Further to SCC bulletin No. 2016-08, April 2016, effective February 1, 2018, any new submissions of Other Recognized Documents (ORD) concerning the gas sector must be approved by the Interprovincial Gas Advisory Council (IGAC). Further , these submissions must follow the Program Overview - Guidelines for the Development and maintenance of Other Recognized Documents (ORDs), as well as the SCC Requirements and Guidance - Product, Process, and Service Certification Body Accreditation Program – 2016-04-06 edition. These documents have been approved by Standards Council of Canada’s (SCC) governing council, and are available on the SCC website.
All ORD submissions to IGAC must be sent to the IGAC Secretariat at IGAC.firstname.lastname@example.org
The new requirements and processes will ensure an efficient and consistent ORD process. As well, the new process will help provide effective management and monitoring of ORDs to the benefit of all stakeholders, including certification bodies, regulatory bodies, industry, and consumers.
Any Certification Body who wishes to implement an ORD in the gas sector.
This change is effective February 1, 2018.
Please contact Valerie Lefebvre, Project Manager, Technical Services, at email@example.com or +1 613 238 3222 ext. 414 for more information.