American National Standards

Welcome to the CGA site for the development of American National Standards (ANS). CGA is an ANSI-accredited standards developer (ASD) and has been a member of the American National Standards Institute since 1970. CGA develops ANS in accordance with ANSI's Essential Requirements. Participation in the development of a CGA ANS is open to all persons who are directly and materially affected by the standards. Please see below for CGA's ANS procedures and committee member application forms.

CGA Procedures for the Development of American National Standards (view)
CGA Publication Proposed Change Form (for Non-CGA Members) (view)

 
Current ANS Committees

G-2.1, Requirements for the Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia (an American National Standard)

  • Proposed change cut-off date May 31, 2018

Note: Currently seeking consensus body members in all categories: producer, user, general interest, equipment supplier, regulatory agency/government, distributor and retailer, trade association.

ANS Committee Member Application

G-13, Storage and Handling of Silane and Silane Mixtures (an American National Standard)

  • Proposed change cut-off date February 4, 2020

H-5, Installation Standards for Bulk Hydrogen Supply Systems (an American National Standard)

  • Proposed change cut-off date February 25, 2018

M-1, Standard for Medical Gas Supply Systems at Health Care Facilities

  • Public comment period deadline: May 10, 2016

P-18, Standard for Bulk Inert Gas Systems (an American National Standard)

  • Proposed change cut-off date July 28, 2017

Note: Currently seeking consensus body members in the user, general interest, equipment supplier, distributor/retailer, and trade association categories.

ANS Committee Member application