibility and interchangeability, and
  • removing technical barriers to international trade.

Croatian Standards Institute is a member of:
  • International Organisation for Standardization (ISO)
  • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
  • European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
  • European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) (status: NSO member) 

The Croatian Standards Institute acts as the enquiry point for the World Trade Organization Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO/TBT) and the contact point for Codex Alimentarius.

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