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ANSI Essential Requirements Past Editions
12/30/2014 7:57 AM
  
ANS Procedures - Historical
6/29/2006 10:47 AM
  
2004 ANSI Survey on Standardization Activities
6/29/2006 10:47 AM
  
ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) Interpretations
6/29/2006 10:47 AM
  
Compliance Form Archives
1/3/2008 11:08 AM
  
March 22 2018 ANSI Workshop - Openness, Balance and Disclosure
3/5/2018 7:10 AM
  
2022 ANS Webinar Training Slide Decks
8/9/2022 9:58 AM
  
2022 ANSI Essential Requirements including revisions
12/10/2021 11:31 AM
  
Proposed revisions to the ANSI Essential Requirements
10/4/2022 12:32 PM
  
Engaging Consumers in Standards Development: Recommendations from Consumer Representatives (2022)
Informative guidance. Questions? psa@ansi.org
8/12/20228/12/2022 9:46 AM
  
Guidance re: Disclosure of Consensus Body Member Interests and Supporting Transparency in the ANS Process (2022)
Informative guidance. Questions? psa@ansi.org
8/12/20228/12/2022 9:49 AM
  
Interest Classification and Balance Assessment Guidance for Consumer-Product-Safety Standards intended to be approved as ANS
Informative guidance. Questions? psa@ansi.org
8/12/20228/12/2022 9:52 AM
  
Guidlines for the implementation of the ANSI patent policy (2022)
Guidelines for Implementation of the ANSI Patent Policy. An Aid to More Efficient and Effective Standards Development In Fields That May Involve Patented Technology. 2022 edition.
3/24/20225/4/2022 8:43 AM
  
ANSI Auditing Policy and Procedures (2022 edition)
Procedures that govern the audit program applicable to ANSI-accredited standards developers, American National Standards and Technical Reports registered with ANSI. 2022 edition.
2/22/20222/22/2022 1:28 PM
  
ASD Audit - Self-audit tips (updated 2022)
Self-audit tips for ASDs preparing for an ANSI Audit of ANS. Updated 2022.
1/11/20221/11/2022 8:54 AM
  
Audit documentation checklist - updated 2022
Guidance for ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers on organizing files for an ANS-related audit.
1/7/20221/7/2022 11:05 AM
  
BSR-9 (2022) for use by ASDs
BSR-9 (2022) for use by ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers in connection with proposed American National Standards
1/7/20221/7/2022 2:34 PM
  
BSR-109 (2022) for use by ANSI Audited Designators
BSR-109 form for use by ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers that hold the status of ANSI Audited Designator
1/7/20221/7/2022 2:36 PM
  
BSR-10 (2022) Stabilized Maintenance of an ANS
BSR-10 form used by ASDs to submit evidence in support of the approval of the maintenance of an ANS under stabilized maintenance
1/7/20221/7/2022 2:42 PM
  
Guidance for Electronic Audits of ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers (2022)
Guidance for ASDs regarding maintaining and organizing electronic records subject to ANSI's audits of ANS. Updated 2022.
1/7/20221/7/2022 3:23 PM
  
ASD Audit Phases Explained (2022)
Explanation of the phases in an ANSI Audit of an ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer, updated 2022.
1/7/20221/7/2022 3:33 PM
  
Summary of revisions to the ANSI Essential Requirements: 2003-2022
Summary of changes to the ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards between 2003 (date of first issuance) and 2022.
1/6/20221/6/2022 12:50 PM
  
Operating Procedures of the ANSI Board of Standards Review (BSR) (2022)
2022 edition of the Operating Procedures of the ANSI Board of Standards Review (BSR)
1/6/20221/6/2022 1:01 PM
  
Operating Procedures of the ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) (2022)
2022 edition of the Operating Procedures of the ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC)
1/6/20221/6/2022 1:05 PM
  
2022 National Activity Assessment Chart for ASDs
National Activity Assessment (NAA) fee schedule applicable to all ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers (ASDs).
1/6/20221/6/2022 1:08 PM
  
ANS Guidance on balance and outreach (2022)
Updated to reflect the 2022 ANSI Essential Requirements.
1/6/20221/6/2022 2:26 PM
  
ANS Guidance on PINS Process (2022)
Updated to reflect the 2022 ANSI Essential Requirements.
1/6/20221/6/2022 2:27 PM
  
Application for Accreditaion
Current Application for Accreditation as an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer (ASD).  Please submit, along with all required attachments (e.g. procedures, consensus body roster, etc.) to:
psa@ansi.org (please contact Jim Thompson (jthompso@ansi.org) or Anne Caldas (acaldas@ansi.org) with any related questions.
12/3/20214/27/2022 4:30 PM
  
ANS-related Appeals Process Informative Guidance
Informative guidance.
8/6/20218/6/2021 1:12 PM
  
ANSI Appeals Board Operating Procedures (2021)
ANSI Appeals Board Operating Procedures - 2021 edition.
5/10/20215/10/2021 9:13 AM
  
Guidance: Lack of dominance in the ANS process
Guidance document: lack of dominance in the ANS process. Definition of dominance. Issues to consider in assessing claims of dominance.
2/23/20212/23/2021 8:28 AM
  
Guidance: Appeals processes re ANS
Guidance concerning appeals at the standards developer level within the ANS process.
2/23/20212/23/2021 8:34 AM
  
3.2 Commercial terms and conditions of the ANSI ER - 2021 vs 2020
Comparison of 2020 vs 2021 text of 3.2 Commercial terms and conditions.
12/30/202012/30/2020 3:20 PM
  
An explanation of the process by which the ANSI Essential Requirements and the ANSI International procedures are maintained.  Proposed revisions should be submitted in legislative format with a rationale to psa@ansi.org.
9/29/20209/29/2020 5:17 PM
  
What is an American National Standard anyway? Webinar deck (2020)
Slide deck of 2020 ANS-related webinar. What is an ANS? How to ID an ANS? How to identify an ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD)?
See list of ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers at www.ansi.org/asd .
4/23/20205/4/2020 12:58 PM
  
Guidance - ANSI Code of Conduct
Guidance document for ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers (ASD) showing ANSI's Code of Conduct as a sample.
3/30/20203/30/2020 3:31 PM
  
ANSI Patent Policy Primer - by ANSI General Counsel
Understanding the Patent Policy of ANSI. Applies to American National Standards (ANS) only.
Current ANSI Patent Policy is included as section 3.1 ANSI Patent Policy of the ANSI Essential Requirements
3/9/20202/23/2021 8:51 AM
  
ExSC Statement of Scope of Accreditation & Revisions - ASDs
2/19/20208/18/2020 1:00 PM
  
Key Steps in the American National Standards (ANS) Process
One page summary of the American National Standards Process.  This document is also posted at: http://www.ansi.org/ANSkeysteps 
ANSI Accredited Standards Developers (ASDs) may choose the sequence of some of these required steps.  For complete information on ANSI's procedural requirements, please visit: www.ansi.org/essentialrequirements
8/8/20182/3/2022 4:46 PM
  
Summary of Reaccreditation Actions and Processes
Summary of reaccreditation processing options in response to the receipt of revised operating procedures. 
The ANSI ExSC retains the option to discuss such actions at a meeting and/or other such action deemed necessary to complete the reaccreditation process.
5/29/20185/29/2018 2:48 PM
  
ANSI Audit Document Checklist - 2017
Suggested approach to filing and organizing electronic documents subject to an ANSI audit
6/17/20173/23/2021 11:58 AM
  
Explanation of ANS Continuous Maintenance Billing
Explanation of the applicability of the National Activity Assessment (NAA) to ANS under Continuous Maintenance.
Questions?  psa@ansi.org
3/26/20153/27/2015 2:22 PM
  
ANSI Accredited Standards Developer - Accreditation Matrix
ANSI-accredited Standards Developer (ASD) accreditation matrix. Reviews each section of the ANSI Essential Requirements and whether explicit language is required to be included in a developer's accredited procedures. 
All ASDs are bound by all applicable provisions of the Essential Requirements.
1/1/20153/9/2015 9:00 AM
  
Audit Checklist:  Technical Reports Registered with ANSI
Summary of the documentation concerning Technical Reports that are registered with ANSI and that must be available in connection with an ANSI Audit. 
11/18/201411/18/2014 12:26 PM
  
ANS Key Steps introductory article
Brief article that explains the relationship of accreditation to submittal of American National Standards.
11/18/201411/18/2014 12:22 PM
  
PINS Requirements Chart
Chart that reflects when a PINS is required and when it is optional.  Note that sometimes if a project intent changes, a PINS is required as a result.  (Informational)
Please refer to the current edition of the ANSI Essential Requirements (www.ansi.org/essentialrequirements) for binding procedural requirements.
11/18/201411/18/2014 12:45 PM
  
ANSI Executive Standards Council: WTO GCP Public Review Requirements
ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) discussion of how the ANSI Essential Requirements:  Due process requirements for American National Standards complies with the public comment requirements of the Code of Good Practice.
11/4/201411/4/2014 12:37 PM
  
Informative guidance: Use of electronic systems within the ANS process
Informative guidance concerning the use of electronic systems within the American National Standards (ANS) process.
9/9/201410/27/2014 6:46 AM
  
Phases in the ANSI Standards Developer Audit Program.
Summary of the phases in the ANSI Standards Developer Audit Program.  (2014)
1/3/20141/3/2014 2:52 PM
  
ANSI Procedures for the National Adoption of ISO and IEC Standards as ANS (2007 edition in effect in 2012)
ANSI Procedures for the National Adoption of ISO and IEC Standards as American National Standards (ANS).  This document contains an explanation of the national adoption process.
It references the applicable ANSI policy as well as the need for a contract with ANSI. Only ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers are eligible to adopt ISO or IEC standards as ANS.
1/31/200712/30/2011 7:25 AM
  
Procedures for the Registration of Technical Reports with ANSI (2006)
Procedures for the Registration of Technical Reports with ANSI (2006) in effect in 2013.
1/1/20063/18/2013 8:49 AM
  
Contains guidelines for trademarks, service marks and certification marks as forms of intellectual property.   Approved by the ANSI Patent Group and Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC).
1/29/2009 9:54 AM
  
Guidelines for the inclusion of normative software in ANSs which software is intended to be extracted used in implementations of the standard. Approved by the ANSI Patent Group and Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC).
1/29/2009 9:58 AM
  
ANSI Style Guidesheet - 2003 - Not maintained, available for reference only
Comprises style recommendations for American National Standards, focusing on editorial pitfalls
1/6/2022 2:08 PM
  
Guidance: Recommendations for Efficient ANS Development
8/12/2022 9:46 AM