- NIST promotes uniformity in U.S. weights and measures laws, regulations, and standards to achieve equity between buyers and sellers in the marketplace.
- NIST Handbook 44
- NIST Handbook 130
- NIST Handbook 133
- NIST National Voluntary Lab Accreditation Program
- NIST Tips for Consumers
- ANSI coordinates the development and use of voluntary consensus standards in the United States and represents the needs and views of U.S. stakeholders in standardization forums around the globe.
- ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
BIPM (Bureau International des Poids et Mesures)
The task of the BIPM is to ensure world-wide uniformity of measurements and their traceability to the International System of Units.
- Assuring consumers that at least 50 percent of the wood in their listed products come from Colorado forests.
- The Labeling & Consumer Protection Staff (LCPS) develops policies and inspection methods and administers programs to protect consumers from misbranded and economically adulterated meat, poultry, and egg products.
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
- The FTC deals with issues that touch the economic lives of most Americans. In fact, the agency has a long tradition of maintaining a competitive marketplace for both consumers and businesses.
- ISWM members include manufacturers and dealers/distributors of weighing equipment, state weights and measures officials and industry end users.
- The standard for fairness in the marketplace.
- The Association was established by scale industry leaders in 1945 to provide a permanent instrumentality for coordinating the efforts of many individuals in the best interest of the public; the owners and users of scales, and scale manufacturers.
US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) Alcohol and Tobacco Product Information.
- An Association to promote equity in the marketplace in the exchange of goods and services by weight, measure or count; to provide technical and administrative education and act as a source of information.