The Standards and Testing Division (STD) is one of the technical service division of the ITDI under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) established under Executive Order Number 128, dated 30 January 1987. It is dedicated to render technical services to the public and private institutions and individuals. STD provides biological, chemical and physical and performance testing of materials and products and continuously improves its Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) to cope with advancement in terms of technical service and cater the requirements of various industries. STD exists to assists industry to be globally competitive; Recognizes that our major resource is our people and sustained expertise development is our goal; Strives for excellence and sustainability in everything that we do; and, Uses current/update methods and instruments for tests and analyses.