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Code of Conduct
Participants in ISO committees, working groups or consensus groups are asked to work to the principles in the Code of Conduct (PDF 100 KB).
Explanation of terms and expressions used in ISO standards
ISO uses specific terms and expressions to differentiate between requirements and recommendations in its International Standards. This has implications for conformity assessment. Find out more about terms and expressions.
International Standards and trade
ISO observes and promotes the WTO principles in the development of its International Standards. This is to ensure that they do not create barriers to trade. Find out more about ISO standards and trade.