Standardization in the field of the chemical industry in general, particularly the basic chemical products the use of which is current in widely different industries, and which have not been covered by any of the other technical committees of ISO.

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 47/AG 1   Advisory group Working group
ISO/TC 47/WG 2   Light Olefins Working group
ISO/TC 47/WG 3   Sulfur-containing Organics Working group
ISO/TC 47/WG 4   Chemical recycling of organic materials Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 47

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 47:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 10 Technical product documentation ISO
ISO/TC 34 Food products ISO
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO
ISO/TC 48 Laboratory equipment ISO
ISO/TC 61/SC 14 Environmental aspects ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 79 Light metals and their alloys ISO
ISO/TC 86/SC 6 Testing and rating of air-conditioners and heat pumps ISO
ISO/TC 91 Surface active agents ISO
ISO/TC 102/SC 2 Chemical analysis ISO
ISO/TC 132 Ferroalloys ISO
ISO/TC 134 Fertilizers, soil conditioners and beneficial substances ISO
ISO/TC 176 Quality management and quality assurance ISO
ISO/TC 308 Chain of custody ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 47

ISO/TC 47 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 61/SC 14 Environmental aspects ISO
ISO/TC 86/SC 8 Refrigerants and refrigeration lubricants ISO
ISO/TC 91 Surface active agents ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
CEFIC European Chemical Industry Council A
ECTA European Chemical Transport Association AISBL A
EIGA European Industrial Gases Association A
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
WCO World Customs Organization B
WHO World Health Organization B

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
PREurope Plastic Recyclers Europe C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
24-26 September 2024 Sumida City (Japan) ISO/TC 47  

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

ISO/TC 47 - Secretariat

JISC [Japan]

Japan Chemical Industry Association
Sumitomo Rokko Bldg.
1-4-1 Shinkawa
Tokyo 104-0033

Tel: +81 3 32 97 25 78
Fax: +81 3 32 97 26 15