Sid Phakey Honored with 2021 IOMA International Harmonization Award

This prestigious award, created by the International Oxygen Manufacturers Association Global Committee, is presented annually to an individual who best exemplifies the character, commitment, and technical excellence prevalent in the development of harmonized publications or legislation at the international level.

CGA Forms Ad Hoc Committee to Review Papers for November/December 2021 UN SCETDG and UN SCEGHS Sessions

This AHC may develop CGA positions related to any working (formal) or informal papers submitted for these upcoming UN sessions.

CGA Forms Ad Hoc Committee to Review Papers for June/July 2021 UN SCETDG and UN SCEGHS Sessions

This Ad Hoc Committee may develop CGA positions related to any working (formal) or informal papers submitted for these upcoming UN sessions.

CGA Forms Ad Hoc Committee to Review Papers for November/December 2020 UN SCETDG and UN SCEGHS Sessions

This AHC may develop CGA positions related to any working (formal) or informal papers submitted for these upcoming UN sessions.

Satoshi Hasaka of JIMGA Receives 2019 IOMA International Harmonization Award

We thank Mr. Hasaka for his long dedication to the sustained, safe operation of our industry.

ISO Meetings – October 2019 Recap

October, 2019 was a busy month for ISO meetings! Four ISO groups of interest to CGA members held their annual plenary meetings.

International Harmonization Council – August 2019 Update

The IHC held its 45th meeting on August 20-21, with representatives from CGA, EIGA, and JIMGA, as well as Air Liquide Canada Inc.; Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.; and Linde.

ISO Meeting (ISO/TC 58/SC 4 – Operational Requirements for Gas Cylinders) February 2019 Recap

An ISO group of interest to CGA held its plenary meeting during the week of February 11, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

International Harmonization Council – February 2019 Update

In February 2019, AIGA hosted the 44th IHC meeting, which was attended by staff representatives from AIGA, CGA, EIGA, and JIMGA Councils; liaisons from each Association’s technical councils; and observers from Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Air Liquide SA, and The Linde Group. A significant focus of this meeting included modifying the harmonization work process to streamline working group efforts and reduce project timelines where possible…

New U.S. TAG for ISO/TC 158, Analysis of Gases

CGA is taking on the administration of a new U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG), for International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/Technical Committee (TC) 158, Analysis of gases. ISO/TC 158 operates under the following scope:

Standardization in the field of analysis of gases, including terminology; preparation of gas mixtures; sampling; transfer lines; and analytical methods including evaluation of characteristics of the analyzers. Subjects falling within the scope of any other ISO TC (e.g. ISO/TC 28, ISO/TC 146, or ISO/TC 193) are excluded, unless […]