Standardization in the field of surface active agents and mixtures containing one or more surface active agents with or without other conventional components of soap and detergent formulations.

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Published ISO standards *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 91/AHG 1   Long term strategy including sustainability Working group
ISO/TC 91/WG 1   Analytical methods Working group
ISO/TC 91/WG 3   Bio-surfactants Working group
ISO/TC 91/WG 4   Liquid Laundry Detergent Capsules Working group
ISO/TC 91/WG 5   Vocabulary Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 91

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 91:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 72/SC 4 Dyeing and finishing machinery and accessories [STANDBY] 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 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 217 Cosmetics ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 91

ISO/TC 91 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 27 Coal and coke ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 11 Animal and vegetable fats and oils ISO
ISO/TC 38/SC 1 Tests for coloured textiles and colorants ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 120 Leather ISO
ISO/TC 120/SC 2 Tanned leather ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 217 Cosmetics ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AISE International Association for Soaps, Detergent and Maintenance Products A
AOCS American Oil Chemists' Society A
CESIO European Committee of Organic Surfactants and their Intermediates A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ICA - co-operative International Co-operative Alliance A
ICTC International Technical Committee for Textile Care A
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry A
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD A
WCO World Customs Organization A
WHO World Health Organization B

ISO/TC 91 - Secretariat

INSO [Iran, Islamic Republic of]

Iran National Standards Organization
No.: 2592
South West Vanak Square,
P.O. Box: 14155-6139
Iran, Islamic Republic of

Tel: +98 26 32807045
Fax: +98 26 32818787