AFNOR - translation to English
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AFNOR - translation to English

Association française de Normalisation; Association française de normalisation; Laboratoire Central de l’Electricité; Afnor; Association Française de Normalisation

Iso, International Organization for Standardization


<body, standard> Association Francaise pour la Normalisation. The French national standards institute, a member of ISO. (1994-12-14)



Association Française de Normalisation (AFNOR, English: French Standardization Association) is a Paris-based standards organization and a member body for France at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The AFNOR Group develops its international standardization activities, information provision, certification and training through a network of key partners in France who are members of the association. They are:

  • ACTIA (Association of Technical Cooperation for the food industry)
  • ADEME (French Agency for Environment and Energy Management)
  • ADEPT (Association for the development of international trade in food products and techniques)
  • COFRAC (French Accreditation Committee)
  • CSTB (Scientific and Technical Center for Construction)
  • CTI (Center Network industrial technology)
  • INERIS (National Institute for Industrial Environment and Risks) emerged from CERCHAR (Study and research centre of the Charbonnages de France) and IRCHA (National research institute of applied chemistry)
  • LCIE (Laboratoire Central des Industries Électriques)
  • LNE (Laboratoire National Metrology and Testing)
  • UTAC (Union Technique de l'automobile, cycle and motorcycle)
  • UTE (Union Technique de l'Électricité)