In this chapter the normative references of building ISO 9001 based quality management systems are explained.
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As already mentioned, one has to use the latest edition of the referenced documents. A quality system has to work with updated information. It makes no sense to implement a quality system using references that could be subjected to misinterpretation or to conceptual errors. For that reason, the standard warns against the use of previous editions instead of the current edition of ISO 9000 ‘Quality management systems - Fundamentals ...