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Inst. of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST)

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The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST), founded in 1953, is a multidisciplinary, international society whose members are internationally recognized for their contributions to the environmental sciences in the areas of contamination control in electronics manufacturing and pharmaceutical processes; design, test, and evaluation of commercial and military equipment; and product reliability issues associated with commercial and military systems.

The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) is the foremost organization addressing issues connected with contamination control. IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; Secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; Administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.

IEST has instituted a program of standards and practices in order to publish and disseminate up-to-date, reliable, technical information within each of its divisions. This is accomplished through a series of Standards and Recommended Practices (RPs) providing standardized procedures based upon peer-approved applications of environmental technology. These documents are formulated by IEST Working Groups.

IEST has also revised such Federal Standards as FED-STD-209, MIL-STD-781, MIL-STD-810, and MIL-STD-1246 (now IEST-STD-1246D). To view further information regarding Recommended Practices, Standards, and other technical documents for sale by IEST, visit our Publications area. If you are interested in actively participating in an IEST Working Group, we welcome you to observe a Working Group meeting during ESTECH or the IEST Fall Conference.