ISO new field of technical activity proposal – Musical instruments

Standards New Zealand is seeking feedback from relevant stakeholders on the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) proposal for the development of a new field of technical activity, 'Musical instruments'. All responses submitted to Standards New Zealand will serve to generate a New Zealand position on the proposal. Voting on the proposal closes on 12 May 2018, please provide your feedback to by 27 April 2018

Download full proposal as PDF.


Standardisation in the field of musical instruments including: standardisation of classification, terminology, products, safe use, test methods, and conformity assessment rules.

Excluded: standardisation within the scope of IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment.

Published in international.