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2131. NOTICE ON SUPPLIER'S DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY (SDOC)

Priority: Info./Admin./Other. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.

Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined

Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b)

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: OSHA requests information and comments on a specific proposal submitted to OSHA to permit the use of a Supplier's Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) as part of, or as an alternative to, the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs) product approval process. NTRLs are third-party (i.e., independent) organizations, and many of OSHA's workplace standards require that certain types of equipment be approved (i.e., tested and certified) by an NRTL. Under SDoC, manufacturers self-approve their products.

Timetable:

Action Date FR Cite

Request for Information 11/15/05 70 FR 69355
RFI Comment Period End 02/13/06  
Review Comments 12/00/06  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Ruth McCully, Director, Directorate of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N3653, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2300
Fax: 202 693-1644
Email: mccully.ruth@dol.gov

RIN: 1218-AC21



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