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Scope

Standardization and guidance in the field of Forensic Science. This includes the development of standards that pertain to laboratory and field based forensic science techniques and methodology in broad general areas such as the detection and collection of physical evidence, the subsequent analysis and interpretation of the evidence, and the reporting of results and findings.

Excludes

  • Generic quality management standards dealt with by ISO/TC 176;
  • Conformity assessment guidelines dealt with by the ISO committee on conformity assessment (CASCO).

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3

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 272

3

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 272

28

Participating members

17

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 272/TF 1 Review of terms and definitions Working group
ISO/TC 272/TF 2 Annexes of ISO 21043-4 Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 272

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 272:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 106/SC 3 Terminology ISO
ISO/TC 171/SC 2 Document file formats, EDMS systems and authenticity of information ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 272

ISO/TC 272 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 171/SC 2 Document file formats, EDMS systems and authenticity of information ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
7 April 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
14 April 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
21 April 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
28 April 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
5 May 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
12 May 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
19 May 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
26 May 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
2 June 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
9 June 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
16 June 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
23 June 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
30 June 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
7 July 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  
14 July 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 272  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 272 - Secretariat

SA [Australia]

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