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Scope

All standardization activities in the field of plastics relating to environmental and sustainability aspects. The focus is on, but not limited to biobased plastics, biodegradability, environmental footprint incl. carbon footprint, resource efficiency incl. circular economy, characterization of plastics leaked into the environment incl. microplastics, waste management incl. organic, mechanical and chemical recycling

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33

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 61/SC 14

10

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 61/SC 14

28

Participating members

6

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 61/SC 14/WG 1 Terminology, classifications and general guidance Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 14/WG 2 Biodegradability Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 14/WG 3 Biobased plastics Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 14/WG 4 Characterization of plastics leaked into the environment (including microplastics) and quality control criteria of respective methods Working group
ISO/TC 61/SC 14/WG 5 Mechanical and chemical recycling Working group

 

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee

Reference Title
ISO/TC 147/SC 2/JWG 1 Joint ISO/TC 147/SC 2 - ISO/TC 61/SC 14 WG: Plastics (including microplastics) in waters and related matrices

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 61/SC 14

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 61/SC 14:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 59D Performance of household and similar electrical laundry appliances IEC
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO
ISO/TC 45 Rubber and rubber products ISO
ISO/TC 122/SC 3 Performance requirements and tests for means of packaging, packages and unit loads (as required by ISO/TC 122) ISO
ISO/TC 122/SC 4 Packaging and the environment ISO
ISO/TC 146 Air quality ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 5 Biological methods ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 6 Sampling (general methods) ISO
ISO/TC 190 Soil quality ISO
ISO/TC 190/SC 4 Biological characterization ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 261 Additive manufacturing ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 61/SC 14

ISO/TC 61/SC 14 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO
ISO/TC 45 Rubber and rubber products ISO
ISO/TC 146 Air quality ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 6 Sampling (general methods) ISO
ISO/TC 190/SC 7 Impact assessment ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 300 Solid recovered materials, including solid recovered fuels ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
ChemRecEurope Chemical Recycling Europe C
EDANA International associations serving the nonwovens and related industries C
EuPC European Plastics Converters C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
20-21 September 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 61/SC 14  

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

ISO/TC 61/SC 14 - Secretariat

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