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 412 "Moisture in pulp, paper, and paperboard" (Revision and vote to override negatives; June 3, 2011)
T 476 "Abrasion loss of paper and paperboard (Taber-type method)" (Revision; June 13, 2011)
T 525 "Diffuse brightness of paper, paperboard and pulp (d/0) -- ultraviolet level C" (Revision and title change; June 23, 2011)
T 808 "Flat crush test of corrugated board (flexible beam method)" (June 24, 2011)