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An Overview of the U.S. Approach to Standards, Conformity Assessment, and Metrology

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Author(s)

E M. Parker

Abstract

The U.S. standards and conformity assessment system is complex and involves cooperation between the Government and private sector. This CD-ROM provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the U.S. system. It addresses standards, conformity assessment and metrology concepts and lays out the means by which the U.S. system interfaces with the international community.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6978
Report Number
6978

Keywords

conformity assessment, international/regional bodies, metrology, NIST, standardization, standards development

Citation

Parker, E. (2004), An Overview of the U.S. Approach to Standards, Conformity Assessment, and Metrology, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.6978 (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created December 1, 2004, Updated November 10, 2018