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 countries


Observing countries

* 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 *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 189

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

Reference Title ISO/IEC
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
Acronym Title Liaison type
CET - ceramic European Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Federation A

ISO/TC 189 - Secretariat

ANSI United States
The National Brick Research Center
100 Clemson Research Blvd
Anderson, SC 29625
United States

Secretariat direct:
Dr John P. Sanders
Tel: +1 864 656 06 04
Fax: +1 864 656 10 95