The Standards Institution of Israel

Description

The Standards Institution of Israel, mandated by the Israeli Government, is the country's national standards body, preparing and publishing Israeli standards as well as representing Israel in the international standards organizations, ISO and IEC. The Standardization Division coordinates the preparation of Israeli standards through hundreds of committees, comprising thousands of representatives from all the sectors of the Israeli economy and society.

What it means

A standard is a document stating technical specifications for a product to ensure it is suited for its intended use. The standard addresses various characteristics of a product, such as materials, structure, dimensions, operation, marking and packing. Some standards specify testing methods, terms, and content.

http://www.sii.org.il/896-en/SII_EN.aspx