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Scope

Standardization in the field of packaging with regard to terminology and definitions, packaging dimensions, performance requirements and tests.

Excluded :

  • matters falling within the scopes of particular committees (e.g. TC 6, 52 and 104).

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82

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 47 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 122

14

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 8 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 122

32

Participating countries

43

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 122/SC 3 Performance requirements and tests for means of packaging, packages and unit loads (as required by ISO/TC 122) Sub committee
ISO/TC 122/SC 4 Packaging and the environment Sub committee
ISO/TC 122/WG 5 Terminology and vocabulary Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 8 Plastic drums Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 9 Accessible design for packaging Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 11 Household goods shipments Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 12 Supply chain applications of logistics technology Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 13 Returnable Transport System Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 14 Label Material Working group *
ISO/TC 122/WG 15 Tamper verification features for medicinal product packaging Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 122

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 122 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 51 Pallets for unit load method of materials handling ISO
ISO/TC 52 Light gauge metal containers ISO
ISO/TC 63 Glass containers ISO
ISO/TC 104 Freight containers ISO
ISO/TC 110 Industrial trucks ISO
ISO/TC 159 Ergonomics ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 7 Accessible design ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 122

ISO/TC 122 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 20/SC 9 Air cargo and ground equipment ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
ISO/TC 51 Pallets for unit load method of materials handling ISO
ISO/TC 52 Light gauge metal containers ISO
ISO/TC 104 Freight containers ISO
ISO/TC 104/SC 1 General purpose containers ISO
ISO/TC 104/SC 2 Specific purpose containers ISO
ISO/TC 104/SC 4 Identification and communication ISO
ISO/TC 110 Industrial trucks ISO
ISO/TC 159 Ergonomics ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 7 Accessible design ISO
ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AISE International Association for Soaps, Detergent and Maintenance Products A
APF Asian Packaging Federation A
BIC International Container Bureau A
EPIC European Packaging Institute Consortium A
GS1 GS1 A
IAPRI International Association of Packaging Research Institutes A
IATA International Air Transport Association A
ICPP International Confederation of Plastics Packaging Manufacturers A
ICS - shipping International Chamber of Shipping A
IMO International Maritime Organization A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
OGC Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. A
OIE World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) A
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology A
UIC International Union of Railways A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
UPU Universal Postal Union A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
EUROSAC European Federation of Multiwall Paper Sacks Manufacturers B
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations B
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD B
UN United Nations B
WCO World Customs Organization B
WPO World Packaging Organization B
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
31-2 October-November 2017 Atlanta (USA) ISO/TC 122 *

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

ISO/TC 122 - Secretariat

JISC Japan
Japan Packaging Institute
10F Togeki Bldg.
4-1-1, Tsukiji
Tokyo 104-0045 Chuo-ku
Japan

Tel: +81 3 3543 1189
Fax: +81 3 3543 8970

Secretariat direct:
Mr Akira Shirakura
Tel: +81-3-3542-1189

ISO/TC 122 - Twinned Secretariat

ISIRI Iran, Islamic Republic of
Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran
No.: 2592
South West Vanak Square,
P.O. Box: 14155-6139
Tehran
Iran, Islamic Republic of

Tel: +98 26 32807045
Fax: +98 26 32818787

Secretariat direct:
Ms Manijeh Abdi