New Draft Bahamas National Standard: Invitation to Comment19 Jun 2024

StandardsThe Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) invites the general public to comment on the latest Draft Bahamas National Standard. 

By clicking on the below documents you will be able to review and comment.

1. Open the excel spread sheet
2. Go to column K to see the description of each Standard
3. Go to column L and click the URL link that will take you directly to the Standard for review.

If you have comments upon review of the Standard please indicate them on the BBSQ comment sheet template provided and submit to;;

If you are unable to access the documents, please contact the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) @ Phone: 362-1748 – 55 or Email:;

Kindly note the deadline for submission of public comments is July 22, 2024.

About the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) was established, as per the Standards Act of 2006, as a corporate body operating within the Ministry of Financial Services. The BBSQ is mandated to establish and maintain standards for all goods, services, practices and processes to protect the health and safety of all Bahamians, safeguard the environment and enhance the economy of The Bahamas. The BBSQ works closely with the government, industries and businesses to enhance the quality of products and services available to the Bahamian people and synchronize national standards with international and regional standards.

More about Standards

Standardisation is the process of formulating, implementing and publication of guidelines, rules and specifications (collectively referred to as standards) with the aim to address actual or potential problems. It can also facilitate for common and repeated use, aimed at the achievement uniformity in a given context.

Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality and also level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.

Source: The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality