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Scope

Standardization of freight containers, having an external volume of one cubic meter (35.3 cubic feet) and greater, as regards terminology, classification, dimensions, specifications, handling, test methods and marking.

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46

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 3 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 104

13

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

26

Participating countries

25

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 104/SC 1 General purpose containers Sub committee
ISO/TC 104/SC 2 Specific purpose containers Sub committee
ISO/TC 104/SC 4 Identification and communication Sub committee
ISO/TC 104/WG 8 Mechanical seals Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 104

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 104 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 11 Intermodal and Short Sea Shipping ISO
ISO/TC 20 Aircraft and space vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 51 Pallets for unit load method of materials handling ISO
ISO/TC 110 Industrial trucks ISO
ISO/TC 111 Round steel link chains, chain slings, components and accessories ISO
ISO/TC 122 Packaging ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 104

ISO/TC 104 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 4 Outfitting and deck machinery ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 11 Intermodal and Short Sea Shipping ISO
ISO/TC 20 Aircraft and space vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 20/SC 9 Air cargo and ground equipment ISO
ISO/TC 51 Pallets for unit load method of materials handling ISO
ISO/TC 110 Industrial trucks ISO
ISO/TC 111 Round steel link chains, chain slings, components and accessories ISO
ISO/TC 122 Packaging ISO
ISO/TC 122/SC 3 Performance requirements and tests for means of packaging, packages and unit loads (as required by ISO/TC 122) ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
BIC International Container Bureau A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECLAC United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean A
IACS - classification International Association of Classification Societies A
ICHCA ICHCA International Ltd. A
ICS - shipping International Chamber of Shipping A
IIF International Institute of Refrigeration A
IMO International Maritime Organization A
ITCO International Tank Container Organisation A
UIC International Union of Railways A
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
WCO World Customs Organization A
ILO International Labour Organization B
UN United Nations B
UNESCWA United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia B
UPU Universal Postal Union B

ISO/TC 104 - Secretariat

ANSI United States
American National Standards Institute
1899 L St NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Tel: +1 212 642 49 00 / +1.202.293.8020
Fax: +1 212 398 00 23 / +1.202.293.9287

Secretariat direct:
Ms Kristen Califra