|Definition:|| standards on the same subject approved by different standardizing bodies, that establish interchangeability of products, processes and services, or mutual understanding of test results or information provided according to these standards|
Note 1 to entry: Within this definition, harmonized standards might have differences in presentation and even in substance, e.g. in explanatory notes, guidance on how to fulfil the requirements of the standard, preferences for alternatives and varieties.
Note 2 to entry: Technical regulations can be harmonized like standards. Corresponding terms and definitions are obtained by replacing “standards” by “technical regulations” in the definitions IEV 901-06-01 to IEV 901-06-09, and “standardizing bodies” by “authorities” in definition IEV 901-06-01.