22. Professional and Testing Organizations

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Vishu Shah

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch22

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Shah, V. (2002) Professional and Testing Organizations, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Consultek, Brea, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • nongovernmental international standards work;
  • voluntary consensus standards largest source;
  • protecting the health from potential hazards;
  • standards for water treatment and purification;
  • safety for consumer products


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

  • American Society For Testing and Materials (ASTM)

  • Food And Drug Administration (FDA)

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

  • National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)

  • Society of Plastics Industry (SPI)

  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

  • Typical Costs for Testing Services

  • Independent Testing Laboratories