Standardization of tractors, machines, systems, implements and their equipment used in agriculture and forestry as well as gardening, landscaping, irrigation and other related areas in which such equipment is used, including electronic/electrical aspects and electronic identification as well as electronic identification of all categories of animals.

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published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 33 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 23


ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 23/SC 2 Common tests Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 3 Safety and comfort Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 4 Tractors Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 6 Equipment for crop protection Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 7 Equipment for harvesting and conservation Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 13 Powered lawn and garden equipment Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 14 Operator controls, operator symbols and other displays, operator manuals Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 15 Machinery for forestry Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 17 Manually portable forest machinery Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 18 Irrigation and drainage equipment and systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 19 Agricultural electronics Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/CAG Chairman's advisory group Working group *
ISO/TC 23/WG 4 Sustainability Working group *

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

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 110/SC 4/WG 8 Joint between between TC 127, TC 110/SC 4 and TC 23: Telehandlers
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 23

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 23 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 110/SC 4 Rough-terrain trucks ISO
ISO/TC 110/SC 5 Sustainability ISO
ISO/TC 127 Earth-moving machinery ISO
ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases ISO
ISO/TC 297 Waste management, recycling and road operation service ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 23

ISO/TC 23 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 41 Pulleys and belts (including veebelts) ISO
ISO/TC 41/SC 1 Friction ISO
ISO/TC 70/SC 8 Exhaust gas emission measurement ISO
ISO/TC 100 Chains and chain sprockets for power transmission and conveyors ISO
ISO/TC 110/SC 4 Rough-terrain trucks ISO
ISO/TC 115 Pumps ISO
ISO/TC 127 Earth-moving machinery ISO
ISO/TC 131/SC 3 Cylinders ISO
ISO/TC 131/SC 9 Installations and systems ISO
ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases ISO
ISO/TC 145 Graphical symbols ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 1 General ergonomics principles ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 3 Anthropometry and biomechanics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
CEMA European Committee of Associations of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD A
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
11-15 September 2017 Bologna (Italy) ISO/TC 23/SC 6  
12 September 2017 Bologna (Italy) ISO/TC 23/SC 14  
1-3 November 2017 Filderstadt (Germany) ISO/TC 23/SC 15  
21-22 March 2018 Stockholm (Sweden) ISO/TC 23/SC 17 *
  2018 Canada ISO/TC 23/SC 6 **

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

ISO/TC 23 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
11 rue Francis de Pressensé
F-93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex

Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
Mme Bernadette Ruetsch