The purpose of the quality control, as defined by law, is the protection of the rights and interests of consumers, prevention from the import and sale of the product which could pose a threat to human life, health, property and the environment, creation of conditions for the production and importation of qualitative products in this field.
State control for the compliance with standards and requirements to ensure the quality of products is implemented by the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In its activities, the Committee implements the state control to provide the compliance with the requirements of the standards in the field of petrochemical, construction, agro-industrial complex, light furniture, mechanical engineering, electrical, instrument, energy, communications, metallurgy, general technique, standards and requirements of the transportation industry guided by Constitution and laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees and orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees of Cabinet of Ministers, and other normative legal acts.
Committee when carrying out the quality control performs the following tasks:
-ensuring compliance with the standards and requirements for quality of products
- ensuring compliance with the mandatory requirements of technical regulations, as well as related state standards or other normative documents in the field of technical regulation and standardization during production at the enterprises, use, operation, storage, transportation, work performance, and rendering services
-performing comparative verification of measurement instruments and conducting state tests;
- selecting the test samples free of charge in accordance with the regulatory documents which are in force and carry out testing at the accredited test in order to determine compliance with regulatory requirements of the products;
-taking legal actions in accordance with law in case of violation of the standards requirements
-participating together with other executive power bodies at the withdrawal from circulation of the law quality products which do not match with the standards requirements.