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1994 versions of ISO 9001, ISO 9002 and ISO 9003

The 1994 versions of the quality assurance standards ISO 9001, ISO 9002 and ISO 9003 specify three sets of quality system requirements. It can be used for external quality assurance purposes. The requirements in these external quality assurance standards are viewed as minimum good-business practices for a supplying company in any industry. The requirements are stated mainly in terms of what the supplier should accomplish, allowing considerable flexibility about how to implement a system that meets these requirements.
 General Modifications
The structure of ISO 9001 remains unchanged and the clause headings in ISO 9002 and 9003 have been aligned with ISO 9001. These headings are common to all three standards.Where a particular clause is not applicable to ISO 9002 or ISO 9003, this is stated in the standard. For instance, as design control is not covered by ISO 9002 and ISO 9003, both standards state that ” The scope of this international standard does not include quality system…

The structure of the ISO 9000 standards

he ISO 9000 series of standards consists of two broad categories of standards : core standards and supplementary guidance standards. We have to know about the structure of ISO 9000 standards.
Core standards The five core standards are :
ISO 9000-1: 1994. Quality management and quality assurance standards – Part 1 : regulations for selection and use. This standard clarifies principal quality- related concepts and provides guidance for the selection and use of the ISO 9000 family of standards for quality assurance and management. ISO 9001 : 1994, Quality systems -help for quality assurance in development, design, installation, production and servicing. ISO 9002 : 1994 , Quality systems – help for quality assurance in production, servicing and installation. ISO 9004-1 : 1994 Quality management and quality system elements – Part 1 : Guidelines. This standard is meant for internal use by organizations and provides guidance in designing and implementing a quality system. So that ca…