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Scope

Standardization in the field of colouring materials, i.e. pigments, extenders and dyestuffs, including terminology, product specifications and test methods.

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97

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 256

3

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 256

9

Participating countries

16

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 256/WG 1 Terminology Working group *
ISO/TC 256/WG 2 Nanotechnological properties of pigments and extenders Working group *
ISO/TC 256/WG 3 General test methods for colorants and extenders Working group *
ISO/TC 256/WG 7 Functional pigments and extenders Working group *
ISO/TC 256/WG 8 Colorants and extenders for coating materials, plastics, paper and printing inks Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 256

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 256 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes ISO
ISO/TC 45/SC 3 Raw materials (including latex) for use in the rubber industry ISO
ISO/TC 217 Cosmetics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 256

ISO/TC 256 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 24 Particle characterization including sieving ISO
ISO/TC 24/SC 4 Particle characterization ISO
ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes ISO
ISO/TC 45 Rubber and rubber products ISO
ISO/TC 45/SC 3 Raw materials (including latex) for use in the rubber industry ISO
ISO/TC 61 Plastics ISO
ISO/TC 61/SC 5 Physical-chemical properties ISO
ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies ISO
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
26-29 September 2017 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 256 *

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

ISO/TC 256 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstrasse 6
D-10787 Berlin
Germany

Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31

Secretariat direct:
Mrs Julia Karsch
Tel: +49 30 2601-2423
Fax: +49 30 2601-42423