Proposed Standards for Public Comment

Standards for Public Comment The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards wishes to invite public comment on the following draft standards.  Food Safety The deadline for comment is Monday 1st February 2021. • DCP 1 Food safety ⎯ Prerequisite programmes (PRPS) and good hygiene practices (GHPS) ⎯ general principles • DNS/DCRCP 2 Packaged natural coconut water …

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Compulsory Standards of Saint Lucia

Compulsory Standards of Saint Lucia The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is providing public access in Read Only format to all Compulsory Standards for which Compliance is mandatory. SLNS 1-1: 2016 Specification for Labelling of Commodities – Part 1: General Labelling Requirements This national standard describes general labelling requirements for commodities. It is applicable to …

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In this section of our website, you will see the Services provided by the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards. Basic Food Safety Labelling Training ISO 9001 Beauty & Wellness Training HACCP


Sale of Standards As directed by the Standards Act of 1991 the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is the only organisation in Saint Lucia mandated with the development and sale of Standards. It is the National Standards Body of Saint Lucia. Barcode Generation This service involves the generation of barcodes using International Guidelines (GS1) and …

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Standards for Comments

Thank you for your interest in our Draft Standards and for wanting to participate in the comment period. As a result of the volume of the standards up for consideration we ask that if a standard you are interested in is not yet made available; please email us at and request the standard(s) you …

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Building Trade Capacity in the Caribbean

National Standards Bureaux (NSBs) and other quality improvement and control-related institutions in the Caribbean are to receive assistance in implementing technical barriers to trade (TBT) provisions to better comply with trade requirements as laid out by the World Trade Organisation agreements. The initiative is funded by the TradeCom II Programme, which is an African, Caribbean …

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New Draft Standards for Public Comment

The following draft standards are being proposed for adoption as Saint Lucia National Standards: DNS/IEC 60969: 2016 Self-ballasted lamps for general lighting services — Performance requirements (IEC 60969: 2016, IDT) DNS/ASTM F1561 – 3: 2014 Standard performance requirements for plastic chairs for outdoor use (ASTM F1561 – 3: 2014, IDT) In the process leading to …

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Food-Agroprocessors Certification

This is a process certification programme which gives the assurance that the food product is produced under safe and hygienic conditions. It targets food handlers and food processors offering food for sale. Issuance of certificates under this programme involves an assessment of the production plant, the place of preparation or the farm against the relevant …

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HACCP Recognition Programme

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System is a food processing management system that addresses food safety through a preventative approach. This is achieved by the identification and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards associated with raw materials and handling, processing, storage and distribution of the finished product prior to consumption. These hazards …

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