As of April 7th, 2022, the 211 standards, which the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) plans to adopt, have been officially gazetted. Standards for Adoptation PDF

In accordance with the Bureau of Standards and Quality Act, 2021, after the standards and the intention to adopt them have been gazetted, a period of 30 days must elapse before they are officially adopted. This means by May 7th, 2022, the standards will be adopted.

The standards, which will be adopted, fall in the following areas:


  • Canned Meat
  • Fresh Roots
  • Dried Herbs
  • Frozen Vegetables
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruits
  • Frozen Fruits
  • Dried Fruit
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Sauces
  • Milk Products
  • Dairy
  • Fish
  • Canned Fish
  • Cereal Grain
  • Flour Honey
  • Jams, Jellies and Marmalades
  • Juices And Nectars


  • Wood And Wood-Based Products
  • Steel
  • Concrete
  • Cement/Plastering
  • Ceramic Tile/Concrete


  • Occupational and Health Safety Management
  • Drinking Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Systems and Services
  • Air quality
  • Plastics
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Energy Management and Energy Savings
  • Food Safety Management Systems
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism and Related Services