Types of ISO Standards

ISO 9001¬†–¬†A¬†Quality Management¬†System standardbased on a number of key principles.¬†This standard¬†ensures that customers¬†can be confident they will receive¬†consistent, high quality products and services.¬†

AS 9100¬†–¬†A Quality Management System standard for the¬†aerospace industry.¬†This standard incorporates all of ISO9001 and includes specific requirements relating to¬†aviation, space and defense, as well as land-and-sea based systems for defense applications.

ISO 14001¬†–¬†An Environmental System Standard that specifies requirements for an¬†environmental management¬†system to enable an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects.

ISO 13485 ‚Äď A Quality Management System standard for the medical device industry. This standard insures an organization demonstrates an ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet customer requirements and regulatory requirements applicable to medical devices and related services.

ISO 14971 ‚Äď A standard that specifies the requirements for the application of risk management to medical devices and applies to all stages of the life-cycle of a medical device.

ISO 17025 ‚Äď A standard that specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.

ISO/TS 16949 ‚Äď A standard used in conjunction with ISO 9001:2008, which defines the quality management system requirements for the design and development, production, and installation and service of automotive-related products.