About

  • Secretariat: BIS
    Committee Manager:
    Mr U K Das
  • Chairperson (until end 2021):
    Mr Shafeeq Ahmed
  • ISO Technical Programme Manager [TPM]:
    Ms Isabelle Vega
    ISO Editorial Programme Manager [EPM]:
    Mr David Reid
  • Creation date: 1966

Scope

Standardization in the field of:

  • raw hides and skins including pickled pelts;
  • tanned hides and skins and finished leather;
  • leather products (including methods of test for leather products).

Excluded:

  • methods of test in the field of raw hides and skins, including pickled pelts, tanned hides and skins and finished leather, which is the field of the IULTCS (see Note);
  • footwear, which is the field of work of ISO / TC 216;
  • protective clothing and equipment, which is the field of work of ISO / TC 94.

Note:

The International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS) is the international standardizing body responsible for the development of International Standards defining methods of test for leather other than made-up articles.

Quick links

28

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 1 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 120

6

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

27

Participating members

31

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 120/SC 1 Raw hides and skins, including pickled pelts Sub committee
ISO/TC 120/SC 2 Tanned leather Sub committee
ISO/TC 120/SC 3 Leather products Sub committee
ISO/TC 120/WG 1 Terminology Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 120

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 120:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 91 Surface active agents ISO
ISO/TC 94 Personal safety -- Personal protective equipment ISO
ISO/TC 216 Footwear ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 120

ISO/TC 120 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 38/SC 1 Tests for coloured textiles and colorants ISO
ISO/TC 216 Footwear ISO
IULTCS International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
ICT International Council of Tanners A
IULTCS International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies A
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
WCO World Customs Organization B

ISO/TC 120 - Secretariat

BIS [India]

Bureau of Indian Standards
Manak Bhavan
9 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi 110002
India

Tel: +91 11 23230131 / +91 11 23233375 / +91 11 23239402
Fax: +91 11 23234062 / +91 11 23239382 / +91 11 23239399

Secretariat direct:

Mr U K Das