This is the second edition of CAN/CSA-ISO 9004, Managing for the sustained success of an organization - A quality management approach, which is an adoption without modification of the identically titled ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Standard 9004 (third edition, 2009-11-01). It supersedes the previous edition published in 2000 as CAN/CSA-ISO 9004, Quality management systems - Guidelines for performance improvements (adopted ISO 9004:2000).
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This International Standard provides guidance to organizations to support the achievement of sustained success by a quality management approach. It is applicable to any organization, regardless of size, type and activity.
This International Standard is not intended for certification, regulatory or contractual use.