consumer interest participation
ISO has created a searchable platform
on how its
members involve consumers in their work. ISO members are asked to submit their own information
to this database, which can then be searched by anyone looking to find out more about consumer participation
in standards development work.
Find out more by accessing the ISO
Directory of consumer
Training and events
holds regular workshops and training events open to national standards bodies focusing on a wide range
of topics. This year, COPOLCO held its
annual workshop in Fiji. Read more about the plenary and the workshop.
out about how to get involved please contact COPOLCO (firstname.lastname@example.org).
on past events.
ISO/IEC Guides under COPOLCO's responsibility
Guide 14:2003, Purchase information on goods and services
intended for consumers.
Guide 37:2012, Instructions for use of products of consumer interest
Packaging – Recommendations for addressing consumer needs.
testing of consumer products and related services – General principles
74:2004, Graphical symbols – Technical guidelines for the consideration of consumers'
Guide 76:2008, Development of standards for services – Recommendations for addressing
Guide 50:2002, Safety aspects – Guidelines for child safety
Guide 51:1999, Safety aspects – Guidelines for their inclusion in standards
is also contributing to
Guide 71:2001, Guidelines for standards developers to address the needs
of older persons and persons