Changes Made in the 1994 Version of ISO 9001

The following list of significant changes in the 1994 version of the Standard has been assembled from sources thought to be accurate. Simply Quality cannot be held responsible for any damages that result for inaccuracies in this list. For more information on ISO 9001 contact: Simply Quality, PO Box 21 Middletown, NJ 07748. E-mail comments to

Directives of the International Organization for Standardization require that all standards be reviewed every five years. The purpose of this review is to ensure that:

As a result, the ISO 9000 series of standards has been revised and officially adopted in July 1994. The most significant changes from the 1987 version of ISO 9001 are as follows: