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ANSI-accredited U.S. TAGs to ISO Called to Confirm Compliance with ANSI’s International Procedures

New York, Nov 16, 2006

The American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Procedures and Standards Administration (PSA) department wishes to remind all ANSI-accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAG) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that the due date has passed for submittal of the 2006 Compliance Form. A final call has been issued for all 2006 Compliance Forms. ANSI-accredited U.S. TAGs are requested to return outstanding forms without delay to

The ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC), the accrediting body for U.S. TAGs to ISO, considers the annual TAG procedural compliance form and review process to be an important oversight mechanism. To maintain compliance with the conditions of the ANSI Procedures for the U.S. Participation in the International Standards Activities of ISO (a.k.a. the ANSI International Procedures), all ANSI-accredited U.S. TAGs to ISO are required to review the revisions listed in each annual compliance form and confirm whether or not revisions to the TAG’s ANSI-accredited procedures are necessary.

Note that each year all ANSI-accredited U.S. TAGs to ISO are required to submit the annual Compliance Form in addition to an Annual Report for the previous year. Annual Reports are due by January 31st of the following year, i.e., 2005 Annual Report was due January 31, 2006.

The following documents are available in the ANSI Online Public Document Library under “Procedures, Guides and Forms”:

Questions relating to this matter may be directed to ANSI’s PSA department (

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