Standardization in the field of rare earth mining, concentration, extraction, separation and conversion to useful rare earth compounds/materials (including oxides, salts, metals, master alloys, etc.) which are key inputs to manufacturing and further production process in a safe and environmentally sustainable manner.

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 3 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goals:


ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 298


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 298/CAG Chairman's advisory group Working group
ISO/TC 298/WG 1 Terms and definition Working group
ISO/TC 298/WG 2 Elements recycling Working group
ISO/TC 298/WG 3 Traceability, Packaging and Labelling Working group
ISO/TC 298/WG 4 Testing and Analysis Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 298

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 298:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 82 Mining ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 298

ISO/TC 298 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 68 Magnetic alloys and steels IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 79 Light metals and their alloys ISO
ISO/TC 82 Mining ISO
ISO/TC 132 Ferroalloys ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 5 Life cycle assessment ISO

ISO/TC 298 - Secretariat

SAC China
Standardization Administration of China
No. 9 Madian Donglu, Haidian District
Beijing 100088

Tel: +8610 8226 2644
Fax: +8610 8226 0660

Secretariat direct:
Mr Guanyu Song