This Philippine National Standard for Anthurium was initially drafted by the staff of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPS) and the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards (BAFPS) during the consultative meeting on the Flower Festival Show in Baguio City in 2002.
In 2004, BAFPS conducted series of technical reviews and public consultations on the draft standards of anthurium prior to its approval.
The Technical Committee and Sub-Committees of BAFPS organized through the Special Order No. 411, series of 2001 recommends the following references:
Malaysian Standards Specification for Fresh Anthurium Cut Flowers (Standard type): MS 1280:1992; Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM).
Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD). The Philippine Recommends for Anthurium: PCARRD Philippine Recommends Series No. 31-A. Rev. Ed. Los Baños, Laguna. 1994.
EEC Quality Standards for Fresh Cut Flowers (Annex a of EEC Regulation No. 316/68).