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The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) is one of the key performance indicators (KPI) of the country’s national quality infrastructure. The first is the National Quality Policy (NQP) adopted by the cabinet. The other KPI is the Legal Infrastructure consisting of the Standards Act No 18 of 2005, the Metrology Amendment Act No 17 of 2005 and the Accreditation Board of Namibia Act No 8 of 2005.

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To be recognised as the centre of excellence for standardisation in Namibia.

Our Mission

Promoting standardisation of products for the safety of consumers, protection of the environment and improved access to global markets.

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Market Surveillance Inspection – Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitisers Regulations: Standards Act, 2005

This notice serves to inform the general public that the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) as the duly appointed technical inspection body for Alcohol-based hand sanitisers products will be conducting field inspections as of 03 August 2020 in line with Regulations 7 of the Alcohol-BasedHand Sanitisers Regulations, Government Notice No. 114. Regulations 7 empowers the NSI […]

Officially Developed Namibian Standards (NAMS): Food Products And Food Safety Management

This notice serves to inform all stakeholders that the below standards have been officially developed as NAMS. The copies of the adopted standards are available for purchase.For more information:Please contact:Standards Publications, Sales & InformationTel: +264 61 386449/452Email: sales@nsi.com.naNSI Webstore: https://www.nsi.com.na/shop/

The NAMS/ISO 31000:2019 Risk Management Officially gazetted

The NAMS/ISO 31000:2019 Risk Management Officially gazetted as a Namibian Standard ISO 31000 provides principles and generic guidelines on how companies can integrate risk-based decision making into an organization’s governance, planning, management, reporting, policies, values and culture. What are the benefits to the business? ISO 31000 assist organizations develop a risk management strategy to effectively […]

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