Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Standard?
What are the types of Standards?
Why are Standards Needed?
What is Standardization?
What are the aims of Standardization?
What are Philippine National standards? The International Standards?
How are Philippine National Standards being developed?
Abbreviations:Fast Track Method
Abbreviations: PNS (Philippine National Standards)
How are Philippine National Standards being developed through Technical Committee Method?
What is Product Certification?
On the other hand, importers of products covered by mandatory PNS are issued the ICC and allowed to use the ICC Mark after their import shipments (on a per Bill of Lading basis) have been evaluated by BPS as meeting the requirements of the applicable standard. Import shipments are subjected to sampling and testing. Product Certification covers the following: Building and construction materials, electrical and electronic home appliances, chemical products, consumer products, and fresh and processed food.
Why Product Certification?
What are the benefits of Product Certification?
What are the Products under Mandatory Certification?
What is PS Certification Scheme?
What are the types of audit conducted by BPS during the PS Quality and Safety Certification?
What is an Import Commodity Clearance?
What does the BPS Product Certification Scheme require from the Manufacturers?
What does the BPS Product Certification Scheme require from the Importers?
What is the PS License to a Manufacturer?
How would we know if the product is certified by the Bureau of Product Standards?
How much is the penalty if we were caught selling uncertified products?
What happens during the mediation hearing?
What is a Private Emission Testing Center (PETC)?
Why is the task of conducting emission testing given to the private sector?
What vehicles are subject to emission testing?
Who can operate a PETC?
What are these documentary requirements for PETC accreditation application?
What are the fees charged to PETC applicants / owners?
What are the schedule of fees to be charged by DTI and DOTC / LTO for PETC application?
What are the prescribed testing equipment for a PETC?
Are there any other standards / rules prescribed in PETC application?
What is the estimated capital outlay needed to put up a PETC?
How often should a PETC renew its Certificate of Accreditation and Authorization?
What are the prohibitions stated in Article 15?
What are the sanctions for PETCs found guilty of committing the prohibited acts?