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ANSI’s 2012 Essential Requirements and International Procedures Released

Both updated documents have been approved by ANSI top brass

Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:45

(ANSI: New York) -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announces the availability of two key documents:
• 2012 edition, ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards (ANSI Essential Requirements)
• 2012 edition, ANSI Procedures for U.S. Participation in the International Standards Activities of ISO (ANSI International Procedures)

The 2012 edition of the ANSI Essential Requirements includes one revision to clarify outreach requirements in clause 1.3 Balance. View a version of the document with the revision displayed.

The revised edition of the ANSI International Procedures contains one revision to clarify voting requirements in clause Transfer of U.S. TAG Administrator. View a version of the document with the revision displayed.

The revisions that have been incorporated into these documents have been subjected to public review via ANSI’s Standards Action and approved by the ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) and the ANSI Board of Directors’ National Policy Committee (NPC).

Questions may be directed to psa@ansi.org.


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As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to ensure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment. The institute oversees the creation, promulgation, and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector: from acoustical devices to construction equipment, from dairy and livestock production to energy distribution, and many more.