IRAM / Argentina

Contact person

Mr. Guillermo ZUCAL
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
IRAM Board of Directors Mr. Leonardo Assaf, ADELCO
IRAM Consumer Committee Mr. Guillermo Zucal, Coordinator
  Mr. Ernesto Alfieri, LIDECO, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Juan Carlos Vera, Consumidores Libres, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Hector Milito, FEMUDECO, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Cristhian Mansilla, Cruzada Cívica, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Marcelo Fernandez Grassi, PROCONSUMER, Consumer Organization
  Mr. José Luis Laquidara, National Consumer Subsecretary
  Ms. Stella Carniell, Consumidores Argentinos, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Leonardo Assaf, ADELCO


Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies Mr. Guillermo Zucal; IRAM Consumer Committee
Food safety
ISO/TC 34, Food products Ms. Maria del Carmen Fernandez, IRAM Food and Health Department
Services (general aspects, tourism, water supply and wastewater disposal)
ISO/TC 224, Service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater systems - Quality criteria of the service and performance indicators Ms. Natalia Drault; IRAM Environmental and Quality Department
ISO/TC 228, Tourism and related services Ms. Clelia Lopez, National Tourism Secretary
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management Mr. Luis Trama, IRAM Standards Direction
Customer satisfaction and global market (protection of personal data, e-commerce, management systems)
ISO/TC 176/SC 3, Supporting technologies Mr. Josè Luis Laquidara, National Consumer subsecretary
Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Mr. Cristhian Mansilla, Cruzada Cívica, Consumer Organization
Other committees
COPANT/CT 143 People Accessibility  
COPANT/CT 148 Environment Ms. Natalia Drault; IRAM
COPANT/CT 149 Tourism Services Mr. Daniel Beltrami, IRAM
COPANT/CT 151 Electrotechnics Mr. Osvaldo Petroni, IRAM
COPANT/CT 152 Energy Efficiency Mr. Pablo Paisan, IRAM
COPANT/CT 144 Toys Mr. Mario Paonessa, IRAM
COPANT/CT 153 PAN-COPOLCO Mr. Guillermo Zucal, IRAM


National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
IRAM Social Responsibility Committee, Mirror Committee of ISO WG on SR Mr. Cristhian Mansilla, Cruzada Cívica, Consumer Organization
IRAM Water Services Management Commission, Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 224 Mr. Cristhian Mansilla, Cruzada Cívica, Consumer Organization
IRAM Support Technologies Subcommittee, Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 176 Mr. Josè Luis Laquidara. National Consumer subsecretary
IRAM Food Products Committee, Mirror Committe of ISO/TC 34 Ms. Adriana Husni, National Adsministration Of Food and Medicines (ANMAT)
  Ms. Noemi Nohas, Nutrition Graduates Federation (FAGRAN)
IRAM Environment Management Subcommittee, Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 207 Mr. Cristhian Mansilla, Cruzada Cívica, Consumer Organization
IRAM Tourism Management and International TC 228, Mirror Committee- ISO/TC 228 Ms. Clelia Lopez. National Tourism Secretary
IRAM Batteries Subcommittee, related to IEC/TC 35 Mr. Roberto Barneda, National Technological University (UTN)
IRAM Ergonomics Commission, related to ISO/TC 159 Mr. Ruben Fernandez, Workers Union, (CGT)
IRAM People Accessibility Subcommitte, related to ISO/TC 59 Mr. Claudio Bernardelli, Nat. Com. for the Integration of Disability People
IRAM Warning symbols, related to ISO/TC 145 Mr. Omer Magnanhi, Argentine Automobile Club, ACA
IRAM Safety of Toys, related to ISO/TC 181 Ms. Susana Garcia, Health Ministery
  Ms. Beatriz Caba, Inter. Assoc. for the children`s right to play, IPA
IRAM Elements for Fire safety Subcommittee, related to ISO/TC21 and ISO/TC 92 Juan Carlos Moriconi, Argentine Federal Police Bombers
  Mr. Jorge Hernandez. Buildings Administrators Foundation
IRAM Cosmetics Subcommittee, related to ISO/TC 217 Ms. Maria del Carmen Arrastia, Argentine Association of Dermatology)
IRAM Electrotechnical Committees and Subcommittees, related to different IEC/TCs Mr. Leonardo Assaf, ADELCO, Consumer Organization
  Mr. Gustavo Cappo, Association for the Electrical safety Promotion, APSE


Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Training
  • Education materials
  • Logistical support

There are several workshops in different issues (electrical safety, forestry, environment , certification) etc addressed to consumers through the Consumer Committe.