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Costa Rica (INTECO)

Membership: Member body

Instituto de Normas Técnicas de Costa Rica
Barrio González Flores Ciudad Científica de la Universidad de Costa Rica San Pedro de Montes de Oca
CR-San José

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 10004-1000
CR-San José



Tel: +506 2283 45 22
Fax: +506 2283 48 31
E-mail: mcespedes@inteco.or.cr
Web: www.inteco.or.cr

Webstore: isostore.inteco.or.cr

The Instituto de Normas Técnicas de Costa Rica (INTECO) is an independent association that was constituted in 1987. It is a private, non-profit body with representatives from the public and private sectors of the Costa Rican economy.

INTECO seeks to consistently improve standards-related activities with a view to promoting the quality of goods and services manufactured, produced or offered for sale within the country.

The Government of the Republic recognizes INTECO as the National Standards Body. INTECO began quality system registration activities in 1995, under agreement with AENOR. In 1999, INTECO introduced environmental management system registration, also under agreement with AENOR. The product certification service is offered to INTECO's clients independently.

Participation in the technical work

TC Participation 34
PDC Participation 3