Technical Committee

LIST OF THE LEBANESE TECHNICAL COMMITTEES (NL TCs)

Committee

 

Title

 

Scope

NL TC 28

 

Rola darwish

 

Petroleum products and Lubricants

 

Standardization of terminology, classification, specifications, methods of sampling, measurement, analysis and testing for:

 

  • Petroleum;
  • Petroleum products;
  • Petroleum based lubricants and hydraulic fluids;
  • Non-petroleum based liquid fuels;
  • Non-petroleum based lubricants and hydraulic fluids
  • Natural gas and natural gas substitutes (gaseous fuel), in all its facets from production to delivery to all possible end users across national boundaries.

NL TC 47

 

Rola darwish

 

Chemistry

 

Standardization in the field of the chemical industry in general, particularly the basic chemical products the use of which is current in widely different industries, and which have not been covered by any of the other technical committees of ISO

NL TC 48

 

Rola darwish

 

Laboratory equipment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standardization of devices and apparatus for laboratory purposes, with respect to principles and to materials of construction, performance, dimensions and testing, as well as the terms and definitions used in connection therewith. The relative emphasis to be placed on standards of performance and on dimensional standards is to be decided by the committee, either generally or separately for each item.

Apparatus and devices constructed for personal safety aspects are excluded from the scope of TC 48.

TC 3001

 

Sahar sleiman

 

Medical Devices

 
  • Standardization in the field of medical devices and their accessories, in vitro diagnostic medical devices and their accessories and active implantable medical devices with regard to terminology, safety, design and performance requirements, and to tests.
  • Standardization of requirements and guidance in the field of quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices

Standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems

TC 122

 

Sahar sleiman

 

Packaging

 
  • Standardization in the field of packaging with regard to terminology and definitions, packaging dimensions, performance requirements and tests.

TC 2165

 

Charbel abi nakhle

 

Waste water engineering

 

Functional standards, standards for performance and installation in the field of wastewater engineering for systems and components. Where there is no existing material related TC, product standards for all components of discharge pipes, drain and sewer pipes, pipelines, separators etc. according to the resolutions of BT (for the organization of work in the field of metallic tubes see resolution BT 160/1989). Standards for design, calculation, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance in the field of wastewater engineering, from the point of origin (with the exception of the product standards for sanitary appliances*) up to the point of disposal, including treatment plants and use of treated wastewater for purposes other than agricultural irrigation. *) flushing cisterns, urinals, kitchen sinks, basins bidets, baths, (including whirlpool baths) and shower trays, see TC 163 Resolution 2 (London), WG 3 and 4.

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TC 138

 

Charbel abi nakhle

 

Plastics pipes fitting and valves for the transport of fluid

 

 

Standardization of pipes, fittings, valves and auxiliary equipments intended for the transport of fluids and made from all types of plastic materials, including all types of reinforced plastics.

Metal fittings used with plastics pipes are also included.

This standardization includes - for pipes, flanges, fittings, valves and auxiliary equipments - dimensions and their tolerances; requirements for chemical, mechanical and physical properties and appropriate test methods; requirements and test methods for other properties relevant to particular applications; temperature and pressure ratings.

 

 

TC 217

Charbel abi nakhle

 

Cosmetics

 

Standards for cosmetic products

TC 91

Charbel abi nakhle

 

Surface active agent

 

 

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.

 

 

NL TC 71:

 

Rosy hajj

 

Concrete, Reinforced Concrete and Pre-stressed concrete

 

 

 

Standardization of the technology of concrete, of the design and construction of concrete, reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete structures, so as to ensure progressive development both in quality and in price reduction; and of definitions and terms, as well as testing procedures, to facilitate international exchange of research work.

 

TC 1031

 

Cecile obeid

 

Sugars

 

Treating all sugar products, all type of sugars (brown, white) jams, except for chocolate

TC 93

Cecile obeid

 

 

starch

 

Treating starchy products, ex: rice, wheat..

TC 1017 

Cecile obeid

 

Nutrition and food for special dietary use

 

Treating products that have special indications or that are consumed by a specific population

TC 1011

Cecile obeid

 

Food Labelling

 

Treating labelling issues

TC 1009

Cecile obeid

 

Food Hygiene

 

Issuing codes of practices, general principles for food hygiene

NL TC 3005

 

Cecile obeid

 

Organic products

 
  • Studying standards for all category of organic products

TC 34 – SC5

Cecile obeid

 

Milk and Milk products

 

issuing standards related to milk, cheeses, yougurt and traditional lebanese products such as Labneh

TC 34 - SC 3

Cecile obeid

 

Fruits and vegetables Products

 

Issuing standards related to products made from fruits and vegetables, packed or canned fruits and vegetables.

TC 1018

Cecile obeid

 

Pesticides residues

 

Discuss the general standards for detection and determination of pesticides residues

TC 34 - SC 14

Cecile obeid

 

Fresh, dry and dried fruits and vegetables

 

Discuss standards related to Fresh or Dried fruits and vegetables. PS: Canned fruits and vegetables are discussed in the Fruits and vegetables products

TC 147

Cecile obeid

 

Water quality

 

Discuss standards related to drinking Water, botteled water and the various test methods to determine the water quality

TC 34 - SC 7

Cecile obeid

 

Spices and condiments

 

Treat all types of standards related to spices, chilli…

TC 34 - SC 6

Cecile obeid

 

Meat, Poultry, fish, eggs and their products

 

Treat all types of standards related to meat poultry, fish, eggs and their products

TC 34 - SC 11

Cecile obeid

 

Fats and oils

 

Discuss standards in the field of fats and oils (olive oil, vegetable oils…) butter, margarine…

TC 1014

Cecile obeid

 

Methods of analysis and sampling

 

Discuss horizontal standards that set the methods of analysis and sampling as well as methods of inspection

NL TC 2296

Shaza sleiman

 

Tanks for Transport of Dangerous Goods

 

Standardization of design, construction, inspection and testing of metallic tanks intended for transport of dangerous goods.

 

NL TC

 207

 

Rosy hajj

 

Environmental management

 

Standardization in the field of environmental management systems and tools in support of sustainable development:

 

  • Environmental labelling
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental auditing and related environmental investigations
  • Environmental performance evaluation
  • Water Footprint
  • Greenhouse Gases management and related activities such as Carbon Footprint.
  • Life cycle assessment

 

NL TC 59

 

Shaza sleiman

 

Building Construction

 

Standardization in the field of buildings and civil engineering works covering:

 

  • The construction materials, public work elements, building components, equipment, machinery and hardware, decorative products, etc…
  • The organization of information in the processes of design, manufacture and construction of building
  • General rules for other performance requirements, including functional and user requirements related to service life, sustainability, accessibility and usability.

 

NL TC 58

 

Shaza sleiman

 

Gas Cylinders and tanks

 

 

Standardization of gas cylinders, their fittings and characteristics relating to their manufacture and use

NL TC 3012

 

Rosy hajj

 

Lifts

 

Standardization of all aspects, including safety of lifts, service lifts, escalators, passenger conveyors and similar apparatus

NL TC 92

Shaza sleiman

 

Fire Safety

 

Standardization of the methods of assessing fire hazards and fire risk to life and property

NL TC 3014

 

Rosy hajj

 

Seismic Safety

 

Standardization in the field of seismic safety of new and existing buildings and civil works structures in terms of structural design and construction, pertaining to ensure, during the earthquake event, protection of the human lives, limitation of damage and operability of the important structures for civil protection

NL TC 3015

 

Rosy hajj

 

Wind and Snow Safety

 

Determination of the wind and snow actions and considerations for the structural design and construction of buildings and civil works structures or part of the structures under snow and wind loading, aiming to ensure reliable structures, apt to resist these loads

NL JTC1

 

Shaza sleiman

 

 Information technology

 

Standardization in the field of Information technology including specification, design & development of systems & tools dealing with the capture, representation, processing, security, transfer, interchange, presentation, management, organization, storage and retrieval of information

 

NL TC 35

 

Rola darwish

 

Paints and Varnishes

 

Standardization in the field of paints, varnishes and related products, including raw materials

NL TC 750

 

Shaza sleiman/rosy hajj

 

 

 

 

Structural Design
 

 

 

Standardization of structural design rules for building and civil engineering works taking into account the relationship between design rules, materials, execution and control

 

NL TC 22

 

Rosy hajj

 

 

Road Vehicles
 

 

 

Standardization concerning compatibility, interchangeability and safety, with particular reference to terminology and test procedures for evaluating the performance of road vehicles and their equipment

 

NL TC 180

 

Rosy hajj

 

 

Solar Energy
 

 

 

Standardization in the field of solar energy utilization in space and water heating, cooling, industrial process heating and air conditioning

 

NL TC 3009

Rosy hajj

 

Electrotechnical
 

 

 

Standardization for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

 

TC 3008

 

Shaza sleiman

 

Thermal Insulation
 

 

 

Standardization in the field of thermal performance of materials,products, components, elements and systems
and in the filed of  thermal insulation materials, products and systems for building and industrial application, including insulation of installed equipment in buildings

 

NL TC 606

 

Shaza sleiman/rosy hajj

 

 

 

 

 

Gas Burning Appliances
 

 

 

Standardization concerning the gas-fired central heating boilers.Terminology, classification, constructional and performance characteristics, test methods and marking for Gas cooking appliances. And checking procedures of the essential characteristics of the appliances fed by gas.

 

NL TC 86

 

Shaza sleiman/rosy hajj

 

 

 

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
 

 

 

Standardization in the fields of refrigeration and air-conditioning, including terminology, mechanical safety, methods of testing and rating equipment, measurement of sound levels, refrigerant and refrigeration lubricant chemistry, with consideration given to environmental protection.

 

NL TC 653

 

Shaza sleiman/rosy hajj

 

 

 

Safety of Food Processing
Machinery
 

 

Standardisation of all machines, in respect of all the functions which they perform in the food and feed processing chain and machines for washing articles that are intended to come into contact with food.

 

NL TC 34/SC 15

 

Cecile obeid

 

Coffee

 

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation(for coffee)

NL TC 34/SC 4

 

Cecile obeid

 

Pulses and cereals products

 

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation(for Pulses and cereals products)

NL TC 34/SC 8

 

Cecile obeid

 

Tea

 

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation(for tea)

NL TC 3006

Cecile Obeid

 

Aromatic waters

 
  • Studying standards for aromatic waters

NL TC 34/SC 9

Cecile obeid

 

Microbiology

 

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation(for Microbiology)

NL TC 146

 

Rola darwish

 

Air Quality

 

Standardization of tools for air quality characterisation of emissions, workspace air, ambient air, indoor air, in particular measurement methods for air pollutants (particles, gases, odours, micro-organisms) and for meteorological parameters, measurement planning, procedures for Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and methods for the evaluation of results including the determination of uncertainty

NL TC 176

 

Mohamad chamas

 

Quality management and quality assurance

 

Standardization in the field of quality management (generic quality management systems and supporting technologies), as well as quality management standardization in specific sectors at the request of the affected sector and the ISO Technical Management Board

NL TC 181

 

Sahar sleiman

 

 

 

Safety of toys

 

Standardization of toys with respect to safety relating to their mechanical, physical, chemical and flammable properties

NL TC 6

 

 

Paper board and pulps

 

Standardization in the field of paper, board and pulps and cellulosic nanomaterials (CNM), including terminology, sampling procedures, test methods, product and quality specifications, and the establishment and maintenance of appropriate calibration systems

NL TC 63

 

Glass containers

 

Standardization of glass containers made from moulded glass used as a means of packaging

NL TC 61

 

 

Plastics

 

Standardization of nomenclature, methods of test, and specifications applicable to materials and products in the field of plastics

NL TC 126

 

Cecile obeid

 

Tobacco and tobacco products

 

Standardization of terminology and test methods for unmanufactured tobacco, all types of tobacco products, materials used for manufacturing tobacco products and tobacco smoke including environmental tobacco smoke aspects; specifications and questions of handling, storage, packaging and transport are included as appropriate

NL TC 54

Cecile obeid

 

 

 

Essential oils

 

Standardization of methods of analysis and specifications for essential oils

NL TC 106

 

Sahar sleiman

 

Dentistry

 
  • Standardization in oral health care including:
    • terms and definitions;
    • performance, safety, and specification requirements of dental products; and
    • clinically relevant laboratory test methods, all of which contribute to improved global health

 

NL TC 31

Charbel abi nakhle

 

Tyres, rims and valves

 
  • Standardization of classifications, size designations, dimensions and ratings of tyres, rims and valves

NL TC 1008

 

Cecile obeid

 

Food additives

 
  • Standardization of Food Additives requirements and classifications

NL TC 3003

Mohamad Chamas

 

Temperature

 Measurement Equipment for foods

 

Requirements and specifications for Measurement Equipment ( as sensors and thermometers  for foods)

NL TC 3004

Rosy hajj

 

Electrical lamps

 
  • Studying standards for electrical lamps

NL TC 3013

Mohamad CHAMAS

 

Social Responsibility

 
  • Studying standards in SR fields

 

 

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