Standardization of ceramic tiles generally used for floor coverings and wall facings.

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published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 189/WG 1   Test methods Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 2   Product specifications Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 3   Products for installation Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 4   Thin Tiles Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 6   Installation methods Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 7   Sustainability issues for ceramic tiling systems Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 8   Antimicrobial properties of ceramic tile surfaces Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 9   Low modulus adhesives for exterior tile finishing Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 10   Slip Resistance Measurement for Ceramic Tile Working group
ISO/TC 189/WG 11   Uncoupling membranes for ceramic tile installation Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 189

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 189:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 206 Fine ceramics ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 189

ISO/TC 189 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 38/SC 1 Tests for coloured textiles and colorants ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 61/SC 11 Products ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CET - ceramic European Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Federation A

ISO/TC 189 - Secretariat

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