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Appendix C Present System of U.S. Participation In International Standards Development
Pages 57-60

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... Third, coordination and direction of international standards setting are the express function of two international organizations: the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) , established in 1906 to develop standards for electrical products and systems; and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
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... Pharmacopeia 2,900 Aerospace Industries Association 2,800 Association of Official Analytic Chemists 1,500 Association of American Railways 1,350 American National Standards Institute 1,330* Cosmetic, Toiletry, & Fragrance Assoc.
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... There can be considerable satisfaction to participants in developing international standards. Information at the leading edge of technology is exchanged in international working groups; meetings of ISO and IEC technical committees are frequently illuminating from a technical standpoint and represent miniature scientific congresses.
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... Domestic Organizations International and Foreign Organizations Commerce Department 66 40 Defense Department 61 4 Health and Human Services Department 58 24 Transportation Department 43 6 Nuclear Regulatory Commission 24 2 Energy Department 17 2 Housing and Urban Development 17 2 Consumer Product Safety Commission 16 1 Veterans Administration 14 0 National Aeronautics and Space Admin. 13 4 General Services Administration 11 2 Interior Department 10 2 Agriculture Department 8 3 Labor Department 6 1 Federal Communications Commission 5 6 Environmental Protection Agency 3 2 SOURCE: Report to OMB on the Implementation of OMB Circular A-119.

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