Standards Council of Canada



  • Type of standardizing body:
    Central government
  • WTO member status:
    WTO Members
  • Year of acceptance of WTO TBT Code:


The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) accredits Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) to develop standards. The scope of SCC accreditation includes the process of standards development by SDOs. SCC’s SDO accreditation is intended to develop standards that will advance the Canadian economy, support sustainable development, benefit the health, safety and welfare of workers and the public, assist, and protect consumers, facilitate domestic and international trade and further international cooperation in relation to standardization. SCC-Accredited SDOs develop and maintain National Standard of Canada (NSC), which include adoptions of international/regional standards, to meet the needs of Canadian stakeholders. SCC-Accredited SDOs in good standing are listed below:


600-55 Metcalfe Street CA-Ottawa ON K1P 6L5

Tel: + 1 613 238 32 22
Fax: + 1 613 569 78 08

Work Programme


Work programs and information on accredited SDOs, is available on the SCC website.

SCC complies with the Code of Good Practice for the Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards (World Trade Organization (WTO) Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Annex 3).

Those unable to access the information electronically, and those having specific questions about the SDOs may request information from the contact address below.


Frequency of update / Period covered

Continuously updated



WTO Entry Point

Standards Council of Canada
600-55 Metcalfe Street
CA-Ottawa ON K1P 6L5

Tel: + 1 613 238 32 22
Fax: + 1 613 569 78 08