Americas

TIC Council

Americas

A legal entity incorporated in USA, the Americas Committee exists to provide the legal framework under which various TIC Council activities are undertaken in USA. It is available for participation and use by any TIC Council Sector Committee active in the USA. Currently it is used by the Petroleum Committee and the Consumer & Industrial Products Committee (CIPC).The Petroleum Committee has established its Inspector Certification Programme throughout the Americas under its auspices.

According to the Bylaws of the Corporation, the committee operates under the direction of a Board of Directors, two members of which may be designated by each participating TIC Council Sector Committee and one of which is appointed by the TIC Council Global Board.

Position Papers:

Additional TIC Council comments on the new Quality Infrastructure Law in Mexico
Upon further review of the draft law, TIC Council is pleased to offer additional comments for consideration in advance of the upcoming virtual meetings between policymakers and stakeholders on 9-10 June.
TIC Council Preliminary Comments on Mexicos new National Quality Infrastructure Law.
On 15 May 2020, TIC Council submitted for consideration by the Mexican government, questions and comments on proposed legislation to reform Mexico's quality infrastructure and conformity assessment landscape. TIC Council looks forward to engaging with Mexican authorities, industry, and stakeholders on this important issue
TIC Council Response to US CPSC Agenda and Priorities for 2021 and/or 2022
On 27 April 2020, TIC Council submitted comment to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on the CPSC Agenda and Priorities for 2021 and/or 2022.
TIC Council responds to US NIST Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities
On 7 April 2020, TIC Council submitted comment to the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the NIST Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities, 15 CFR 287.
TIC Council White Paper on Selecting Methods of Conformity for Regulatory Schemes
TIC Council Americas official white paper on methods of conformity assessment (CA) to support regulatory frameworks and industry oversight programs.
Joint TIC Council and ASOCEC letter to the Colombian authorities for COVID-19
TIC Council/ASOCEC letter to the Colombian authorities with a statement on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Joint TIC Council and ABRAC letter to the Brazilian authorities for COVID-19
TIC Council/ABRAC letter to the Brazilian authorities with a statement on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
TIC Council letter to the US authorities for COVID-19
TIC Council letter to the US authorities with a statement on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
TIC Council contributes to the design of Inmetro's new regulatory model
TIC Council provides the TIC industry’s views on INMETRO’s proposal for a new regulatory model, in response to INMETRO’s consultation.
TIC Council Americas Position Paper - Sale of Counterfeit Products on ECommerce Platforms
To address the growing issue of Counterfeits, TIC Council Americas has published it Position Paper to assist ECommerce Platforms in halting the threats to public health and safety.
IFIA Position on IoT and Cybersecurity
The International TIC Sector supports efforts to address Cyber-security in connected devices
IFIA USMCA Position Paper
IFIA Position Paper on the United States, Mexico & Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA)
TIC Council responds to FDA on the FDA ASCA Medical Device pilot program guidance
On 17 December 2019, TIC Council submitted comment to the FDA regarding the FDA ASCA Medical Device pilot program guidance. The draft guidance was released in September of 2019 and the FDA has held webinars and a Q&A session to address stakeholder questions. TIC Council Americas met with the FDA on 20 November 2019 to discuss further and from these interactions has developed our TIC Council public comments.

Executive Director: Karin Athanas

2021 L Street NW

Suite 101-268

Washington, DC 20036-4909

Tel: +1 240 762 8069

E-mail: americas@tic-council.org 

Member companies:

Amspec Services LLC, Bureau Veritas, Camin Cargo Control, Certispec Group, Coastal Gulf & International, DEKRA, Intertek Group, Maloney Commodity Services Inc, National Marine Consultants Inc, RINA USA Inc, Saybolt International, SGS, TÜV Rheinland Group, UL Inc


Governing documents:

Bylaws

TIC Council Americas Certificate of Amendment

TIC Council Americas Certificate of Incorporation

TIC Council Competition Compliance Policy

TIC Council Compliance Code

Tax returns (Form 990):

For all TIC Council Compliance documents please visit: https://www.tic-council.org/publications/codes-and-guidelines

Americas Executive Director- Karin Athanas, Acting Executive Director -  contact address: kathanas[A]tic-council.org 

Committee structure:

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