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Standardization of units and symbols for quantities and units (and mathematical symbols) used within the different fields of science and technology, giving, where necessary, definitions of these quantities and units. Standard conversion factors between the various units.

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15

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 12

11

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 12

19

Participating members

34

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 12/WG 19 Revision ISO 80000, all parts Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 12

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 12 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 25 Quantities and units IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 43 Acoustics ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 3 Underwater acoustics ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 85 Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 12

ISO/TC 12 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
CIE International Commission on Illumination ISO
IEC/TC 1 Terminology IEC
IEC/TC 25 Quantities and units IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 8/SC 6 Navigation and ship operations ISO
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 43 Acoustics ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 85 Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 115 Pumps ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
BIPM International Bureau of Weights and Measures A
CIE International Commission on Illumination A
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency A
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization A
ICRU International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements A
ILO International Labour Organization A
Infoterm International Information Centre for Terminology (Infoterm) A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
IUCr International Union of Crystallography A
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry A
IUPAP International Union of Pure and Applied Physics A
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) A
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
WCO World Customs Organization A
WHO World Health Organization A
WMO World Meteorological Organization A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
IMO International Maritime Organization B
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
20 October 2017 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 12  

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

ISO/TC 12 - Secretariat

SIS Sweden
Swedish Standards Institute
P.O. Box 45443
SE-SE-104 31 Stockholm
Sweden

Tel: +46 8 55 55 20 00 / +46 8 555 520 00
Fax: +46 8 55 55 20 01 / +46 8 555 520 01

Secretariat direct:
Mr Sven Radhe
Tel: +46 (0)8 55 55 21 12
Fax: +46 (0)8 55 55 20 07