XBRL US SEC Certification Taxonomy 1.0

Purpose and Scope

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Certifications that may accompany the external financial reports of public companies.







Approval Level

XBRL International Approved

Specification version

XBRL Specification Version 2.1 with errata dated 2006-12-18.




This supersedes 1.0 beta 2 version of the same taxonomy.


http://xbrl.us/seccert/2008-03-31 (all elements)

Namespace prefix


Physical location of taxonomy files

http://xbrl.us/us-gaap/1.0/non-gaap/seccert-ent-2008-03-31.xsd (default)

http://xbrl.us/us-gaap/1.0/non-gaap/seccert-all-2008-03-31.xsd (documentation)


The  full distribution is:




Summary document


References to other XBRL modules



References to other taxonomies


Royalty-free Use



In order to meet the SEC's mission requirements, the U.S. GAAP Financial Statement Taxonomy may be used by the public, royalty-free, in U.S. GAAP reporting, and may be incorporated without change in other works that comment on, explain, or assist in the use or implementation of the U.S. GAAP Financial Statement Taxonomy.


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XBRL US, Inc. owns all right, title and interest in the U.S. GAAP Financial Statement Taxonomy and all technical data, software, documentation, manuals, instructional materials, and other information created in connection with the U.S. GAAP Financial Statement Taxonomy which includes this document. The SEC has an unlimited license in the GAAP Financial Statement Taxonomy and this other information and materials pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") 52.227-11, 52.227-14 (Alternative IV) and 52.227-16.



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