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The National Center For Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI) is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and provides information on national and voluntary standards, government regulations, and rules of certification for nonagricultural products. The Center serves as a referral service in the United States for information about standards and standards-related matters. It contributes to the Institutes goals of improving U.S. competitiveness in domestic and world markets by advancing the use of the nation's science and technology through providing up-to-date information on standards and certification programs. According to the Center, the following are among the major standards developers in the country:

 

Aerospace Industries Association
1250 I Street, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 371-8400
American Association of General Chemists
3340 Pilot Knob Road
St. Paul, MN 55121
(612) 454-7250
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
444 N. Capitol Street, NW, Suite 249
Washington, DC 20001
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
1330 Kemper Meadows Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45240
(513) 742-2020
American National Standards Institute
11 West 42nd Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10036
(212) 642-4900
American Oil Chemists' Society
1608 Broadmoor Drive
Champaign, IL 61821
(217) 359-2344
American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-8000
American Railway Engineering Association
50 F Street, NW, Suite 7702
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 639-2190
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
345 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 705-7722
American Society for Testing and Materials
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 299-5585
Association of Official Analytical Chemists
2200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 522-3032
Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association
1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-1770
Electronic Industries Association
c/o Global Engineering
1990 M Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 854-7179
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
445 Hoes Lane
P.O. Box 1331
Piscataway, NJ 08855
(800) 678-4333
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
P.O. Box 9101
Quincy, MA 02269
(617) 770-3000
SAE International
400 Commonwealth Drive
Warrendale, PA 15096
(412) 776-4841
Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry
15 Technology Parkway S.
P.O. Box 105113
Norcross, GA 30092
(404) 446-1400
U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention
12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-0666
Underwriters Laboratories
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(708) 272-8800
 

 

For even more information than what has been provided here, contact the National Center for Standards and Certification Information, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building 411, Room A163, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Phone (301) 975-4040.