ATIS - Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions.
ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of oneM2M, a member and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radio and Telecommunications sectors, and a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL).
ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


Ignition occurring without application of an external fire source.

Burning behaviour

Physical and/or chemical changes that take place when a material, product and/or structure burns or is exposed to fire.

Calorific potential

Calorific energy which could be released by the complete combustion of a unit mass of a material.


The European Committee for Standardization, CEN, works out the test standards based on specifications given in a mandate from the European Commission.
An expert group set up by the European Commission, the Fire Regulators Group, FRG, worked out the basis for the European system of classification and the request for test methods.
The representation in FRG is one regulator and one technical expert per country. In addition, liaison is maintained with industry and CEN.