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Conformity assessment

Conformity Assessment is the demonstration that specified requirements relating to a product, process, system, person or body are fulfilled. Conformity assessment can include: supplier's declaration of conformity, sampling and testing, inspection, certification, management system assessment and registration, the accreditation of the competence of those activities, and recognition of an accreditation program's capability. Under the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA), NIST is assigned responsibility to coordinate federal, state, and local documentary standards and conformity assessment activities.

PUBLICATIONS

ABC's of Conformity Assessment


AUTHOR(S): LISA J. CARNAHAN, AMY L. PHELPS

The Standards Coordination Office periodically publishes information related to standards and conformity assessment as a service to producers and users of such

Conformity Assessment Considerations for Federal Agencies


AUTHOR(S): LISA J. CARNAHAN, AMY L. PHELPS

The Standards Coordination Office periodically publishes information related to standards and conformity assessment as a service. This document provides those

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Projects and Programs

Smart Grid Testing and Certification

The Smart Grid Testing and Certification Project provides overall coordination and leadership of NIST technical activities in working with industry to support

Software

SCAP Composer

SCAP Composer is a software application for creating Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) source data stream collections from Extensible Markup Language