The Standards Organisation of Nigeria is an active member of African Regional Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), Codex Alimentarius Commission, which is the Food Standardisation Organ of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and is also a member of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
SON and ASTM signed a MOU which covers adoption and reproduction of ASTM standards within its territory in its capacity as a national standard body in Nigeria. Stakeholders can easily accees ASTM standards from son library.
SON participates fully in the programmes and activities of international bodies and appropriate UN agencies, in particular, UNIDO and UNICEF, inthe interest of Nigeria
Standards Organisation of Nigeria employs the veritable scheme of product certification for
the enforcement of both high standards and control of quality of Made-in-Nigeria goods, through the award of Nigeria Industrial Standards (NIS) “mark of quality” to outstanding products.