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Scope

Standardization in the field of safety devices for protection against excessive internal and external pressure.

Excluded:

  • valves predominantly made of plastics which are the responsibility of ISO / TC 138;
  • components intended for use primarily in fluid power systems which are the responsibility of ISO / TC 131.

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12

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 185

2

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 185

12

Participating members

22

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 185/WG 12 Bursting discs Working group *
ISO/TC 185/WG 13 Safety valves and bursting disc devices in combination Working group *
ISO/TC 185/WG 18 Performance testing Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 185

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 185 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 131 Fluid power systems ISO
ISO/TC 138 Plastics pipes, fittings and valves for the transport of fluids ISO
ISO/TC 220 Cryogenic vessels ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 185

ISO/TC 185 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 67/SC 6 Processing equipment and systems ISO
ISO/TC 138 Plastics pipes, fittings and valves for the transport of fluids ISO
ISO/TC 220 Cryogenic vessels ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
CEIR European Committee for the Valves Industry A

ISO/TC 185 - Secretariat

ANSI United States
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Three Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5990
United States

Tel: +1 212 591 70 00
Fax: +1 212 591 76 74

Secretariat direct:
Ms Colleen O’Brien
Tel: +1 212 591 7991