ISO 14044:2006 Preview

Environmental management -- Life cycle assessment -- Requirements and guidelines

ISO 14044:2006 specifies requirements and provides guidelines for life cycle assessment (LCA) including: definition of the goal and scope of the LCA, the life cycle inventory analysis (LCI) phase, the life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) phase, the life cycle interpretation phase, reporting and critical review of the LCA, limitations of the LCA, relationship between the LCA phases, and conditions for use of value choices and optional elements.

ISO 14044:2006 covers life cycle assessment (LCA) studies and life cycle inventory (LCI) studies.


General information

  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 2006-07
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 46
  • :
    ISO/TC 207/SC 5
    Life cycle assessment
  • 13.020.60
    Product life-cycles
    13.020.10
    Environmental management

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