This International Standard give guidelines for the inspection, recording procedures, packaging and storage of products, assemblies and components made from vulcanized or thermoplastic rubber prior to being put into circulation.
It is applicable to both solid and cellular rubber products prepared from dry raw rubber, latex or other sources. It is subject only to the requirements or recommendations of product specifications in which details of storage requirements for specific products are given. This standard is not intended for use with raw rubber in bale, liquid (solution or emulsion) or particulate form, storage guidance for which is given in ISO 7664.
The recommendations for packaging form an integral part of the controlled storage procedure, as well as providing means of identifying the material and product.