SABS / South Africa

Contact person

Mr. Tom Mollo
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Consumer Sector Board Dr. Clif Johnston, South African National Consumer Union


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

Child-related products (child restraints, child resistant packaging, children's furniture)
ISO/TC 22, Road vehicles Mrs. Irma Loots
Personal security (including building security)
ISO/TC 223, Societal Security Ms. Fikile Mtakati
Product safety (especially domestic appliances and water safety, protection against drowning)
ISO/TC 181, Safety of toys Mrs. Irma Loots
Services (general aspects, tourism, water supply and wastewater disposal)
ISO/TC 228, Tourism and related services Ms. Fikile Mtakati
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management Mr. Tom Mollo
Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Ms. Fikile Mtakati
Public information symbols
ISO/TC 145/SC 3, Graphical symbols for use on equipment Mrs. Irma Loots, SABS


Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Financial support
  • Logistical support
  • Other : Free fully equipped offices on SABS site.