ISO/TC 92 SC3 provides evaluation tools for fire effects on life, health, and environmental quality. The main objectives of ISO/TC 92/SC 3 are as follows:

a) Provide appropriate guides and calculation methods, along with instrumentation, measurement and validation procedures for analysis and assessment of the impact of fire and its effluent on people and the environment;

b) Develop guidance on the use of such procedures in fire safety engineering, including the standardization of methods for estimating the limits of tenability for those people attempting to leave a facility, those who cannot leave, and those who are located in a place of refuge;

c) Within the context of fire safety engineering, develop the basis for identifying the combinations of common fire scenarios and combustibles for which the fire effluent does not merit special attention, i.e., where generic potency values can be used. Note that data on the harmful effects of fire effluent are only to be used in the context in which assessment is performed

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ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 92/SC 3/TG 3   Coordination and planning Working group
ISO/TC 92/SC 3/WG 1   Fire model Working group
ISO/TC 92/SC 3/WG 2   Fire chemistry Working group
ISO/TC 92/SC 3/WG 5   Prediction of toxic effects of fire effluents Working group
ISO/TC 92/SC 3/WG 6   Fire Threat to the Environment Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 92/SC 3

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 92/SC 3:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 61/SC 4 Burning behaviour ISO
ISO/TC 92/SC 1 Fire initiation and growth ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 92/SC 3

ISO/TC 92/SC 3 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 61/SC 4 Burning behaviour ISO
ISO/TC 92/SC 1 Fire initiation and growth ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CIB International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction A
EURIMA European Association of Insulation Manufacturers A
IMO International Maritime Organization A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
8 October 2024 Roma (Italy) ISO/TC 92/SC 3  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

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