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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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1

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 272

2

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 272

22

Participating countries

17

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 272/WG 1 Vocabulary Working group *
ISO/TC 272/WG 2 Process Working group *
ISO/TC 272/WG 3 Products Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

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 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 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation A
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
8-11 May 2017 Madrid (Spain) ISO/TC 272  
7-11 November 2017 Tokyo (Japan) ISO/TC 272 *
  May 2018 Stockholm (Sweden) ISO/TC 272 **
  November 2018 Mexico City (Mexico) ISO/TC 272 **

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

ISO/TC 272 - Secretariat

SA Australia
Standards Australia
Level 10, The Exchange Centre 20 Bridge Street
Sydney 2000 NSW
Australia

Tel: +61 2 9237 6000
Fax: +61 2 9237 6010

Secretariat direct:
Ms Monja Korter
Tel: +61292376188