International Standards and Regulations

WQA’s International Resources Report Spreadsheet, a password-protected members-only resource, outlines resources and references, of which WQA is aware, to provide a starting point to understand the country’s regulatory landscape. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard. WQA continuously updates and expands the spreadsheet, so please check back often.

The Connected Devices/Internet of Things Trend Report is a password-protected members-only resource about the Internet of Things (IoT) market, generally devices enabled to connect to the internet. Regulations set before IoT present uncertainty on applicability to today's data-driven world. To adjust, governments are taking steps to develop new regulatory frameworks. This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing IoT devices through regulations or initiatives. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard. 

The Contact Requirements Trends Report is a password-protected member-only resource about materials in contact with food during processing, packaging or storage. This can include component parts in units used for drinking water. This report investigates how countries are addressing food contact requirements as it relates to drinking water treatment units through regulations or other initiatives. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard.

No information in these documents shall be interpreted as legal advice. Please consult an attorney regarding the proper application of these laws and regulations to your company’s products, materials, and practices.