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Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Conformity Assessment Infrastructure

Published

Author(s)

C Londono

Abstract

This publication summarizes the status of the technical infrastructure for conformity assessment in the Americas. It provides information about inspection and testing, product certification, quality system registration and laboratory accreditation, for the countries that will comprise the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 941
Report Number
941

Keywords

conformity assessment, Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), laboratory accreditation, product certification, quality system registration, standards, Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement, World Trade Organization

Citation

Londono, C. (1999), Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Conformity Assessment Infrastructure, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed February 27, 2024)
Created July 1, 1999, Updated October 16, 2008