Standardization of ceramic tiles generally used for floor coverings and wall facings.

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published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 189


ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 189


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 189/WG 1 Test methods Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 2 Product specifications Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 3 Products for installation Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 4 Thin Tiles Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 6 Installation methods Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 7 Sustainability issues for ceramic tiling systems Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 8 Antimicrobial properties of ceramic tile surfaces Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 9 Low modulus adhesives for exterior tile finishing Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 10 Slip Resistance Measurement for Ceramic Tile Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 11 Uncoupling membranes for ceramic tile installation Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 189

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 189:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 206 Fine ceramics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 189

ISO/TC 189 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 38/SC 1 Tests for coloured textiles and colorants ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CET - ceramic European Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Federation A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
12-14 November 2018 Panamby (Brazil) ISO/TC 189  

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

ISO/TC 189 - Secretariat

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Dr John P. Sanders
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