Standardization in the field of Chain of Custody (CoC), including terminology, principles, requirements for and control systems used by supply chain actors with regards to the management of products in terms of their specified characteristics. The work is intended to be applicable to all products, whereas services are excluded.

The objective of the committee is to define a generic CoC process framework, which serves a wide range of sectors, raw materials and end products, and covers specific product characteristics, to enhance the transparency, process efficiency and comparability of CoC models.

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ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/PC 308


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/PC 308/WG 1 Chain of custody Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/PC 308

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/PC 308 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 287 Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/PC 308

ISO/PC 308 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
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
ECOS (Europe) European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation A
ISEAL Alliance ISEAL Alliance A
ITC International Trade Centre A
PEFC Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification A
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
3-4 October 2017 London (United Kingdom) ISO/PC 308  

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

ISO/PC 308 - Secretariat

NEN Netherlands
Netherlands Standardization Institute
Vlinderweg 6
NL-2623 AX Delft

Tel: +31 15 2 690 390
Fax: +31 15 2 690 190 / +31 15 269 01 90

Secretariat direct:
Mrs Juliane Eykelhoff