SFS / Finland

Contact person

Ms. Susanna Vahtila
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Standardization Board of SFS 1 representative from the Finnish Consumer Agency (total of 20)
Committee on Consumer Issues in Standardization Chairman from the Finnish Consumer Agency
  1 representative from the Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired
  1 representative from The Finnish Consumer’s Association
  1 representative from the National Consumer Research Centre
  1 representative from The National Council on Disability
  1 reprentative from the Customs Laboratory
  1 individual expert representing consumers
  1 representative from the TTS Research
  1 representative from Safety Technology and Chemical Authority Tukes
  3 representatives from Standards Writing Bodies

 

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

Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
Other committees
COPOLCO 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
ANEC, GA + working groups several representatives
CEN/TCs several representatives

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
TK 117 Social responsibility, mirror of ISO/TMB/WG SR 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
  1 representative of Consumers
  1 representative, Finnish Consumer Association
TK 110 Toys and child care articles, mirror of ISO/TC 181 2 representatives, Finnish Consumer Agency
  1 representative,Consumers
  1 representative, Finnish Consumer Association
SK 61, mirror of IEC/TC 61 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
SK 61F, mirror of IEC/TC 61F 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
Protective clothing, mirror of ISO/TC 94 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency
Floating Equipment, mirror of ISO/TC 188 2 representatives, Finnish Consumer Agency
  1 representative, Finnish Boating Association
Textiles, mirror of ISO/TC 38 1 representative, Finnish Consumer Agency

 

Consumer representation for other types of consultation:

Commenting on draft standards open for all.

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Financial support
  • Training

Financial support for travelling occasionally, Ministry of Employment and the Economy (via SFS).
Training on request.