The SMI has a standards library where the public can view any European (EN), International (ISO/IEC), Maltese and British standards. The library is open from Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 12:00pm. Tuesday and Thursday also in the afternoon between 2:00pm and 3:30pm.
Sale of Standards
Maltese standards, international and national standards can be purchased from the Standardization Directorate. Pure ISO standards can be purchased directly online by clicking the button below. To purchase European (EN and EN ISO) standards or obtain free abstracts of the standards, please contact the Librarian on (+356) 2395 2000.
European standards are nationally implemented by endorsement in the Government Gazette. All the listed published standards in the catalogue are available from our Standards Library – contact the Librarian on (+356) 2395 2000.
Specification for keyboard allocation of graphic characters for data processing
Maltese Data and Information Requirements on Information and Communication Technology
Hand-made Maltese Lace- Characteristics and Identification Parameters
Traditional hand-made Maltese filigree- General Characteristics and identification parameters
Colour coding of containers for the separate collection of wastes
MSA TS 1200:2004
Indoor Air Quality - Reduction of effects of smoking on non-smokers - Requirements
Motor Vehicle Repairs - Repairers management system- Requirements
MSA TS 800:2007
Degradable Plastic Carrier Bags – Test Method
Remote Gaming – Operators Management System – Requirements
Biotechnology- Control of Public Health Pests - Operators’ Management System Requirements
Milk distributors - Transportation and distribution of pasteurised milk and milk products – Requirements
Food Safety Guidelines for the Retail Sector
Food Safety Guidelines for the Catering Sector
Public Playgrounds – Requirements for Public Playgrounds Safety and their Management
Indoor Play Facilities - Safety - Requirements for Indoor Play Facilities and their Managament
Cash and Valuables - In-Transit and Vaulting Services - minimum requirements
Photovoltaic Installations - Requirements for electrical safety of single phase systems
Accessibility for All in the Built Environment
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installations - General requirements for PV systems installations
Green Roofs - Criteria for the planning, construction, control and maintenance of Green Roofs
Safety Management Systems - Requirements for combat sports practised by minors in a ring
From here, you can download the following e-invoicing deliverables with the following conditions:
Users are allowed to make derivative use of this publication. Derivative applications, which are based on or use information from this publication shall include a statement that is well visible to the users clarifying that this is an implementation of the publication and stating that such reproduction is with the permission of CEN and MCCAA as copyright owners;
CEN and MCCAA bear no liability from the use of the content and implementation of such derivative application and give no warranties expressed or implied for any purpose of such implementation. In case of doubt, users shall always refer to the content of the publication provided by MCCAA which makes available the official authoritative text here;
Invoices based on the e-Invoicing deliverables; members are invited, if possible under the specific national conditions, to invite users on their website/e-shop to apply the following statement on each issued electronic invoice: “This invoice complies with SM EN 16931-1:2017 and SM TS 16931-2:2017”.
Standards for Medical Devices and Personal Protective Equipment
Following the press release, MCCAA is making available the below standards
EN 149:2001 + A1:2009 Respiratory protective devices – Filtering half masks to protect against particles - Requirements, testing, marking (commonly referred to as ‘FFP masks’)
EN 14683:2019 Medical face masks - Requirements and test methods
EN 166:2001 Personal eye-protection – Specifications
EN 14126:2003 + AC 2004 Protective clothing - Performance requirements and tests methods for protective clothing against infective agents
EN 14605:2009 + A1:2009 Protective clothing against liquid chemicals - performance requirements for clothing with liquid-tight (Type 3) or spray-tight (Type 4) connections, including items
Protection to parts of the body
EN 13795-1:2019 Surgical clothing and drapes - Requirements and test methods - Part 1: Surgical drapes and gowns
EN 13795-2:2019 Surgical drapes, gowns and clean air suits, used as medical devices for patients, clinical staff and equipment - Part 2: Test methods
EN 455-1:2000 Medical gloves for single use - Part 1: Requirements and testing for freedom from holes (MDD)
EN 455-2:2015 Medical gloves for single use - Part 2: Requirements and testing for physical properties (MMD)
EN 455-3:2015 Medical gloves for single use - Part 3: Requirements and testing for biological evaluation (MDD)
EN 455-4:2009 Medical gloves for single use - Part 4: Requirements and testing for shelf life determination (MDD)
EN ISO 374-5:2016 Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and micro-organisms - Part 5: Terminology and performance requirements for micro-organisms risks
EN ISO 13688:2013 Protective clothing - General requirements
EN ISO 10993-1:2009 + AC 2010 Biological evaluation of medical devices - Part 1: Evaluation and testing within a risk management process
The Standardization Directorate provides various information services on National, European and International Standards.
SMI User Group
An SMI User Group consisting of companies, individuals and other entities having an interest in standardization work has been established.
SMI Users Group
An SMI Users Group consisting of companies, individuals and other entities having an interest in Standardization work has been established. Members of this group receive benefits such discounts on Maltese standards, attendance to seminars, conferences and training courses organised by the MCCAA. The membership scheme is given as follows:
SMI User Group annual subscription fee is €120.00 which includes:
Up to 50% discount on Maltese/ European standards
Free draft European standards in electronic format
Email updating on what is happening in European and international standardization
Email notification with services offered by the MCCAA.