This text is from the second edition of ISO 9001, The Standard Companion. It is based on the now obsolete 1987 version of the ISO 9001 Standard. The third edition, based on the current 1994 standard, is available from Simply Quality.
Detailed definitions of special terms used in the Standard are defined in ISO 8402, "Quality - Vocabulary" and in the specific ISO 9000 standard.
<<Previous Section] [ Table of Contents] [Next Section>>
[Copyright, 1992 by Simply Quality, PO Box 21, Middletown, NJ]