State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent of the Republic of Azerbaijan (AZSTAND) is a member body of ISO, affiliate member of CEN, member of Codex Alimentarius and participates in the Affiliate Country Programme of IEC.
The main tasks of AZSTAND in the field of standardization are:
- Publication of state standards, international (regional) and interstate standards, national standards of foreign countries
- Management and improvement of state fund of normative acts on technical regulation and standardization
- Taking measures on protection of consumer market from low-quality, dangerous and counterfeited goods
- Cooperation with international organizations