"A prescribed set of rules, conditions, or requirements concerning definitions of terms; classification of components; specification of materials, performance, or operations; delineation of procedures; or measurement of quantity and quality in describing materials, products, systems , services or practices."
- National Standards Policy Advisory Committee
Why search standards?
Searching standards during design can help you to:
Identify design constraints from best practices established by experts in the industry
Comply with laws that specify design and testing criteria
Reduce your product liability risk by not complying with best practices and/or laws
Budget for certification testing that may be required or can improve your market position.