Conformity assessment - General requirements for third-party marks of conformity (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

This document provides general requirements for third-party marks of conformity, including their
issue and use.
This document is applicable to third-party marks of conformity issued and used in different forms and
various media, including digital representation employing electronically stored and displayed marks,
machine readable code, blockchain (distributed ledger) or other electronic means.
NOTE 1 This document can also be used as guidance in using marks of conformity in activities other than
third-party conformity assessment.
NOTE 2 Third-party marks of conformity in accordance with this document also include symbols of
recognition, such as accreditation symbols. For consistency of terminology, they are referred to as accreditation
marks.
NOTE 3 Third-party marks of conformity in accordance with this document can include logos (e.g. the sign of
a conformity assessment body or trademarks), symbols (e.g. the representation of recognition in an accreditation
agreement or the depiction of the applicable programme) or a combination thereof.
NOTE 4 Third-party marks of conformity as a graphic representation of demonstrated conformity in
accordance with this document can be a combination of multiple marks (e.g. indications of compliance with
several sets of specifications, codes for individually fulfilled specifications).
NOTE 5 This document does not apply to markings that provide indication of a designation, a code, or a
classification only. Furthermore, it does not apply to graphic representations (e.g. of conformity assessment
systems or schemes/programmes) or logos (e.g. of an association of accreditation bodies or an association of
conformity assessment bodies).
NOTE 6 Third-party marks of conformity are based on a conformity assessment scheme that includes the
function of surveillance.

Konformitätsbewertung - Allgemeine Anforderungen an Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

Dieses Dokument legt allgemeine Anforderungen an Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite fest, einschließlich deren Ausstellung und Verwendung.
Dieses Dokument gilt für die Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite, die in unterschiedlichen Formen und verschiedenen Medien ausgestellt und verwendet werden, einschließlich digitaler Darstellung mittels elektronisch gespeicherten und abgebildeten Kennzeichnungen, maschinenlesbaren Codes, Blockchain (Distributed-Ledger-Technologie) oder anderer elektronischer Mittel.
ANMERKUNG 1 Dieses Dokument kann auch als Leitlinie für die Verwendung von Konformitätszeichen in anderen Konformitätsbewertungstätigkeiten als denen durch eine dritte Seite verwendet werden.
ANMERKUNG 2 Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite nach diesem Dokument beinhalten auch Anerkennungszeichen, wie Akkreditierungssymbole. Für eine einheitliche Terminologie werden sie als Akkreditierungszeichen bezeichnet.
ANMERKUNG 3 Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite nach diesem Dokument können Logos (z. B. das Zeichen einer Konformitätsbewertungsstelle oder Markenzeichen), Symbole (z. B. die Darstellung der Anerkennung in einer Akkreditierungsvereinbarung oder der Abbildung eines anzuwendenden Programms) oder eine Kombination davon enthalten.
ANMERKUNG 4 Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite als graphische Darstellung der dargelegten Konformität nach diesem Dokument können eine Kombination aus verschiedenen Zeichen sein (z. B. Angabe der Übereinstimmung mit mehreren Reihen von Spezifikationen, Codes für individuell erfüllte Spezifikationen).
ANMERKUNG 5 Dieses Dokument gilt nicht für Zeichen, die nur einen Hinweis auf eine Bezeichnung, einen Code oder eine Klassifizierung bieten. Darüber hinaus gilt es nicht für graphische Darstellungen (z. B. Konformitäts-bewertungssysteme oder -programme) oder Logos (z. B. von einem Zusammenschluss von Akkreditierungsstellen oder einem Zusammenschluss von Konformitätsbewertungsstellen).
ANMERKUNG 6 Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite basieren auf einem Konformitätsbewertungsprogramm, das die Überwachungsfunktion beinhaltet.

Évaluation de la conformité - Exigences générales pour les marques de conformité par tierce partie (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

Ugotavljanje skladnosti - Splošne zahteve za znake skladnosti tretje stranke (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

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Published
Public Enquiry End Date
21-Apr-2021
Publication Date
27-Oct-2021
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
06-Oct-2021
Due Date
11-Dec-2021
Completion Date
28-Oct-2021

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
01-december-2021
Nadomešča:
SIST EN ISO/IEC 17030:2009
Ugotavljanje skladnosti - Splošne zahteve za znake skladnosti tretje stranke
(ISO/IEC 17030:2021)
Conformity assessment - General requirements for third-party marks of conformity
(ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

Konformitätsbewertung - Allgemeine Anforderungen an Konformitätszeichen einer dritten

Seite (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

Évaluation de la conformité - Exigences générales pour les marques de conformité par

tierce partie (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
ICS:
03.120.20 Certificiranje proizvodov in Product and company
podjetij. Ugotavljanje certification. Conformity
skladnosti assessment
SIST EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN ISO/IEC 17030
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
September 2021
ICS 03.120.20
Supersedes EN ISO/IEC 17030:2009
English version
Conformity assessment - General requirements for third-
party marks of conformity (ISO/IEC 17030:2021)

Évaluation de la conformité - Exigences générales pour Konformitätsbewertung - Allgemeine Anforderungen

les marques de conformité par tierce partie (ISO/IEC an Konformitätszeichen einer dritten Seite (ISO/IEC

17030:2021) 17030:2021)
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 26 August 2021.

CEN and CENELEC members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for

giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical

references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to

any CEN and CENELEC member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN and CENELEC member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC

Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN and CENELEC members are the national standards bodies and national electrotechnical committees of Austria, Belgium,

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,

Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia,

Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
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© 2021 CEN/CENELEC All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means Ref. No. EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021 E

reserved worldwide for CEN national Members and for
CENELEC Members.
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European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3

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European foreword

This document (EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021) has been prepared by Technical Committee ISO/CASCO

"Committee on conformity assessment" in collaboration with Technical Committee CEN-CENELEC/ JTC

1 “Criteria for conformity assessment bodies” the secretariat of which is held by BSI.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by March 2022, and conflicting national standards shall

be withdrawn at the latest by March 2022.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN-CENELEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document supersedes EN ISO/IEC 17030:2009.

Any feedback and questions on this document should be directed to the users’ national standards

body/national committee. A complete listing of these bodies can be found on the CEN and CENELEC

websites.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the

following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,

Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of

North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the

United Kingdom.
Endorsement notice

The text of ISO/IEC 17030:2021 has been approved by CEN-CENELEC as EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021

without any modification.
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SIST EN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
INTERNATIONAL ISO/IEC
STANDARD 17030
Second edition
2021-09
Conformity assessment — General
requirements for third-party marks of
conformity
Évaluation de la conformité — Exigences générales pour les marques
de conformité par tierce partie
Reference number
ISO/IEC 17030:2021(E)
ISO/IEC 2021
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below or ISO’s member body in the country of the requester.
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Contents Page

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................iv

Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................v

1 Scope ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1

2 Normative references ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

3 Terms and definitions ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

4 General requirements ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 2

5 Third-party marks of conformity and their use .................................................................................................................. 2

6 Issuing third-party marks of conformity .................................................................................................................................... 3

7 Ownership and control .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

7.1 Information ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4

7.2 Licence ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4

7.3 Monitoring the use of third-party marks of conformity ...................................................................................... 4

Annex A (informative) Use of third-party marks of conformity ............................................................................................... 5

Bibliography ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 7

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Foreword

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (the International Electrotechnical

Commission) form the specialized system for worldwide standardization. National bodies that are

members of ISO or IEC participate in the development of International Standards through technical

committees established by the respective organization to deal with particular fields of technical

activity. ISO and IEC technical committees collaborate in fields of mutual interest. Other international

organizations, governmental and non-governmental, in liaison with ISO and IEC, also take part in the

work.

The procedures used to develop this document and those intended for its further maintenance are

described in the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1. In particular, the different approval criteria needed for

the different types of document should be noted. This document was drafted in accordance with the

editorial rules of the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2 (see www .iso .org/ directives or www .iec .ch/ members

_experts/ refdocs).

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject

of patent rights. ISO and IEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent

rights. Details of any patent rights identified during the development of the document will be in the

Introduction and/or on the ISO list of patent declarations received (see www .iso .org/ patents) or the IEC

list of patent declarations received (see patents.iec.ch).

Any trade name used in this document is information given for the convenience of users and does not

constitute an endorsement.

For an explanation of the voluntary nature of standards, the meaning of ISO specific terms and

expressions related to conformity assessment, as well as information about ISO's adherence to the

World Trade Organization (WTO) principles in the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) see www .iso .org/

iso/ foreword .html. In the IEC, see www .iec .ch/ understanding -standards.

This document was prepared by the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO).

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO/IEC 17030:2003), ISO/IEC Guide 23:1982

and ISO Guide 27:1983, which have been technically revised.
The main changes are as follows:

— inclusion of Annex A as guidance for the use of third-party marks of conformity issued based on a

defined object of conformity assessment through conformity assessment standards;
— clarification of the requirement of surveillance;
— clarification of logo/symbol/mark;
— restructuring;
— alignment of language with the CASCO toolbox;

— the content related to examples of possible misuse of third-party marks of conformity is considered

in a brochure available on www .iso .org.

Any feedback or questions on this document should be directed to the user’s national standards body. A

complete listing of these bodies can be found at www .iso .org/ members .html and www .iec .ch/ national

-committees.
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Introduction

The prime purpose of this document is to enable a uniform approach to the use of third-party marks of

conformity, to fill relevant gaps in existing International Standards and Guides developed by ISO and

IEC, to address potential problems arising from different uses of third-party marks of conformity, to

provide a clear and rational basis for their use, and to set out general requirements. This document

concentrates on third-party marks of conformity but can also be used as guidance for applications of

marks of conformity not covered by this document.

Marks of conformity have different uses and can take different forms in various media, such as

employing quick response (QR) codes, public ledger technology, distributed ledger technology (e.g.

blockchain) or other electronic means. They are found on products, certificates and publications

denoting the conformity to specified requirements of a product, management system, service, process,

person or an organization. Marks of conformity used on a product convey to the user that the product

fulfils the requirements for characteristics such as its safety, quality, origin, performance, reliability or

impact on the environment. The principle purpose of all marks of conformity is to gain the confidence

of the market, including consumers, in products and other objects of conformity assessment to which

these marks have been applied. The aim of this document is to lead to improved market confidence,

international recognition and consumer acceptance of third-party marks of conformity.

In order to achieve this, the following questions should be considered and addressed.

— What is the object of conformity assessment?

— Which conformity assessment body is providing the third-party mark of conformity?

— Who requires the third-party conformity assessment activity?
— Why is this third-party mark of conformity required?

— How is the information of conformity best transmitted to the interested parties, e.g. customers,

users, government authorities?
In this document, the following verbal forms are used:
— “shall” indicates a requirement;
— “should” indicates a recommendation;
— “may” indicates a permission;
— “can” indicates a possibility or a capability.
Further details can be found in the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.
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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO/IEC 17030:2021(E)
Conformity assessment — General requirements for third-
party marks of conformity
1 Scope

This document provides general requirements for third-party marks of conformity, including their

issue and use.

This document is applicable to third-party marks of conformity issued and used in different forms and

various media, including digital representation employing electronically stored and displayed marks,

machine readable code, blockchain (distributed ledger) or other electronic means.

NOTE 1 This document can also be used as guidance in using marks of conformity in activities other than

third-party conformity assessment.
NOTE 2 Third-party marks of co
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
oSIST prEN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
01-april-2021
Ugotavljanje skladnosti - Splošne zahteve za znake skladnosti tretje stranke
(ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021)
Conformity assessment - General requirements for third-party marks of conformity
(ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021)

Konformitätsbewertung - Allgemeine Anforderungen an Konformitätszeichen einer dritten

Seite (ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021)

Évaluation de la conformité - Exigences générales pour les marques de conformité par

tierce partie (ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN ISO/IEC 17030
ICS:
03.120.20 Certificiranje proizvodov in Product and company
podjetij. Ugotavljanje certification. Conformity
skladnosti assessment
oSIST prEN ISO/IEC 17030:2021 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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ISO/IEC DIS 17030
ISO/CASCO Secretariat: ISO
Voting begins on: Voting terminates on:
2021-01-28 2021-04-22
Conformity assessment — General requirements for third-
party marks of conformity

Évaluation de la conformité — Exigences générales pour les marques de conformité par tierce partie

ICS: 03.120.20
This document is circulated as received from the committee secretariat.
THIS DOCUMENT IS A DRAFT CIRCULATED
This draft is submitted to a parallel vote in ISO and in IEC.
FOR COMMENT AND APPROVAL. IT IS
THEREFORE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY
NOT BE REFERRED TO AS AN INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD UNTIL PUBLISHED AS SUCH.
IN ADDITION TO THEIR EVALUATION AS
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BEING ACCEPTABLE FOR INDUSTRIAL,
TECHNOLOGICAL, COMMERCIAL AND
USER PURPOSES, DRAFT INTERNATIONAL
STANDARDS MAY ON OCCASION HAVE TO
BE CONSIDERED IN THE LIGHT OF THEIR
POTENTIAL TO BECOME STANDARDS TO
WHICH REFERENCE MAY BE MADE IN
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NOTIFICATION OF ANY RELEVANT PATENT
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below or ISO’s member body in the country of the requester.
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Contents Page

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................iv

Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................v

1 Scope ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1

2 Normative references ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

3 Terms and definitions ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

4 General requirements ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 2

5 Third-party marks of conformity and their use .................................................................................................................. 2

6 Issuing third-party marks of conformity .................................................................................................................................... 3

7 Ownership and control .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

7.1 Information ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4

7.2 Licence ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4

7.3 Monit oring the use of third-party marks of conformity ...................................................................................... 4

Annex A (informative) Use of third-party marks of conformity ............................................................................................... 5

Bibliography ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 7

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oSIST prEN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021(E)
Foreword

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (the International Electrotechnical

Commission) form the specialized system for worldwide standardization. National bodies that are

members of ISO or IEC participate in the development of International Standards through technical

committees established by the respective organization to deal with particular fields of technical

activity. ISO and IEC technical committees collaborate in fields of mutual interest. Other international

organizations, governmental and non-governmental, in liaison with ISO and IEC, also take part in the

work. In the field of conformity assessment, the ISO Committee on conformity assessment (CASCO) is

responsible for the development of International Standards and Guides.

International Standards are drafted in accordance with the rules given in the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.

Draft International Standards are circulated to the national bodies for voting. Publication as an

International Standard requires approval by at least 75 % of the national bodies casting a vote.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. ISO shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

ISO/IEC 17030 was prepared by the ISO Committee on conformity assessment (CASCO).

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO/IEC 17030:2003), which has been

technically revised.
The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows:

— Annex A (informative) has been included as guidance for the use of third-party marks of conformity

issued based on a defined object of conformity through conformity assessment standards;

— clarification of the requirement of surveillance;
— clarification of logo/symbol/mark;
— restructuring;
— alignment of language with the CASCO toolbox.

ISO/IEC Guide 23:1982 and ISO Guide 27:1983 have been taken into account during the revision of this

standard and these guides have been withdrawn following the publication of this standard.

The content related to examples of possible misuse of third-party marks of conformity have been

considered in a brochure available on iso.org.

It was circulated for voting to the national bodies of both ISO and IEC, and was approved by both

organizations.
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oSIST prEN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021(E)
Introduction

The prime purpose of this document is to enable a uniform approach to the use of third-party marks of

conformity, to fill relevant gaps in existing ISO, IEC, ISO/IEC Standards and Guides, to address potential

problems arising from different uses of third-party marks of conformity, to provide a clear and rational

basis for their use, and to set out general requirements. This document concentrates on third-party

marks of conformity but may also be used as guidance for other applications of marks of conformity.

Marks of conformity have different uses and can take different forms in various media such as

employing QR codes, public ledger technology (e.g. blockchain) or other electronic means. They are

found on products, certificates and publications denoting the conformity to specified requirements of

a product, management system, service, process, person or an organization. Marks of conformity used

on product convey to the user that the product fulfils the requirements for characteristics such as its

safety, quality, performance, reliability or impact on the environment. Most important for all marks of

conformity is to gain the confidence of the market, including consumers, in products and other objects

of conformity assessment to which these marks have been applied. The use of this document should

lead to improved market confidence, international recognition and consumer acceptance of third-party

marks of conformity.

In order to achieve this, the following questions should be considered and addressed:

— What is the object of conformity assessment?

— Which conformity assessment body is providing the third-party mark of conformity?

— Who requires the third-party conformity assessment activity?
— Why is this third-party mark of conformity required?

— How is the information of conformity best transmitted to the interested parties, e.g. customers,

users, government authorities?
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oSIST prEN ISO/IEC 17030:2021
DRAFT INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO/IEC DIS 17030:2021(E)
Conformity assessment — General requirements for third-
party marks of conformity
1 Scope

This document provides general requirements for third-party marks of conformity, including their

issue and use.

This document covers third-party marks of conformity issued and used in different forms and various

media including digital representation employing electronically stored and displayed marks, machine

readable code, blockchain (distributed ledger) or other electronic means.

NOTE 1 This document can also be used as guidance in using marks of conformity in other than third-party

conformity assessment activity.

NOTE 2 Third-party marks of conformity according to this document include symbols of recognition such as

accreditation symbols. For consistency of terminology in this document they are referred to as accreditation marks.

NOTE 3 Third-party marks of conformity according to this document can include logos (e.g. the sign of a

conformity assessment body or trademarks), symbols (e.g. the representation of recognition in an accreditation

agreement or the depiction of the applicable programme) or a combination thereof.

NOTE 4 Third-party marks of conformity as a graphic representation of demonstrated conformity according

to this document can be a combination of multiple marks (e.g. indications of compliance with several sets of

specifications, codes for individually fulfilled specifications).

NOTE 5 This document does not apply to markings, which provide indication of a designation, a code, or a

classification only. Furthermore, it does not apply to graphic representations (e.g. of conformity assessment

systems or schemes/programmes), logos (e.g. association of accreditation bodies and association of conformity

assessment bodies).

NOTE 6 third party mark of conformity are based on a conformity assessment scheme that include the

function of surveillance
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

ISO/IEC 17000, Conformity assessment — Vocabulary and general principles
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in ISO/IEC 17000 and the

following apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

— ISO Online browsing platform: available at https:// www .iso .org/ obp
— IEC Electropedia: available at http:// www .electropedia .org/
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