The chief international standards-setting body, although the ISO itself has no power to set standards. Instead, its standards are recommendations which are adopted as national standards by various countries, sometimes with modifications.
Their website is www.iso.ch/.
ISO standards are ordinarily obtained through the local national standards organization. In the United States, contact:
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
11 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 642-4900; FAX (212) 398-0023
Paper copies of ISO standards may be purchased from:
Global Engineering Documents
Telephone: (800) 854-7179; (303) 397-7956
FAX: (303) 397-2740
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