Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Secretaría de Economía (Ministry of the Economy)
Regions Affected
Comité Consultivo Nacional de Normalización de la Secretaría de Economía, CCONNSE (National Advisory Committee on Standardization of the Ministry of the Economy) Av. Puente de Tecamachalco Núm. 6 Col. Lomas de Tecamachalco, Sección Fuentes, Naucalpan de Juárez, CP. 53950, Estado de México, Tel.: 57 29 91 00 Ext. 43244 and 43274, Fax: 55 20 97 15 or Email: sofia.pacheco@economia.gob.mx and juan.rivera@economia.gob.mx
Notified Document Details
Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-008-SCFI-2017, Sistema General de Unidades de Medida (Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-008-SCFI-2017: General system of units of measurement) (This text will cancel Mexican Official Standard NOM-008-SCFI-2002) (49 pages, in Spanish)
ICS Code
Covered Products
Units of measurement
Description of Content

The notified draft Mexican Official Standard contains the requirements for the use of units, symbols and writing style for the units of the General system of units of measurement, which must be observed when delivering measurement results in the country, and also contains appendices with information on other units of measurement.

Objectives & Rationale
The notified draft Mexican Official Standard establishes the definitions, symbols and writing style for the units of the General system of units of measurement, to be used in fields in which quantities represent properties of bodies, phenomena or substances of physical, chemical or biological nature, independent of their application in different fields, such as science, technology, industry, education, health, the environment and trade.
Relevant Documents

· NMX-Z-055-IMNC-2009 -Vocabulario Internacional de Metrología - Conceptos fundamentales generales, y términos asociados (VIM);
· ISO/IEC Guide 99:2007 - International vocabulary of metrology -- Basic and general concepts and associated terms (VIM).

Final Date of Comments
Contact Details
Secretaría de Economía (Ministry of the Economy) Subsecretaría de Competitividad y Normatividad (Under-Secretariat for Competitiveness and Standardization) Dirección General de Normas (Directorate-General of Standards) Tel.: (+52) 55 5729 9100, Ext. 43244 Fax: (+52) 55 5520 9715 Website: http://www.economia.gob.mx/comunidad-negocios/normalizacion/catalogo-mexicano-de-normas Email: normasomc@economia.gob.mx/sofia.pacheco@economia.gob.mx/jose.ramosr@economia.gob.mx Text available at: http://www.diariooficial.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5532807&fecha=24/07/2018 https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2018/TBT/MEX/18_4156_00_s.pdf
Document Online Link (EN)
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