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ANSI Executive Standards Council Issues Guidance Documents for Accredited Standards Developers


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has issued three guidance documents for ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers. Developed by the Executive Standards Council (ExSC), the documents are helpful informative references that relate to the ANSI Essential Requirements, which governs the development of American National Standards.

The guidance documents address:

As with all such guidance, it's important to note that these documents are for informational use only, and do not supersede the requirements set forth in the Essential Requirements. Further, adherence to the guidance documents is not required in order to be found in compliance with the Essential Requirements.

These and all other documents related to the development of American National Standards can be found at

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to the ANSI Procedures and Standards Administration department at [email protected].

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