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'This is a valuable and accessible resource for consumers to be able to build their knowledge of the role of standards in supporting consumer protection. It shows how effective consumer participation in international and national standards is key in developing standards that will meet consumers needs'
DG Consumers International
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This module will take about a half-day to complete. It is designed so that you can do it in several sessions. If you explore many of the resource materials and hyperlinks to Web sites provided, then you will need some more time. This is optional and entirely at your discretion.
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