QS

Qatar

Membership: Member body

Laboratories and Standardization Affairs (QS) is the national standards body in Qatar. It was established in 2002 and is currently affiliated to the Ministry of Environment.  The core functions of QS include the following activities:



  • elaborate and publish Qatari product and service standards (voluntary) and technical regulations (mandatory) with participation of relevant stakeholders (industry, academia, control authorities, etc.)

  • ensure high quality and safety of products, commodities and materials following new trends and developments

  • participation in relevant international and regional organizations

  • grant license to use Quality Mark

  • grant license to use Conformity Certificate and Conformity Mark

  • testing of products, commodities and raw materials

  • in-house and external calibration services

  • assaying and hallmarking of precious metals

  • operate Qatari National IEC Committee

  • operate WTO/TBT/SPS National Enquiry Point and Notification Authority for the State of Qatar


QS comprises three departments:



  • Standards and  Metrology

  • Quality and Conformity

  • Central laboratories

Qatar General Organization for Standardization

Abo-Hamour Area, opposite the Medical Commission
P.O. Box 23277
Doha
Qatar

Tel: + 974 44 261366
Fax: + 974 44 261606
E-mail: standard@qatar.net.qa

 

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