American National Standards Program

CGA has been a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) since 1970 and is an ANSI-accredited standards developer. CGA develops American National Standards (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 proposed standard. Please see below for CGA’s ANS procedures, committee member application forms, and a list of active CGA ANS Committees.

CGA ANS Committees

G-2.1, Requirements for the Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

Future proposed change cutoff date: March 31, 2023.

G-13, Storage and Handling of Silane and Silane Mixtures

Currently, this ANS consensus body needs voting members from the following interest categories in order to be able to proceed with this publication:

  • Producer: Manufacturer of silane;
  • User: Those who use silane in the manufacturing, research, or development of other products;
  • Distributor/retailer: Silane distributors and retailers;
  • General interest: Industrial insurers, consultants, risk prevention and assessment companies, and those with a general interest in silane;
  • Code Developer: Fire prevention officials, building and fire code developers; and
  • Trade Association: Those representing a trade association with a direct and material interest in silane.

For more information, see our May 29, 2020 article, Call for Consensus Body Voting Members: ANS CGA G-13, Storage and Handling of Silane and Silane Mixtures.

The membership application may be downloaded here (Microsoft Word document).

If you are interested in participating on this ANS consensus body as a voting member, send an email to Thomas Deary, CGA Committee Project Manager, by completing the form below and clicking “Submit.” All required fields are marked with an asterisk (*). Alternatively, you may call Tom Deary at 703-788-2716.

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H-5, Standard for Bulk Hydrogen Supply Systems

Future PC (Proposed Change) cutoff date is February 26, 2024.

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

Proposed change cut-off date December 1, 2021

P-18, Standard for Bulk Inert Gas Systems

Future PC (Proposed Change) cutoff date is March 28, 2024.