voluntary standard

voluntary standard

A standard with which there is no obligation to comply, either legally or de facto.
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Under the current DTI policy, imported flat glass is only subjected to voluntary standard certification.
With hundreds of voluntary sustainability standards in existence, it is easy to get lost and not know which, if any, voluntary standard is relevant.
The plastic aerosol voluntary standard is available at a cost of $45 for CSPA members and $60 for non-members and can be purchased here.
The Gold Standard Foundation won the Best Voluntary Standard award.
Passive House is a voluntary standard that typically reduces energy use on heating and cooling by 90 percent, compared to current code-compliant buildings.
The Commission originally proposed the rule on May 16, 2014, and the proposed version called for incorporation of ASTM F254914a, a voluntary standard that has been on the books for years, with one proposed substitute provision: the establishment of clear pass/ fail criteria for the existing test contained in the ASTM version.
It may also happen that the VSEP holder does not know about the elaboration of a voluntary standard by the industry or a private SSO.
The voluntary standard represents the future of charging technology and smart grid interaction while addressing the needs of today.
The companies are two of the first to get certified to the voluntary standard in North America (by independent certifier OneCert).
Proposed changes to the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) voluntary standard (1710) regarding career tire department response-time, staffing and other standards are now available for review and comment.
USDA is seeking comments on a proposed voluntary standard for a naturally raised marketing claim for livestock and meat.
His NRA bosses hated the idea of even a voluntary standard on gun manufacturers.

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