Canadian General Standards Board

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Canadian General Standards Board continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and take appropriate measures in response. Our decisions and actions align with Government of Canada directives. The safety of our staff, contract auditors and certified organizations is paramount in all decisions being made.

All international and domestic travel has been suspended (be it by air, train or car) for an indeterminate period of time.

Please note that CGSB staff are currently working remotely and there may be a delay in responding to emails due to a slower than normal IT network.

85 years of innovation, expertise and success

The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) is a federal government organization that offers client-centred, comprehensive standards development and conformity assessment services in support of the economic, regulatory, procurement, health, safety and environmental interests of our stakeholders—government, industry and consumers.

Transcript for the Canadian General Standards Board Video

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Every day, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) contributes to the quality of life by setting standards and providing certification services that improve the health and safety of all Canadians.

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Organic Agriculture, Consensus, Petroleum, Assessment, Conformity, Non-Destructive Testing, ISO 9001, Furniture, Transparency, Clothing, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, National Flag of Canada, First Responders, Openness, Textile Flammability, Glass, ISO 14001Geomatics, Organic Aquaculture, Marine Safety, Food Safety.

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We support the Government of Canada by providing access to standardization tools which help keep programs efficient and effective.

Our performance based product standards support Canada's economic growth and promote Canadian innovation.

From protective equipment for our first responders, to the food we buy for our families and even the standards for our Canadian flag, our work has a positive daily impact on our lives.

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Biofuels, Remanufactured Toner Cartridges, Environmental Sustainability, Environment, Green.

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We help meet greening government objectives, raise the bar for quality products and services, and keeps Canadians safe by providing environmental, quality, and health and safety certifications.

Our certification programs reflect the best of what the international community has to offer, and our standards development process engages stakeholders and supports the interests of Canadians.

Over the years, thousands of technical experts have contributed to our activities to help ensure that our knowledge is passed on to future generations.

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Canadian General Standards Board. Innovation. Expertise. Success.

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The Canadian General Standards Board. Built on innovation, expertise and success!

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