Q: How can we get Lebanese standards? A: All Lebanese standards are available at LIBNOR. You need to inform our information center of your request, whether by email, telephone or fax. You will receive a reply and a quotation . Once you confirm your order, standards will be ready to purchase within 24 hours. Q: How much does a Lebanese standard cost? A: A Lebanese standard is priced according to its number of pages: From 1 to 10 pages: 15,000 LBP From 11 to 25 pages: 25,000 LBP From 26 to 49 pages: 35,000 LBP From 50 pages and more: 50,000 LBP Q: Can't we buy Standards online? A: Once the payment is done, soft copies of the standards could be sent to you by email. Q: Why do standards exist? A: Standards exist to: • Promote international trade • Produce safer products • Improve the quality of life. Q: What does LIBNOR offer? A: LIBNOR offers: • A network of experts • A neutral platform where Lebanese interested parties or even competitors can meet and share common interests • A gateway for the Lebanese stakeholders to international activities. • An inquiry point where national, regional and international standards are available. • A Conformity Mark (NL) for products. Q: Why participate in LIBNOR standardization activities? A: The importance of participating in Lebanese standards can be seen as follows: • An opportunity to influence standards in your own field of interest • Standards lead to: o Larger markets o Greater profitability o Improved safety o Environmental benefits • Standards promote international trade and contribute to safer products and processes. Q: Why is standardization a key component in a national Quality infrastructure? A: Standardization is a key component in a national Quality infrastructure since it provides: • Standards for the benefit of Market actors • Standards for reference by Legislators • Standards for Conformity assessors • Standards for Accreditors. Q: If we are members of a technical committee (TC), are we consequently a member of its subcommittees? A: The member of a TC is not necessarily a member of its subcommittees (SCs). However, a potential member of a subcommittee (SC) must be a TC member first. Q: How can we participate in the work of a Lebanese technical committee (NL TC)? A: If you are interested in becoming a member of a certain Lebanese technical committee, all you have to do is to fill an application form.