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Scope

Standardization of round, sawn and processed timber, and timber materials in and for use in all applications, including terminology, specifications and test methods.

Excluded:

  • those applications of timber as covered by ISO/ TC 165 "Timber structures".

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57

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 218

16

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 218

27

Participating countries

36

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 218/CAG Chairman's Advisory Group Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 1 Terminology Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 2 Round timber Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 3 Sawn and processed timber Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 4 Test methods Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 5 Parquet and wood flooring Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 6 Wooden products Working group *
ISO/TC 218/WG 7 Wood residue and post consumer wood Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 218

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 218 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 287 Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products ISO
ISO/TC 165 Timber structures ISO
ISO/TC 296 Bamboo and rattan ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 218

ISO/TC 218 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 287 Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products ISO
ISO/TC 165/SC 1 Wood materials - Durability and preservation ISO
ISO/TC 296 Bamboo and rattan ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
ATIBT International Technical Tropical Timber Association A
FEP European Federation of the Parquet Industry A

ISO/TC 218 - Secretariat

DSTU Ukraine
Ukrainian scientific-research and training center of issues of standardization, certification and quality
Svyatoshynska St., 2
Kyiv 03115
Ukraine

Tel: + 38 044 452 33 96
Fax: + 38 044 452 69 07

Secretariat direct:
Dr Viktor Derevianko
Tel: +380 67 919 41 44