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Population: 11.1 million
Information updated as of 30.04.2023.
Decree - Law No.8 Standardization, Metrology, Quality and Accreditation.
The National Research Institute on Metrology (INIMET) of Cuban National Bureau of Standards as NMI, is the institution responsible for measurement standards and scientific metrology.
The Center of Isotopes (CENTIS) is the designated laboratory in the field of Radioactivity. CENTIS belongs to the Agency of Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies of the Ministry for Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA).
The Center for Radiation Protection and Hygiene (CPHR) is a designated laboratory mainly responsible for the dosimetry standards in the field of ionizing radiation.
The institutions responsible for Legal Metrology are:
- to verify the legal measurement instruments;
- to calibrate the working standards of measurement units (for industry);
- to calibrate the ordinary measuring instruments for customers;
- to carry out the type evaluation of measuring instruments.
TCM laboratories were accredited by ONARC according to ISO IEC 17025 standard.