Consumer Product Safety Commission enforcing USA legislation on consumer products.
Consumer Products Safety Improvement ACT of 2008, mandating independent 3rd party testing for all children’s focused products.
Originally the American Society of Testing Materials, ASTM International is a leader in the development of voluntary standards. Many industries form committees under ASTM, which later develop standards that are later adopted into law.
International Organization for Standardization is an independent, non-governmental membership organization made up of member countries that develop and publish international safety standards for many industries..
European Standards (ENs) are based on member countries that develop standards through their own organizations and industries. Governed and published under the CEN – European Committee for Standardization, EN has develop some of the worlds leading standards in many industries.
AS / NZS
Standards Australia & New Zealand are leading publishers of standards for products directed to those specific markets, and like other regions, have developed some standards which lead in certain industries.
The Brazilian National Standards Organization or Associacao Brasileira de Normas Tecnicas is the normative body responsible for technological development in Brazil.