The TAPPI Standards regulations require public review of standards that are up for ballot. TAPPI members can view any drafts that are in ballot by logging in to the TAPPI web site (, clicking on "My TAPPI," and then clicking on the "Standards Public Draft Review" link on the left side of the page. If you would like to review and comment on any draft and are not a member of the corresponding Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG), you may view the draft on line or you may request a copy of the draft being balloted by writing to TAPPI members may join SSIGs as permanent members; go to the Subject Category page to download forms for this purpose. Nonmembers of TAPPI may join any SSIG as a voting member; to do so, send a message to to receive a copy of the draft and a ballot.

Listed below are TAPPI Standards that have recently gone out for ballot to the corresponding Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG). The date in parentheses is the closing date for voting.

T New (WI 3014) "Training standard for paper machine tender" (May 9, 2011)
T 624 "Analysis of soda and sulfate white and green liquors" (May 11, 2011)
T 464 "Water vapor transmission rate of paper and paperboard at high temperature and humidity" (May 23, 2011)
T 244 "Acid-insoluble ash in wood, pulp, paper, and paperboard" (May 23, 2011)