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June 19th, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Lab in Krefeld approved by Volkswagen as Certified Lab for Materials Testing

UL has been approved by Volkswagen AG as a certified laboratory for materials testing. The approval is granted to UL’s Krefeld, Germany Performance Materials Testing Lab for numerous test methods, which include environmental, surface, mechanical, burning behavior, media resistance and textile testing for selected interior and exterior parts and components. The VW approval adds to UL’s growing… read more

December 13th, 2016
ISO Releases Standard on Textile Floor Covering

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released the standard ‘ISO 20253:2016 Textile Floor Coverings — Blade Test — Flocked Textile Floor Covering.’ The standard establishes laboratory test procedure for the determination of abrasion resistance and fibre bind of flocked textile floor coverings. It was released on November 18, 2016. Source URL: ISO 20253:2016

December 13th, 2016
ISO Publishes International Standard for Textiles

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published an international standard for textiles. The standard is named as ISO 12947-2:2016 Textiles — Determination of the abrasion resistance of fabrics by the Martindale method — Part 2: Determination of specimen breakdown. This standard provides the procedure for the determination of specimen breakdown (end-point of test) by… read more

October 13th, 2016
ISO Proposes Standard for Cosmetics

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has proposed a standard intended for cosmetics. The standard is named ISO/FDIS 18415 Cosmetics — Microbiology — Detection of specified and non-specified microorganisms. This standard is being developed by ISO/TC 217 Cosmetics and is currently in stage: 50.00. Final text received or FDIS registered for formal approval was September… read more

October 13th, 2016
ISO Develops and Reviews Standards for Foodstuffs and Milk

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing and reviewing standards specific for foodstuffs and milk products. The standard, ISO/DIS 18787 Foodstuffs – Determination of water activity, is being developed by committee, ISO/TC 34 Food products. The standard is currently in stage 40.20 DIS ballot initiated: 12 weeks as of September 2, 2016. On the… read more

October 13th, 2016
ASTM Opposes Proposed ISO NWIP on Wheeled Child Conveyances

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is opposing the proposed new work item proposal (NWIP) on wheeled child conveyances. ASTM is opposing the NWIP because the coverage of the proposed standard is already covered by ASTM F833 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Carriages and Strollers. Also, ASTM points out that ASTM F833… read more

September 13th, 2016
ISO Publishes International Standard for Watch Batteries

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published IEC 60086-3:2016 Primary batteries — Part 3: Watch Batteries as an International Standard. The standard provides the dimensions, designation, methods of tests and requirements for primary batteries for watches. This is the fourth version of the standard and includes: Harmonization of the cell sizes and service output… read more

July 19th, 2016
ISO Releases Standards on Microbiology in Food Chain

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced the release of its two-part series of standards on microbiology in the food chain: ISO 16140-1:2016, Microbiology of the Food Chain – Method Validation – Part 1: Vocabulary, which provides descriptions of terms used in microbial testing ISO 16140-2:2016, Microbiology of the Food Chain – Method Validation… read more

July 19th, 2016
ISO Releases Standards for Paint and Varnish

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released the following standards under development for paints and varnishes: STANDARD STATUS DATE ISO/DIS 6270-1 Paints and varnishes — Determination of resistance to humidity — Part 1: Condensation (single-sided exposure) 40.00 DIS registered June 14, 2016 ISO/DIS 6270-2 Paints and varnishes — Determination of resistance to humidity —… read more

July 19th, 2016
ISO Issues Paint and Varnish Standards for Review

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has confirmed several standards for paints and varnishes: ISO 14680-3:2000 Paints and Varnishes – Determination of Pigment Content — Part 3: Filtration Method ISO 14680-1:2000 Paints and Varnishes – Determination of Pigment Content — Part 1: Centrifuge Method ISO 21227-3:2007 Paints and Varnishes – Evaluation of Defects on Coated Surfaces Using Optical… read more